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The Columbia University community and administration mobilized to the fullest extent in answer to the entry of the United States into World War I. Summed up by President Nicholas Murray Butler in the 1918 Annual Report, the effects of the war on the University were far-reaching: "Students by the hundred and prospective students by the thousand entered the military, naval, or civil service of the United States; teachers and administrative officers to the number of nearly four hundred...
The collector, Walter Lear, was the founder of the Institute of Social Medicine and Community Health; he was also a member of the Physicians Forum and president of the organization in 1980. From the description of Physicians Forum collection, 1939-1998. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864980 ...
Preceding the MSCNY was the Medical Society of New York, 1798-1806 [not held by the NYAM Library], of which Samuel Bard was a major participant. As an example of the numerous concerns addressed by the MSCNY: When the US federal government in postwar years produced a Professional Standards Review Organisation (1972), a system of local peer review by practicing physicians, the MSCNY became the local (Manhattan) administrator for the program, creating the NYCHSRO (New York County Health Standards R...
Leader of New York Society for Ethical Culture; social reformer. From the description of Papers, 1934-1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155488687 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Writer, lecturer, and leader of the New York Society for Ethical Culture. A.D. Black died in 1993. From the guide to the Algernon David Black Papers, [ca. 1932]-1979., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Ethical culture leader, teacher, writer. A.B. Harvard 1923. Relig...
Physicist. Major affiliations include: Princeton University, 1930-1937; Westinghouse Co., Pittsburgh, PA, 1937-1945; National Bureau of Standards, Washington, DC, 1945-1951; Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1956-1963; and Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics, Boulder, CO from 1963. From the description of Public relations file on Condon, mostly pertaining to the attack on his loyalty by the House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1948-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...
Milton Roemer was born in Paterson, NJ, March 24, 1916. He received his BA from Cornell University (1936), his MD from New York University (1940), and an MPH from the University of Michigan (1943). He interned at Barnert Memorial Hospital, in Paterson (1940-1941), was with the New Jersey Health Department from 1941 and 1942, and from 1943 to 1948 with the U. S. Public Health Service in Washington, DC. Dr. Roemer served as a member of the faculty of Yale University Medical School from 1949 to 195...
Ornithologist. Research associate, Cornell University; ornithologist at the American Museum of Natural History. Brand was born in 1889 and died in 1940. From the description of Albert Rich Brand papers, 1928-1940. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63934236 ...
Ernst Boas was the son of anthropologist Franz Boas, and as a physician was noted for his work in cardiology. He was also very much involved with liberal social causes. Boas was an instructor in pathology and physiology, an expert in chronic diseases, and a developer of the cardiotachometer. He was prominent in the American Medical Association during the 1940s and 50s, actively promoted National Health Insurance, and was an organizer of the Physicians Forum. From the description of R...
Epithet: archaeologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000243.0x0000c4 In 1887, the University of Pennsylvania agreed to sponsor an expedition to the Near East. The idea was conceived by Reverend John Punnett Peters, University of Pennsylvania Professor of Hebrew and already a fund-raiser for William Hayes Ward of New York who made a site survey in Babylonia in 1885. Peters raised interest among Ph...
Mount Sinai Hospital (1903-2000) had its origins in the Young Ladies Hebrew Association for the Care of the Needy Sick, created in 1892 by nine young women in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1900, they changed their name to the Jewish Women's Hospital Association. A 29-bed facility, named Mount Sinai Hospital, opened in 1903 at 2373 East 37th Street. In 1916, a new, larger facility was opened at East 105th Street and Ansel Road. Innovations included outpatient clinics for pediatrics and mental ...
Muriel Rukeyser was an American poet, playwright, biographer, and writer of children's literature. From the description of Muriel Rukeyser collection of papers, 1920-1976 bulk (1931-1976). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122570595 From the guide to the Muriel Rukeyser collection of papers, 1920-1976, 1931-1976, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) American poet. From the ...
Dr. Edward K. Barsky was a prominent surgeon who led a group of American medical volunteers during the Spanish Civil War. For further biographical information on Edward Barsky, and to review the scope and contents of his manuscript collection see, The Guide to the Edward K. Barsky Papers, ALBA 125. The images in this collection were either taken by Barsky and his assistant or accrued in the course of his work as a surgeon in Spain. From the guide to the Edward K. Barsky Photographs, ...
George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) H.J. Muller established the field of production of genetic mutations through x-ray irradiation. He received the Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology in 1946. From the description of [Collected reprints of H.J. Muller] 1916-1968. (Houston Academy of Medicine, Texas M...
Henry E. Sigerist was born in Paris, France in 1891. He studied in Europe, served in the Swiss Army Corps, and received his M.D. from the University of Zurich in 1917. He was lecturer and professor of history of medicine at Zurich (1921-1924) and the University of Leipzig (1925-1932). He then served as professor and director of the Institute of the History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University (1932-1947), before becoming a research associate at Yale University (1947-1957). Sigerist published ...
Michael Davis was one of the major figures in health care policy in the United States. He served as chairman of the Executive Committee of the Committee for the Nation's Health (CNH), incorporated in 1946 and abolished in 1956. Davis received a Ph.D. from Columbia in 1906. In Boston and then in New York, Davis led movements to extend dispensary services to people of moderate means. He later served as director of medical services for the Julius Rosenwald Fund and chaired the foundation-funded Com...