Isidore Cohn papers, 1879-1972 (bulk 1920-1950).


Isidore Cohn papers, 1879-1972 (bulk 1920-1950).

Articles, lectures, correspondence, photographs, and printed material. Topics covered include the following: vascular surgery, fracture treatment, bone disorders, and other medical subjects; medical history; socialized medicine; Judaism and race relations; travel; medical education; higher education in Louisiana; and Cohn Subdivision and Port Allen, La. Cohn's notes and manuscript materials relating to his biography of Dr. Rudolph Matas (1860-1957), vascular surgeon of New Orleans, are included. Also included are other articles and lectures, as well as correspondence with Rudolph Matas, which document Cohn's relationship with Dr. Matas. Materials on the following persons are included: Rudolph Matas; Judah Touro; Lafcadio Hearn; and Stanford Chaille. Organizations: Tulane University Medical Center; LSU Medical Center; Touro Infirmary; Flint-Goodridge Hospital; Charity Hospital (New Orleans, La.); Port Allen, La.; LA State Medical Society; International Society of Surgery; American College of Surgeons and its Committee on Trauma; Surgical Assoc. of Louisiana; Southern Surgical Assoc.; New Orleans Surgical Assoc.; National Conference of Christians and Jews; New Orleans Council of Catholics, Jews, and Protestants; and New Orleans Council on Judaism. Audio materials including phonographs and a cassette tape record the voices of Isidore Cohn and Rudolph Matas, 1955, n.d.

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