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Modern Manuscripts Collections - New Accessions and Unprocessed Collections, 1985-1996

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Accession #: 0297
Name of Collection: Adriani, John. Papers.
Dates:
Quantity: 5 lin. ft. (4 record cartons -ca. 5,000 items)
Restrictions: none

Content: Chiefly correspondence
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Correspondence


Accession #: 0400
Name of Collection: Ferreira, Jose. Oral history.
Dates:
Quantity: .21 lin. ft. (1/2 document case - 1 audiocassette
Restrictions: none

Content: Interview with Dr. Ferriera about the early history of the WHO

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Accession #: 0438
Name of Collection: Burch, George
Dates:
Quantity: 16 boxes
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Notes: Addition to MS C 376. No preliminary list.


Accession #: 0496
Name of Collection: "Leaders in American Medicine"
Dates: May 1986, Mar. 1985
Quantity: .5 linear ft. (5 items)
Restrictions:

Content: Transcripts of videotaped interviews in the series, "Leaders in American Medicine." Physicians interviewed include: Willis J. Hurst (May 1986), Theodore E. Woodward (Mar. 1985), Jack Myer (June 1985), and E. Marshall Goldberg (May 1987).

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Accession #: 0528
Name of Collection: Lorenz, Lincoln
Dates: 1969?
Quantity: 1 three ring binder, xii, 346 pp.
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Content: An unpublished biography entitled "Medical Leader of the Nineteenth Century: Career of Dr. Samuel Merrifield Bemis," by Lincoln Lorenz. 1969?

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Accession #: 0536
Name of Collection: Parran, Thomas
Dates: 1944
Quantity: 1.4 linear feet
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Content: Parran's Ten Year Plan for the USPHS in 1944 (MS C 204) and copies of G. St. J. Perrott's papers (filed in Perrott collection), collected by Shesser's wife, Adela (Stucke) Shesser.

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Accession #: 0544
Name of Collection: Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation
Dates:
Quantity: .1 linear feet
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Content: Material relating to Blood pressure program files.

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Accession #: 0548
Name of Collection: Society of University Surgeons
Dates:
Quantity: .5 linear ft.
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Content: Photographs and biographies of the first 50 presidents of the Society.

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Accession #: 0551
Name of Collection: Society of University Surgeons
Dates: ca. 1980-1984
Quantity: 4 ln. ft.
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Content: Programs, transcripts, and minutes of annual meetings and the Secretary's files from c. 1980-1984.

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Accession #: 0561
Name of Collection: Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation
Dates: 1983-87(?)
Quantity: 8 lin. ft.
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Content: Records of the Lasker Awards from 1983-87(?).

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Accession #: 0568
Name of Collection: Cooper, Irving
Dates:
Quantity: 18 lin. ft.
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Accession #: 0569
Name of Collection: Prandoni, Andrew
Dates:
Quantity: 2 lin. ft.
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Content: Reprints, diplomas, and some correspondence relating to Dr. Prandoni's work in cardiology.

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Accession #: 0570
Name of Collection: Francis, Edward
Dates:
Quantity: .4 lin ft.
Restrictions:

Content: Folders consisting of correspondence, drafts of publications, and repritns relating to trachoma in the U.S., Japan, and Russia. Major correspondents are H. Ohara of Japan and officers of the PHS.

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Notes: Transfer from HMD Books

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Accession #: 0576
Name of Collection: Shelesnyak, M.C.
Dates:
Quantity: 1 envelope
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Content: Copies of navy personnel files and materials on operation musk-ox.

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Accession #: 0578
Name of Collection: Society of University Surgeons
Dates: 1983-1987
Quantity: 1.5 lin. ft.
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Content: Records of the secretary's office for the SUS from approximately 1983-1987.

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Accession #: 0582
Name of Collection: Schotte, Otto
Dates:
Quantity: .8 lin. ft. (5 notebooks)
Restrictions:

Content: Correspondence and laboratory notebooks from Schotte's period in Hans Spemann's laboratoy in Freiburg i. B. Major correspondents include Ross Harrison, Yale Univ., Amherst College and the Rockefeller Univ.. Much of the correspondence concerns Schotte's..

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Notes: ..efforts to secure research funding. Lab notes have been transferred to Preservation for treatment.


Accession #: 0584
Name of Collection: NIH Historian's Office
Dates:
Quantity: 0.1 lin. ft. (1 folder)
Restrictions:

Content: Descriptions of the materials found in the cornerstone of the Clinical Center. Filed with the Clinical Center material in the NIH historian's files.

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Accession #: 0588
Name of Collection: Miles, Wyndham D.
Dates: 1962-1974, 1988
Quantity: 1 file folder, 18 hollinger boxes, 1 half size hollinger box, 8 cartons, 1 oversize map case folder, 6 card file boxes
Restrictions:

Content: Correspondence between W.D. Miles and Harold J. Abrahams. Correspondence dates from 1962 to 1974, and includes a 1988 draft obituary of Abrahams.

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Notes: Material is filed with NIH Historian's correspondence files pertaining to the History of the NIH. Preliminary finding aid.aa acid free cartons, April 1997. Additional materials housed and shelved with this accession on July 1, 1996.


Accession #: 0590
Name of Collection: Jessup, Mrs. Theodore C.
Dates: 29 Jan. 1979 to 5 May 1985
Quantity: 13 spiral notebooks, 0.8 linear ft.
Restrictions:

Content: Notebooks giving rond-the-clock nursing notes for Mrs. Jessup during her treatment for Parkinson's disease. They cover the period from 29 January 1979 until her death on 5 May 1985.

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Accession #: 0615
Name of Collection: Reich, Wilhelm, 1897-1957
Dates:
Quantity: 2.5 lin. ft.
Restrictions:

Content: Food and Drug Administration's files of their investigation of the therapies advocated by Wilhelm Reich. Includes material on resulting lawsuits.

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Accession #: 0617
Name of Collection: Bean, William
Dates:
Quantity: 0.6 lin. ft. (two hollinger boxes)
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Content: Correspondence to be interfiled into Bean's collection.

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Accession #: 0625
Name of Collection: Eason, John
Dates:
Quantity: 0.5 lin. ft.
Restrictions:

Content: Correspondence, photographs, and printed matter relating to Dr. Eason's service with the PHS and in particular with its international activities. Dr. Eason was the first African American Commissioned Corps officer.

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Notes: Merged with PHS Centennial Archive oral histories Acc. 628


Accession #: 0627
Name of Collection: Public Health Service Centennial Files
Dates:
Quantity: 0.6 lin. ft.
Restrictions:

Content: Material on the history of dentistry in the PHS.

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Accession #: 0628
Name of Collection: Public Health Service Centennial Files
Dates:
Quantity: 4.2 lin. ft.
Restrictions:

Content: Records of the PHS Centennial Office. Includes background material, readings, and correspondence organized by subject.

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Accession #: 0629
Name of Collection: Blois, Marsden Scott
Dates:
Quantity: 12 boxes and 3 additional items
Restrictions:

Content: Files relating to medical informatics and bioradiology.

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Accession #: 0643
Name of Collection: United States. Public Health Service. Centennial archive - oral histories.
Dates: [1988-1989]
Quantity: 1 linear ft.
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Content: Oral history interviews with T. Cooper, P. Ehrlich, P. Lee and J. Richmond.

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Accession #: 0645
Name of Collection: PHS Centennial Archive.
Dates:
Quantity: 8 folders, 0.25 lin. ft.
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Content: Oral history interviews with Edward Brandt, Leroy Burney, W. Palmer Dearing, Merlin DuVal, Roger Egeberg, Charles Miller, William Stewart, and Robert Windom.

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Accession #: 0651
Name of Collection: PHS Centennial Archive
Dates:
Quantity: 1 TMS, 53 pp.
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Content: Oral history interview with Dr. Edward D. Martin

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Notes: Filed with accession #642


Accession #: 0658
Name of Collection: Eason, John Corbett
Dates:
Quantity: 1 typescript (39 pages)
Restrictions:

Content: Oral history interview with Eason, filed with Eason's personal collection (accession #625).

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Notes: Merged with PHS Centennial Archive oral histories, ACC. 628


Accession #: 0664
Name of Collection: Brand, Jeanne L.
Dates:
Quantity: 6.25 linear ft.
Restrictions:

Content: Materials from AAHM, SFCP, NLM programs, miscellaneous history of medicine societies and on the history of medicine in general.

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Accession #: 0667
Name of Collection: American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Dates: 1917 to 1955
Quantity: 2 notebooks, 0.4 lin. ft.
Restrictions:

Content: Council minutes and reports for the AATS from 1917 to 1955. Material is incomplete.

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Accession #: 0670
Name of Collection: International Congress of Medical Librarianship
Dates:
Quantity: 0.8 lin. ft.
Restrictions:

Content: Records of the 4th and 5th ICML. More records are to follow.

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Accession #: 0674
Name of Collection: Society of University Surgeons Archives
Dates: late 1980s-1990
Quantity: 4.3 linear ft.
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Content: Correspondence re: memberships, materials relating to annual meetings, correspondence with international societies of surgeons (late 1980s-1990).

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Accession #: 0693
Name of Collection: Abdellah, Faye G.
Dates:
Quantity: 1 folder, 0.1 lin. ft.
Restrictions:

Content: Speeches and awards to be added to the Abdellah papers.

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Accession #: 0697
Name of Collection: Tuft, Louis
Dates:
Quantity: 0.2 lin. ft.
Restrictions:

Content: Tuft's unpublished autobiography and materials on the history of the Allergy Round Table.

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Notes: donor- (through Dr. Sheldon Cohen).


Accession #: 0711
Name of Collection: Washington Academy of Medicine
Dates: 1980-1991
Quantity: 0.4 lin. ft.(1 legal size mss box)
Restrictions:

Content: Minutes of the board of directors, announcements of meetings, membership directories, and student bioethics essays, most dating 1980-1991.

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Accession #: 0717
Name of Collection: Abdellah, Faye G.
Dates:
Quantity: 0.4 lin. ft.
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Content: Books, videoclips and clippings added to Abdellah's papers.

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Accession #: 0722
Name of Collection: Medical Society of the District of Columbia
Dates:
Quantity: lots of volumes and boxes (ca. 42 lin. ft)
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Notes: Important regional medical organization.


Accession #: 0723
Name of Collection: Ravitch, Mark M.
Dates:
Quantity: 132 boxes
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Content: Correspondence, administrative correspondence, publications, and materials relating to the American Surgical Association and its history.

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Accession #: 0728
Name of Collection: Leuf, A.H.P.
Dates:
Quantity: 2 folders (6 letters and clippings)
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Content: Letters of introduction for A.H.P. Leuf, clippings about his life, and one letter by him trying to relieve his brother-in-law from duty in the Canal Zone.

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Accession #: 0751
Name of Collection: Moul, Judd W.
Dates: 1992
Quantity: typescript, 42 p. 1 folder
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Content: James Claude Kimbrough: the father of modern U.S. Army Urology. Unpublished biography of Kimbrough. Manuscripts.

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Accession #: 0773
Name of Collection: PHS Centennial Archive
Dates:
Quantity: 1 mss., 89 pp.
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Content: Oral history interview with Dr. C. Everett Koop.

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Accession #: 0784
Name of Collection: Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation. Tapes and transcripts of 1988,1989 press conference and luncheons
Dates: 1988,1989
Quantity: 9 tapes and 2 transcripts
Restrictions:

Content: Videotapes and transcripts of the 1988 and 1989 press conference and luncheons; a videotaped discussion with the 1989 award winners, moderated by Richard D. Heffner; and an interview with Dr. Etienne-Emile Baulieu.

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Accession #: 0786
Name of Collection: American Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Records, 1984-1991.
Dates:
Quantity: 0.1 lin. ft. (2 folders)
Restrictions:

Content: Newsletters and correspondence relating to the history of veterinary pharmacology and the academy.

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Notes: Material was sent to John Parascandola for possible inclusion in the NLM mss collections.


Accession #: 0791
Name of Collection: Mandel, Richard. NIH. Clinical Center. Office of Medical Services.
Dates: 1953 to 1987
Quantity: 1.50 linear feet
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Content: Minutes of the Medical Board from 1953 to 1987.

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Accession #: 0794
Name of Collection: Mantel, Nathan
Dates: 1948-1981
Quantity: 42 transfiles, (105 linear ft.)
Restrictions:

Content: Papers on epidemiology.Statistician at NCI and Experimental Statistics Section 1947-74.Major work was development of Mantel-Bryan method for estimating safe levels of carcinogens.Correspondence, subject files, reprints, manuscripts, reports, and abstracts

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Accession #: 0795
Name of Collection: Jarcho, Saul
Dates: 1974-1989
Quantity: 6.5 acid free cartons (8.125 linear ft.)
Restrictions: Collection is restricted until 1/1/2005

Content: Papers on Jarcho's medical career and correspondence. Internal medicine. Medical history.

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Notes: Preliminary finding aid available in the library. Deed of gift executed in 1983 covers materials transferrer to the Library in 1980 and 1981 only. Previous Acc. #s 313, 316, and 672 were combined and cataloged as MS C 384. Accession was not incorporated


Accession #: 0796
Name of Collection: Blum, Bruce I.
Dates: 1970-1987
Quantity: 5 acid free cartons (6.25 linear ft.)
Restrictions:

Content: 1 carton of video tapes- not transferred to Audio-Visual Collection, December 1994. The carton contains 1" videos of the presentations, photographs of the event with their negatives (B/W and color), selected correspondence, audiotapes of the sessions,..

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Notes: ..CVs of the invited participants, and other associated materials. Preliminary finding aid available in the library. Medical informatics. Reprints, bound volumes and reports.


Accession #: 0799
Name of Collection:Khoury, George (M.D.)
Dates:
Quantity: 3 acid free cartons (3.75 linear ft.)
Restrictions:

Content: Papers of the Laboratory of Molecular Virology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health. Subject files, reprints, manuscripts, lecture notes, theses, and research files.

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Notes: Preliminary finding aid available in the library.


Accession #: 0805
Name of Collection: Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists
Dates: 1840-1992
Quantity: 3 cartons (3.75 linear ft.)
Restrictions:

Content: Collection contains photographs, programs, reprints, artifacts, video, ephemera, diplomas, oil painting, two 16mm movies and publications in orthodontic research of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists.

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Notes: Preliminary finding aid.


Accession #: 0807
Name of Collection: Hill--Burton Hospital Grant Program. United States Public Health Service.
Dates: 1946-1970
Quantity: 4 acid free cartons (5.00 linear ft.)
Restrictions:

Content: Records relate to the Hill-Burton Hospital Grant, U.S.P.H.S., 1946-1970. The collection provides data on U.S.A. hospital in America, not just Public Health Service Hospitals. Carton 4 contains Photos- aerial views. 2 envelopes acitivity photos. 1 folder..

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Notes: ..publicity releases, etc. 1 box of small photos. 9 video tapes. No preliminary finding aid. No restrictions.


Accession #: 0808
Name of Collection: Society of General Physiologists
Dates: 1978-1992
Quantity: 3 cartons (3 linear ft.)
Restrictions:

Content: Papers relating to the SGP (1978-1992). Materials include archives correspondence, annual symposiums relating to the society, treasurer(s) reports and other financial records and correspondence from the treasurer(s) and presidents.

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Notes: No preliminary finding aid.


Accession #: 0809
Name of Collection: Jonnes, Jill Papers
Dates: 1900-1996
Quantity: 12 acid free cartons (15 linear ft.) (3/12/96); 1 acid free carton (1.25 linear ft.) (7/3/96)
Restrictions:

Content: History of Illegal Drugs in America (1900-1996). The collection contains subject folders on Drugs, Drug Addiction and Drug Abuse.

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Notes: Numerous reprints, magazine articles, books, congressional hearings and newspaper articles need to be photocopied onto permalife paper. Preliminary finding aid. No restrictions. Oversize posters.


Accession #: 0811
Name of Collection: United States. Public Health Service. Public Health Services 75th Anniversary of the Dental Corps.
Dates: June 24,1994
Quantity: 1 legal size hollinger box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions:

Content: Collection contains special issue of PHS Dental Notes--June 24, 1994. Release, Curriculum Vitae, and interview for Dr. John C. Greene, Dr. Robert E. Mechlenburg; 6 cassettes, and Dr. Daniel F. Whiteside; 2 cassettes.

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Notes: Preliminary finding aid. No restrictions.


Accession #: 0813
Name of Collection: Editorial Files of the Encylopedica of Bioethics.
Dates:
Quantity: 1 hollinger box (0.4 linear ft.), 31 acid free cartons (38.75 linear ft.)
Restrictions:

Content: Editorial Files of the Encyclopedia of Bioethics. Contains correspondence, manuscripts, organizational records, and reviews.

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Notes: Preliminary finding aid. No restrictions.


Accession #: 0818
Name of Collection: Dr. Wyndham D. Miles Notes, former NIH Historian
Dates:
Quantity:
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Content: NIH History notes

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Notes: No preliminary finding aid.


Accession #: 0819
Name of Collection: Editorial Files of the Encyclopedia of Bioethics
Dates:
Quantity: 22 cartons of Papers/books, 5 file drawer cabinets and 2 transfiles
Restrictions:

Content: Former Green File Cabinet Drawers 1-5, Author Files and Reading Files (housed in acid free cartons 1-8). Cartons 9-56 housed in acid free cartons, see handwritten listing for Cartons 1-25. Contains correspondence, manucripts, organizational records, and..

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Notes: ..reviews


Accession #: 0820
Name of Collection: Wyndham D. Miles' Biography of the National Institutes of Health Officials Obituaries
Dates:
Quantity: 2 hollinger boxes, 1 half size hollinger box, 1 card file box
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Notes: Preliminary finding aid. No restrictions. Transferred from Wyndham D. Miles, Ph.D., former NIH Historian's office.


Accession #: 0821
Name of Collection: Society of University Surgeons
Dates: 1991-1993
Quantity: 2 acid free cartons (2.50 linear ft.)
Restrictions: Restricted.

Content: Annual meeting books and member files (accepted and rejected, 1991-1993). Folders are labled and arranged chronologically.

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Notes: No preliminary finding aid.


Accession #: 0823
Name of Collection: Medical Society of the District of Columbia
Dates: Jan. 1980- Dec. 1984
Quantity: 41 volumes (5 linear ft.)
Restrictions: Restricted.

Content: Minutes and proceedings of the Executive Board meetings of the Medical Society of the District of Columbia from January, 1980 to December, 1984. Volumes are labeled and arranged chronologically.

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Notes: No preliminary finding aid.


Accession #: 0824
Name of Collection: Carleton B. Chapman Papers
Dates:
Quantity: 38 cartons with 72 double density diskettes
Restrictions:

Content: Dr. Carleton B. Chapman has graciously donated 38 cartons of research files assembled in the course of his research on the life of Dr. J.S. Billings.These research materials will serve as a valuable complement to other Billings sources held by the Library

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Notes: No preliminary finding aid. Not restricted.