Mike Gorman papers, 1946-1989.


Gorman, Mike, 1913-1989. Mike Gorman papers, 1946-1989.

Mike Gorman papers, 1946-1989.

Contains speeches, publications, notes, minutes, memoranda, correspondence, and photographs relating to Gorman's work on behalf of mental health, high blood pressure, glaucoma, and expanded access to health care. Includes speeches Gorman gave and wrote for others on mental health and health care; records relating to the first U.S. Mental Health Mission to the U.S.S.R.; records relating to the National Institutes of Health's National High Blood Pressure Education Program; and correspondence regarding his publications (especially his book Every other bed (1956)). Some correspondence with Mary Lasker and Lister Hill is also found throughout the collection.

7.9 linear ft. (19 boxes and 4 oversize items)

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Hill, Lister, 1894-1984

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Lister Hill : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309740670 Senator Hill served in the House of Representatives from 1923 to 1938 and was in the Senate from 1938 to 1970. From the description of Lister Hill [sound recording] : an oral history / interviewed by Harlan B. Phillips, Jan.-June 1967. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 49322575 ...

National High Blood Pressure Education Program

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United States. Mission on Mental Health to the U.S.S.R.

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Lasker, Mary

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Mary Lasker and her husband were founders of the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation which gives an award for contributions to medical research and public health administration. She was associated with many charitable organizations. From the description of Papers, 1945-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155523699 Mary Lasker (1900-1994) along with her husband Albert D. Lasker, co-founder of the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation. Between 1900 and 1940 major sources of financi...

National Initiative for Glaucoma Control

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Citizens for the Treatment of High Blood Pressure

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Gorman, Mike, 1913-1989

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Gorman was a journalist, author, speechwriter, and advocate for health causes. As a reporter with the Daily Oklahoman and as the executive director of the National Committee Against Mental Illness he wrote on the conditions in mental hospitals. Later he directed Citizens for the Treatment of High Blood Pressure and the National Initiative for Glaucoma Control. From the description of Mike Gorman papers, 1946-1989. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 50124772 ...