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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Philip R. Lee papers
    Identifier/Call Number: M2108
    Physical Description: 1.668 Linear Feet 2 msb, 2 boxes
    Date (inclusive): 1960-1962

    Content Description

    Philip R. Lee's research files concerning his U.S. Public Health Service medical ecology trip to the Soviet Union. Materials include correspondence, journal entries, notes, printed material, glass slides, photographs, and sound recordings (transcription discs).

    Biographical / Historical

    Philip Randolph Lee (1924-) is a physician born in California, one of five children of Dr. Russel Van Arsdale Lee and Dorothy Lee. Philip R. Lee worked as a family physician, as Assistant Secretary for Health and Scientific Affairs in the US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, and as the chancellor of the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). In 1960 he traveled to the Soviet Union with 5 other physicians, where he observed health care practices and socialized medicine as part of an exchange effort between the US and USSR to foster cooperation in public health between the two countries. He was part of a "medical ecology delegation

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Audiovisual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Conditions Governing Use

    While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Philip R. Lee; 2016. Accession MSS 2016-010.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Philip R. Lee papers (M2108). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.