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Finding aid to the Franz J. Maier papers, 1950-1980

History of Medicine Division





Summary Information
Title: Franz J. Maier papers
Creator: Maier, Franz J.
Dates: 1950-1980
Extent: 21.25 linear feet, (17 boxes)
Call number: HMD MS ACC 2008-037
Language: Collection materials primarily in English
Location: Materials stored offsite. Retrievals made last Friday of the month. Contact reesj@nlm.nih.gov for scheduling.

Access Restrictions:

Unprocessed collection. Access is restricted. See Reference Librarian for information regarding access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

Donor's copyrights were transferred to the public domain. 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.

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Provenance:

Gift, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming, , Accession 2008-037.


101493404Finding Aid to the Franz J. Maier papers, 1950-1980Archives and Modern Manuscripts Program, History of Medicine Division2.0History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine.
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Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARCedit.Finding aid is written in English

National Library of Medicine

Finding aid to the Franz J. Maier papers, 1950-1980

History of Medicine Division




Descriptive Summary

Maier, Franz J.Franz J. Maier papers Dates: 1950-198021.25 linear feet, (17 boxes)HMD MS ACC 2008-037 Materials stored offsite. Retrievals made last Friday of the month. Contact reesj@nlm.nih.gov for scheduling. Collection materials primarily in EnglishProvenance:

Gift, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming, , Accession 2008-037.

Access Restrictions:

Unprocessed collection. Access is restricted. See Reference Librarian for information regarding access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

Donor's copyrights were transferred to the public domain. 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/Historical Note

Franz J. Maier was a sanitary engineer with the PHS Dept. of Dental Health. Collection devoted exclusively to fluoridation of drinking water. Includes reprints on fluoridation, water standards, fluorspar; files devoted to fluoridation equipment and plants; information on patents, fluoridation laws; reports on fluoridation on municipal and national levels (including central and south American countries); several issues of both American Journal of Public Health and the Journal of the American Water Works Association; also some interspersed photographs and correspondence. F. J. Maier was born in Royersford, PA in 1909. He graduated from Lehigh University, and received his masters in chemical engineering from Harvard. He joined the Public Health Service in 1932, and was a consulting sanitary engineer based in Maryland, specializing in the study of water fluoridation. He was the sanitary engineer director at the US Public Health Service's Division of Dental Health. He also worked for the Pan American Health Organization. In 1963, he retired from the Public Health Service (with the rank of captain) as chief of laboratory research on fluoridation. During his retirement years, he was a consultant for the World Health Organization. He passed away in 1988.

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