Abraham B. Bergman papers, 1962-2003  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Bergman, Abraham B., 1932-
Title
Abraham B. Bergman papers
Dates
1962-2003 (inclusive)
Quantity
ca. 9.3 cubic ft
Collection Number
4177
Summary
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Professor of pediatrics, University of Washington; hospital administrator and legislative lobbyist (ca 1930- ). A native of Seattle, Bergman received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1958. He joined the University of Washington School of Medicine faculty in 1964. In addition to his teaching appointment, he has held various administrative positions both at the University and at related medical facilites, including director of Pediatrics at Harborview Medical Center. Bergman has also been involved in legislative lobbying efforts on behalf of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act and the National Health Service Corps, among other initiatives.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 4177-001: Abraham B. Bergman papers, 1962-1991Return to Top

.21 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Bibliography and writings, 1962-1991.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Abraham Bergman, 1992-07-23

Description
Abraham B. Bergman papers

Accession No. 4177-002: Abraham B. Bergman papers, 1970-1985Return to Top

1.21 cu. ft. (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, writings, legislation, reports, and related materials mainly concerning his lobbying for a national health service corps (ca. 1970-1974) and for Indian health care legislation and Indian health programs (ca. 1974-1985). Also includes outgoing correspondence (1981) and clippings and published articles about Dr. Bergman's activities.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Acquisition Info: Abraham Bergman, 1996-01-09

Description
Abraham B. Bergman papers

Accession No. 4177-003: Abraham B. Bergman papers, 1966-1982Return to Top

4.00 cubic feet (4 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, writings, conference presentations, Congressional testimony, media files and subject series which include pediatric health issues and political campaigns of others; 1966-1982. The papers document Dr. Bergman's activism on a variety of medical issues, particularly his work on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

There is also a signifcant body of papers which were created by Bergman's participation in several politcal campaigns and his continuing contacts with the offices of Senators Warren G. Magnuson and Henry M. Jackson.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Yvonne Koshi, 1998-06-19

Description
Abraham B. Bergman papers

Accession No. 4177-004: Abraham B. Bergman papers, 1968-2003Return to Top

3.88 cubic ft. (4 boxes); 1 VHS cassette

Scope and Content: Subject series, publications, photographs, videorecording, awards; 1968-2003 Includes correspondence, reports, clippings, legislative proposals, documenting Dr. Bergman's work on behalf of campaigns to counter alcohol advertising and support legislation for pedestrian safety, motocycle, and bicycle helmets. Also includes files from Bergman's involvment with the Children's Orthopedic Hospital and Medical Center and Odessa Brown Children's Clinic

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries

Description
Abraham B. Bergman papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Hospital administrators--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Lobbying--Washington (State)
  • Lobbyists--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Pediatricians--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Pediatrics
  • Public safety--Washington (State)
  • Sudden infant death syndrome
  • University Archives/Faculty Papers (University of Washington)
  • Personal Names :
  • Bergman, Abraham B., 1932---Archives
  • Jackson, Henry M. (Henry Martin), 1912-1983
  • Magnuson, Warren G. (Warren Grant), 1905-1989
  • Corporate Names :
  • National Health Service Corps (U.S
  • United States. Indian Health Service
  • University of Washington. School of Medicine--Faculty
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Jackson, Henry M. (Henry Martin), 1912-1983 (creator)
    • Magnuson, Warren G. (Warren Grant), 1905-1989 (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • University of Washington. University Archives