StaB, Barbara Starfield Collection in the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


[Series 1] Biographical and Personal Files. — 1948-2012
Creator: Starfield, Barbara, 1932-2011
The Biographical and Personal Files document Starfield and her family, including Starfield’s educational records, early training, materials pertaining to awards, honors, and tributes to her and her work; biographical sketches and CVs; and personal correspondence.

[Sub-series 1.1] Awards, Honors, and Tributes
Creator: Starfield, Barbara, 1932-2011

[Folder 1.1.01] Ambulatory Pediatric Association -- Lifetime Achievement Award, May 2002. — 2002. — 1 folder

[Folder 1.1.02] American Academy of Family Physicians -- John J. Welsh Award for Lifetime Contributions to Family Medicine. — 2005

[Folder 1.1.03] Award Certificates. — 2004;n.d.. — 1 folder

[Folder 1.1.04 - 1.1.08] Awards and Tributes to Starfield. — 1968;1974;1977-1985;1990;1993-1998;2000-2001;2005-2007. — 5 folders

[Folder 1.1.09] Baxter Award, June 2004. — 2004. — 1 folder

[Folder 1.1.10] A Celebration of Mentorship in Honor of Barbara Starfield, September 18, 2004. — 2004. — 1 folder
Materials also include an inscribed wine glass that is among the artifact collections. A glass was given to each guest attending reception dinner at Evergreen House.

[Folder 1.1.11] Certificate - Election to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. — 1978. — 1 folder

[Folder 1.1.12] Diploma - Honorary Doctorate from the University of Montreal. — 2005. — 1 folder

[Folder 1.1.13] Letters of Appreciation. — 1983;1989;1991;1995;2000;2002;2004-2008. — 1 folder

[Folder 1.1.14] National Business Group on Health -- Fifth Award for Excellence and Innovation in Value Purchasing, March 15, 2007. — 2007

[Folder 1.1.15] Remembrance Service for Starfield. — 2012. — 1 folder

[Folder 1.1.16] RCGP (Royal College of General Practitioners) Honorary Membership. — 2000-2001. — 1 folder;4 photographic prints

[Sub-series 1.2] Biographical Records
Creator: Starfield, Barbara, 1932-2011

[Folder 1.2.1] Articles about Starfield. — 1959-1960;1994;2002-2006. — 1 folder

[Folder 1.2.2 - 1.2.3] Biographical Sketches (copies). — 1985; 1987-1994; 1997-2001; 2004; 2006; 2008. — 2 folders

[Folder 1.2.4] Curriculum Vitae. — 1992;2002. — 1 folder

[Folder 1.2.5] Identification. — 1994;1996. — 1 folder
Contains passports from the Starfield-Holtzman family, as well as copies of her marriage license, Hopkins badge, and birth certificate.

[Folder 1.2.6] Portrait (photocopy). — c.2005. — 1 folder
Photocopy of a painting of Starfield by Christa Logman.

[Folder 1.2.7] Notes for CV. — ca. 1980;1989;1994;1996. — 1 Folder

[Sub-series 1.3] Correspondence
Personal correspondence.
  • See also Correspondence files.
  • [Folder 1.3.1] Cards from Faculty and Colleagues at JHU. — 1970;1973-1975;1977;2008. — 1 folder
    Postcards and greeting cards from close faculty and colleagues at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. Correspondents include: Dragana Andjelkovic, Colleagues from China (Chi and Chung), Y. Edeun, John C. Hume, Esko Kalimo, H. Kaitaranta, U. M. Peuranca, Tampani Purala, Adele Ricketts, Allyn Ricketts, Mutya San Agustin, Alice Scheff, David Scheff, and Jerry Weston. Some cards contain only a first name or an illegible signature.

    [Folder 1.3.2] Cards from Friends and Colleagues. — 1963-1965;1973;1975-1976;2008. — 1 folder
    Postcards and cards from friends and colleagues. Correspondents include: Dragana Andjelkovic, Pija Chary, Molly Coye, Elina Hemminkis, Esko Kalimo, Raija Kalimo, Danny Lindheim, Lee Mahallati, Sal Mahallati, Marie McCormick, Baruch Modari, Michaela Modari, Elizabeth (Lizzy) Ruffin, Marla Salmon, Barry San Agustin, Mutya San Agustin, Elizabeth Schach, Liz Sharp, Yolanda Sakota, L. Voros, and Kerr White. Partially identified correspondents include: Josefina, Pedro, and Seria. Also includes cards with illegible signatures.

    [Folder 1.3.3] Cards from People Affiliated with the Community Nursing Project & the Comprehensive Children's Clinic. — c. 1963-1967;2008. — 1 folder
    Gretting cards from people affiliated with the Community Nursing Project 1963-1965 and the Comprehensive Children's Clinic 1965-1967. Correspondents include: Dennis Bertram, Nina Bess, Peggy Brooks, Dennis Chapman, Lorraine Chapman, Barbara Hensy, Bill Hensy, Pat Kamasinska, Nellie Moore, Ann Norton, Sheila Peters, Roberta Robinson (nee Nell), Charles Ruffin, Elizabeth Ruffin, Dannell Turner, Goren Turner, Justine Turner, Gladys Ubatties, and Agnes Williams. Partially identified correspondents include, Holly.

    [Folder 1.3.4] Cards from People Affiliated with the Medical Care Clinic Doctors. — c.1963-1966. — 1 folder
    Greeting Cards and post cards from people Stafield knew through the Medical Care Clinic Doctors. Correspondents include: Davih Joslin, Khashrod Joslin, Mahruleh Joslin (Bamji), Mohammad Khadahandelan, Lee Mahallati, Narges Mahallati, Sal Mahallati, Jack Murray (includes photograph), Sylvia Murray, K. C. Padmanabhan, Samee Shah, Yolanda Sakata, Batul Turabi, Cecil Upadhyay, Yogendra Upadhyay. Also includes pratially identified and illegible correspondents.

    [Sub-series 1.4] Education Records

    [Folder 1.4.01] [Starfield's Original Filing System]. — n.d.. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.4.02] Midwood High School - English Vocabulary Cards. — ca. 1949. — 1 sleeve
    These are notecards with English vocabulary cards that Starfield started to compile in 1949.

    [Folder 1.4.03] Midwood High School - Yearbook, "Epilog". — 1950. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.4.04] Midwood High School - Alumni and Reunion. — 1989;1991;1997-1998;2000. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.4.05] Midwood High School and Swarthmore College - Papers. — 1948-1952. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.4.06] Swarthmore College - Papers. — 1951-1953. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.4.07] Swarthmore College - Poems. — n.d.. — 1 folder
    [authorship uncertain]

    [Folder 1.4.08] Swarthmore College - Correspondence and Grade Reports . — 1952-1954;1959. — 1 folder
    Correspondents include: Richard C. Allen, J. Shelley Applbaum, R. J. Beaubien, Morris A. Bowie, Peer Boyer, Allan M. Butler, Susan P. Cobbs, Robert E. Cooke, Mary E. Dalton, Bernard D. Davis, Z. Derow, Robert K. Enders, Waldo R. Flinn, E. S. Herlong, Viola J. Herschman, Helen Hicks, Neil A. Holtzman, Jane Kaplan, Julius R. Krevans, John M. Moore, Peter P. Muirhead, Maralyn Orbison, James O. Pinkston, Gertrude M. Reinhart, Maxine Seidman, Lula M. Tuttle, Phoebe H. Walker, Elliott R. Weyer, Thomas F. Whalen, Marie E. Williams, James J. Winston, Alan W. Wright, Morris Zolet. Includes illegible and partially identfied correspondence (Aaron).

    [Folder 1.4.09] Swarthmore College - Yearbook, "Halcyon" 1954. — 1954. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.4.10] Swarthmore College - Alumni and Reunion. — 1954;2004;2006. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.4.11] Swarthmore College - Class of 1954 50th Reunion Yearbook. — 2004. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.4.12] Swarthmore College and SUNY, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center - Organic Chemistry Notes and Drawings. — undated. — 2 sleeves
    Starfield writes "This is the way I organized notes all through college and med school. These are organic chemistry notes."

    [Folder 1.4.13] SUNY, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center - Alumni. — 1975;1984;1993;1995;1999. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.4.14 - 1.4.15] SUNY, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center - Environmental Medicine Downstate 1958-1959. — 1949;1958. — 2 folders

    [Folder 1.4.16] SUNY, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center - "The Lichonian," Medical School Yearbook, 1958. — 1958. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.4.17] SUNY, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center - "The Lichonian," Medical School Yearbook, 1959. — 1959. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.4.18] SUNY, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center - Life Membership Certificate for Downstate Medical Center Alumni Association. — 1985. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.4.19] SUNY, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center - Medical School. — 1957-1959. — 1 folder
    This folder contains several photos and negatives, apparently for her school identification card.

    [Folder 1.4.20] SUNY, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center - Neuroanatomy Class Notes. — 1955. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.4.21] SUNY, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center - Sample of Medical School Notes. — 1957. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.4.22] SUNY, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center - Anatomy Drawings. — undated. — 3 sleeves
    These are anatomy drawings with labels most likely done during medical school.

    [Folder 1.4.23] SUNY, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center - Notes. — undated. — 2 sleeves
    These are notes on a variety of different medical topics.

    [Folder 1.4.24] JHU Masters in Public Health, MPH - Application. — 1961-1962. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.4.25 - 1.4.28] JHU Masters in Public Health, MPH - Biostatistics . — 1962-1963. — 4 folders

    [Folder 1.4.29] JHU Masters in Public Health, MPH - Biostatistics 4, Maternal and Child Health 3. — 1963. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.4.30] JHU Masters in Public Health, MPH - Biostatistics 6 (Demography). — 1958;1962-1963. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.4.31 - 1.4.32] JHU Masters in Public Health, MPH - Chronic Diseases. — 1962. — 2 folders

    [Folder 1.4.33 - 1.4.37] JHU Masters in Public Health, MPH - Environmental Medicine. — 1962-1963. — 5 folders

    [Folder 1.4.38 - 1.4.40] JHU Masters in Public Health, MPH - Epidemiology I . — 1962-1963. — 3 folders

    [Folder 1.4.41] JHU Masters in Public Health, MPH - Epidemiology I, Problems 2 and 3. — 1963. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.4.42 - 1.4.43] JHU Masters in Public Health, MPH - Epidemiology II. — 1963. — 2 folders

    [Folder 1.4.44 - 1.4.48] JHU Masters in Public Health, MPH - Epidemiology III. — 1956;1959;1961;1963-1964. — 5 folders

    [Folder 1.4.49 - 1.4.51] JHU Masters in Public Health, MPH - Maternal and Child Health (MCH). — 1953;1960-1963. — 3 folders

    [Folder 1.4.52 - 1.4.54] JHU Masters in Public Health, MPH - Pathobiology. — 1957;1962-1963. — 3 folders

    [Folder 1.4.55 - 1.4.58] JHU Masters in Public Health, MPH - Public Health Administration (PHA) I, Genetics. — 1963. — 4 folders

    [Folder 1.4.59] JHU Masters in Public Health, MPH - Student Group, "The Ubiquitor". — 1962-1963. — 1 folder
    Starfield was the treasurer.

    1.4.60Elementary School Diploma of Eva Illions, Starfield's Mother. — 1921. — 1 folder

    [Sub-series 1.5] Employment Records
    Creator: Starfield, Barbara, 1932-2011

    [Folder 1.5.01 - 1.5.07] Job Offers. — 1967-1968;1970-1971;1973-1987;1989;1993-1996;2007. — 7 folders
    Includes correspondence from: Thomas Aceto, Robert E. Anderson, Carol R. Angle, Jerry H. Baker, Jack D. Barchas, Stephen Berman, Henrik L. Blum, Thomas F. Boat, E. Richard Brown, Philip A. Brunell, John P. Bunker, Irene Butter, Elsie R. Carrington, C. Hilmon Castle, A. L. Chute, Donald J. Cohen, Sanford N. Cohen, Charles D. Cook, Morton C. Creditor, Richard L. Cruess, Robert W. Day, John M. Dennis, Robert A. Derzon, Herschel L. Douglas, Sanford S. Elberg, Francis A. Ennis, Ellen T. Fahy, Leslie A. Falk, Frank Falkner, Andrew C. Fleck, Howard S. Frazier, Walter J. Friedlander, Myron Genel, John H. Githens, Thomas A. Gonda, Helen K. Grace, Lois Green, John R. Griffith, John H. Gundy, John E. F. Hastings, Ira Michael Heyman (Chanceller, University of California, Berkeley), Halsted R. Holman, Richard L. Hopkins, Robert P. Kelch, Calvin A. Kent, John E. Kralewski, John T. Law, Robert S. Lawrence, Philip R. Lee, Herbert Lukashok, Donald O. Lyman, J. Michael McGinnis, Richard F. Morton, Fred Munson, Raymond H. Murray, Dorothy L. Nelson, John W. Patterson, James M. Perrin, Donald Peterson, Alexander W. Pierce, Charles M. Plotz, Sergio Rabinovich, Peter F. Regan, William C. Richardson, Donald Sadowsky, Robert J. Schlegel, Arthur D. Schwabe, Lee Sechrest, Cecil G. Sheps, Calvin C. J. Sia, Sidney Shindell, Carl M. Shy, Helen L. Smits, Alfred Sommer, Zena A. Stein, J. W. Steiner, Joseph W. St. Geme, Bruce Stuart, Richard K. Tompkins, Neofytos T. Tsangaris, Richard J. Udry, Arthur C. Upton, Eugene Vayda, William G. Weissert, Peter C. Whybrow, Myron Winick, and A. Wolfson.

    [Folder 1.5.08 - 1.5.09] Johns Hopkins Faculty Appointments, circa 1972-2000. — 1965-1967;1969;1972-1978;1980-1982;1987;1989;1990;1993-2002. — 2 folders

    [Folder 1.5.10] Professional Development--Certificates of Attendance. — 1980-1991;1998-1999;2002-2005. — 1 folder
    Includes correspondence from: Thomas Aceto, Robert E. Anderson, Carol R. Angle, Jerry H. Baker, Jack D. Barchas, Stephen Berman, Henrik L. Blum, Thomas F. Boat, E. Richard Brown, Philip A. Brunell, John P. Bunker, Irene Butter, Elsie R. Carrington, C. Hilmon Castle, A. L. Chute, Donald J. Cohen, Sanford N. Cohen, Charles D. Cook, Morton C. Creditor, Richard L. Cruess, Robert W. Day, John M. Dennis, Robert A. Derzon, Herschel L. Douglas, Sanford S. Elberg, Francis A. Ennis, Ellen T. Fahy, Leslie A. Falk, Frank Falkner, Andrew C. Fleck, Howard S. Frazier, Walter J. Friedlander, Myron Genel, John H. Githens, Thomas A. Gonda, Helen K. Grace, Lois Green, John R. Griffith, John H. Gundy, John E. F. Hastings, Ira Michael Heyman (Chanceller, University of California, Berkeley), Halsted R. Holman, Richard L. Hopkins, Robert P. Kelch, Calvin A. Kent, John E. Kralewski, John T. Law, Robert S. Lawrence, Philip R. Lee, Herbert Lukashok, Donald O. Lyman, J. Michael McGinnis, Richard F. Morton, Fred Munson, Raymond H. Murray, Dorothy L. Nelson, John W. Patterson, James M. Perrin, Donald Peterson, Alexander W. Pierce, Charles M. Plotz, Sergio Rabinovich, Peter F. Regan, William C. Richardson, Donald Sadowsky, Robert J. Schlegel, Arthur D. Schwabe, Lee Sechrest, Cecil G. Sheps, Calvin C. J. Sia, Sidney Shindell, Carl M. Shy, Helen L. Smits, Alfred Sommer, Zena A. Stein, J. W. Steiner, Joseph W. St. Geme, Bruce Stuart, Richard K. Tompkins, Neofytos T. Tsangaris, Richard J. Udry, Arthur C. Upton, Eugene Vayda, William G. Weissert, Peter C. Whybrow, Myron Winick, and A. Wolfson.

    [Folder 1.5.11] Publicity. — 1975;1988;1993;1998;1999. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.5.12] Salary and Support, 1967-1977. — 1967-1971; 1976-1977. — 1 folder

    [Folder 1.5.13 - 1.5.15] Salary and Support, 1987-2008. — 2002-2008. — 3 folders

    [Folder 1.5.16] Summary of Accomplishments (Official Submission for School Records) 1997 onwards. — 1998;2000-2007. — 1 folder

    [Sub-series 1.6] Office Ephemera
    Creator: Starfield, Barbara, 1932-2011

    [Unit 1.6.14] Rolodex Cards. — Unknown. — 1 3x5 shoebox
    Creator: Starfield, Barbara, 1932-2011
    Cards from Starfield's office rolodex.

    [Folder 1.6.01 - 1.6.04] Contacts - Telephone Numbers (notebooks). — undated;1983-1989;1989-1998;1999-2007. — 4 notebooks

    [Folder 1.6.05] Medical Results. — 1962. — 1 Folder
    Creator: Starfield, Barbara, 1932-2011

    [Folder 1.6.06 - 1.6.09] Quotations and Cartoons. — 1967-1968;1970-1973;1976;1978-1979;1981-1982;1986-1988;1990. — 4 folders

    [Folder 1.6.10 - 1.6.11] "Things on my door for years (or bulletin boards)" . — 1968;1970-1990;1992;2001;2004. — 2 folders;2 photographic prints

    [Folder 1.6.12] Things on my door for years (or bulletin boards) (Oversized). — Undated. — 1 photographic print
    One large photograph of Barbara with a colleague.

    [Folder 1.6.13] Unfolded Documents from Starfield's 1955 copy of the Harriet Lane Handbook. — undated. — 1 folder
    These were all documents that were folded in Starfield's copy of the 1955 Handbook Lane Handbook.
  • Belongs with the Harriet Lane Handbook (1955) in box 83.
  • [Folder 1.6.15 - 1.6.43] Weekly Planners/Journals/Address Books. — 1943; 1960-1961; 1973-1994. — 29 small notebooks
    These notebooks contain a variety of information of Starfield's day, family and colleague contact information, and some journal enteries.

    [Sub-series 1.7] Writings
    Creator: Starfield, Barbara, 1932-2011

    [Folder 1.7.01] Writings - Essays (unpublished). — 1994;1996. — 1 folder