Saul Jarcho, M.D. Papers 1917-1989
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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...
Dr. Jarcho's principle fields of interest include internal medicine and medical history. He was president of the American Association of the History of Medicine, 1968-70, and a member of NLM's Board of Regents, 1961-65. From the guide to the Dr. Saul Jarcho papers, (History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine) Dr. Jarcho's principal fields of interest include internal medicine and medical history, with a Master of Arts degree in Latin Literature from Columbia ...