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1926-1982
(Bulk: 1966-1972)
Creator:
Terry, Luther L., (Luther Leonidas), 1911-,
Extent: 5 cubic feet
Luther Terry was a faculty member of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine from 1965 to 1975. Prior to coming to Penn, he was appointed Surgeon General in 1961 by President John F. Kennedy. It was during his term that the first United States Public Health Service report on the correlation between smoking and lung cancer was issued. The collections reflects his major research interest of the effects of smoking and health, particularly through his participation in groups such as the National Interagency Council on Smoking and Health, National Society for Medical Research, and the Nutrition Foundation.
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Luther L. Terry Papers
creator
Terry, Luther L., (Luther Leonidas), 1911-,
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UPT 50 T329
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
extent
5 cubic feet
inclusive date
1926-1982
bulk date
1966-1972
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Luther Terry was a faculty member of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine from 1965 to 1975. Prior to coming to Penn, he was appointed Surgeon General in 1961 by President John F. Kennedy. It was during his term that the first United States Public Health Service report on the correlation between smoking and lung cancer was issued. The collections reflects his major research interest of the effects of smoking and health, particularly through his participation in groups such as the National Interagency Council on Smoking and Health, National Society for Medical Research, and the Nutrition Foundation.
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1960s 1970s
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English
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Terry, Luther L., (Luther Leonidas), 1911- American Fund for Dental Education. Community Services of Pennsylvania. Medic Alert Foundation International. National Interagency Council on Smoking and Health (U.S.). National Society for Medical Research. Nutrition Foundation. University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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