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Reminiscences of Abraham Flexner, 1954-1957

Creator: Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 42 pages Sound recording: 3 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Educator

Scope and Contents

The 1954 interview with Allan Nevins and Saul Benison covers the career of Simon Flexner; Rockefeller Institute; leaders in American medical history, particularly Doctors William Halsted, Howard Kelly, and William Welch. The 1957 interview with Robert Hemmes covers Flexner's role in bringing Albert Einstein to the United States

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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1972

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