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Finding Aid to the American Medical Association annual meetings collection, 1866-1890

Archives and Modern Manuscripts Program, History of Medicine Division
Processed by HMD staff
Processing Completed 1991; 2003
Encoded by Jim Labosier

Summary Information
Title: American Medical Association annual meetings collection
Creator: American Medical Association
Dates: 1866-1890
Extent: 0.21 linear feet (1 box)

Call number: MS C 461
Language: Collection materials primarily in English
Location: Materials stored offsite. Retrievals made last Friday of the month. Contact for scheduling.

Access Restrictions:

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

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Preferred Citation:

American Medical Association. American Medical Association annual meetings collection. 1866-1890. Located in: Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 461.


Transferred from Serial Stacks to HMD by R.B. Austin; 11/09/61.

Collection Scope and Content Note

Contains announcements, programs, newspaper clippings, tickets, menus, and other ephemera relating to the annual meetings of the American Medical Association. Material exists for the years 1866, 1878-83, 1885, and 1889-90. Many items are addressed to or bear the name of John Shaw Billings, director of the Library of the Surgeon General's Office.

Contents List
Box | Folder Title
Series 1: American Medical Association Meetings, 1866-1890 [series]:
1 1
AMA meeting, Baltimore - announcement, 1866
1 2
AMA meeting, Buffalo - announcement, 1878
1 3
AMA meeting, Atlanta - program, list of representatives, 1879
1 4
AMA meeting, New York - program, certificate, menus, invitations, 1880
1 5
AMA meeting, Richmond - announcement, 1881
1 6
AMA meeting, St. Paul, Minn. - announcement, 1882
1 7
AMA meeting, Cleveland - clippings, invitations, program, 1883
1 8
AMA meeting, New Orleans - program, 1885
1 9
AMA meeting, Newport, R.I. - program, 1889
1 10
AMA meeting, Nashville - program, 1890