Title: John M. Levinson Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1954-1991
Collection number: 84061
Levinson, John M., 1927-
Collection Size: 30 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 14 envelopes, 1 album box, 1 phonotape cassette (18 linear feet)
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Speeches and writings, conference proceedings, reports, studies, memoranda,
correspondence, pamphlets, hearing transcripts, serials, clippings, other printed matter,
and photographs, relating to medical conditions in Vietnam and elsewhere in Indochina,
private American medical and other relief assistance to Vietnam, and the medical effects
of use of defoliants and herbicides in Vietnam during the Vietnamese War. Includes
postage stamps issued by the governments of French Indochina, Cambodia, Laos, and North
and South Vietnam, 1889-1974.
Collection open for research.
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[Identification of item], John M. Levinson papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1984.
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Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Medical care.
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Civilian relief.
Medical assistance, American--Vietnam.
United States--Foreign relations.
Aid for International Medicine.
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee to Investigate Problems Connected with Refugees
|1927 August 17
||Born, Atlantic City, New Jersey
||Served in U.S. Navy
||B.S. Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania
||M.D. Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia
||Made various trips to Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia
||Lobbied for Volunteer Physicians for Viet Nam Program
||Founded Aid for International Medicine
||Became consultant to Edward M. Kennedy's U.S. Senate Subcommittee to Investigate Problems Connected with Refugees and Escapees
||Participated in Subcommittee study missions to Vietnam
||Served on CARE-MEDICO board of directors
||Became consultant to U.S. Veterans Administration
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia