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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Josephine Evarts
RLIN number: NXCP88-A121
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background, childhood in Vermont; Vassar, 1920-24; College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, N.Y., 1924-28; internship, Bellevue Hospital, 1928-29; medical practice in Kent, Connecticut, and Millerton, New York; association with Sharon Hospital, 1929-81 and Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center, 1968-71; views on doctors' fees, alcohol and drug addiction, medical ethics and research, care of elderly.
Extent: Transcript: 317 leaves, Tape: 6 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part V, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1980 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Evarts, Josephine, 1901-1983
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1901
Speaker occupation: Physician
Age at speaking: 79
Document date: 1980
Interviewer: Mason, John T., 1909-
Organizations discussed: Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY; Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Locations discussed: Connecticut; New York; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY; Connecticut; Medical education; Medicine--Practice; Mental health; New York; North America; Oral history; Physicians; United States; Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY; Women physicians
Topics discussed - Other terms: College of Physicians and Surgeons in the City of New York; Connecticut--Description and travel; Evarts, Josephine, 1901-1983; Medical ethics; New York (State)--Description and travel
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019037-14480