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Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Medical Sciences  Search this
Subject:
Whitebread, Charles  Search this
Donner, Joseph  Search this
Thomas, George S  Search this
Griffenhagen, George B  Search this
Blake, John B  Search this
Hamarneh, Sami Khalaf 1925-  Search this
Davis, Audrey B  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Physical description:
8.75 cu. ft. processed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1903
1903-1975
Category:
Series Level Description
Notes:
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Organization:
Alphabetic and chronologic
Summary:
Consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence of division staff with pharmacists, doctors, pharmaceutical associations and manufacturers, medical associations, medical equipment manufacturers, historians, educational institutions, government agencies, and others chiefly concerning the division's exhibit program, its collections, publications, and public inquiries. The correspondence documents the tenures of Joseph Donner, Assistant Curator, 1917; Charles Whitebread, Assistant Curator and Associate Curator, 1918-1948; George S. Thomas, Associate Curator, 1948-1952; George B. Griffenhagen, Associate Curator, 1952-1956; John B. Blake, Associate Curator and Curator, 1957-1961; Sami Khalaf Hamarneh, Associate Curator, Curator, Historian, and Curator Emeritus, 1960-1985; and Audrey B. Davis, Assistant Curator, Associate Curator, and Curator, 1968-1994.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Medical museums  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00417
See more items in:
Correspondence 1903-1975 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Medical Sciences]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219663