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The John C. Hume Collection



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  • Creator: Hume, John Chandler (1911 - 1998)
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  • Collection Date: 1950 - 1987
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  • Extent: 43 linear feet
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John C. Hume
by unidentified photographer
color photograph
 

Biography

John C. Hume was born in Brooklyn, New York. He received his B.A. in 1932 from Princeton University and his M.D. in 1936 from Vanderbilt University. He obtained his M.P.H. in 1947 and his Dr.P.H. in 1951, both from the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. Hume came to Johns Hopkins in 1947 after serving in several administrative and medical positions. He joined the faculties of the school of medicine and the school of hygiene and public health, where he also served as an assistant director. In addition, he was chief of the venereal disease clinic at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Hume left Johns Hopkins in 1955 to serve as chief of the Health Division of the Technical Cooperation Mission in New Delhi, India. He returned to the school of hygiene and public health in 1961 as associate dean and became dean in 1967.

Hopkins Affiliations

1947 - 1955 Johns Hopkins Hospital
1947 - 1955 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
1947 - 1955, 1961 - 1977 Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health

Scope and Content

The John C. Hume Collection covers his years on the faculties of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. Series include correspondence, notes, course material, manuscripts, reprints, photographs, files on associations, and subject files. There is course material on sexually transmitted diseases and notes on tuberculosis and yaws. Additional Hume material can be found in the records of the office of the dean, school of hygiene and public health, as well as in the school of hygiene and public health subject files.

Policy on Access and Use

This collection may contain some restricted records. Materials pertaining to patients, students, employees, and human research subjects, as well as unprocessed collections and recent administrative records, carry restrictions on access. For more information about the policies and procedures for access, see Policy on Access and Use.

Permissions and Credits

When citing material from this collection, credit The Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. For permission to reproduce images, contact the holder of the copyright.

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