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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.
Lederberg won the 1958 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Edward Tatum and George Beadle "for his discoveries concerning genetic recombination and the organization of the genetic material of bacteria." He was professor of genetics at Stanford University, president of Rockfeller University, and public servant to presidents, national groups, and governmental organizations.
Lectures on communicable diseases for a course in tropical medicine given at the Army Medical School and Jefferson Medical College
Newspaper clippings pertaining to the work of the U.S. Public Health Service.
Professional and personal correspondence, lecture notes and examinations, writings and drafts, subject files and clippings, and documentation of his involvement with the Pugwash Conferences on Science & World Affairs illuminate Theodor Rosebury's professional life as a professor of dentistry, bacteriologist, author of popular books relating to medicine, and conscientious citizen.