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C. Everett Koop Papers 1933-2005 (bulk 1980-1998)
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Title: C. Everett Koop Papers
Creator: Koop, C. Everett (Charles Everett), 1916-
Dates: 1933-2005 (bulk 1980-1998)
Extent: 101.25 linear feet (152 boxes)
Abstract:
Dr. C. Everett Koop was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) in February 1981, and sworn in as Surgeon General on November 17, 1981. The collection documents Koop's career as a leading pediatric surgeon during the 1950s-1970s, his activities as Surgeon General from 1981-1989 and the many public health issues with which he was concerned, and some of his post-Surgeon General's career as a health advocate.

Call number: MS C 489
Language: Collection materials primarily in English.