Herman Miles Somers papers, 1936-1979 (inclusive).

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Herman Miles Somers papers, 1936-1979 (inclusive).

Correspondence, teaching papers, organization and subject files and writings reflecting various aspects of Somers' career as a teacher of political science at Harvard, Haverford and Princeton (1947-1979), as a member of task forces developing the Medicare program, and as a prolific writer in the field of American health policy. His five books on health care were all written in collaboration with his wife, Anne Ramsay Somers.

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