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Marvin Epstein, M.D. Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Marvin Epstein, M.D. Collection
    Dates: 1996-1999
    Collection Number: 1998.10
    Creator/Collector: Epstein, M.D., Marvin
    Extent: 3 boxes
    Repository: Contra Costa County Historical Society
    Martinez, California 94553
    Abstract: Dr. Marvin Epstein wrote the book, In Sickness and Health, The Progress of Medical Care in Contra Costa County, 1951 – 2000. This collection contains written transcripts and tapes of interviews of present and former staff of John Muir Med Center. Includes local physicians, administrators, nurses, architects, and politicians in Contra Costa County from 1996-1999. Interviews provided the source of medical changes in the county involving local hospitals. Includes 41 interviews.
    Language of Material: English


    This collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Contact the Contra Costa County Historical Society for publication permission.

    Preferred Citation

    Marvin Epstein, M.D. Collection. Contra Costa County Historical Society

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Box 1: Transcripts of interviews with the following people: Dan Ben-Zeev, MD; Dr. Henrik Blum; Robert A. Clark; Robert H. Clough; Michael L. Cohen, MD; Karl A Ehrlich MD; Howard B Flanders, MD; W. James Eldred, MD; Gladys Grassini; Pat Hart; Frederick Hanson; Samuel Hauer, MD; Beverly Jones, RN; I B Johnston, MD; Will H Lane, MD; Dr. Douglas Lange; Dr. Edith Lowenstein; Reverend Dwane L Michael; J. Kendall Anderson; John E Mason, MD; L. Robert Martin; William McIvor, MD; Donald B McKean; John A Nejedly; Janice S Nolan; Ralph D Reamy; Dr. Maxine Sehring; Eric Saff; Ross Halberg; Edmond A Schroff, MD; Vincent D. Scoccia; Sheldon Sidell, MD; David R Thistlethwaite; Theodore P Weis, MD; Dr. George Weston; Byron C Zaharias, MD; Howard D Maccabee, MD; Paul E Cianci, MD. Box 2: Transcripts of interviews with the following people: John K Barbieri, MD; Paul H Chodroff, MD; Robert Ayres, MD; Signed agreements; Dr. Marvin Epstein’s obituary. Box 3: Collection of cassette tapes of the interviews.

    Indexing Terms

    History, hospital
    Hospital, John Muir

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