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Series 1: Personal and Biographical, 1924-1975 [series]:
1 1
Biographical data
1 2
Index of talks
1 3
Personal data, 1950-1954
1 4
Bibliography
1 5
Professional positions
1 6
Rockefeller appointment, 1970
1 7
Membership in scientific societies
1 8-13
Newspaper clippings about J.A.S., 1924-1969
1 14
Magazine articles about Shannon
1 15
Tribute to Shannon
1 16-17
NIH retirement letters
1 18
Daily calendars, 1970-1974
1 19
Interview with J.A.S., Dec. 1968
1 20
Random Thoughts, 1967-1970
1 21
Newspaper clippings - LBJ's tour of NIH, 1967
1 22
Magazine articles about NIH
1 23
Newspaper clippings of interest to J.A.S.
 
Photographs [subseries]:
2 1
Portraits, "early"
2 2
Portraits, "young man"
2 3
Portraits, c. 1960-1962
2 4
Portraits, 1963-1964
2 5
Portraits, c. 1967
2 6
Portraits, 1970s
2 7
Portraits, "later"
2 8
Shannon at Holy Cross, class pictures
2 9
Holy Cross basketball team
2 10
Dr. Alice Waterhouse (wife)
2 11
[Early family group photograph?]
2 12-13
Shannon with family and friends
2 14-15
Shannon with colleagues, group photos
2 16-20
Shannon with colleagues
2 21
John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson at NIH?
2 22-23
Awards ceremony, President Lyndon B. Johnson visit, 1967
2 24-27
Awards ceremonies
2 28
75th anniversary of infectious disease research in the Public Health Service, Nov. 29, 1962
2 29
Soviet cardiologists visit NIH, 1962
2 30
Portraits: Ivan Bennett, Jack Masur, Walter Rosenblith, John Sherman, Joe Murtaugh, Charles Kidd
2 31
Committee for Science Policy, 1968
2 33
Photographs of Rolla E. Dyer
2 34
Group pictures: Marshall Nirenberg, Robert Berliner; James Watt, H.S. Bennett, Theodore Woodward, Francis, Robert Grant; William Sebrell; Leonard Scheele; Rolla Dyer, Arthur Fleming; Reginald Stewart, Jack Masur, William Refshauge, E.J. Daniels, G. Burroug
2 35
NIH Clinical Center staff; G. Burroughs Mider Lecture; NIH clinical directors, 1957; 1960; 1966
2 36
Unidentified portraits
Map Drawer 6 1
Oversize photographs
3 1
Family correspondence
3 2
Alice Waterhouse - Biographical data
3 3
Alice Waterhouse - Certificates
3 4
Alice Waterhouse - Personnel actions
3 5
Alice Waterhouse - Correspondence, 1935-1953; 1973
3 6
Alice Waterhouse - Reprints, programs, and clippings
3 7
Awards and Certificates - Correspondence, 1946-1970
3 8
Brown University - Honorary Degree, 1971
3 9
Dartmouth College - Honorary Degree, 1970
3 10
Harvard University - Honorary Degree, 1972
3 11
Ohio State University - Honorary Degree, 1970
3 12
Distinguished Service Award - Correspondence
3 13
National Academy of Sciences - Public Welfare Medal, 1969-1970
3 14-17
National Medal of Science Award - Correspondence and Data, 1961-1968
3 18
National Medal of Science - Data
3 19-21
Rockefeller Public Service Awards, 1964; 1968-1974
3 22
Stouffer Prize - Correspondence and minutes
 
Series 2: Correspondence, 1967-1975 [series]:
 
General Correspondence [subseries]:
3 23
Ab-Al
3 24
Am
3 25
An-Ax
4 1
Baer, Albert M., 1972-1974
4 2
Ba-Be
4 3
Bi-Bu
4 4
Beyer, Karl, 1973-1975
4 5
Ca
4 6
Ce-Col
4 7
Com-Cu
4 8
D
4 9
E
4 10
F
4 11
G
4 12
Ha-He
4 13
Handler, Phillip, 1968-1974
4 14
Himsworth, Sir, Harold, 1969-1973
4 15
Hi-Hu
4 16
I-K
4 17
Johnson, President Lyndon Baines, 1965-1967
4 18
Kennedy, Thomas J., Jr.
4 19
La-Le
4 20
Laird, Melvin, 1973-1974
4 21
Li-Ly
4 22-23
Marston, Robert Q., 1968-1972
5 1
Ma
5 2
Mc-Mu
5 3
Na
5 4
Nichols, Rodney, 1970-1974
5 5
Ne-No
5 6
O
5 7
Pa-Pf
5 8-9
Page, Irvin, 1966-1975
5 10
Ph-Pu
5 11
Ra-Ri
5 12
Ro-Ru
5 13
Rogers, Paul, 1970-1975
5 14
Rogers, Paul - report from Shannon, 1974
5 15
Sa-Si
5 16-17
Seitz, Frederick, 1968-1975
5 18
Sherman, John, 1972-1973
5 19
Shockley, William, 1971-1972
5 20
Sk-Sq
5 21
St-Sz
5 22
Stone, Robert S., 1973-1974
5 23
T
6 1
U
6 2
V
6 3
Wa
6 4
We
6 5
Wh-Z
 
Organizations and Subjects [subseries]:
6 6
American Academy of Arts and Sciences - Correspondence and reports, 1967-1968
6 7-12
American Association for the Advancement of Science - Correspondence, Symposium, 1968-1974
6 13
American College of Physicians - Correspondence, 1968-1970
6 14-15
American Medical Association - Correspondence, 1968-1970
6 16-17
American Philosophical Society - Correspondence and data, 1967-1975
6 18
Annual Review of Physiology - Correspondence, 1939
6 19
Association of American Medical Colleges, 1970-1974
6 20
Brookings Institution, 1968-1969
6 21
Brotherhood Awards Dinner Honoring Lister Hill, 1973
31 1
Chili visit [re: establishing a National Science Foundation], 1965
6 22
Commonwealth Fund, 1970-1974
 
Congressional constituent inquiries [patient health/disease research inquiries, primarily via John Fogarty] [subseries]:
33 1
1960-1961 [RESTRICTED PHI]
33 2
1962 [RESTRICTED PHI]
33 3
1963-1964 [RESTRICTED PHI]
33 4
1965-1966 [RESTRICTED PHI]
6 23
Cosmos Club, 1970-1974
6 24
Dupont Institute of the Nemours Foundation, 1974
7 1-17
French-Polyclinic Fund - Correspondence and data, 1968-1969
8 1-12
French-Polyclinic Fund - Correspondence and data, 1970-1973
8 13
Graduate Journal, 1969-1970
8 14
Grant Foundation, 1970-1975
8 15
Harvard - MIT Program in Health Sciences, 1972-1975
8 16
HEW - Senate Committee on Appropriations statement, 1969
8 17
IBM Medical Symposia, 1968-1971
 
International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) [Belgium], 1963-1965 [subseries]:
31 2-3
Princess Liliane Foundation -- International Cardiovascular Research Center -- ILSI, 1963-1964
31 4
Governing Board ILSI, 1963-1965
31 5-6
Correspondence, federal report on ILSI, 1963-1965
31 7
[Belgian ILSI proposal], 1963-1964
32 1-2
ILSI correspondence, notes, 1963-1964
8 18
Interurban Clinical Club, 1968-1975
8 19-20
John E. Fogarty International Center, 1968-1971
 
John E. Fogarty [subseries]:
32 4-5
Speeches, drafts, correspondence, assignments, 1958-1966
32 6
Personal health, 1966
32 7
Death, NIH responses/speeches, funeral, condolences, clippings, 1967
8 21
Johns Hopkins ... Pharmacology Department, 1972-1973
9 1
Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation, 1969-1974
9 2
Joseph E. Smadel Memorial Lecture, 1974
9 3
Josiah Macy Foundation, 1969-1975
9 4
Jurzykowski Memorial Committee, 1969-1970
9 5
Lowell Lecture, 1969-1972
9 6
Markle Foundation -14th Annual Meeting, 1966
9 7-12
Merck, Sharp and Dohme Research Labs, 1968-1975
 
National Academy of Sciences [subseries]:
9 13
Correspondence, re: Dr. Shannon position, 1968
9 14-16
Board on Medicine, biomedical education, 1968-1969
9 17
Board on Medicine, health and disadvantaged panel, 1968-1969
9 18-19
Correspondence, 1968-1975
9 20
Autumn meeting, 1975
10 1-2
NAS Council, 1970-1974
10 3
Committee on Science and Public Policy, 1973-1974
10 4
NAS discussion, Oct. 1973
10 5
Executive Committee, 1970
10 6-7
Institute of Medicine, 1970-1974
10 8-9
Proposal for National Academy of Medicine, Apr. 1968-May1969
10 10
Public Welfare medal, Apr. 29, 1969
10 11-12
Section on medical sciences, Sept. 1968-May1972
10 13
National Institute of General Medical Sciences -10th Anniversary, 1973
10 14
NIH and the Bureau of Health Manpower, 1968
10 15
NIH/NAS Conflict of Interest
10 16
NIH Organization and Program Development - Notes
10 17
NIH Special Programs Reports, 1968
10 18
NLM Ceremonies Honoring Lister Hill, 1968
10 19
National Research Council, 1968-1972
10 20-21
National Science Foundation, 1969-1974
10 22
New England Journal of Medicine, 1969-1972
11 1
New York Board of Health, 1969-1971
11 2-3
NIH Office of Program Planning, 1965-1967
11 4
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, 1966-1969
11 5
Pakistan - SEATO Cholera Research Lab - Correspondence
11 6
President's Cancer Panel, 1973-1974
11 7
Ribicoff: Senate Subcommittee of Executive Reorganization, 1969-1973
11 8
Robert W. Johnson Foundation, 1972-1974
11 9
Rockefeller Foundation, 1968-1974
11 10
Rockefeller University, 1970-1975
11 11
Seattle Mental Health Institute, 1968
11 12
Seminar on the Economics of Pharmaceutical Innovation, 1968
11 13
Southern Illinois University - Correspondence
11 14
Technicon International Congress, 1969
11 15
University of California, 1968-1969
11 16
University of Colorado Medical Center, 1969
11 17
University of North Carolina, 1969
11 18
University of Oregon - Correspondence and data
11 19
University of Texas - Correspondence and data, 1970-1971
11 20
University of Wisconsin - Sigma Chi Lecture, 1968
11 21-22
U.S. - Australian Scientific Cooperation - Correspondence and data, 1968-1969
12 1
U.S. - Japan Cooperative Medical Program
12 2
U.S. - Japan Cooperative Medical Science Committee, fourth meeting reports, 1968
12 3
VA Medical Research Symposium, April 1972
12 4
Western Design Engineering Conference, 1969
 
Whitehead Institute [subseries]:
12 5
Articles of Incorporation
12 6
Bylaws
12 7-10
Correspondence and data, 1973-1975
12 vol. 1-4
Whitehead File vols. 1-4, 1971-1973
13 vol. 1-3
Whitehead File vols. 5-7, 1974-1975
13 vol. 4
Document No. 1: transmittal letter from Shannon; Appendix A: some further observations; Appendix B: an informal correspondence file, 1971-1972
13 vol. 5
Eugene Braunwald to Whitehead re: support at Peter Brigham Hospital, 1972
13 1
WHO Conference on Schistosomiasis, Dec. 1972
 
Series 3: Publications, Papers, Talks and Research Notes, 1931-1975 [series]:
 
Science and the Evolution of Public Policy [subseries]:
13 7-11
Correspondence, seminar series, 1970-1974
13 12
Printed matter
13 13
Magazine articles by J.A.S., 1962-1974
13 14
James A. Shannon reprints, 1968-1971
 
Volumes [subseries]:
volume
Science and the Evolution of Public Policy, edited by J.A.S.
vol. 1-2
Scientific Papers of J.A.S., 1931-1962
vol. I-III
Nontechnical speeches and articles of J.A.S., 1955-1965
14 1-76
Talks by J.A.S., 1953-1966
32 3
Talks by J.A.S., 1965-1967
15 1-58
Talks by J.A.S., 1966-1968
16 1-31
Talks by J.A.S., 1968-1972
17 1-30
Talks by J.A.S., 1972-1975; undated
 
Early research papers/drafts/typescripts by J.A.S., 1937-1940s [subseries]:
18 1
Creatine in the dogfish
18 2
The excretion of inulin by the dog
18 3
The excretion of urea and creatine
18 4
A-C
18 5
D-E
18 6
G
18 7
Glomerular filtration and urea excretion in the dog
18 8
Glomerular filtration and urea excretion in relation to urine flow in the dog
18 9
Inulin/creatine at low urine volumes
18 10
Kidney section for Annual Review of Physiology
18 11
The kinetics of tubular excretion
18 12
Normal rate of formation of the antidiuretic hormone
18 13
On the renal tubular excretion of creatine in normal man
18 14
Pump - lung kidney
18 15
M-P
18 16
Malaria work in cairns
18 17
The renal excretion of creatine in man
18 18
The renal excretion of phenol red by the aglomerular fishes
18 19
Renal tubular excretion
18 20
Secretion
18 21
R-X
18 22
Miscellaneous drafts
 
Laboratory notes [subseries]:
19 vol. 1
Excretion study on sulfanilamide derivatives (L. Troast), 1942
19 vol. 2
Sulfanilamide derivatives man dog (Shannon), 1938-1939
19 1
Therapeutic trials of antimalarial agents - Goldwater Memorial Hospital, 1942
19 2
NIH Budget, 1967
19 3
NIH Proposed Reorganization Plan, 1968
19 4
Research and Development Speech by William D. Carey, 1968
19 5
"Health in America", Report by William Cohen, 1968, 1968
19 6
Foundations: Proposals, 1969
19 7
Paper by Murtaugh
19 8
Papers by Haggerty, Himsworth, McElroy, Morrison, Shannon
19 9
Papers by Max Tishler
19 10-11
Discussions of Papers, 1971-1972
 
Series 4: Diplomas and Certificates, 1929-1971 [series]:
20 1
Brown University - Honorary Degree
20 2
New York University - Honorary Degree
20 3
New York University - Citation for Distinguished Alumni lecturer in medicine
20 4
Ohio State University - Honorary Degree
20 5
University of Washington - Honorary Degree
20 6
New York Heart Association - Homer W. Smith Award in Renal Physiology
20 7
American College of Physicians - John Phillips Memorial Award
20 8
College of Mount Saint Vincent - Honorary Degree
21 1
American Hospital Association - Honorary Membership
21 2
Jefferson Medical College - Honorary Degree
21 3
American College of Hospital Administrators - Honorary Fellowship
21 4
University of Colorado - Honorary Degree
21 5-6
Programs - Awards and Dedications, 1957-1969
21 7-8
Programs - Honorary Degrees, 1952-1971
21 9
Awards, Certificates, and Diplomas, 1929-1968
Map Drawer 6 1
Oversize diplomas and awards
 
Series 5: Subject Files and Reports, 1953-1971 [series]:
 
Reports and Publications, re: National Institutes of Health [subseries]:
22 vol. 1
Biomedical science and its administration, Feb. 1965
22 vol. 2
National Institutes of Health (PHS Publication 81), 1964
22 vol. 3
Factors contributing to current distress in the academic community: analysis of the growth of the NIH Extramural Program (original copy), 1971
22 vol. 4
Factors contributing to current distress in the academic community: analysis of the growth of the NIH Extramural Program (revised copy), 1971
22 vol. 5
An overview of the behavioral sciences, conference report, 1966
22 vol. 6
A program in the behavioral sciences, NIGMS, Oct. 28, 1966
22 vol. 7
Reorganization of the NIH: Bureau of Health Manpower and Division of Research Facilities and Resources. A study for the Director, NIH, July 10, 1968
22 vol. 8
NIH Extramural Programs for the training of biomedical scientists: a ten-year plan, May 1968
22 vol. 9
NIH legislative proposals for1970, Aug. 12, 1969
22 vol. 10
National purpose: health through science, April 1971
23 vol. 1
The advancement of knowledge for the nation's health, 1967
23 vol. 2
Review of intramural research, National Institutes of Health, 1959
23 vol. 3
Review of intramural research, National Institutes of Health, 1960
23 vol. 4
Revised briefing book, Office of Legislative Analysis, Jan. 14, 1969
24 vol. 1
Regulation of biological products, Aug. 1955
24 vol. 2-6
Basic data relating to the National Institutes of Health, 1969-1970; 1972-1973; 1975
24 vol. 7
Technical report on Salk poliomyelitis vaccine, USPHS, June 1955
24 vol. 8
List of documents on poliomyelitis, USPHS, Dec. 1953-Dec. 1955
24 vol. 9
Resources for biomedical research and education, March 1969
24 vol. 10
National Cancer Plan: executive report vol. I, summary of research and operational strategies, [1972]
24 vol. 11
National Cancer Plan: executive report vol. II, digest of scientific research recommendations, [1972]
24 vol. 12
The supply of health manpower: 1970 profiles and projections to 1990, 1974
24 vol. 13
Report of the advisory commission on health manpower, vol. II, Nov. 1967
 
Congressional Documents [subseries]:
25 vol. 1
Federal role in health, report to Senate Subcommittee on Executive Reorganization, 1969
25 vol. 2
Health activities: federal expenditures and public purpose, report to Senate Subcommittee on Executive Reorganization, 1970
25 vol. 3
National program for the conquest of cancer, report of the National Panel, 1970
25 vol. 4
Research in the service of man: biomedical knowledge, development, and use. A conference sponsored by the Subcommittee on Government Research, 1966
25 vol. 5
Research in the service of man. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Government Research, 1967
25 vol. 6
Regional medical complexes for heart disease, cancer, stroke and other diseases. Hearings before the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, 1965
25 vol. 7
Combating heart disease, cancer stroke and other major diseases. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Health, 1965
25 vol. 8
Health Manpower Act of1968. Hearing before the Subcommittee of Public Health and Welfare, 1968
25 vol. 9
Centralization of federal science activities. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Science, Research, and development, 1969
25 vol. 10
The Office of Science and Technology. A report. . . For the Military Operations Subcommittee, 1967
25 vol. 11
The 1969 economic report of the President. Hearings before the Joint Economic Committee, 1969
25 vol. 12
Labor-Health, Education, and Welfare appropriations for1965. Hearings, 1964
25 vol. 13
Senate Hearings: Departments of Labor and Health, Education and Welfare appropriations, FY1968, 1967
25 vol. 14
Departments of Labor and Health, Education and Welfare appropriations for 1968. Hearings, 1967
25 vol. 15
Departments of Labor and Health, Education and Welfare appropriations for 1969. Hearings, 1968
26 vol. 1
Departments of Labor and Health, Education and Welfare, and related agencies appropriation bill, 1971
26 vol. 2
Teaching and research in the field of science policy--a survey, 1972
26 vol. 3
Federal role in health, report of the Committee on Government Operations, 1970
26 vol. 4
Conquest of Cancer Act, report to accompany S. 1828, 1971
26 vol. 5
The National Institutes of research and Advanced Studies: a recommendation for centralization of federal science responsibilities, 1970
26 vol. 6
Hospital and medical facilities construction and modernization amendments of 1970
26 vol. 7-8
National Cancer Act, hearings before the Subcommittee on Public Health and Environment, part I-II, 1971
26 vol. 9
National Science Policy, hearings before the Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Development, 1970
26 vol. 10
Panel on science and technology, twelfth meeting, international science policy, 1971
26 vols. 1-9
Federal Budgets
27
Misc. National Science Foundation and Government reports
28
Reports and Publications, re: National Academy of Sciences
29
Reports, re: Rockefeller University
29
Books on Medical Education
30
Books on Medical Research, Institutions, and Administration
30
Cassette tapes of Cal Tech discussion, 1974