Office of the Assistant Dean (Yahr) records

Abstract: 

Records of College of Physicians & Surgeons' Assistant Dean Dr. Melvin D. Yahr who served 1959-1973. Topics documented include the construction of the William Black Research Building and the adjacent Alumni Auditorium; the medical school's role in the federal government's Medical Education for National Defense program (MEND); and the affiliation of P&S with Harlem Hospital, a municipal hospital for which the medical school became responsible for professional staffing starting in 1962

Creator: 

Columbia University. College of Physicians and Surgeons. Office of the Assistant Dean

Date [inclusive]: 

1956-1969.

Languages: 

English.

Physical Description: 

3.3 cubic feet (10 boxes)

Collection: 

Access: 

Unrestricted.

Cite as: 

College of Physicians and Surgeons. Office of the Assistant Dean (Yahr) records, Archives & Special Collections, Columbia University Health Sciences Library.