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Jacob M. Ulmer Papers Relating to the promotion and funding of research to prevent blindness 1949-1969
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Collection Scope and Content Note


Papers are arranged into 7 series: I. General, II. Correspondence and papers, III. Miscellaneous papers, IV. Clippings and miscellaneous data, V. International papers and correspondence, VI. Congressional papers, VII. Bound volumes.

Papers contain correspondence, memoranda, clippings, and printed material on ophthalmology, medical research, rehabilitation of the blind, and persons and organizations active in those fields in the United States and abroad.

Correspondents include Silas Adelsheim, Pearce Bailey, Harold T. Clark, Charles Austin Doan, Stewart Duke-Elder, Edwin B. Dunphy, Novice G. Fawcett, Jonas S. Friedenwald, William Henry Havener, Lister Hill, Victor Everett Kinsey, Richard L. Masland, Leonard A. Scheele, Frederick Logan Stone, Derrick Vail, and C. J. Van Slyke. Organizations represented are the American Foundation for the Blind, the Howe Laboratory of Ophthalmology, the National Committee for Research in Neurological Disorders, the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness, the Ohio State University Institute for Research in Vision, and the Retina Foundation.

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