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National Society for Medical Research Archives 1946-1984
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Summary Information

Title: National Society for Medical Research Archives
Creator: National Society for Medical Research (U.S.)
Dates: 1946-1984
Extent: 40.1 linear feet (75 boxes, one oversize folder)
Abstract:
The National Society for Medical Research was established in 1946 with the purpose of insuring the freedom of investigators and teachers to use laboratory animals, whenever such use is justified. Over three hundred organizations supported NSMR. Correspondence, minutes, photographs, publications, clippings, printed matter, and legal cases and legislation covering the society's entire history. Includes extensive materials from antivivisection groups from 1924 to 1983, and a large collection of animal pound laws, federal legislation, and government regulations relating to the research use of animals.

Call number: MS C 417
Language: Collection materials primarily in English.
Location: Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine