Robert B. Austin Early American Medical Imprints: checklist, page proofs, and other draft materials 1951-1961
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Robert B. Austin was a reference librarian and Head of NLM's Circulation and Book Custody Section. Initially begun in 1946 as a project to identify Americana in NLM's collections, it was expanded in the 1950s to include comprehensive information covering the holdings of libraries across the country. The preliminary list, produced in 1958 was amended and augmented before being published in 1961. From the guide to the Robert B. Austin Early American Medical Imprints: checklist, page pr...
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...