Caldwell B. Esselstyn papers, 1945-1964 (inclusive).

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Esselstyn, Caldwell B., 1902-1975. Caldwell B. Esselstyn papers, 1945-1964 (inclusive).

Caldwell B. Esselstyn papers, 1945-1964 (inclusive).

Correspondence, professional files, subject files, writings, personal and family papers, and printed material. The papers document Esselstyn's pioneering work as founder and director of the Rip Van Winkle Clinic in New York state (1946-1964). The papers also chart Esselstyn's career as director of the Community Health Association of Detroit (1964-1967), as associate director of the New York Metropolitan Regional Medical Program (1967-1968), as a member of the Health Insurance Benefits Advisory Council (1967-1971), and his post as vice chairman of the board of directors of the Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York. There is only a small amount of personal, family, and financial papers. These papers form part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection.

40 linear ft. (96 boxes)

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