Sternberg, George Miller, 1838-1915
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Contains correspondence, documents, certificates, and printed matter. Correspondence consists chiefly of congratulatory letters on becoming Surgeon General, acknowledgments for reprints, and letters from senators and congressmen pertaining to promotion to grade of major general. Printed matter consists of book reviews and information relating to inventions of Sternberg.
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.