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The Mary Lasker Papers

Cancer Wars: Documents

[Mary Lasker in front of one of her paintings]. [ca. Mid 1960s].
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Metadata Record [Lasker, Mary]. Letter from Mary Lasker to Florence Mahoney. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 6 March 1946. pdf (125,254 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Mary Lasker to Florence Mahoney. 6 March 1946.
Metadata Record Heller, J. R., and National Cancer Institute (U.S.). Letter from J. R. Heller to Mary Lasker. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 15 September 1948. pdf (121,935 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from J. R. Heller to Mary Lasker. 15 September 1948.
Metadata Record Lasker, Mary. Letter from Mary Lasker to J. R. Heller. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 13 October 1948. pdf (76,954 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Mary Lasker to J. R. Heller. 13 October 1948.
Metadata Record Heller, J. R., and National Cancer Institute (U.S.). Letter from J. R. Heller to Mary Lasker. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 15 October 1948. pdf (77,035 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from J. R. Heller to Mary Lasker. 15 October 1948.
Metadata Record Lasker, Mary. Letter from Mary Lasker to Matthew M. Neely. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 22 October 1948. pdf (35,426 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Mary Lasker to Matthew M. Neely. 22 October 1948.
Metadata Record Kieley, James F., and National Cancer Institute (U.S.). Letter from James F. Kieley to Mary Lasker. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 2 September 1954. pdf (53,130 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from James F. Kieley to Mary Lasker. 2 September 1954.
Metadata Record National Cancer Institute (U.S.). [Press release on Mary Lasker's appointment to the National Advisory Cancer Council]. Announcement. Draft. Press Release. 2 Images. September 1954. pdf (117,393 Bytes) transcript of pdf
[Press release on Mary Lasker's appointment to the National Advisory Cancer Council]. September 1954.
Metadata Record Farber, Sidney, and Harvard Medical School. Children's Hospital. Letter from Sidney Farber to Mary Lasker. Letter (correspondence). 3 Images. 19 August 1955. pdf (248,447 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Sidney Farber to Mary Lasker. 19 August 1955.
Metadata Record Heston, W. E., and National Cancer Institute (U.S.). Letter from W. E. Heston to Mary Lasker. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 20 May 1959. pdf (130,737 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from W. E. Heston to Mary Lasker. 20 May 1959.
Metadata Record Lasker, Mary. Letter from Mary Lasker to W. E. Heston. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 25 May 1959. pdf (30,654 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Mary Lasker to W. E. Heston. 25 May 1959.
Metadata Record Endicott, Kenneth M., and National Cancer Institute (U.S.). Letter from Kenneth M. Endicott to Mary Lasker. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 28 June 1962. pdf (86,699 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Kenneth M. Endicott to Mary Lasker. 28 June 1962.
Metadata Record Shannon, James A., and National Institutes of Health. Office of the Director. Letter from James A. Shannon to Mary Lasker. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 26 June 1964. pdf (106,097 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from James A. Shannon to Mary Lasker. 26 June 1964.
Metadata Record [Lasker, Mary]. Letter from Mary Lasker to James A. Shannon. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 17 July 1964. pdf (128,030 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Mary Lasker to James A. Shannon. 17 July 1964.
Metadata Record Gorman, Mike, and National Committee Against Mental Illness. Letter from Mike Gorman to Mary Lasker. Letter (correspondence). 3 Images. 4 September 1964. pdf (228,787 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Mike Gorman to Mary Lasker. 4 September 1964.
Metadata Record [Caspersson, Torbjorn], and Karolinska Institute. Letter from Torbjorn Caspersson to Mary Lasker. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 4 January 1965. pdf (139,977 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Torbjorn Caspersson to Mary Lasker. 4 January 1965.
Metadata Record [Lasker, Mary]. Letter from Mary Lasker to Wilbur J. Cohen. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 23 June 1965. pdf (73,136 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Mary Lasker to Wilbur J. Cohen. 23 June 1965.
Metadata Record Farber, Sidney, and Harvard Medical School. Children's Hospital. Letter from Sidney Farber to Mary Lasker. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 4 September 1965. pdf (169,224 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Sidney Farber to Mary Lasker. 4 September 1965.
Metadata Record Kotin, Paul, and National Cancer Institute (U.S.). Letter from Paul Kotin to Mary Lasker. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 8 April 1966. pdf (114,036 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Paul Kotin to Mary Lasker. 8 April 1966.
Metadata Record [Kotin, Paul], and National Cancer Institute (U.S.). [Six suggested research activities to be initiated or expanded at the National Cancer Institute with additional funding]. Report. 5 Images. 8 April 1966. pdf (479,400 Bytes) transcript of pdf
[Six suggested research activities to be initiated or expanded at the National Cancer Institute with additional funding]. 8 April 1966.
Metadata Record [Lasker, Mary]. Letter from Mary Lasker to Robert H. Finch. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 14 October 1969. pdf (22,562 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Mary Lasker to Robert H. Finch. 14 October 1969.
Metadata Record Huebner, Robert J., and National Cancer Institute (U.S.). Letter from Robert J. Huebner to Lloyd Shearer. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 18 November 1969. pdf (112,981 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Robert J. Huebner to Lloyd Shearer. 18 November 1969.
Metadata Record Citizens Committee for the Conquest of Cancer. "Mr. Nixon: You Can Cure Cancer." Washington Post, (9 December 1969): C9. Article. 1 Image. pdf (82,634 Bytes) ocr (2,649 Bytes)
"Mr. Nixon: You Can Cure Cancer." 9 December 1969.
Metadata Record [Lasker, Mary]. "Need for a Commission on the Conquest of Cancer as a National Goal by 1976." Report. 5 Images. 1969. pdf (196,283 Bytes) transcript of pdf
"Need for a Commission on the Conquest of Cancer as a National Goal by 1976." 1969.
Metadata Record Yarborough, Ralph W., and United States Senate. Letter from Ralph W. Yarborough to Mary Lasker. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 2 June 1970. pdf (88,489 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Ralph W. Yarborough to Mary Lasker. 2 June 1970.
Metadata Record [Lasker, Mary]. Letter from Mary Lasker to Melvin R. Laird. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 14 January 1971. pdf (32,872 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Mary Lasker to Melvin R. Laird. 14 January 1971.
Metadata Record Humphrey, Hubert H., and United States Senate. Memorandum from Hubert H. Humphrey to Mary Lasker. Memorandum. 1 Image. 5 April 1971. pdf (47,520 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Memorandum from Hubert H. Humphrey to Mary Lasker. 5 April 1971.
Metadata Record Humphrey, Hubert H., and United States Senate. Letter from Hubert H. Humphrey to Mary Lasker. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 26 April 1971. pdf (27,591 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Hubert H. Humphrey to Mary Lasker. 26 April 1971.
Metadata Record Humphrey, Hubert H., and United States Senate. Letter from Hubert H. Humphrey to Mary Lasker. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 7 July 1971. pdf (33,800 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Hubert H. Humphrey to Mary Lasker. 7 July 1971.
Metadata Record Russell, Cristine. "The Politics of Cancer." Washington Post, (28 November 1971): C3. Article. 1 Image. pdf (115,613 Bytes) ocr (26 Bytes)
"The Politics of Cancer." 28 November 1971.
Metadata Record Rauscher, Frank J. Jr, and National Cancer Institute (U.S.). Letter from Frank J. Rauscher, Jr. to Mary Lasker. Letter (correspondence). 7 Images. 18 March 1974. pdf (432,208 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Frank J. Rauscher, Jr. to Mary Lasker. 18 March 1974.
Metadata Record Henle, Werner, and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Letter from Werner Henle to Mary Lasker. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 10 October 1977. pdf (84,747 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Werner Henle to Mary Lasker. 10 October 1977.
Metadata Record Krim, Mathilde, Sergio Abreu, Carter Bancroft, Tadeusz Chudzio, Clarence Colby, Leo S. Lin, F. Kingsley Sanders, William E. Stewart II, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Letter from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to Mary Lasker. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 29 November 1977. pdf (102,349 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to Mary Lasker. 29 November 1977.
Metadata Record Lasker, Mary. Letter from Mary Lasker to Kari Cantell. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 27 February 1978. pdf (85,459 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Mary Lasker to Kari Cantell. 27 February 1978.
Metadata Record Lasker, Mary. Letter from Mary Lasker to R. Lee Clark. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 20 June 1978. pdf (55,660 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Mary Lasker to R. Lee Clark. 20 June 1978.
Metadata Record Broder, Samuel, and National Cancer Institute (U.S.). Letter from Samuel Broder to Mary Lasker. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 27 August 1990. pdf (66,672 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Samuel Broder to Mary Lasker. 27 August 1990.
Metadata Record Gruber, Jack, and National Cancer Institute (U.S.). Letter from Jack Gruber to Mary Lasker. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 27 August 1990. pdf (144,673 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Jack Gruber to Mary Lasker. 27 August 1990.
Metadata Record Lasker, Mary. Letter from Mary Lasker to William H. Natcher. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 31 October 1990. pdf (33,429 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Mary Lasker to William H. Natcher. 31 October 1990.