17 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Public health.

  1. Fairfield Osborn papers, 1924-1969

    3,400 items ; 8 containers plus 5 oversize ; 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Zoologist and conservationist. General correspondence, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Osborn's interest in population control, soil conservation, forestry, public health, and natural resources.

  2. National Consumers' League records, 1882-1986

    81,500 items ; 179 containers plus 4 oversize ; 72.6 linear feet ; 127 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organization founded in 1899 to monitor the conditions under which goods were manufactured and distributed. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches, project and program files, legal files, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the league's efforts toward reform in public health, consumer protection, public welfare, and fair labor standards.

  3. Josephus Daniels papers, 1829-1948

    331,000 items ; 934 containers plus 2 oversize ; 373.8 linear feet ; 399 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat, journalist, and secretary of the navy. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, and papers of the Daniels, Bagley, Seabrook, and Worth families and other material. The bulk of the collection relates to events and policy decisions during Daniels's service as secretary of the navy during the administration of Woodrow Wilson, but also concerns his career as editor of the Raleigh...

  4. Eugene Jules Houdry papers, 1931-1980

    36 items ; 1 container ; 0.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    French-American chemist, chemical engineer, and inventor. Notes containing blueprints, mathematical calculations, formulas, and charts, and including remarks and papers relating to air pollution, petroleum chemistry, and public health.

  5. John Adams Kingsbury papers, 1841-1966

    57,400 items ; 165 containers ; 65.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Social worker and social reformer. Includes correspondence, journals and diaries, family papers, autobiographical material, travel notes, manuscripts of Kingsbury's books, speeches and articles, news releases, legal and financial papers and documents his activities as a social reformer and public health advocate such as his efforts to improve the conditions of public institutions in New York and...

  6. Benjamin C. Gruenberg and Sidonie Matsner Gruenberg papers, 1878-1972

    45,000 items ; 137 containers plus 2 oversize ; 55.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Benjamin C. Gruenberg, author and educator. Sidonie Matsner Gruenberg, author and child study specialist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, notes, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to the Gruenbergs' personal lives and professional careers.

  7. Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers, 1853-1972

    70,000 items ; 201 containers plus 1 oversize ; 90 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and social activist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings including an unpublished memoir, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author, authority on Asian art, literary critic and linguist, and social activist as well as to her personal and family life.

  8. Franklin MacVeagh papers, 1799-1934

    19,000 items ; 49 containers ; 19.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, businessman and U.S. secretary of the treasury. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, business, legal, and financial papers, speeches and writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to MacVeagh's service in the cabinet of William H. Taft and to the MacVeagh (McVey) and Eames families, Chicago social and civic affairs, the Franklin MacVeagh & Company wholesale grocery...

  9. William Crawford Gorgas papers, 1857-1919

    12,000 items ; 39 containers ; 16 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army medical officer. Correspondence, reports, addresses, articles, financial and miscellaneous records, medical papers, charts, clippings, photographs, and printed material dealing primarily with the fight against yellow fever in Cuba and Panama.

  10. Forrest David Mathews papers, 1967-1980

    300 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet ; 39 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. secretary of health, education and welfare; and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers relating chiefly to Mathews' service as secretary of health, education, and welfare.