Found 3 collections related to African Americans in medicine -- New York (State) -- New York

Chinn, May Edward, 1896-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 93
.4 linear feet
Physician. May Chinn was the first African-American woman graduate of Bellevue Hospital Medical College, and the first African-American woman doctor in Harlem. Certificates and honorary degrees, a few letters, papers related to the deaths of... more
Davis, Elizabeth Bishop, 1920-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 121
.2 linear feet (1/2 archival box)
African American psychiatrist Elizabeth Bishop Davis began her career in the late 1940s with the Lafargue Clinic, the first mental health facility that primarily served African Americans in Harlem. Her father, the Rev. Shelton Hale Bishop, rector... more
Roberts, Eugene Percy, 1868-1953
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
32 items (1 folder)
Eugene Percy Roberts (1868-1953) was the first African American to achieve the following: receive a degree in medicine in New York City, serve as a member of the New York City Board of Education from 1917-1922, and become a trustee of Lincoln... more