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Claudius F. Mayer Collection 1932-1955
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Biography

Biographical Note

Claudius F. Mayer was born in Eger, Hungary in 1899. He earned his M.D. in 1925 at the Royal Hungarian Pazmany Peter University in Budapest. From 1925 to 1930 he worked as a pathologist and intern at the University of Budapest and Hospital of National Institute for Social Insurance. From 1928 to 1930 at Budapest's Ministry of Health, Museum for Public Health and Sociology, Mayer began working as a consultant in medical history and bibliography. He moved to the United States and was medical director of Lindsay Laboratories, Inc., 1931-1932. He then joined the Index-Catalogue division of the Army Medical Library. Mayer became Chief of Division of Index-Catalogue and Medical Research in 1942. Beginning in 1941 he also worked for several years as associate and managing editor of the Bulletin of the Medical Library Association.