Skip to main content

Earl Baldwin McKinley Correspondence

Identifier: MS C 87


Chief correspondent is Bailey K. Ashford.


  • 1927-1935


0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Language of Materials

Collection materials primarily in English


Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

NLM does not possess copyright to the collection. Archival collections often contain mixed copyrights; while NLM is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. It is the user's responsibility to research and understand any applicable copyright and re-publication rights not allowed by fair use. NLM does not grant permissions to publish.

Privacy Information

Archives and manuscript collections may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in any collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications for which the National Library of Medicine assumes no responsibility.

Biographical Note

Earl B. McKinley, 1894-1938, was Professor of Bacteriology and Dean of George Washington University School of Medicine. Colonel Bailey K. Ashford, 1873-1934, graduate from Georgetown University Medical School in 1896. He then entered on a career in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. While stationed in Puerto Rico, Ashford was the first to describe and successfully treat North American hookworm in 1899. He was a founding member of the Puerto Rico Anemia Commission in 1904 and a founder of the School of Tropical Medicine at the University of Puerto Rico. The Walter Reed Army Medical Center presents the annual Bailey K. Ashford Clinical and Laboratory Research Award in his honor.

Collection Summary

Chief correspondent is Bailey K. Ashford.


Chief correspondent is Bailey K. Ashford.

Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine




Processed by
HMD Staff; Jim Labosier
Processing Completed
Encoded by
Jim Labosier
Finding Aid to the Earl Baldwin McKinley Correspondence, 1927-1935
Unverified Partial Draft
HMD Staff; Jim Labosier
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English
Edition statement

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

8600 Rockville Pike
Bldg 38/1E-21, MSC 3819
Bethesda MD 20894 US
1-888-FINDNLM (1-888-346-3656)