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John Shaw Billings Centennial Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 261

Abstract

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

Extent

0.42 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

Restrictions

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

Copyright and Re-use Information

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Biographical/Historical Note

In 1865 the office library of the Surgeon General, U.S. Army, was placed under the care of John S. Billings. The Centennial celebration took place on June 17, 1965.

Collection Summary

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.

Abstract

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.

Physical Location

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

General

Processed by
HMD staff; Jim Labosier
Processing Completed
2003
Encoded by
Jim Labosier
Title
Finding Aid to the John Shaw Billings Centennial Collection, 1964-1965
Status
Unverified Partial Draft
Author
HMD staff; Jim Labosier
Date
2003
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English
Edition statement
1.0

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

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