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Herbert Hurwitz Collection

  • Creator: Hurwitz, Herbert S. (1929 - 1997)

  • Collection Date: 1950-1957

  • Extent: 0.5 linear feet



Herbert S. Hurwitz graduated from Harvard University with an A.B. and from the Yale University Medical School in 1954. Hurwitz was a pediatric intern and assistant resident at the Harriet Lane Home at Johns Hopkins Hospital from 1954-1956. He later moved to White Plains, New York to establish a pediatric practice.

Hopkins Affiliations

1954 - 1956 Johns Hopkins Hospital

Scope and Content

The Herbert S. Hurwitz collection consists of clinical patient notes, physician guidelines, housestaff conference material, directories and Johns Hopkins ephemera. The Harriet Lane History Meetings from 1954-1955 are of particular interest.

Policy on Access and Use

This collection may contain some restricted records. Materials pertaining to patients, students, employees, and human research subjects, as well as unprocessed collections and recent administrative records, carry restrictions on access. For more information about the policies and procedures for access, see Policy on Access and Use.

Permissions and Credits

When citing material from this collection, credit The Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. For permission to reproduce images, contact the holder of the copyright.

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