Marvin Epstein, M.D. Collection

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Contra Costa County Historical Society
724 Escobar Street
Martinez, California 94553
(925) 229-1042

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.

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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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