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Seeman, Isadore

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2023.004

Content Description

Materials documenting the professional career of Isadore "Sam" Seeman, who was active in public health policy in DC. The records also include documentation of Seeman's personal life as a playwright, author, and poet.

Acquisition Type



Donated by David Seeman, son of Isadore "Sam" Seeman.

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Access Restrictions

This is an unprocessed collection and might be stored at an offsite location. Materials within this collection have limited or no organization and a detailed content description is unavailable. Collection has been placed in the queue for future processing.


  • Creation: 1957 - 2017


4 Linear feet (4 boxes of clippings, correspondence, scripts, reports, writings, books, and audiovisual materials.)

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Box 1: Binder of papers re. National Mortality Survey; personal writings, periodical articles on Isadore Seeman; scrapbook of theatre credits; scrapbook of newspaper articles; newspaper clippings (Mortality Feedback Survey);3 binders of materials on mortality published by Department of Health and Human Services; materials for public health tv series; published papers of Isadore Seeman; large folder of reprints of published articles; 1 cassette on public health radio program; 1 cassette on history of Metro Washington Public Health Association. Box 2: 3 binders of unpublished papers for the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (later Department of Health and Human Services; 1 pen from White House Model Cities bill-signing event; 2 albums of appreciations and commendations. Box 3: Photographs; letters to the editor; TV interviews with Isadore Seeman on DVD (5); 3 books published by Isadore Seeman; published papers and other articles; theater performance scripts. Box 4: published papers and writings by UCS (United Community Services) and HWC (Health and Welfare Council of the National Capital Area).