American Medical Association
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Thoracic surgeon and Northwestern University Medical School professor Hiram Thomas Langston filled many rolls throughout his career: operating a private practice, serving as faculty, consulting, and chief surgeon. He joined the Northwestern University faculty late in his career, serving from 1978 until his retirement in 1981. The Hiram T. Langston Papers, comprising five boxes and spanning the years from 1936-1982, are divided into five subseries: biographical materials; general correspondence;...
Abstract Dr. Louis E. Schmidt had a distinguished medical career as a medical educator and surgeon, but is best known for a stormy controversy involving his Illinois Social Hygiene League and medical advertising, which resulted in his expulsion from the AMA. The bulk of the papers relate to the expulsion controversy (1929-1930) but the collection also includes clippings, biographical files, and subject files reflecting Schmidt's interest in issues relating to public health care.