COLLECTIONS: 41 - 50 of 213
Overview: The collection reflects the professional work and the personal interests of psychiatrist and reformer Lloyd Vernon Briggs. As well as being a practicing psychiatrist, Briggs was an advocate for the reform of the asylum system in Massachusetts. He worked on reforms of the procedures for the committal of patients and the confinement of those suspected to be mentally ill, and he advocated requiring formal training for both attending physicians and attendants in psychiatric institutions. Briggs was...
Overview: 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 to1962, and later became an Assistant Director of the Agency for International Development, 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 retirement in 1972.
Overview: The M. Judah Folkman papers, 1907-2012 (inclusive), 1950-2006 (bulk), are the product of Folkman’s publishing, research, and professional activities, as conducted throughout his professional appointments, including Assistant Surgeon and Associate Director of Sears Surgical Laboratory, Boston City Hospital, Surgeon-in-Chief, Senior Associate in Surgery, and Director of the Surgical Research Laboratory, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Instructor in Surgery, Associate in Surgery, Julia Dyckman...
Chester Hospital Training School for Nurses collection of Mary Alice MacKay, 1917-1965 (inclusive), 1917-1919 (bulk)
Overview: Scrapbook and other material documenting a residential training program for nurses in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Summary: Photographs of performers, the theatre, and others, printed programs, posters, and clippings, receipts and contracts, a bifolium scrapbook for Gangler's Circus & Side Show, a bound scrapbook of clippings (1933-1935), a manuscript memoir, and other records documenting the Modern Theatre, its vaudeville programming, and its creator, Morris (Max) Pearlstein.
Overview: Scrapbooks, trip diaries, writings, memoirs, and artwork of artist, pacifist, feminist, and target of anti-communist propaganda Anita Parkhurst Willcox.