Author Biographical Info

John Baum was born June 2, 1927, in New York City and earned his Bachelor’s degree from New York University in 1949. He earned his MD from NYU College of Medicine in 1954, followed it with internships in New York and Baltimore, and finally with a research fellowship in rheumatism at London University in England. See more at

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Rheumatology, Rheumatoid arthritis in children, reports, correspondence, financial records, itineraries, drafts (documents)


The collection consists of two boxes. The bulk of the material in the collection is related to the U.S.-U.S.S.R. collaborative study on the effectiveness of d-Penicillamine in treating juvenile arthritis. Box I contains correspondence among Dr. Baum and other doctors, dating from 1974 through 1984 and organized chronologically by year. See more at MS 124.


Source is unknown. Assumed to be the creator.



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