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ASM President, Susan Sharp, Ph.D., joined global leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York today in a historical meeting to focus on the commitment to fight AMR.

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Leaders at the UN General Assembly draft a plan for coordinated, cross-cutting efforts to improve the current state of AMR.

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 (see also L. Joe Berry Papers, Series 2, Subseries 1)


A.    Agendas, Reports and/or Minutes of Board of Governors and Executive Committee

      1. 1961-64 [minutes for 1956-74 are in bound ledgers]
      2. 1965-69
      3. DELETED
      4. 1974-79
      5. 1980-89
      6. 1991-96  


B.    Budgets and Financial Statements

      1. 1960-84


C.    File of G. I. Wallace, Secretary, 1957-67. Includes minutes, reports, memoranda, correspondence, fellowship lists, newsletters.

[Binders of materials relating to the Academy have also been found in the basement of ASM Headquarters. Materials from these binders which do not duplicate those in the Wallace files are included in this section as, e.g., 1A:

      1. 1957-59
      2. 1960
      3. 1961
      4. 1962 (2 folders)
      5. 1963
      6. 1964
      7. 1965 (2 folders)
      8. 1966 (2 folders)
      9. 1967  


D.    Elections and Nominating Committee (for members of the Board of Governors)

      1. Ballots, 1964-92, 1996 -- includes correspondence of Chairman of Board of Governors with Fellows
      2. Correspondence and memoranda of Marion M. Brooke, Chairman, 1979-80  


E.    Lists of Fellows (see also Committee on Elections)

      1. 1957-1964
      2. 1965-1976
      3. 1977--


F.    Minutes of Fellows meetings

      1. 1959-1990


G.   Correspondence (See also correspondence in file of G.I. Wallace above)

      1. Correspondence of G.I. Wallace concerning nomination of heads of departments as Fellows, 1960-61
      2. Duplicated correspondence of the Executive Secretary and Chairman of the Board of Governors with members of the Board, 1964-77
      3. Duplicated correspondence of the Chairman of the Board of Governors with Fellows, 1963-86
      4. Correspondence of Werner Braun, member and Chairman (1968-69) of the Board of Governors, 1967-69 (6 folders)
      5. Correspondence of L.S. McClung, member of the Board of Governors, 1957-67
      6. Correspondence of Robert Hungate, member of the Board of Governors, 1969-70  


H.   Miscellaneous reports, memoranda, resolutions

      1. McKeown Report of the American Medical Association on Relationships of Medicine with Allied Health Professions, and letter from Charles A. Evans, Chairman of Board of Governors, to Fellows of AAM, 1960
      2. Annual Report of the Executive Secretary, 1965
      3. Resolution of Board of Governors to defer graduate students from the draft, n.d. (1960s)
      4. Statement on Clinical Microbiology and Qualifications for Supervisory and Technical Personnel, n.d.
      5. "Evaluation of a Need for an American Board of General Microbiology," by Howard Bodily. Report to Board of Governors, 1970
      6. Annual Report of the Academy, 1974-75, by W.J. Cromartie, 1975
      7. Miscellaneous committee reports, 1959-74