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Fine, Richard H. (Dick) Papers
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Collection contains memorabilia relating to Dr. Fine's personal life and career achievements in the form of yearbooks, appointment books, correspondence and photographs. News clippings, booklets and articles related to Dr. Fine's interest and involvement in social and political activism (1968-1972). Articles and documents relating to substance abuse, prison health care reform work and other projects (1973-2009). Photographs depicting career and life and an assortment of saved medical articles. Notable is Richard Fine's FBI file pertaining to his involvement with the Black Panther Party (1968-1986).
Richard (Dick) Fine, M.D, received his M.D. from Cornell University, he completed his internship and residency at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). It was during this time that he became exposed to social and political activism. Under the mentorship of Philip Shapiro, he served as the primary physician for the Black Panther Party. As a member of the Medical Committee of Human Rights (MCHR), he provided medical assistance at Altamont, the 1968 San Francisco State Strike and the Occupation of Alcatraz.
5 Linear Feet (4 cartons and 1 oversized box)
Copyright has not been assigned to the Library and Center for Knowledge Management. All requests for permission to publish or quote from material must be submitted in writing to the UCSF Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Library and Center for Knowledge Management as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection is open for research. The UCSF Archives and Special Collections policy places access restrictions on material with privacy issues for a specific time period from the date of creation. Restrictions are noted at the series and/ or folder level. This collection will be reviewed for sensitive content upon request. Contact the UCSF Archivist for information on access to restricted files.