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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Helen Brooke Taussig
RLIN number: NXCP88-A128
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Women's History and Population Issues Project
Description: Medical training, Johns Hopkins; internship; establishment of cardiac clinic: work with congenital malformations, early heart surgery for "blue babies"; American Heart Association activities, support from United States Children's Bureau; study of thalidomide deformities; concern for abortion, animal legislation, fetal research.
Extent: Transcript: 52 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote and reproduce. Contact Schlesinger Library for information. Original oral history held by: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Taussig, Helen Brooke, 1898-1986
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1898
Speaker occupation: Cardiologist
Age at speaking: 77
Document date: 1975
Interviewer: Janeway, Charles A.
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abnormalities, Human; Abortion; Oral history
Topics discussed - Other terms: American Heart Association; Cardiologists; Fetus--Research; Infants--Surgery; Pediatric cardiology; Taussig, Helen Brooke, 1898-1986; United States--Childrens Bureau; Women surgeons
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019107-14550