Fracastoro Papers, 1935.


Fracastoro Papers, 1935.

Collection of handlist, proofs, correspondence, notes, facsimiles, etc. to do with Baumgartner's work on Fracastoro and the "Syphilis: Sive Morbus Gallicus" poem.

3 volumes; 30 x 23 x 4 centimeters.




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Fracastoro, Girolamo, 1478-1553 (person)

Baumgartner, Leona, 1902-1991 (person)

Leona Baumgartner (1902-1991), A.B., 1923, University of Kansas; M.A., 1925, University of Kansas; Ph.D., 1932, Yale University; M.D., 1934, Yale University, was the first female Commissioner of Public Health for New York City, 1954 to 1962, and later became an Assistant Director of the Agency for International Development (AID), a position she held until 1965. She was named Visiting Professor of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Boston, in 1966, where she served until her ...