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National Library of Medicine Miscellaneous Recordings Collection 1944-1981
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Collection Scope and Content Note


Miscellaneous reel-to-reel tape recordings of events pertaining to the history of the National Library of Medicine dating between 1944-1981 (2.75 l.f.). Included are the NLM groundbreaking ceremony (June 12, 1959), the NLM dedication ceremony (Dec. 14, 1961), a radio interview with the Director, Dr. Martin M. Cummings (Mar. 21, 1969), the presentation ceremony of the Paul Dudley White portrait to NLM (June 24, 1966), and speeches made at the official closing of the NLM's card catalog (March 5, 1981). There are also 3 audio cassettes.

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