Hyman L. Levin papers
- Levin, Hyman L. (Person)
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A native of Buffalo, New York, Dr. Hyman L. Levin (1885-1965) was a 1911 graduate of the University at Buffalo Medical School. In 1913 he completed graduate work in Neurology at the New York State Institute in New York City while working as medical staff at the St. Lawrence State Hospital in Ogdensburg, New York (1911-921). In 1924 Levin returned to graduate work in Psychiatry at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Levin worked as a senior psychiatrist at the Buffalo State Hospital from 1922-1924 before being promoted to Clinical Director, a position he held until 1950. Throughout this time he taught courses in the University at Buffalo's psychology department and schools of social work and medicine.
Levin was involved with several psychiatry organizations, including the American Psychiatric Association, Western New York Psychoanalytic Group, and the Council of Social Agencies. He was also active in local Jewish and Zionist affairs and served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Bureau of Jewish Education.
Levin married twice and had three children.
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- Buffalo Council of Social Agencies
- Buffalo Mental Hygiene Council
- Community Welfare Council of Buffalo and Erie County
- Community mental health services -- New York (State) -- Buffalo
- Council of Social Agencies of Buffalo and Erie County
- Jews -- New York (State) -- Buffalo
- Levin, Hyman L. -- Archives
- Mental Health Association of Erie County
- Mental health -- New York (State) -- Buffalo
- Mental health services -- New York (State) -- Buffalo
- Psychiatry -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- Buffalo
- Zionists -- New York (State) -- Buffalo
- Finding Aid for the Hyman L. Levin papers
- Finding aid prepared by Archives Staff; updated by Amanda Kuhnel, February 2009.
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