Saul Jarcho papers, 1917-1989.


Saul Jarcho papers, 1917-1989.

Consists of biographical data, correspondence, and reprints. A sizeable part of the collection consists of correspondence relating to the subject of the history of medicine and to the activities of the National Library of Medicine. The 1990 accession to the collection includes material on the history of Egyptian medicine, the Loeb classical library series, and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

13.75 linear ft. (33 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 7620572

National Library of Medicine

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Jarcho, Saul. (person)

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 ...

College of Physicians of Philadelphia (corporateBody)

The Francis Clark Wood Institute for the History of Medicine was established in 1976 to promote to the scholarly community the rich historical resources of the College's historical library and the Mütter Museum. The Institute sponsors conferences, occasional seminars, and short-term travel grants to researchers who require the resources of the museum and library. According to the History of Science Society, “the Wood Institute is the historical programming arm of the College of Phys...

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...