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Finding Aid to the John Shaw Billings Centennial Collection, 1964-1965

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


Summary Information
Title: John Shaw Billings Centennial Collection
Creator: National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
Dates: 1964-1965
Extent: 0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:
Contains correspondence, memoranda, and printed matter relating to the National Library of Medicine's planning and preparations for the Billings Centennial, a copy of the original promotional guide, and photographs of the some of the events' speakers.

Call number: MS C 261
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:

Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff 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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Preferred Citation:

National Library of Medicine (U.S.) John Shaw Billings Centennial Collection. 1964-1965. Located in: Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 261.

Provenance:


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Machine-readable finding aid encoded by Jim LabosierFinding aid is written in English

National Library of Medicine

Finding Aid to the John Shaw Billings Centennial Collection, 1964-1965

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

Descriptive Summary

National Library of Medicine (U.S.)John Shaw Billings Centennial Collection Dates: 1964-19650.42 linear feet (1 box)MS C 261 Materials stored offsite. Retrievals made last Friday of the month. Contact reesj@nlm.nih.gov for scheduling. Collection materials primarily in EnglishAbstract:Contains correspondence, memoranda, and printed matter relating to the National Library of Medicine's planning and preparations for the Billings Centennial, a copy of the original promotional guide, and photographs of the some of the events' speakers.Provenance:

Access Restrictions:

Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff 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.

Preferred Citation:

National Library of Medicine (U.S.) John Shaw Billings Centennial Collection. 1964-1965. Located in: Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 261.

Biographical/Historical Note

In 1865 the office library of the Surgeon General, U.S. Army, was placed under the care of John S. Billings. The Centennial celebration took place on June 17, 1965.


Contains correspondence, memoranda, and printed matter relating to the National Library of Medicine's planning and preparations for the Billings Centennial, a copy of the original promotional guide, and photographs of the some of the events' speakers.

Index Terms

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    Personal Names

    • Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1838-1913
    Corporate Names

    • Library of the Surgeon-General's Office (U.S.)

    Series Descriptions

    Series 1: Correspondence, 1964-196511 Program correspondence, 196512196413January - March, 196514April, 196515May 1 - 19, 196516May 20 - 31, 196517June 1 - 11, 196518June 14 - August, 196519 -to the President and Vice President, 1964-65 Series 2: Printed Material, 1965110-111965112 Promotional guide, 1965113 Bldg 38 seating plan, 1965114 Series 3: Photographs, 1965

    Collection Scope and Content Note

    Contains correspondence, memoranda, and printed matter relating to the National Library of Medicine's planning and preparations for the Billings Centennial, a copy of the original promotional guide, and photographs of the some of the events' speakers.

    Contents List
    Box | Folder Title
     
    Series 1: Correspondence, 1964-1965 [series]:
    1 1
    Program correspondence, 1965
    1 2
    1964
    1 3
    January - March, 1965
    1 4
    April, 1965
    1 5
    May 1 - 19, 1965
    1 6
    May 20 - 31, 1965
    1 7
    June 1 - 11, 1965
    1 8
    June 14 - August, 1965
    1 9
    -to the President and Vice President, 1964-65
     
    Series 2: Printed Material, 1965 [series]:
    1 10-11
    1965
    1 12
    Promotional guide, 1965
    1 13
    Bldg 38 seating plan, 1965
    1 14
    Series 3: Photographs, 1965 [series]: