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Tomie dePaola Papers, undated, 1949-2013

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The Tomie dePaola Collection contains Tomie's artwork, sketch books, drafts, studies and paintings from the beginning of his career through his college years and his long career as an author and illustrator. The Collection also contains a significant number of marketing items based on his artwork.

Hartford City Parks Collection, 1845-1967

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The Hartford City Parks Collection documents the city's pioneering effort to establish and maintain a viable system of municipal parks, connected by a system of parkways.
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Bill Berkson Papers, 1959-2016

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Poetry and personal papers of the American poet, art critic, teacher, editor and publisher Bill Berkson comprised of literary manuscripts, correspondence, drafts, notebooks, lecture notes, interviews, Big Sky Books and press records, photographs, audio recordings, broadsides, and rare publications. The archive spans from 1960 to the present day and documents the poet's extensive body of work, his collaborations in and among the realms of visual art, media, and literature, and his affinities with the poets and artists of the New York School.

Edwin Way Teale Papers, undated, 1799-1995

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Edwin Way Teale, Connecticut-based naturalist, was the author of thirty-two books. His papers include field notes and drafts for each of his books, early childhood writings, professional writings for magazines, newspapers and book reviews, correspondence- both personal and professional, personal and family documents, scrapbooks, and memorabilia, as well as his photographs (prints, negatives, and transparencies) and his personal library. There is also one box of original John Burroughs material Teale collected over the years.

Antiquarian bookseller catalog collection., 1747-1993

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Antiquarian bookseller catalogs collected by Yale University Library.
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Ira Cohen papers, 1924-2007

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The collection consists of correspondence, writings, notebooks, photographs, artwork, objects, audiovisual materials, and electronic media the document the life and work of Ira Cohen. The papers include materials relating to other writers, artists, and groups including Ronnie Burk, Louise Landes-Levi, the Living Theatre, Gerard Malanga, Petra Vogt, Tom Weigel, various Beat generation writers, and others. Artwork includes mail art, paintings, drawings, screen prints, and posters. Objects include stamps, Cohen's typewriter, masks, and plaster and papier mache casts. Casts include life masks made by Cohen of friends including Allen Ginsberg and Julian Beck and a cast of William S. Burroughs' hand.
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Osborn Manuscript Files, 1332-1989

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The Osborn Manuscript Files contain single, unbound manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts acquired for the Osborn Collection from various sources at various times.
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Bruce Nugent papers, 1906-2009

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The collection consists of correspondence, writings, personal and financial papers, subject files, photographs, printed materials, and audiovisual materials. Bruce Nugent's correspondence consists of family, professional, and personal correspondence, including letters from homosexual love interests. Writings include poetry, short non-fiction pieces, and various fiction pieces, including the novel Gentleman Jigger. Writings by others include drafts and papers relating to Gay Rebel of the Harlem Renaissance by Thomas H. Wirth. Photographs consist of portraits and snapshots of Nugent, his love interests, friends, and family. The bulk of the audiovisual materials consist of interviews with Nugent. Printed materials include books inscribed to Nugent as well as various clippings and ephemera.
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Albert Galloway Keller papers, 1888-1956

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The papers consist of correspondence, writings, student and teaching files, and miscellanea documenting the personal life and professional career of Albert G. Keller, a sociologist, author, and student and colleague of William Graham Sumner. Keller frequently corresponded with individuals on the subject of Sumner, and Yale University figures such as Arthur T. Hadley, James Rowland Angell, and Charles Seymour often felt Keller's displeasure over the University's treatment of the Sumner legacy. He also corresponded with colleagues and former students, Sumner biographers, and family members. Files relating to the William Graham Sumner Club, which he helped found, are also included. Drafts of several published and unpublished writings and many student gradebooks detail his literary and teaching activities.

Librarian, Yale University records, 1701-2019

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The records consist of the central administrative files of the Yale University Library, correspondence, memoranda, and reports dealing with all aspects of library business and historical photographs from library events. Records for the earlier years appear to be part of a central filing system for the library, while those in later years primarily reflect the activities of the university librarian's office.

The Paul Bekker Papers, bulk 1883-1937

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Correspondence and other writings, photographs, music, and additional materials by and about the German music critic Paul Bekker (1882-1937)
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The Frederick and Rose Plaut Papers, 1907-1986

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The Frederick and Rose Plaut Papers consist mainly of photographs taken by the German-American recording engineer and photographer Frederick Plaut (1907-1985). Correspondence and other papers relating to Plaut and his wife are also included.
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Paul Dukas Correspondence with Marguerite Hasselmans, and Related Materials., 1893-1933

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Correspondence between the French composer and critic Paul Dukas (1865-1935) and his friend Marguerite Hasselmans, a concert pianist and Gabriel Fauré's mistress.
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Gerald H. Beard Papers, 1866-1938

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Gerald Hamilton Beard was born in Hammersmith, England in 1862. He received the B.A., B.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Yale. He was a Congregational clergyman with pastorates in Norwalk and Bridgeport, Connecticut and Burlington, Vermont during the years 1892-1921. He was an Alumni Lecturer at Yale Divinity School in 1910. He died in 1921. Of particular interest in the collection is the fairly complete file of sermons and addresses delivered during the period 1888-1921. These sermons, in conjunction with Beard's extensive subject file, provide a valuable record of the style and content of preaching of a successful Congregational minister during a time of liberal resurgence in American Protestantism. The sermons address the urban problems of the Gilded Age. With the onset of the First World War, Beard participated in the prevailing surge of patriotism bolstered by theology.
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William Sloane Coffin, Jr. papers, 1916-2006

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The papers include correspondence, subject files, writings, clippings, audio and video recordings, and other materials that document the career of William Sloane Coffin, Jr. The collection includes documentation relating to the civil rights movement, Vietnam War protests, amnesty for war resisters, the Peace Corps, Operation Crossroads Africa, and Yale University during the time when Coffin served as chaplain of Yale University.
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School of Nursing, Yale University, records, 1918-2012

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The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, and subject and administrative files documenting the activities of various deans and administrative personnel of the Yale School of Nursing. Topics include finance, faculty, admissions, committees, policy and curriculum, research and public service, national and international associations, visitors, and affiliated universities and hospitals. Included are the records of deans Annie Warburton Goodrich, Effie Taylor, Elizabeth Torrey, Margaret G. Arnstein, and Donna Diers.

Department of Germanic Languages, Yale University, records, 1929-1989

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The records consist of correspondence, budgets and appointments, course records, freshmen placement records, and student papers documenting the activities and operations of the Yale Department of Germanic Languages.
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Yale School of Drama production notebooks of Master of Fine Arts students, 1974-1998

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The records consist of production notebooks of third-year Yale School of Drama students with concentrations in stage management. The production notebooks are one of three components making up the students' theses.

Department of Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University, reference service records, 1907-2019

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The records include research applications; correspondence; guides; donor files; registration forms; files of Thomas Rossiter Barnum; master microforms of the Stimson Papers index and catalog; call slips; ofice of origin request forms; reprographics order forms; and other files concerning reference activities of the Department of Manuscripts and Archives at Yale University Library. The records include the correspondence of the curator of Yale Memorabilia (1907-1933).

Yale University Press records, 1901-2017

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The records consist of letterbooks, correspondence, gift accounts, financial papers, receipts, lists, and memoranda documenting the operations of the Yale University Press. Included are the files of John G. Ryden as director.
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The Henry Gilbert Papers, 1821-1980

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Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American composer Henry Gilbert (1868-1928)

Select Committee of Inquiry records, 1978-2004, 2004, bulk bulk 1995-2004

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On January 26, 2004, House Resolution 702 formally established the Select Committee of Inquiry to determine whether sufficient grounds existed to impeach Governor John G. Rowland. Speaker of the House Moira K. Lyons (D-Stamford) appointed Arthur J. O'Neill (R-Southbury) and John Wayne Fox (D-Stamford) as co-chairmen.

Select Committee of Inquiry records, 1978-2004, 2004, bulk bulk 1995-2004

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On January 26, 2004, House Resolution 702 formally established the Select Committee of Inquiry to determine whether sufficient grounds existed to impeach Governor John G. Rowland. Speaker of the House Moira K. Lyons (D-Stamford) appointed Arthur J. O'Neill (R-Southbury) and John Wayne Fox (D-Stamford) as co-chairmen.

Department of History, Yale University, records, 1922-2010

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The records consist of annual reports, correspondence, recommendations, memoranda, course evaluations and committee and program files documenting the activities and operations of the Yale Department of History. Topics include administration and finances; curriculum planning and programs; faculty appointments; fellowships; graduate student admissions; and the 1998 departmental reunion.
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Afro-American Cultural Center at Yale records, 1960-2006

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The records consist of correspondence, reports, minutes and agendas, programs, newsletters, news clippings, photographs and digital images, oral histories, exhibit records, and posters documenting the activities and programs of the Afro-American Cultural Center and African-Americans at Yale.

New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Records, undated, 1760 - 1980

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The corporate records of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad document the history and impact of the system that dominated railroad transportation in southern New England from 1872 to 1969.

Milbank Memorial Fund records, 1898-2000, bulk 1922-1999

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The records consist of administrative files of the organization, biographical and historical material on the fund, editorial files, press releases, bibliographies on aspects of public health, and specialized reports on individual programs. Fund officers whose biographical material and speeches were collected include John A. Kingsbury, Albert Goodsell Milbank, William H. Welch, and C.-E. A. Winslow. Of particular interest are the records (1922-1934) of the Bellevue-Yorkville Project which contain reports and printed matter relating to one of the three health demonstration projects which the fund supported in the early 1920s. These papers form part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection.

Office of Policy & Management records, 1907-2004

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The Office of Policy and Management is the Connecticut governor's staff agency. It provides information and analysis that the Governor uses to formulate public policy goals for the State and assist State agencies and municipalities in implementing policy decisions on behalf of the people of Connecticut.

Georgi Mikhailov Collection, undated, 1982-2005

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Correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings regarding Georgi Mikhailov's life, in particular his time spent as a political prisoner in Soviet labor camps in Northeastern Siberia from 1980-1983. The collection also contains photographs and negatives of Mikhailov and the labor camps.

Department of Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University, administrative records, 1920-2017

270.42 Linear Feet 1216 Megabytes
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The records consist of administrative files documenting the operations of the Department of Manuscripts and Archives at Yale University Library.

Connecticut State Police records, 1919-2006

687.75 cubic feet
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The Connecticut State Police (CSP) was founded in 1903 and is a division of the Connecticut Department of Public Safety which is responsible for traffic regulation and law enforcement across the state of Connecticut.

Vice president for finance and administration, Yale University, records, 1871-2005

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The records consist of administrative and subject files documenting Yale University's non-academic financial and administrative policies, planning, and procedures. Included are files documenting projects, budgets, investments, fund raising, real estate, benefactors, and labor relations.

Larry Kramer papers, 1920-2015

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The collection documents the career of Larry Kramer as a playwright and author, an advocate for gay rights, and an activist in the fight against AIDS. The collection consists of writings, including manuscripts and drafts of plays, books, screenplays, and articles; AIDS-related material; diaries; correspondence; photographs; printed material; audiovisual material; and other papers. There is also substantial material relating to the founding of Gay Men's Health Crisis and the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) in particular, and to the AIDS movement in general.

Cheney Brothers Silk Manufacturing Company Records, undated, 1734 - 1979

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In 1838, six Cheney brothers established the Mount Nebo Silk Company in Manchester, CT. The company adopted the family name in 1843. Aided by booming national markets, a protective tariff, and innovative production methods, the company grew into the nation's largest and most profitable silk mill by the late 1880s. The company pioneered the wastesilk spinning method and the Grant's reel. The company reached its peak in 1923, after which it quickly declined due to industry wide overproduction and competition from new synthetic fibers such as rayon. Although it revived slightly during World War II, the family sold the company to J. P. Stevens and Company in 1955. J. P. Stevens quickly liquidated the equipment and the remainder was sold to Gerli Incorporated of New York. In 1978, the mills and surrounding neighborhood were declared a National Historical Landmark District. The mill was permanently closed in 1984. Most of the mill buildings were sold to developers who converted them into luxury apartments and offices.

Barbara Hammer papers, 1920-2018

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The Barbara Hammer Papers, which span from 1920 to 2018, contain writings, research materials, and documentation related to Hammer's films and artwork including Nitrate Kisses, Resisting Paradise, and Lover Other. The papers also contain correspondence, clippings, ephemera, audiovisual materials, and electronic media related to her life and work.

Southern New England Telephone Company Records, undated, 1877-2003

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Established in January 1878 as the District Telephone Company of New Haven, Connecticut; opened the world's first telephone exchange that same year. Reorganized as the Southern New England Telephone Company in 1882. Provided telephone service to residents in the state of Connecticut until 1998.

School of Architecture, Yale University, records concerning events and exhibitions, 1965-2017

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The records consist of posters, programs, brochures, videorecordings, and photographic images (print and digital) documenting events and exhibits sponsored by the Yale School of Architecture.

Edwin Hale Abbot family papers, 1787-1933

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The papers contain correspondence, letterpress copybooks, legal and financial documents, diaries, maps, blueprints, and photographs, the bulk of which documents the personal life and law and business careers of Edwin Hale Abbot.
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Lewis Zurlo Associates Architecture & Interior Design Collection, 1956-2005

60.5 Linear Feet 36 boxes, 1 photo box, computer disks
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Lewis Zurlo spent 32 years designing buildings in and around the western Connecticut area and was a member of the Danbury Preservation Trust. The collection includes personal and architectural materials Zurlo collected over his professional career and significant architectural information on a number of buildings in and around Danbury for which Zurlo and his firm's services were retained.
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Medical college catalogs, introductory and valedictory addresses, and ephemera collection, 1807-1965

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The collection contains published annual catalogs of American medical colleges, introductory addresses given by physicians at the beginning of the school year or at the beginning of specific courses, valedictory addresses given by prominent physicians at graduation ceremonies, and various ephemera. Some irregular medical institutions are represented, including homeopathic, eclectic, and osteopathic schools and some schools of dentistry. Catalogues and addresses of the Medical Institution of Yale College have been individually cataloged and few appear in this collection. Also many addresses have been individually cataloged and do not appear here.

Yale University's 300th anniversary commemoration records, 1995-2002

35.63 Linear Feet 513.96 Megabytes
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The records document the work of the Tercentennial Office. Included are the records of Janet Lindrer concerning planning of the tercentennial celebration, correspondence, subject files, video recordings, records of the Tercentennial Planning Committee, and the Tercentennial website. Also included is a poem by John Hollander, a speech by Robin Winks, printed material, news clippings, memorabilia commemorating Yale's 300th anniversary, and records for the Tercentennial celebration in Asia.

Program on Non-Profit Organizations, Yale University, records, 1973-2004

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The records consist of subject and personnel files, including computer files, of the Program on Non-Profit Organizations (PONPO) at Yale. The records document all aspects of the program including administration, research, and finance.

Yale College, Records of the Yale Bands, 1901-2013

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This collection contains the records of the Yale Bands, which consists of the Yale Concert Band, the Yale Jazz Ensemble, and the Yale Precision Marching Band.
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New Haven Redevelopment Agency records, 1950-2005, bulk 1950-1985

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Project files, minutes, correspondence, and property records, documenting the work of the New Haven Redevelopment Agency, primarily from the 1950s to the 1980s.
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Noriaki Tsuchimoto papers, 1927-2017

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Noriaki Tsuchimoto's papers related to Japanese films, especially the documentary genre and social issues in Japan and the world. Noriaki Tsuchimoto (1928-2008) was one of the most prominent documentary film directors in Japan. The collection consists of various types and formats including his diaries, correspondence, books, film scripts, and photographs.

Sylvanus Dyer Locke papers, 1855-1942

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The papers consist of correspondence, letterbooks, patents, and printed material which relate to Sylvanus Dyer Locke's patented self-binding harvester and other inventions. Correspondents include attorneys, patent solicitors, and other manufacturers of farm equipment and heavy machinery. Some materials also relate to Sylvanus D. Locke, Jr. and the Locke Steel Chain Company of Bridgeport, Connecticut. The additions to the papers contains family correspondence, photographs, and academic reports of the Locke children as well as materials relating to the family business.
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Henry Ernest Sigerist papers, 1891-1991

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The papers consist of correspondence, notes, writings, lectures, photographs, and miscellanea documenting the personal life and professional career of Henry E. Sigerist. His student and teaching activities, writings on the history of medicine, concern for public health policies in the United States and Asia, cold war political interests, and other professional and personal concerns are documented in the papers. Sigerist corresponded with several prominent figures in the field of medicine. These papers form part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection.

Thomas Goddard Bergin papers, 1930-1974

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The papers contain correspondence; lectures; photographs; writings; and administrative, research and subject files documenting the professional life of Thomas Bergin, eminent scholar of Italian literature and authority on Boccaccio, Dante, and Petrarch. The papers mainly document Bergin's academic career and relate to his involvements with scholars, institutions, and publishers. The papers highlight Bergin's activities to commemorate the 700th anniversary of Dante's birth and his administrative roles at Yale.
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Dwight Macdonald papers, 1865-1984, bulk 1920-1978

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The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, printed material, photographs, audiotapes, and memorabilia documenting the personal life and professional career of Dwight Macdonald. Macdonald's literary career, political activities, teaching and speaking engagements, and personal life are detailed. Major subjects represented in the papers include: communism and the Trotskyite movement, journalism and publishing, American social and political life (1920s-1970s), pacifism, and the Congress for Cultural Freedom. Correspondence files include letters with many prominent intellectual and political figures.

Isidore Sydney Falk papers, 1918-1984

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The papers consist of correspondence, professional files, research materials, writings, personal papers, and printed matter documenting Isidore Falk's career as an advocate of national health insurance and other programs related to public health. Of particular significance are the materials from his years with the Social Security Board (1936-1954), which document the campaign for government supported health insurance in the United States. Falk conducted public health and medical care surveys for the World Bank in Malaya, Singapore, Panama and the Canal Zone, and also prepared a survey of Union health programs (1958-1960) for the United Steelworkers of America. He founded the Community Health Care Center Plan in New Haven and the files record his activities as director (1970-1979). His active participation in professional organizations is reflected in correspondence and other papers. These papers form part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection.