Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1838-1913
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Photocopies of records dating 1860 to 1861 of patients in female ward under the supervision of John Shaw Billings. Includes index by patient surname.
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.
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.
Contains chiefly personal correspondence, copied from NYPL collections.
Copies of letters and other documents written by and about John Shaw Billings held by the National Archives.
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.
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.
John Shaw Billings Correspondence with Libraries of the American Philosophical Society and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia Microfilm Copies
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.
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.
- Libraries, Medical 4
- District of Columbia 2
- Maryland 2
- Military Medicine 2
- Alcoholic Beverages--adverse effects 1
- Alcoholism 1
- Architectural Drawings 1
- Communicable Diseases 1
- Diary 1
- Epidemics 1
- Fungi 1
- Genital Diseases, Female 1
- Hospitals, University 1
- Libraries 1
- Libraries, Medical--history 1
- Library Automation 1
- Library Science 1
- MEDLINE 1
- Medical Records 1
- New York 1
- Ohio 1
- Parasites 1
- Pennsylvania 1
- Poliomyelitis 1
- Public Health 1
- Scrapbooks 1
- Societies, Medical 1
- Societies, Scientific 1
- Surgical Procedures, Operative--history 1
- Women 1 ∧ less