Papers, 1891-1946.

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

Papers, 1891-1946.

This collection contains chiefly correspondence, letters, diaries (ca. 1900, 1915-1944), lab notebooks (ca. 1900-1920), and drafts of articles and addresses. The manuscripts record or reflect almost every movement in the organization of medical science in the first half of the twentieth century and are rich in social, cultural, and educational history.

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Sabin, Albert B. (Albert Bruce), 1906-

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Dr. Albert Sabin, developer of the oral, live virus polio vaccine, began his career in biomedical research in 1926 while still a student at New York University where he received his M.D. degree. He worked at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research from 1935-1939. From 1939 through 1969, Dr. Sabin was successively Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Research Pediatrics, and Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and The Children's Ho...

Carrel, Alexis, 1873-1944

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Gowen, John W. (John Whittemore), 1893-

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Wadsworth, Augustus B., 1872-1954.

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

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Dr. Van Slyke was director of the chemical laboratory of the Rockefeller Institute Hospital, 1913-1948, and from 1949 to 1971 was associated with the Medical Department of Brookhaven National Laboratory. From the description of Donald Dexter Van Slyke [sound recording] : an oral history / interviewed by Peter D. Olch, May 27-28, 1969. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 49422476 Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) o...

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 ...

Opie, Eugene L. (Eugene Lindsay), 1873-1971

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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 ...

Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959

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Abraham Flexner was an educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham Flexner : oral history, 1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122473834 Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham Flexner : oral history, 1954. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737398 From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham Flexner : oral history, [195-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat r...

Mall, Franklin P. (Franklin Paine), 1862-1917

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Professor of anatomy at Clark University. From the description of Scientific papers / Franklin P. Mall. (Clark University). WorldCat record id: 213444012 ...

Vallery-Radot, Pasteur

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Rockefeller Institution for Medical Research.

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Veblen, Oswald, 1800-1960.

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Rockefeller Foundation

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The China Medical Board was established in November 1914 as a division of the Rockefeller Foundation to develop modern western medicine in China. The Peking Union Medical College (PUMC) was established in 1017 as part of the CMB's program, designed to be a research center as well as a medical school. Plans to develop a second school were delayed and ultimately abandoned. The Board ceased to be a division of the Foundation in 1927, and the funding if medical projects in Asia was taken over by the...

Cairns, Hugh

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Mirsky, Alfred E.

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Loeb, Jacques, 1859-1924

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Physiologist and educator. From the description of Jacques Loeb papers, 1889-1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79448837 Physiologist; at this time, at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York City. From the description of Correspondence to Morley Roberts, 1919. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 642924222 Biographical Note 18...

Conklin, Edwin Grant, 1863-1952

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Edwin Grant Conklin was an American biologist. In addition to his work in embryology, he also wrote on the subject of evolution, of which he was a strong proponent. He was a professor of zoology at University of Pennsylvania (1896-1908) and of biology at Princeton (1908-1933). From the description of Reminiscences, 1952 Nov. 19. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523431 Historian Edward Potts Cheyney taught at the University of Pennsylvania. ...

Spielmeyer, Walter

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Shope, Richard E. (Richard Edwin), 1901-1966

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Cole, Rufus, 1872-1966

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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) Rufus I...

Lee, Frederic S. (Frederic Schiller), 1859-1939

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Noguchi, Hideyo, 1876-1928

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Saddington, Ronald S.

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Walter W. Stewart.

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Shaw, Edward, 1784-

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Cannon, Walter B. (Walter Bradford), 1871-1945

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Stokes, Joseph, 1896-1972

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Joseph Stokes, Jr. graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1920. Four years later he became an instructor of pediatrics at the Medical School. In 1939, he was named William Bennett Professor and chairman of the Department of Pediatrics, and physician-in-chief of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He is credited with transforming Children's Hospital into a world center of pediatric teaching and research. His scientific efforts include the study and control of inf...

Meltzer, Samuel James, 1851-1920

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Osten, Anna L. von der.

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Leishman, W. B. (William Boog), 1865-1926

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Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935

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Paleontologist, professor of biology at Columbia University, President of Trustees 1908-1933, American Museum of Natural History vertebrate paleontologist. From the description of Henry Fairfield Osborn letter to W. Orton Tewson [manuscript], 1925 April 14. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 213468939 Henry Fairfield Osborn was a member of the Princeton class of 1877, one of the earliest graduates of the School of Science. He returned to Princeton in 1883 after gr...

Smith, Theobald, 1859-1934

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Councilman, William T., 1854-1933.

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

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Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935

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Olitsky, Peter K. 1886-1964.

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Welch, William Henry, 1850-1934

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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) U.S. ph...

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...