Title: John M. Levinson papers
Date (inclusive): 1954-1991
Collection Number: 84061
Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material:
31 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 14 envelopes, 1 album box, 1 phonotape cassette
(18.0 linear feet)
Speeches and writings, conference proceedings, reports, studies, memoranda, correspondence, pamphlets, hearing transcripts,
serials, clippings, other printed matter, and photographs, relating to medical conditions in Vietnam and elsewhere in Indochina,
private American medical and other relief assistance to Vietnam, and the medical effects of use of defoliants and herbicides
in Vietnam during the Vietnamese War. Includes postage stamps issued by the governments of French Indochina, Cambodia, Laos,
and North and South Vietnam, 1889-1974.
Levinson, John M., 1927-
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[Identification of item], John M. Levinson papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Archives.
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1984.
|1927 August 17
||Born, Atlantic City, New Jersey
||Served in U.S. Navy
||B.S. Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania
||M.D. Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia
||Made various trips to Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia
||Lobbied for Volunteer Physicians for Viet Nam Program
||Founded Aid for International Medicine
||Became consultant to Edward M. Kennedy's U.S. Senate Subcommittee to Investigate Problems Connected with Refugees and Escapees
||Participated in Subcommittee study missions to Vietnam
||Served on CARE-MEDICO board of directors
||Became consultant to U.S. Veterans Administration
||Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia
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Subjects and Indexing Terms
Aid for International Medicine.
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee to Investigate Problems Connected with Refugees
Medical assistance, American--Vietnam.
United States--Foreign relations.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Civilian relief.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Medical care.