Army Medical Library Director's Correspondence 1918-1932


Army Medical Library Director's Correspondence, 1918-1932

Army Medical Library Director's Correspondence 1918-1932

Official papers of the Library for the years Francis A. Winter (1918-19), Paul F. Straub (1919-19), Robert E. Noble (1919-24), James M. Phalen (1924-27), and Percy M. Ashburn (1927-32) were librarians.


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Winter, Francis A. (person)

Noble, Robert E. (person)

Ashburn, Percy M. (person)

Straub, Paul F. (person)

Army Medical Library (U.S.). Office of the Director (corporateBody)

National Library of Medicine (U.S.) (corporateBody)

In the 1870s the Surgeon General's library occupied space in Ford's theater in Washington, D.C. Beginning in 1872 library officials began seeking legislative funding and approval for a proper building. Concerted efforts during the 1880s won approval for a new building at 7th and Independence, which was occupied in 1887. In the 1910s, having outgrown this facility, the library began requesting another new building. These attempts failed until 1938, when a new Armed Forces Medical Library building...

Phalen, James M. (person)