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Title: Pope A. Lawrence Papers
Creator: Lawrence, Pope A.
Dates: 1924-1983
Extent: 14.5 linear feet (34 boxes + oversize)
Abstract:The collection documents the varied research and policy-making career of this environmental health specialist with the U.S. Department of Heath, Education and Welfare and the Public Health Service. His papers contain a wealth of primary source research materials and scientific data related to: environmental and industrial hygiene; radon activity; use of beryllium as a rocket propellant; uranium mining; and toxicological, biological and chemical weapon systems.
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Biography
• ...-1961, he supervised a fifteen-year study on the health of American uranium miners for the National Cancer Institute. He also served as a specialist consultant in the areas of chemical warfare, indust ...
Collection Scope and Content Note
• ...other similar state agencies (state health Departments in Texas, New Mexico and Utah); the National Cancer Institute (NIH Field Investigations and Demonstrations Branch); and as Chief of the EPA's Fed ...
• ...administrator and policy chief for a 10 year, fifteen state research project involving respiratory cancer. Its goal was to identify specific types of cancer deaths due to oral and pulmonary cancer an ...
• ...een state research project involving respiratory cancer. Its goal was to identify specific types of cancer deaths due to oral and pulmonary cancer and recommend strategies for reducing the spread of t ...
• ...piratory cancer. Its goal was to identify specific types of cancer deaths due to oral and pulmonary cancer and recommend strategies for reducing the spread of these cancers through workplace and envir ...
• ...ps of the United States that detail the field study areas used in the ten-year study on respiratory cancer. The maps reflect the work of several federal agencies involved in developing environmental s ...
Subject Terms
• ... Corporate Names National Cancer Institute (U.S.) United States. Envi ...
Contents List
Series 1: Personal and Biographical, 1930-1977   series
• ...commissioned officer while working with the United States Public Health Service (PHS), the National Cancer Institute (NIH), and various state agencies involving health and safety issues for the Americ ...
Series 2: Correspondence, 1936-1976   series
• ...al Hygiene Division U.S.P.H.S., W. C. Hueper, M.D., Chief of Cancerigenic Research Studies Section, Cancer Control Branch. 3 ...
Series 3: Air Pollution Control Office, 1924-1979   series
• ... This series also documents Lawrence's participation in a fifteen state study on respiratory cancer to identify specific types of cancer deaths due to oral and pulmonary cancer. HEW provided as ...
• ...wrence's participation in a fifteen state study on respiratory cancer to identify specific types of cancer deaths due to oral and pulmonary cancer. HEW provided assistance to state health agencies by ...
• ...e study on respiratory cancer to identify specific types of cancer deaths due to oral and pulmonary cancer. HEW provided assistance to state health agencies by providing research scientists and resear ...
• ...research materials in order to advance collaborative efforts on finding the causes of environmental cancer and creating potential solutions. The states involved were Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Kentu ...
• ...rginia and Utah. States were selected based on evidence of unusual mortality rates from respiratory cancer; observations were made throughout a ten year period between 1939-1948. The study compared th ...
• ...were made throughout a ten year period between 1939-1948. The study compared those with respiratory cancer on the basis of age, site of occurrences, sex, and race (white male, white female, non-white ...
• ... occupational health agencies of various states; the Cancerigenic Research Studies Section, Cancer Control Branch, NCI; the U.S. Department of Commerce; U.S. military branches; and many others ...
Uranium Miner's Study   subseries
• ... 14 5 Sputum Cytology and Lung Cancer, 1961-1966: ...
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Field Study Sites   subseries
• ... 16 10 Fifteen State Cancer Study, Report and Data, 1956-1959: ...
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Monitoring Cancer Studies   subseries
• ...ine] Monitoring Cancer Studies: 101084435Y172 ...
• ... 17 7 Cancer Mortality Data by County, 1939-1948: ...
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• ... 17 8-9 Standard Mortality Ratios for Cancer of All Sites by County, 1948-1952: ...
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• ... 10-15 Statistical Figures and Tables on Cancer, Amer. Cancer Society, 1933-1948: ...
• ... 10-15 Statistical Figures and Tables on Cancer, Amer. Cancer Society, 1933-1948: ...
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• ... 17 16 "Changing Concepts Concerning Cancer", 1960: : ...
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Lung Cancer   subseries
• ...[view online] Lung Cancer: 101084435Y206 ...
• ... 20 2 Mexican Females dying of Lung Cancer, 1957: : ...
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• ... 20 3 Smog, Smoking and Lung Cancer Study, 1960: ...
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• ... 6 Occupational Backgrounds of Hospitalized Cases of Lung and Bowel Cancer, 1954-1958: ...
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• ... 20 7 Etiology of Lung Cancer, Laryngeal and Bladder Cancer in New Orleans, 1953; ...
• ... 7 Etiology of Lung Cancer, Laryngeal and Bladder Cancer in New Orleans, 1953; 1956: ...
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Occupational Health   subseries
• ... 14-15 Pennsylvania Study of Mortality by Cancer Respiratory System, 1952: ...
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Radiation   subseries
• ... 21 8 Death Rates from Cancer, US (Tables and Charts), 1947-1953: ...
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Soil Types and Cancer   subseries
• ...nline] Soil Types and Cancer: 101084435Y246 ...
Geographical Distribution and Cancer   subseries
• ... Geographical Distribution and Cancer: 101084435Y252 ...
• ... 22 10 Cancer in New York, 1954-1959: ...
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• ... 22 11 Historical Observations on Cancer Causations Worldwide [portions of an article]: 101084435X25 ...
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Series 4: Environmental Health Reports and Research Articles, 1939-1978   series
• ...26 4 Hueper, W.C. Cancer Surveys (notes, etc), 1951-1952: ...
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• ... 29 6 PHS Cancer Study-"Parotid #456-2", 1939: ...
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Series 5: Publications, 1936-1981   series
• ... 30 3 Cancer Control Misc., 1952-1954: ...
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Newsletters   subseries
• ... 31 9 Environmental Cancer Alert, 1979- 1981: ...
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Series 6: Lawrence Speeches and Writings, 1941-1968   series
• ... 4 A Project for Studying the Geographic Distribution of Cancer within a Single County as Related to Environment Factors, ...
• ...-101084435X350-leaf#page/1/mode/thumb" title="A Project for Studying the Geographic Distribution of Cancer within a Single County as Related to Environment Factors, 1958" show="new" actuate="onrequest ...
• ... 32 9 Cancer Mortality Patterns Army U.S. Uranium Miners and Millers, 1950 thru 1962, ...
• ...ps://collections.nlm.nih.gov/bookviewer?PID=nlm:nlmuid-101084435X355-leaf#page/1/mode/thumb" title="Cancer Mortality Patterns Army U.S. Uranium Miners and Millers, 1950 thru 1962, 1963" show="new" act ...
• ... 32 10 Panel Discussion on Occupational Cancer A.M.A. Council on Industrial Health, Jan. 22, 1953 ...
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• ... 33 1 "Cancer Mortality Patterns Among U.S. Uranium Miners and Millers, 1950-1962", ...
• ...ollections.nlm.nih.gov/bookviewer?PID=nlm:nlmuid-101084435X358-leaf#page/1/mode/thumb" title=""Cancer Mortality Patterns Among U.S. Uranium Miners and Millers, 1950-1962", 1964" show="new" a ...
• ... 2 "A Project for Studying the Geographical Distribution of Cancer within a Single Country as Related to Environmental Factors", ...
• ...35X359-leaf#page/1/mode/thumb" title=""A Project for Studying the Geographical Distribution of Cancer within a Single Country as Related to Environmental Factors", 1959" show="new" actuate=" ...
Series 7: Conferences and Meetings, 1952-1977   series
• ... 8 Recommendations Adopted by the Symposium on the Endemiology of Cancer of the Lung, 1952: ...
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