Howard B. Shookhoff papers

Abstract: 

Correspondence, reports, departmental publications, clinical records, film, audiotape, and phonograph records documenting Shookhoff's career as Chief of the Division of Tropical Medicine, New York City Dept. of Health. Records relate to the daily functions of the Division, and to its role in combating tropical diseases in New York, especially amebiasis, malaria, and schistosomiasis.

Creator: 

Howard B. Shookhoff, 1910-1977

Date [inclusive]: 

1943-1977

Languages: 

English, Spanish.

Physical Description: 

2.66 cubic feet (5 boxes, 1 carton, and 4 phonodiscs)

Collection: 

Access: 

Because the papers include Protected Health Information (PHI) as defined by the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), access is allowed only under the terms of Archives and Special Collections’ Access Policy for Records Containing Protected Health Information.

The film and audiotape are closed until their transfer to a more stable medium.

Cite as: 

Howard B. Shookhoff Papers, Archives & Special Collections, Columbia University Health Sciences Library.