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Freddy Homburger papers, 1926-1990

Author: Freddy Homburger
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Correspondence, reports, speeches, published and unpublished writings (both scientific and literary), academic records, brochures, certificates, illustration and galley proofs, art catalogs, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Homburger's career as a physician involved in cancer research, his interest in art as a collector and a painter, and his service as honorary Swiss consul in Boston, Mass.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: William B Castle; Julien D Cornell; Raoul Dufy; Mary Lasker; Jacques Lipchitz; Florence S Mahoney; John W McCormack; George Richards Minot; Cornelius P Rhoads; Cornelius Packard Rhoads
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Freddy Homburger
OCLC Number: 71072328
Language Note: Collection material in English, French, and German. Homburger's letters to his parents are in French and German.
Description: 3,150 items. 8 containers plus 1 oversize. 4.5 linear feet.

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Correspondence, reports, speeches, published and unpublished writings (both scientific and literary), academic records, brochures, certificates, illustration and galley proofs, art catalogs, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Homburger's career as a physician involved in cancer research, his interest in art as a collector and a painter, and his service as honorary Swiss consul in Boston, Mass. Includes his letters to his parents while a student at the Universität Wien, accounts of medical treatment of artists Raoul Dufy and Jacques Lipchitz, and an autobiographical memoir entitled "Life Is a Short Story." Medical institutions and pharmaceutical firms represented include Gesell Institute of Child Development, F. Hoffmann-La Roche & Co., Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, Thorndike Memorial Laboratory at Boston City Hospital, U. S. Public Health Service, and Warner-Hudnut, Inc. Correspondents include William B. Castle, Julien D. Cornell, Mary Lasker, John W. McCormack, Florence S. Mahoney, George Richards Minot, and Cornelius P. Rhoads.

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