Anna Cheskis Gelman papers


The Gelman papers contain extensive manuscript notes and printed material relating to Gelman's personal and family history; letters and holiday cards from alumni and professional colleagues; photographs; teaching materials for several epidemiology courses offered by the Mailman School of Public Health, sometimes in conjunction with the School of Nursing and the Schoolof Dental and Oral Surgery; clippings and reprints on a variety of epidemiological topics, including multiple articles on cholera and the work of John Snow; and reports, correspondence and reprints related to her own research in the areas of multi-phasic testing, tuberculosis and the epidemiology of drug addiction.


Anna Cheskis Gelman, 1911-2005

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English, Russian

Physical Description: 

10.66 cubic feet (32 boxes)



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Anna Cheskis Gelman Papers, Archives & Special Collections, Columbia University Health Sciences Library.