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Brand, Jeanne L. / [1984-1990] Title: Miscellaneous materials of the American Association for the History of Medicine 1984-1990
Abstract: UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Includes materials from AAHM, SFCP, National Library of Medicine programs, miscellaneous history of medicine societies and on the history of medicine in general. Materials dated from the tenure as vice president, president, and immediate past president Dr. Jeanne L. Brand and includes her correspondence.
Brandt, Edward N. (Edward Newman), 1933-2007 / [1981-1984] Title: Edward Brandt Assistant Secretary for Health Speech Collection 1981-1984
Abstract: Collection of 122 speeches and/or talking points delivered between 1981-1984 by Brandt while Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services during the Ronald Reagan Presidency. These speeches reflect Brandt's communication of official Reagan Administration policy and do not reflect much of the anti-administration work Brandt also conducted behind the scenes.
Branham, Sara Elizabeth, 1888- / [1930-1986 (bulk 1930-1962)] Title: Sara E. Branham Papers 1930-1986 (bulk 1930-1962)
Abstract: Correspondence and collected offprints of Sarah Branham, senior bacteriologist at the Hygienic Laboratory. Her research expertise centered on influenza and meningococcal infections.
Brasch, Frederick Edward, 1875- / [1926-1938] Title: Frederick Edward Brasch Papers 1926-1938
Abstract: Correspondence pertaining to Frederick Brasch's activities as corresponding secretary of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Brennemann, Joseph, 1872-1944 / [1939-1943] Title: Joseph Brennemann Letters 1939-1943
Abstract: Consists of letters sent to his former student Dr. James Q. Haralambie. Content focuses on their friendship, some discussion of other professionals in pediatric field, and diagnoses.
Brewer, Lyman A. / [1926-1989] Title: Lyman A. Brewer Papers 1926-1989
Abstract: Correspondence, notes and drafts, subject files, reprints, patient records, records of surgeries, and motion pictures documenting the practice, teaching, and authorship of thoracic surgeon Lyman Brewer, noted for his advances in emergency thoracotomy and wet lung war casualties (respiratory distress syndrome) born from his World War II experiences.
Brody, Eugene B. / [1941-2008] Title: Eugene B. Brody papers 1941-2008
Abstract: UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Principally Brody's materials as president of the World Federation for Mental Health (1981-1983). He was the organization's secretary general from 1983 to 1999. During his years with the organization, Dr. Brody traveled widely, encouraging effective participation with WFMH of mental health organizations from countries with divergent ethnic, cultural and religious traditions (Baltimore Sun obit). Also reprints, scrapbook albums, alphabetical subject/correspondence files.
Brown, Bertram (b. 1931) / [1884-1988 (bulk 1960-1980)] Title: Bertram Brown Papers 1884-1988 (bulk 1960-1980)
Abstract: Dr. Bertram S. Brown was a key figure in the national effort to redefine and expand mental health services during the 1960s and 1970s. Dr. Brown's distinguished federal career at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) helped shape many of the decisions which led to these changes. His tenure at NIMH culminated in his appointment as the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health in 1970.
Brunton, T. Lauder (Thomas Lauder), Sir, 1844-1916 / [1881-1912] Title: Sir Thomas Lauder Brunton Correspondence 1881-1912
Abstract: In 1867 he discovered that amyl nitrate effectively relieved pain of angina pectoris. Brunton is credited with developing the discipline of pharmacology.
Bruton, Ogden C. / [1925-1994] Title: Ogden C. Bruton Papers 1925-1994
Abstract: The collection focuses on Dr. Bruton's medical career as a distinguished Chief of Pediatric Service at Walter Reed Army Hospital from 1946-1959 and Army Major Colonel, who first reported a children's disease in 1951 which he named agammaglobulinemia.