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Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1838-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 304
48 linear feet (109 boxes); 53 microfilm reels
John Shaw Billings (1838-1913) was an American surgeon, hospital planner and librarian. He served as a U.S. Army surgeon and was responsible for creating the nation's foremost medical library, now the National Library of Medicine. He served as... more
United States Sanitary Commission
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3101
linear feet
The United States Sanitary Commission (USSC), 1861-1879, was a civilian organization authorized by the United States government to provide medical and sanitary assistance to the Union volunteer forces during the United States Civil War... more