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Jaroslav Nemec Medico-Legal Collection 1959-1991
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Notebooks and correspondence, organized into four series: Medico-Legal Biographies; Medico-Legal Conferences; Institutes of Legal Medicine; Writings. The collection consists mostly of material assembled by Jaroslav Nemec as part of his work at the National Library of Medicine. Included are short biographies of important figures in forensic medicine, a directory of institutes of legal medicine, and correspondence and other material resulting from a project to identify all conferences, congresses, and meetings on legal medicine. Writings consist of two works on medico-legal history researched by Nemec, and several articles written by Robert P. Brittain, a correspondent and fellow researcher.