Benjamin Bernard Weinstein papers
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.
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.
Language of Materials
The collection is organized by record type, then chronologically.
Source of Acquisition
Gift of Clarice G. Weinstein and family.
- Weinstein, Benjamin Bernard, 1913-1974.
- Bookplates Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Clippings (information artifacts) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Diaries Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Gynecology -- United States -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Meetings Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Obstetrics -- United States -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Photographs Subject Source: Local sources
- Physicians -- United States Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
- Tulane University History of Medicine Society.
- Typescripts Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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