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Jessie M. Bierman papers, ca. 1928-1993.
BANC MSS 93/119 c CARTON 1
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Title:

Jessie M. Bierman papers, ca. 1928-1993

Creator/Contributor:

Bierman, Jessie M., (Jessie Marguerite), 1900-1996, creator

Abstract:

Contains small amounts of correspondence, speeches, reports, articles, notes, awards, clippings, and other printed materials relating to the work of Dr. Jessie Bierman in Montana, California, and internationally, particularly in the areas of maternal and child health. Also includes correspondence and printed materials relating to her endowments for the Flathead Lake (Mont.) Biological Station, as well as articles about her father, Henry Bierman, Montana pioneer and businessman.

Date:

1928 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-us-mt
Bierman, Henry
University of California, Berkeley. -- School of Public Health -- Faculty
Women physicians -- California -- Biography
Women physicians -- Montana -- Biography
Women physicians -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Child health services -- History
Maternal health services -- History
Missions, Medical

Note:

Related collection: Maternal and child health in Montana, California, the U. S. Children's Bureau, and WHO, 1926-1967 : oral history transcript / Regional Oral History Office, 1986 (BANC MSS 88/98 c).
COLLECTION STORED IN PART OFF-SITE : Advance notice required for use.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1993.045--PIC and BANC PIC 1993.047--PIC)
Dr. Jessie M. Bierman, a native of Kalispell, graduated in 1921 from Montana State University, and received her M.D. from Rush Medical College at the University of Chicago and a masters in public health from Columbia University. She traveled in Europe and Asia on health missions for public and private agencies during periods of leave from the University of California where, from 1947 to 1963, Bierman served as professor of maternal and child health in the School of Public Health, and lecturer in pediatrics in the School of Medicine. She served as chief of the World Health Organization's Section of Maternal and Child Health from 1956-1957, and was chief of the Calif. State Dept. of Public Health, Section of Maternal and Child Health prior to joining the University of California faculty.

Type:

biography

Physical Description:

print
1 carton, 1 box (1.65 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 93/119 c CARTON 1

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED IN PART OFF-SITE : Advance notice required for use.