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Abraham Flexner papers, 1865-1989

Author: Abraham Flexner; Henry S Pritchett
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence, research material for Flexner's work, "Medical Education in the United States and Canada" (1910), reports, notes, family papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Flexner's activities in educational reform. Documents his work with the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and other foundations to expand research and educational opportunities and his
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Louis Bamberger; John D Barrett; E Michael Bluestone; Welles Bosworth; W R Boyd; Wallace Buttrick; Huntington Cairns; Evans Clark; Richard Courant; Thomas Stephen Cullen; Harold W Dodds; Albert Einstein; Anne Crawford Flexner; Bernard Flexner; Eleanor Flexner; Hortense Flexner; James Thomas Flexner; Jean Atherton Flexner; Raymond B Fosdick; Robert J Getty; Jean Gottmann; Paul H Hanus; Caryl P Haskins; James H Hyde; William S Learned; Herbert H Lehman; Charles A Lindbergh; E A Lowe; Paul Mantoux; Violet R Markham; Thomas H McKittrick; Paul Mellon; Benjamin Dean Meritt; Allan Nevins; John D Rockefeller, Jr.; Julius Rosenwald; Lessing J Rosenwald; Dean Rusk; Ellery Sedgwick; William Henry Welch; Hermann Weyl; E L Woodward; Louis Bamberger; John D Barrett; E Michael Bluestone; Welles Bosworth; W R Boyd; Wallace Buttrick; Huntington Cairns; Evans Clark; Richard Courant; Thomas Stephen Cullen; Harold W Dodds; Albert Einstein; Anne Crawford Flexner; Bernard Flexner; Eleanor Flexner; Hortense Flexner; James Thomas Flexner; Jean Atherton Flexner; Raymond B Fosdick; Robert J Getty; Jean Gottmann; Paul H Hanus; Caryl P Haskins; James H Hyde; William S Learned; Herbert H Lehman; Charles A Lindbergh; E A Lowe; Paul Mantoux; Violet R Markham; Thomas H McKittrick; Paul Mellon; Benjamin Dean Meritt; Allan Nevins; John D Rockefeller, Jr.; Julius Rosenwald; Lessing J Rosenwald; Dean Rusk; Ellery Sedgwick; William Henry Welch; Hermann Weyl; E L Woodward
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Flexner; Henry S Pritchett
OCLC Number: 70981154
Language Note: Collection material in English.
Description: 12,500 items. 35 containers. 14 linear feet.

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Correspondence, research material for Flexner's work, "Medical Education in the United States and Canada" (1910), reports, notes, family papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Flexner's activities in educational reform. Documents his work with the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and other foundations to expand research and educational opportunities and his service as secretary of the General Education Board. Includes Henry S. Pritchett's correspondence during his service on the U.S. Light-House Board.

Family correspondents include his wife Anne Crawford Flexner, daughters Jean Atherton Flexner and Eleanor Flexner, Bernard Flexner, Hortense Flexner, and James Thomas Flexner. Other correspondents include Louis Bamberger, John D. Barrett, E. Michael Bluestone, Welles Bosworth, W. R. Boyd, Wallace Buttrick, Huntington Cairns, Evans Clark, Richard Courant, Thomas Stephen Cullen, Harold W. Dodds, Albert Einstein, Raymond Blaine Fosdick, Robert J. Getty, Jean Gottmann, Paul H. Hanus, Caryl Parker Haskins, James Hazen Hyde, William S. Learned, Herbert H. Lehman, Charles A. Lindbergh, E. A. Lowe, Paul Mantoux, Violet R. Markham, Thomas H. McKittrick, Paul Mellon, Benjamin Dean Meritt, Allan Nevins, John D. Rockefeller (1874-1960), Julius Rosenwald, Lessing J. Rosenwald, Dean Rusk, Ellery Sedgwick, William Henry Welch, Hermann Weyl, Sir E. L. Woodward, and the Ford Foundation.

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