National Library of Medicine : records relating to the construction of a new medical library, 1882-1959.

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National Library of Medicine (U.S.). National Library of Medicine : records relating to the construction of a new medical library, 1882-1959.

National Library of Medicine : records relating to the construction of a new medical library, 1882-1959.

Contains documents, correspondence, and clippings. Material pertains chiefly to the National Library of Medicine Act, 1956. Correspondents include Michael E. DeBakey, Alan Gregg, Paul R. Hawley, Senator Lister Hill, Stockton Kimball, Theodore G. Klumpp, Keyes Metcalf, William G. Reidy, Henry R. Viets, Huntington Williams, and Kenneth Williamson. Includes letter of transmittal from William G. Reidy (1959). Hill was chairman of the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare; Reidy was a Staff member on the Committee.

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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...