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Collection Details


Collection Name: Hemophilia 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/hemophilia.html
Description: A series of interviews donated to the Collection by Dr. Susan Resnik. The interviews were conducted for Dr. Resnik's research for her book The Social History of Hemophilia in the United States (1948-1988) (New York, 1994). The interviews document what the author describes as three periods in the history of hemophilia: The Dismal Era, The Golden Interval, and the AIDS era. Interviewees describe the nature and knowledge of hemophilia, as well as the social and cultural context of treatment and responses, both medical and personal, to hemophilia. Among those interviewed are community leaders, hemophiliacs, family members, medical doctors, and political leaders. In process.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 25
Broad Subjects: Health
ASP Subjects: AIDS (Disease); Blood--Diseases; Hematology; Hemophilia; History; Medicine; Medicine--Practice; Medicine--Research; Oral history; United States
Collection Code: OHC0000845