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Birth Home, Inc. Records

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:Birth Home, Inc. was the fourth birthing center to open in Oregon. Operating from 1982 to 1986, the non-profit birthing center was staffed by obstetricians, certified nurse midwives, and family practice physicians and provided an alternative to hospital births for low-risk women. These records document the daily and administrative operations of the Birth Home as well as their involvement in the community and published materials collected by the organization.
 
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George Horace Coshow class notebooks

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:George Horace Coshow was a 1930 graduate of the University of Oregon Medical School. This collection contains class notebooks from 1926 to 1928.
 
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Frank G. Everett papers

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:Dr. Frank G. Everett (1907-1976) was born in Vienna, Austria, where he attended the Medical and Dental schools of the University of Vienna. He came to Portland, Oregon in 1939, attended the North Pacific College and the University of Oregon Medical School, and later served on the faculties of both the Dental and Medical Schools of UOMS. This collection, dating from 1951 to 1984, houses some of his research and scholarly output, including papers, photographic slides, and tissue slides.
 
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Hambleton Project records

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:The Hambleton Project was a non-profit organization based in Portland, Oregon with a mission to provide support to lesbian women with cancer and other life threatening conditions. Spanning from 1997 to 2007, the collection consists of many textual documents as well as some more unique materials such as presentations, photographs, and artifacts.
 
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Esther Pohl Lovejoy papers

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:Esther Clayson Pohl Lovejoy (1869-1967) was the second woman to graduate from the University of Oregon Medical School in 1894, served as Portland's City Health Officer and with the Red Cross during World War I, led the American Women's Hospital Service, and helped found and served as the first president of the Medical Women's International Association. She was also a prolific writer. This collections documents Dr. Lovejoy's prominent role in advancing the work of women in medicine, as well as her leadership of transnational medical and humanitarian relief organizations. Furthermore, it contains her manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, and photographs.
 
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Multnomah County Hospital records

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:The Multnomah County Hospital was built to serve the county’s poorest patients, and also to provide practical experience for physicians in training – residents, interns, and students from the nearby University of Oregon Medical School. This collection contains patient records, administrative records, and intern class photographs.
 
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Nurse Midwifery Program records

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:Established in 1976, the Nurse-Midwifery Program at OHSU enables nursing students to become certified in midwifery while earning their masters. This collection, originating from program founder Carol Howe, consists of records on Howe herself, the Midwives of Color Committee, ethics and liability concerns, educational courses, and grant opportunities, among other topics. This collection provides insight into the formation and day-to-day operations of the program.
 
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Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility records

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:Founded in 1961, Physicians for Social Responsibility made its mark by documenting the presence of highly radioactive waste products from atmospheric nuclear testing that led to the Limited Nuclear Test Ban treaty. Their work for the environment and public health continued, focusing on issues such as ending the nuclear arms race, global climate change and toxic pollution, the role of oil and diplomacy in conflict, research and development of renewable energy technologies, decreasing U.S. oil consumption, and increasing conservation and energy efficiency. The group created a local Portland, OR chapter in 1980. This collection includes administrative files, campaign information, various publications and books, and audiovisual materials.
 
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Public Health and Preventive Medicine departmental records

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:The Department of Public Health and Preventative Medicine (PHPM) was officially founded at the University of Oregon Medical School (UOMS, now OHSU) in 1941 to examine social hygiene (later known as public health), family life, and sex education, especially the prevention of venereal disease. It expanded throughout the 20th century and has become an integral part of the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health. This collection houses departmental records of PHPM as well as administration and communication records for Katie Riley, Ed.D.
 
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Al Torres papers

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:Al Torres, a native of Costa Rica, graduated from the Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo before arriving in the United States. After serving at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Portland, and interning at Legacy Emmanuel Hospital, he went on to open the Portland Industrial Travel Clinic, dedicated to serving the needs of recent immigrants to the United States as well as travelers looking for vaccinations for overseas trips. This collection houses the personal papers of Al Torres, along with records and artifacts from the travel clinic.

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