Jones, Harold Wellington, 1877-1958

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Harold Wellington Jones (1877-1958) was born in Cambridge, Mass. He attended M.I.T. and received his M.D. degree from Harvard in 1901. He graduated from Army Medical School in 1906. He served with Pershing in Mexico (1914-16), where he organized the army's first motor ambulance company. During World War I Jones helped develop motor ambulances and commanded the Beau Desert base hospital in France. A surgeon, Jones served at Staten Island, Fort Stotsenburg in the Philippines, Fort Leavenworth and Fort Sam Houston during the 15 years after the war. He commanded Tripler General Hospital in Hawaii from 1933 until 1936, when he assumed charge of the Army Medical Library. During his nine-year tenure at the Library he helped pass legislation authorizing construction of a new Army Medical Library and Museum building (1938), presided over the 10th International Congress of Military Medicine and Pharmacy (1939) and served as president of the Medical Library Association (1941-42).

From the description of Harold Wellington Jones papers, 1878-1958. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 14308941

From the guide to the Harold Wellington Jones Papers, 1878-1958, (History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine)

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creatorOf Cabot, Richard C. (Richard Clarke), 1868-1939. Notes on lectures given at the Harvard Medical School by Richard C. Cabot, W.F. Whitney, and Abner Post / compiled by Nathaniel Allison and Harold Wellington Jones, 1899-1901. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Army Medical Library Director's Correspondence, 1936-1940 History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine
creatorOf Jones, Harold Wellington, 1877-1958. Harold Wellington Jones papers, 1878-1958. National Library of Medicine
creatorOf Harold Wellington Jones Papers, 1878-1958 History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn National Library of Medicine. Office of the Director. Deputy Director Records, 1936-1969 History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Philip S. Hench Walter Reed Yellow Fever Collection, circa 1800-circa 1998, bulk 1863-1974 Historical Collections, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia
creatorOf Army Medical Library (U.S.). Office of the Director. Army Medical Library (U.S.). Office of the Director. Deputy Director's correspondence, 1936-1969. National Library of Medicine
creatorOf Rolleston, Humphry Davy, Sir, 1862-1944. Centennial of the Army Medical Library : address of Humphry Davy Rolleston, [1936?] National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Harvey Cushing Correspondence, 1930-1939 History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Centennial of the Army Medical Library : address of Humphry Davy Rolleston, 1936-1944 History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine
creatorOf Army Medical Library (U.S.). Army Medical Library correspondence, 1936-1940. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Arthur, William Hemple, 1856-1936. William H. Arthur papers, 1928-1943. National Library of Medicine
creatorOf Jones, Harold Wellington, 1877-1958. Notes on pediatrics, compiled from Rotch's Lectures, Rotch's Pediatrics, Holt's Pediatrics, and Osler's Practice of Medicine : [Boston], [ca. 1899]. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Philip S. Hench Walter Reed Yellow Fever Collection, circa 1800-circa 1998, bulk 1863-1974 Historical Collections, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia
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Birth 1877-11-05

Death 1958-04-05

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