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Library of the Surgeon-General's Office (U.S.)


Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Army Medical Library Archives

Identifier: MS C 309

The collection as a whole is rich in material on the Library, its day-to-day operations, and its growth. Especially of interest are the summary histories in Box 1, information on proposed new buildings, merger plans with the Library of Congress, and the very thorough records detailing Mary L. Marshall's role in the development of the AML Classification.

Dates: 1916-1951

Clement Walker Andrews Correspondence

Identifier: MS C 157

Contains letters sent from the John Crerar Library in Chicago to the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office requesting the loan of books and journals.

Dates: 1893-1918

Dorothy M. Schullian Travel Notes

Identifier: MS C 70

Typescript notes about data in various libraries and repositories relating to the history of the National Library of Medicine, including its predecessors. Much of the material pertains to the period when John Shaw Billings was librarian.

Dates: 1955-1987

History of the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office, Washington, D.C. / C.G. Toepper

Identifier: MS C 442

Contains both a typescript, 105 leaves, and the manuscript copy, 200 leaves, of Toepper's History of the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office.

Dates: 1934

Index to incoming correspondence of the Surgeon General's Library

Identifier: HMD MS ACC 730

UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Name and subject index to incoming corespondence of the Surgeon General's Library, 1894-1899. Little of the correspondence indexed still exists.

Dates: 1894-1899

John S. Billings documents and letters in the National Archives

Identifier: MS C 273

Copies of letters and other documents written by and about John Shaw Billings held by the National Archives.

Dates: 1861-1895

John Shaw Billings Centennial Collection

Identifier: MS C 261

Contains correspondence, memoranda, and printed matter relating to the National Library of Medicine's planning and preparations for the Billings Centennial, a copy of the original promotional guide, and photographs of the some of the events' speakers.

Dates: 1964-1965

John Shaw Billings Correspondence with Libraries of the American Philosophical Society and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia Microfilm Copies

Identifier: MS Film 27

Included among the manuscript collections of the libraries of the American Philosophical Society and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia are several collections containing correspondence to or from John Shaw Billings.

Dates: 1878-1916

John Shaw Billings Papers

Identifier: MS C 81

Primarily consists of Billings' correspondence during his time as head of the Library of the Surgeon General (1868-1895). Also includes some biographical information, a collection of Billings' reprints, speech texts, scrapbooks, and clippings.

Dates: 1841-1975

John Shaw Billings Papers at New York Public Library [microform]

Identifier: MS Film 25

When John Shaw Billings left the Army in 1895 to become first a professor at the University of Pennsylvania and shortly thereafter the director of the New York Public Library, he took with him many of his personal and professional papers.

Dates: 1854-1913

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District of Columbia 8
Libraries, Medical--history 2
Maryland 2
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