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Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1838-1913


Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

American Medical Association annual meetings collection

Identifier: MS C 461
Collection Summary

Contains announcements, programs, newspaper clippings, tickets, menus, and other ephemera relating to the annual meetings of the American Medical Association. Material exists for the years 1866, 1878-83, 1885, and 1889-90. Many items are addressed to or bear the name of John Shaw Billings, director of the Library of the Surgeon General's Office.

Dates: 1866-1890

Commercial Hospital and Lunatic Asylum of Ohio Female Ward Records

Identifier: MS C 479

Photocopies of records dating 1860 to 1861 of patients in female ward under the supervision of John Shaw Billings. Includes index by patient surname.

Dates: 1860-1862

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

Frank Bradway Rogers Papers

Identifier: MS C 465

Frank Rogers was director of the NLM from 1949 until 1963 and was largely responsible for the NLM achieving national status. Primarily correspondence, this collection highlights Rogers' early work at the NLM and for medical librarianship.

Dates: 1949-1981

John S. Billings correspondence in the New York Public Library

Identifier: MS C 276

Contains chiefly personal correspondence, copied from NYPL collections.

Dates: 1866-1913

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 Collection

Identifier: MS C 449

Copies of correspondence held by the American Library Association Archives at the University of Illinois, Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, University of Rochester Library, Army Medical Museum.

Dates: 1862-1912

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

Additional filters:

Libraries, Medical 4
District of Columbia 2
Maryland 2
Military Medicine 2
Alcoholic Beverages--adverse effects 1