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November 21, 1950
Central Files Decimal Number 762B.00

Narcotic Addiction and Mental Health: The Clinical Papers of Lawrence Kolb Sr.

Summary

This collection deals chiefly with the subjects of drug addiction, alcoholism, juvenile deliquency, and mental health through various correspondence, reports, documents, clippings, reprints and photos provided by Dr. Lawrence Kolb

 

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Date Range: 1912-1972
Content: 15,000 pages
Source Library: History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine

Description

Dr. Lawrence Kolb was a pioneer in the medical approach to narcotics addiction treatment and in public health research and treatment of mental illness. He was one of the first to advocate treating drug addicts as patients, not criminals. The collection deals chiefly with the subjects of drug addiction, alcoholism, juvenile delinquency, and mental health. This collection consists of correspondence, reports, documents clippings, reprints and photos; and include these correspondents: Clifford W. Beers, Rupert Blue, F. A. Carmelia, Hugh S. Cumming, Robert H. Felix, Richmond P. Hobson, Adolph Meyer, W. F. Ossenfort, Thomas Parran, C. C. Pierce, Carleton Simon, Walter L. Treadway, and Lloyd H. Ziegler.

 

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