Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The American Physicians and Friends for Medicine in Israel (APF) is an organization of physicians and health care professionals whose aims are to advance the state of medical education, research and care in Israel and to advance relationships between the health care communities of North America and Israel. This collection contains materials relating to the organization’s activities and internal proceedings, including correspondence, scrapbooks, reports, meeting minutes, financial statements,...
Abstract The American Technion Society was founded in 1940 as an organization to aid the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, with the goal to aid the technological and scientific advancement of Israel. The Women’s Division, which was founded in 1956, did so by focusing its efforts on three main national programs: faculty recruitment, medical engineering, and student aid. Beginning in the 1970s, special interest was given to the Medical Engineering Project in the Medical School, a cause of...
Abstract Arthur S. Obermayer was a scientist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He established his own research and development company, Moleculon Research Company, in the Boston area and was involved in numerous philanthropic and professional organizations, especially through his foundation, the Obermayer Foundation. Obermayer was also a political activist, and played a key role in establishing the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. This collection...
Abstract In 1916, the Jewish community of Boston established Beth Israel Hospital on Townsend Street in Roxbury to provide health care to immigrants in the area. Although accessible to everyone, the hospital provided Yiddish-speaking services for Eastern European Jewish immigrants and served kosher food, as well as conducted Jewish religious services. In 1928 the hospital entered into a teaching agreement with Harvard Medical School, Tufts University, and Simmons College. Shortly thereafter, the...
Abstract This collection contains personal documents belonging to Celia and Mauricio Dulfano, a Jewish scholarly couple who emigrated from Argentina to Israel and later to the United States. The collection consists primarily of official documents such as government-issued identity cards and academic certificates that detail their migratory life between the three countries as well as their professional success in the fields of social work and pulmonary medicine, respectively.
Overview Dr. Jacob Fine was born on February 10, 1900 in Brockton, Massachusetts. He received both his A.B. and M.D. from Harvard University (classes of 1920 and 1924.) After graduation, he served as House Officer at Lakeside Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, before moving back to Boston in 1926 to serve on the staff of Beth Israel Hospital. From then on, he divided his time between Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Hospital. Dr. Fine spent some time on Nantucket Island, where he wrote the memoirs and...
Abstract The records provide material relating to the accreditation, fundraising, management, planning, policies, programs, and public relations of a hospital that continues to serve the Greater Boston area. The records includes correspondence of various Presidents, Board Members, and Executive Directors; Board and committee minutes; scrapbooks, photographs, videotape, and film created by the Public Relations department; records of various Auxiliary groups; correspondence, reports, surveys, and other...
Abstract The Jewish Tuberculosis Sanatorium of New England was founded in 1927 to provide a place for those afflicted with tuberculosis to recover. It was a non-sectarian hospital that provided for leisure, the latest medicine and treatments, and recreation. This collection contains brochures, event programs, newspaper articles, and newsletters.
Abstract The Ladies Bikur Cholim Society of Roxbury, Massachusetts, was the founding organization of Jewish Memorial Hospital. In the 1920s, Beth Israel Hospital moved to a larger medical facility in Boston and sold their existing building to the Society. The president at the time of the building's purchase was Ida Cooper. This collection contains the minutes book of the Board of Directors meetings, with meeting minutes and membership lists from 1928-1932. The meeting minutes specifically discuss the...
Abstract Dr. Samuel Goodman was a graduate of the University of the City of New York, Medical Department (now Cornell Medical School) and was one of the first Jewish physicians to practice in Boston. This collection includes clippings, letters, and a photograph pertaining to the medical career of Dr. Goodman.