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U.S. National Library of Medicine

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8600 Rockville Pike

Bethesda, MD 20894


NLM historical collections house a large collection of archives and manuscripts related the history of medicine. Most of the archival and manuscript material dates from the 17th century; however, the Library owns about 200 pre-1601 Western and Islamic manuscripts. The oldest item in the Library is an Arabic manuscript on gastrointestinal diseases from al-Razi's The Comprehensive Book on Medicine (Kitab al-Hawi fi al-tibb) dated 1094. Significant modern collections include the papers of U.S. Surgeons General, including C. Everett Koop, and the papers of Nobel Prize-winning scientists, particularly those connected with NIH.


George Edwin Waring Correspondence, 1883-1888

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George Edwin Waring Correspondence, 1883-1888

Waring, George E. (George Edwin), 1833-1898, Newport, Rhode Island. Many of the letters are addressed to W.P. Dunwoody, chief clerk of the Board. Other addresses of letters include: James L. Cabell, J.S. Billings, [S.W.] Mitchell, and Grover Cleveland. Waring was Secretary of the U.S. National Board of Health.

120 letters

Presidential content includes:

- Grover Cleveland

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