A. Founding of the Society of American Bacteriologists, 1899
- Correspondence on the founding of the SAB, 1899-1901 (includes correspondence of E.O. Jordan, A.C. Abbott, and H.W. Conn); letters of reminiscence on founding of Society sent by Abbott to D.H. Bergey, 1922, and by Jordan to Barnett Cohen, Archivist, 1935 (see also Jordan's Presidential file)
- Correspondence of L.S. McClung, Archivist, concerning plans to write history of Society, 1982-85; draft copy, "Diamond Jubilee Chronicles," 1974 (title page, table of contents, table of significant events in SAB history, 1899-1916)
- Typed copies: circular letter calling for first meeting; minutes of meetings, 1899-1904; constitution, list of members, (1900?)
- Folders 4-41: Files on charter members containing clippings, reprints, biographical and bibliographical information. Includes set of note cards w/ biographical information compiled by Paul F. Clark, n.d.