PETER SCAGLIONE’52: an addition to the papers of Dr. Dorothy Andersen, including correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and a medal (0.2 cubic feet).
NORBERT HIRSCHHORN’62: diaries, 1983-2004, of this physician, public health official, and poet, who has worked
both abroad and in the United States. The diaries record his professional and personal life in great detail. This is the first installment of a continuing gift. The diaries are currently closed (1.4 cubic feet).
Neurological Institute staff June 1950
Neurological Institute staff June 1963
DR. BRUCE P. DOHRENWEND, professor of psychiatry (P&S) and epidemiology (Mailman School of Public Health): papers, 1973-1990, of his wife, Barbara Snell Dohrenwend, largely documenting her tenure as chairwoman of sociomedical sciences at the Mailman School, 1978-1982 (4 cubic feet).
DR. KRISTINE M. GEBBIE, Elizabeth Standish Gill Professor of Nursing: her papers, around 1964-2000, documenting her career in public health and especially her work with AIDS policy and health reform. This is the first in what will be a continuing donation (3 cubic feet).
DR. JOHN LOEB, professor of medicine: two Presbyterian Hospital medical casebooks, 1898, 1906-1912. While Archives & Special Collections holds almost 300 Presbyterian Hospital surgical casebooks from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, it has relatively few medical casebooks.
DR. IRWIN MANDEL, professor emeritus, School of Dental and Oral Surgery: additions to his papers, including articles and speeches, correspondence, and biographical materials, 1960s-2004 (1.3 cubic feet).
DR. DAVID J. ROTHMAN, the Bernard Schoenberg Professor of Social Medicine, director of the Center for the Study of Society and Medicine, and professor of history in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. Sheila M. Rothman, professor of public health in sociomedical sciences and deputy director of the Center for the Study of Society and Medicine: additions to their papers, including material relating to their work on Willowbrook; human experimentation; death in America; and other projects, 1970s-2000s (24 cubic feet).
MAILMAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH: papers of the late Anna Cheskis Gelman, professor of epidemiology and a generous benefactor of the school. Included are correspondence, both personal and professional; photographs; course materials; and other records documenting her long tenure at the school (11.5 cubic feet).
DEPARTMENT OF NEUROLOGY: records of the department, 1915-1994, including scrapbooks, photographs, and biographical material on former chairs (3 cubic feet).
DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION MEDICINE: photographs of departmental activities, 1960s-1990s, including a series of large scale images documenting the work of physical therapists (approximately 150 items).
JUNA KOLLMEIER, Mount Sinai School of Medicine: Dr. Melvin Yahr’s patient records from his clinical trials proving the efficacy of Leva-Dopa (L-Dopa) in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease, 1960s-1980s. Dr. Yahr was a member of the Department of Neurology and an assistant dean at P&S when he moved to Mount Sinai in 1973 to become chairman of neurology. Also included are records of clinical drug trials cunducted at the medical center by the Matheson Commission on Epidemic Encephalitis, 1930s-1940s (18 cubic feet).
NEW YORK-PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL’S PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE: a copy of John Mack’s “Patient: A John Mack Photo-Essay,” illustrating the patient experience at NYPH.
MARTIN AND SAARA GALLIN: 10 medical books, 1855-1920, on a variety of topics, given in honor of their daughter, Dr. Pamela Gallin, associate clinical professor of ophthalmology.
MRS. JULIA GARCIA: 10 volumes of Italian and French medical books, 1796-1842, from the library of her father, Dr. Ignatio Colletti-Reina (M.D., Palermo, 1893).
EVA LANDAUER: four books from the library of her father, Karl Landauer, an early psychoanalyst who perished in the Holocaust. Included are first editions of Sigmund Freud’s “Der Mann Moses und die Monotheistische Religion [Moses and Monotheism],” 1939, and Anna Freud’s “Das Ich und die Abwehrmechanismen [The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defense],” 1936.
ALICE CONNOLLY MITCHELL: papers of her father, Joseph Connolly, a 1915 graduate of the College of Dental and Oral Surgery of New York (CODOS) which in 1923 merged with Columbia’s School of Dental and Oral Surgery. Included are letters about SDOS reunions from 1930s-1960s and CODOS admission tickets and publications