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Lawrence Kolb Papers 1912-1972
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Title: Lawrence Kolb Papers
Creator: Kolb, Lawrence, 1881-1972
Dates: 1912-1972
Extent: 5.8 linear feet (14 boxes)
Dr. Lawrence Kolb was a pioneer in the medical approach to narcotics addiction treatment and in public health research and treatment of mental illness. He was one of the first to advocate treating drug addicts as patients, not criminals. The collection deals chiefly with the subjects of drug addiction, alcoholism, juvenile delinquency, and mental health.

Call number: MS C 279
Language: Collection materials primarily in English
Location: Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine