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Lee (Russel V.) family papers
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Description
The collection contains orrespondence, photographs, printed material, scrapbooks, newspaper articles, and ephemera relating to the Lee family, the Palo Alto Medical Clinic and Stanford Hospital, and the careers of Russel V. Lee and Philip R. Lee.
Background
Dr. Russel Van Arsdale Lee founded the Palo Alto Medical Clinic (PAMC), one of the first group practice clinics in the United States. He was a champion of rights for abortion, prepaid medical care and free drugs for addicts, and a leader in health education. His five sons all became doctors. Philip R. Lee's focus in research and teaching was in health policy and he authored numerous articles and co-authored or edited numerous books.
Extent
1.75 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical 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: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish.
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Note that the scrapbook in box 4 and the photo album in box 5 are fragile and should be handled with particular care.