The Mendel Krim Collection contains the photographs and papers of Mendel Krim, M.D., who served as a United States Army doctor
in Korea and Japan from 1947-1949. Papers include letters, certificates, and records of Krim's military service, while the
extensive collection of photographs capture Krim's experiences abroad.
Mendel Krim, M.D. (1922-1946) was born in New York City. After completing the Army Specialized Training Program in Medicine
at NYU during World War II, Krim went on to serve as a first lieutenant in the Medical Corps (MC), a non-combat specialty
branch of the U.S. Army Medical Department. Krim served in Korea and Japan as an Army doctor from 1947-1949, documenting his
experiences abroad through photographs of natural scenery, notable landmarks, fellow soldiers and doctors, and candid shots
(one linear foot)
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives
and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical
materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
There are no access restrictions on this collection.