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Finding Aid to the Emma Wheat Gillmore Papers, 1948-1964

Archives and Modern Manuscripts Program, History of Medicine Division
Processed by HMD staff
Processing Completed 1964; 2003
Encoded by Jim Labosier


Summary Information
Title: Emma Wheat Gillmore Papers
Creator: Gillmore, Emma Wheat, b. 1867
Dates: 1948-1964
Extent: 0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:
Consists of correspondence, memoranda, and documents pertaining to the disposition of Emma Wheat Gillmore's estate, her burial, and her bequest to the Army Medical Library.

Call number: MS C 346
Language: Collection materials primarily in English
Location: Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Access Restrictions:

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

Copyright and Re-use Information

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Preferred Citation:

Gillmore, Emma Wheat. Emma Wheat Gillmore Papers. 1948-1964. Located in: Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 346.

Provenance:

Gift, Victor B. Taylor, c.1964.


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National Library of Medicine

Finding Aid to the Emma Wheat Gillmore Papers, 1948-1964

Archives and Modern Manuscripts Program, History of Medicine Division
Processed by HMD staff
Processing Completed 1964; 2003
Encoded by Jim Labosier

Descriptive Summary

Gillmore, Emma Wheat, b. 1867Emma Wheat Gillmore Papers Dates: 1948-19640.21 linear feet (1 box)MS C 346 Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine Collection materials primarily in EnglishAbstract:Consists of correspondence, memoranda, and documents pertaining to the disposition of Emma Wheat Gillmore's estate, her burial, and her bequest to the Army Medical Library.Provenance:

Gift, Victor B. Taylor, c.1964.

Access Restrictions:

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

Copyright and Re-use Information

NLM does not possess copyright to the collection. 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:

Gillmore, Emma Wheat. Emma Wheat Gillmore Papers. 1948-1964. Located in: Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 346.

Biographical Note

Emma Wheat Gillmore became an Assistant Surgeon with the USPHS during World War I. Her husband, Robert Tracy Gillmore was a captain in the Medical Officers Reserve Corps at the time of his death. She named the Surgeon General of the Army as the executor of her will. After her death on August 15, 1948, Captain Victor B. Taylor was appointed the responsibility of settling her estate, which included giving $23,434.75 to the Army Medical Library.


Consists of correspondence, memoranda, and documents pertaining to the disposition of Emma Wheat Gillmore's estate, her burial, and her bequest to the Army Medical Library.

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    MeSH Subjects

    • Libraries, Medical
    • Library Collection Development
    Corporate Names

    • Army Medical Library (U.S.)

    Series Descriptions

    Series 1: Correspondence, Memoranda, and Documents, 1948-1964111948-1950121937 - September 8, 194813September 9 - October 6, 194814October 7 - December, 194815January - September, 194916October - December, 194917January - October, 195018November - December, 1950191951-1964

    Collection Scope and Content Note

    Consists of correspondence, memoranda, and documents pertaining to the disposition of Emma Wheat Gillmore's estate, her burial, and her bequest to the Army Medical Library.

    Contents List
    Box | Folder Title
     
    Series 1: Correspondence, Memoranda, and Documents, 1948-1964 [series]:
    1 1
    1948-1950
    1 2
    1937 - September 8, 1948
    1 3
    September 9 - October 6, 1948
    1 4
    October 7 - December, 1948
    1 5
    January - September, 1949
    1 6
    October - December, 1949
    1 7
    January - October, 1950
    1 8
    November - December, 1950
    1 9
    1951-1964