Papers, 1891-1946.

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Flexner, Simon, 1863-1946. Papers, 1891-1946.

Papers, 1891-1946.

The collection includes correspondence, diaries, drafts of articles, and speeches. The papers reflect almost every movement in the organization of medical science in the first half of the 20th century and are rich in social, cultural, and educational history.

128 reels microfilm.

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Flexner, Simon, 1863-1946

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Simon Flexner was a physician, administrator, professor of pathology at the University of Pennsylvania, director of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1901-1935). From the description of Papers, 1891-1946. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122535412 Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States d...

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Eugene Lindsay Opie was a pathologist. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1919]-1971. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616067 The pathologist Eugene Lindsay Opie specialized in the pathologic physiology of viral and bacterial diseases, including tuberculosis, influenza, and poliomyelitis. His career can conveniently be divided into roughly ten year increments. From 1894-1904 he was a graduate student and faculty member at Johns ...

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Cohn, Alfred E. (Alfred Einstein), 1879-1957

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Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system, particularly pneumonia From the guide to the Rufus Ivory Cole papers, ca. 1900-1966, 1900-1966, (American Philosophical Society) Alfred ...

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Levene, P. A. (Phoebus Aaron), 1869-1940

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Van Slyke, Donald D. (Donald Dexter), 1883-1971

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Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935

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Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959

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Welch, William Henry, 1850-1934

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Loeb, Jacques, 1859-1924

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