Guide to the Philip R. Lee papers M2108

Lee (Philip R.) papers
Malgorzata Schaefer
Department of Special Collections and University Archives
September 2016
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford 94305-6064


This is a listing of materials rather than a true finding aid.

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:

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.

box 1, folder 1


box 1, folder 2

The Record - highlights of Russian travels of Ralph Krause and Pete Foose, 1960 1960-1962

box 1, folder 3

Urie Bronfenbrenner - articles on the Soviet Union, 1960-1962 1960-1962

box 1, folder 4

Ministry of Health 1960-1962

box 1, folder 5

USSR trip, 1961- contacts met during visit of Medical Ecology Delegation November 15-December 15 1960-1962

box 1, folder 5

USSR trip, 1961- Soviet and Eastern European Exchanges Staff, Dept. of State, April 15, 1962 1960-1962

box 1, folder 6

Medical Ecology Mission, December 2-15, 1961 - dictated ntoes 1960-1962

box 1, folder 7

USSR trip, December 1961 - photograph album 1960-1962

box 1, folder 8

USSR trip, 1961 - photographs 1960-1962

box 1, folder 9

Medical Ecology Mission, USSR, November 17-December 18, 1961 - post trip corresponedence 1960-1962

box 1, folder 10

Correspondence - socialized medicine in the Soviet Union 1960-1962

box 1, folder 11

Saturday Morning Club - talks on Russian trip, 1962 1960-1962

box 1, folder 12

Medical News - "Medical care, Russian style," JAMA, August 10, 1963 1960-1962

box 1, folder 13

Reports of previous missions to the USSR

box 2, folder 1

USSR trip, 1961 - prints and negatives 1960-1962

box 2, folder 2-3

USSR trip, 1961 - extra prints and negatives 1960-1962

box 2, folder 4

USSR trip, 1961 - listing of photographs 1-125 1960-1962

box 2, folder 5

Audograms from USSR trip [see Dictated Box 1/6 and Notecards Box 3] 1961

box 3

USSR trip, 1961 - notecards

box 4

USSR trip, 1961 - 18 glass slides