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Benjamin Bernard Weinstein papers

Identifier: LaRC-885

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the personal papers of Benjamin Bernard Weinstein, including biographical material, correspondence, typescripts of medical writings and other records of medical societies with which Weinstein was affiliated. Also included are newspaper clippings, bookplates, and photographs.


  • Creation: 1927-1984


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions. Researchers agree to record nor reveal confidential patient medical information that is in this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical / Historical

Benjamin Bernard Weinstein, New Orleans physician, was the son of Jacob Weinstein and Nellie Salomon. He was born in New Orleans on August 25, 1913. He attended Boy's High School (1930), received his bachelor's degree from Tulane University (1933), earned his medical degree from Tulane Medical School, (1937), and a master's degree in gynecology (1940). He taught anatomy and gynecology at Tulane University School of Medicine from 1937 to 1952. A specialist in fertility research, he supported international perspectives on his specialties and profession. He supported the appreciation of literature and medical history, and was active in Jewish organizations. He died in his New Orleans on May 10, 1974. He is memorialized through the annual Benjamin Bernard Weinstein Lecture in the History of Medicine at Tulane University Medical Center.


22.00 Boxes

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Arrangement Note

The collection is organized by record type, then chronologically.

Source of Acquisition

Gift of Clarice G. Weinstein and family.

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Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US