Dr. Benjamin Spock (1903-1998) was an American pediatrician, author, and peace activist. He is the author of the worldwide best-selling book Baby and Child Care .
Lynn Z. Bloom is an American author and professor of English at the University of Connecticut. She is a scholar in the areas of literary biography and biographers, and is the author of numerous books including a biography of Dr. Benjamin Spock.
From the guide to the Lynn Z. Bloom Collection Relating to Benjamin Spock, 1963-1971, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)