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Collection Details


Collection Name: Association for the Aid of Crippled Children Project
Repository Name: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office [Repository Details]
Repository Location: New York, New York, United States
URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/oral/guides/arch.html
Dates Spanned: 1972-
Description: Interviews with members of the Association's board and staff focus on the transition from service agency to foundation made possible by the bequests of Milo Belding. In the last quarter century the Association's grants have supported research in prenatal and perinatal problems, genetics, and embryology, as well as conferences on prematurity, the placenta, limb morphology, and teratology. Studies of learning disabilities, mental retardation, and accident prevention are detailed. The Association's international collaborative studies with the University of Aberdeen, the Karolinska Institute, and the University of Kyoto are described. Staff cooperation with the NIH and the background of President Kennedy's Panel on Mental Retardation are recalled.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 10
Interviews: [11 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Relationships; Health
ASP Subjects: Child health services; Children with disabilities; Children--Diseases; Children--Diseases--Prevention; Children--Diseases--Treatment; Children--Health and hygiene; Children--Hospital care; Genetics; Medicine--Research; New York; Oral history; Physicians; United States
Other Subjects: Accident prevention; Embryology; Learning disability; Mental retardation; Perinatal problems; Prenatal problems
Collection Code: OHC0000799