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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of John Black Grant
RLIN number: NXCP88-A119
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Education in China, Nova Scotia, University of Michigan, Johns Hopkins; International Health Board; work on hookworm in North Carolina, China; foundation and early years of Peking Union Medical College; Peking Health Station; setting up first Ministry of Health in China, 1929; political problems and relationships; public health organization in Japan; Rockeffeler Foundation program; Institute of Public Health in Tokyo, 1932; public health work in Yugoslavia; rural reconstruction in China and India; problems of social medicine in United States, Europe, and Canada; international organizations. Impressions of Victor Heiser, Joseph Mountin, Selskar Gunn, Roger Greene, and Wickliffe Rose.
Extent: Transcript: 1,223 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1976. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part III, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1961 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Grant, John Black, 1890-1962
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1890
Speaker occupation: Public health officer
Age at speaking: 71
Document date: 1961
Interviewer: Benison, Saul
Organizations discussed: Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: International agencies; Medicine--Research; New York; New York, NY; North America; Physicians; Public health--Research; Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: East Asia--Civilization; Grant, John Black, 1890-1962; Peking Union Medical College; Public health personnel; Public health--International cooperation; Regional medical programs; Rockefeller Foundation--International Health Board
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019006-14449