Papers, [ca. 1920]-1972.

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Stokes, Joseph, 1896-1972. Papers, [ca. 1920]-1972.

Papers, [ca. 1920]-1972.

This large collection primarily centers on Stokes' administration and research at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. A Philadelphia pediatrician, Stokes had many interests in the areas of infectious diseases, public health and environmental control, and all are reflected in this collection. There is a long series covering his work at the Children's Hospital, including individual correspondence from many staff members.

ca. 140,000 items (147 linear ft.).

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Bernstein, Yale B.

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Bongiovanni, Alfred M., 1921-

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