Alfred E. Cohn papers, Rockefeller University Faculty
Biographical material, professional and personal correspondence, family letters, board and committee records, manuscripts
of scientific and popular writings, notes, photographs, printed materials. Primarily correspondence and writings about heart
disease including on aging, arteriosclerosis, digitalis, electrocardiography, hypertension, statistics, World War I cardiac
neuroses. Also extensive material on social issues including émigré and refugee physicians and scholars from Europe; medicine
in China; Blacks in medicine; graduate and medical education; post-World War II organization of science; psychiatry and psychoanalysis;
Alger Hiss case. Correspondents include: Charles A. Beard (1874-1948), Samuel Nathaniel Behrman (1893-1973), Bernard Berenson
(1865-1959), Carl Binger (1889-1968), Niels Bohr (1885-1962), Maurice Bowra (1898-1971), Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941), Alexis
Carrel (1873-1944), Harvey Cushing (1869-1939), Arthur W.M. Ellis (1883-1966), John Erskine (1979-1951), Abraham Flexner (1866-1959),
Bernard Flexner (1865-1945), Simon Flexner (1863-1946), Felix Frankfurter (1882-1965), Francis Fraser (1885-1964), Herbert
Spencer Gasser (1888-1963), Alan Gregg (1890-1957), William Ivins (1881-1961), Henry James (1879-1947), Smith Ely Jelliffe
(1866-1945), Lawrence S. Kubie (1896-1973), Karl Landsteiner (1868-1943), Harold Laski (1893-1950), Thomas Lewis (1881-1945),
Franklin C. McLean (1888-1968), James Mackenzie (1853-1925), Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982), Henry Alexander Murray, Jr. (1893-),
Edward R. Murrow (1908-1975), George Canby Robinson (1878-1960), Charles Singer (1876-1960), Jean Stafford (1915-1979), Mark
Van Doren (1894-1972), Hermann Weyl (1885-1955), Paul Dudley White (1886-1973), Alfred N. Whitehead (1861-1947).
Organizational records include: American Society for Clinical Investigation, 1922-1956; Asia Institute, 1940-1952; China Medical
Board, 1927-1953; Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced German Scholars, 1933-1944; Institute for Psychoanalysis, 1932-1944;
Joint Distribution Committee, 1921-1945; Journal of Clinical Investigation, 1923-1938; New School for Social Research, 1940-1952;
Office of Foreign Relief, 1942-1944; Student Service of America, 1941-1948; Sydenham Hospital, 1947-1948; Veterans Bureau,
1924-1947; World's Fair, New York City, 1939.
54 Cubic Feet, 45 record storage cartons, 1 oversize box.
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