Melvin Newman, MD's collection about Howard Lilienthal, MD

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Melvin Newman, MD's collection about Howard Lilienthal, MD


  • 1966-1967 (Creation)


1 folder (.5 inches)

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Correspondence between Dr. Melvin Newman, Chief of Surgery and Medical Director of National Jewish Hospital, and Mary Lawrence, the daughter of Dr. Howard Lilienthal, a head surgeon at Mount Sinai Hospital from 1900-1922. Many letters relate to Mrs. Lawrence's memories of her father and his accomplishments. Also included is the 50th anniversary volume of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, of which Dr. Lilienthal was an early leader.

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This material is available for use. Contact the Archives ( for access to these materials.

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  • English

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"Received 10/1/03 from Arthur Aufses, Jr., MD, who received it from Dr. John Benfield who got it from Mrs. Joyce Newman, Dr. Newman's widow." [note on catalog card]

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