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J. Duffy Hancock papers

 Collection
Identifier: KORN109
This collection consists of two series: I. Personal information and literary production (1920-1969) and II. Printed material and notes from the Medical Advisory Committee of Social Security’s Disability Program (1955-1969).

Contents include: 1. Biography of Dr. J. Duffy Hancock 2. Correspondence, 1955-1960 3. Addresses and Speeches, 1920-1929 4. Addresses and Speeches, 1930-1939 5. Addresses and Speeches, 1940-1949 6. Addresses and Speeches, 1950-1959 7. Addresses and Speeches, 1960-1969 8. Addresses and Speeches, no dates 9. Published Medical Journal Articles, 1920-1929 10. Published Medical Journal Articles, 1930-1935 11. Published Medical Journal Articles, 1936-1939 12. Published Medical Journal Articles, 1940-1944

Series I. Personal information and literary production 1. Published Medical Journal Articles, 1945-1949 2. Published Medical Journal Articles, 1950-1954 3. Published Medical Journal Articles, 1955-1959 4. Published Medical Journal Articles, 1960-1969 5. Published Medical Journal Articles, no dates 6. Miscellaneous Writings and Documents 7. Various Medical Journals, Articles, and Publications by others, 1939-1962 8. A Collection of Papers (Hardbound Copy), 1925-1959 Series II. Medical Advisory Committee – Social Security Disability Program 9. Transcript of Proceedings: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare—Bureau of Old-Age and Survivors Insurance, February 1955

10. Medical Advisory Committee – Social Security Disability Program 11. Background Materials For Conference of the Medical Advisory Committee on the Disability Freeze—Bureau of Old-Age and Survivors Insurance, February 1955 12. Bureau of Old-Age and Survivors Insurance: Disability Freeze State Manual, May 1955 13. Agenda and Background Materials for Conference of the Medical Advisory Committee on the Disability Freeze—Bureau of Old-Age and Survivors Insurance, November 1955 14. Transcript of Proceedings: Medical Advisory Committee Meeting on Disability Freeze—Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Social Security Administration—Bureau of Old-Age and Survivors Insurance, November 1955 15. Agenda and Background Materials for Meeting of the Medical Advisory Committee on the Disability Program—Bureau of Old-Age and Survivors Insurance, September 1956 16. BOASI Proposed Guide and Standards for Disability Determinations, 1957 17. Task Force on Social Security Hospitalization Benefits, 1957 18. Agenda and Background Materials for Meeting of the Medical Advisory Committee on the Disability Program—Bureau of Old-Age and Survivors Insurance, February 28-March 1, 1957 19. Agenda and Background Materials for Meeting of the Medical Advisory Committee on the Disability Program—Bureau of Old-Age and Survivors Insurance, December 1957 20. American Medical Association: Special Task Force on Forland Bill, 1957 21. Social Security Administration-Medical Advisory Committee: Eighth Meeting, November 1958 22. Social Security Administration-Medical Advisory Committee: Tenth Meeting, May 1960 23. Medicare: Medical Doctor Manual, 1965-1969 24. Prepared Statements and Article on Disability Freeze/Standards, no dates 25. Miscellaneous Articles, Journal Publications and Printed Material on Social Security and Disability Program, 1951-1960

Dates

  • 1920-1969

Creator

Extent

2 linear feet

Biographical / Historical

J. Duffy Hancock was a native of Jeffersonville, Indiana. He graduated from the University of Louisville and then its School of Medicine (1921), practicing medicine in Louisville for over 50 years until his retirement in 1974. His offices were in the Medical Arts Building at 1169 Eastern Parkway, Louisville, Kentucky.

Dr. Hancock served as president of the Kentucky and Jefferson County Medical Associations and in 1954 was President of the Southeastern Surgical Congress. During the 1930s, he served briefly as president of the old Louisville Board of Health. He also served on the Medical Advisory Committee of the Social Security’s Disability Program from 1955 to 1959.

He received many awards, including the Distinguished Service Award from the Kentucky Medical Association in 1965, the Distinguished Service Award from the American Cancer Society in 1953, and the E. M. Howard Medal from the Kentucky Medical Association in 1946. In addition, Dr. Hancock was decorated with the Bronze Star and French Croix de Guerre for valor in service during World War II.

He was on the staffs at St. Joseph Infirmary, Kentucky Baptist Hospital, Norton Infirmary and Children’s Hospital, St. Anthony Hospital and Methodist Evangelical Hospital in Louisville. He was an instructor at the UofL School of Medicine and was named chairman of the Bellarmine College Board of Overseers in 1958. He died 22 Nov 1977.
Title
J. Duffy Hancock papers
Status
Completed
Author
Katherine B. Johnson
Description rules
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository

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