II. Presidents (Presidents Records)

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A. William Thompson Sedgwick(1855-1921), president in 1900

1) Two letters to Sedgwick from Harold C. Ernst and T. Mitchell Prudden on the beginnings of the teaching of bacteriology in America, 1916; correspondence and note of Barnett Cohen, Archivist, 1935, 1937
2) Obituaries by C.-E.A. Winslow and S.C. Prescott, 1921; biographical information; information on location ofmanuscripts
3) Presidential address: photocopy from Science N.S. XIII,No. 317, January 25, 1901

B. William Henry Welch

(1850-1934), president in 1901
See also Barnett Cohen file. See also transcript of lectures by Welch, 1907, in file of James Howard Brown, 13-II, AG

1) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen, 1932-50: with Welch on tercentary of birth of Leeuwenhoek, 1932-33; with SimonFlexner on locating Welch's presidential address to the SAB, 1935; with Richard H. Shryock on participating in a symposium organized by the American History of Medicine on Welch, 1950; Cohen's research notes for his talk
2) Correspondence of E. B. Fred on election of Welch to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans, 1965-73
3) Obituaries; biographical information
4) Text of Welch film (1932). Film has been transferred to video master
5) Eightieth birthday celebration brochure: invitations and programs of celebrations of the centennial of Welch's birth
6) Information on location of manuscripts

C. Herbert William Conn (1859-1917), president in 1902
See also Harold Joel Conn file.

1) Harold J. Conn, "A Religious Scientist at the Turn of the Century: Herbert William Conn of Wesleyan University," mimeographed biography and bibliography, sent to Barnett Cohen, Archivist, in 1944
2) Obituary; biographical material
3) Correspondence of the Archivist on locating Conn's papers, 1985 (includes typescript of selected pages of Conn's European journal, 1897-98)
4) Various reprints, 1893-1915 (16 items)

D. Theobald Smith (1859-1934), president in 1903

1) Correspondence: 6 letters to Arthur H. Pease, 1897-1905; copy of letter to Ward J. MacNeal, 1933;published copies of letter to E.B. Krumbhaar, 1933;copy of letter to T. B. Magath, n. d.; I.L. Baldwinwith Smith' s family, 1935
2) Letter of Mark Frances to Carl Hartman on Smith' s work on work on Texas cattle fever, January 20, 1914
3) Correspondence of the Archivist (Cohen, McClung), 1935-56, including a manuscript (unpublished?) by W. E. Cotton on Smith's work at the Bureau of Animal Industry, 1938, and program of dedication of Smith Laboratory, Albany Medical College, 1937
4) Obituaries and biographies
5) Bibliographies
6) Article by C. Dolman on Smith's presidential address (including text of address), 1981
7) Miscellaneous reprints (see also three bound volumes in Book Collection)
8) Information on manuscripts
9) Original drawings of fermentation tubes, published in The Wilder Quarter Century Book, 1893 (QL3.W66)

E. Frederick George Novy (1864-1957), president in 1904

1) Two laboratory notebooks containing Novy's notes of lectures at the Hygienic Institute, Berlin, 1888
2) Correspondence: correspondence of I. L. Baldwin concerning election of Novy as honorary member, 1936-37; letter to Pearl Kendrick extending greetings for annual meeting in Detroit, 1957
3) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen with Novy, 1935-50
4) "Collected papers of Frederick George Novy,1887-1937. Volume One," bibliography and career resume received from Walter J. Nungester
5) Novy's annotated copy of his Directions for Laboratory Work in Bacteriologv for the Use of Medical Classes in the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor: George Wahr, 1894) is in book collection (QR63.N88). Material in this folder was taken from the back pocket of that volume and includes notes, photographs of apparatus, and advertisements by Parke, Davis & Co. and Richards & Co. for pure cultures
6) Obituaries and biographies, including unpublished(?) typed sketch by Max Marshall; clippings from SAB Newsletter
7) Bibliographies
8) Reprints
9) Reprint of article from American Medicine, with notes by B. Cohen on its relation to Novy's presidential address
10) Information on manuscripts

F. Edwin 0. Jordan (1866-1936), president in 1905
See also correspondence in

 

1-IA, folder 1on origins of SAB and in Gail F. Dack, president in 1953.

1) 3 letters from William E. Castle to Jordan on procurement and raising of guinea pigs, 1905;
2) Letter to J.M. Sherman acknowledging election as honorary member, 1935
3) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen, Archivist, with Jordan and his family, 1935-50
4) Correspondence of N. Paul Hudson with I. L. Baldwin, Ernest E. Irons, and L. Hektoen and regarding his biographical sketch of Jordan, 1934-46
5) Obituaries, biographies
6) Bibliography
7) Miscellaneous reprints (see also bound reprints in book collection)
8) Typescript of Presidential address, "Variation in Bacteria"
9) Information on manuscripts

G. Erwin Frink Smith (1854-1927) president in 1906

1) Obituaries, biographical material
2) Bibliography,
3) Miscellaneous reprints. See also bound volumes in book collection
4) Information on manuscripts

H. James Carroll (1854-1907) president in 1907

1) Obituaries; biographies; bibliography
2) Information on manuscripts

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J. Harry Luman Russell

(1866-1954), president in 1908

1) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen with Russell on Golden Jubilee meeting and Welch-Novy-Russell Lecture, 1950; copy of portion of letter from William H. Welch to Dr. Mall about Russell, 1892
2) Correspondence of J. Roger Porter, Editor of Journal of Bacteriology with William B. Sarles concerning obituary of Russell by E. B. Fred, 1954
3) Typescript (unpublished?) of biographical sketch presented bv William B. Sarles to the North Central Branch of the ASM, 1962
4) Biographical material, obituaries, "Memorial Resolutions of the Faculty of the University of Wisconsin," 1954; articles about Russell, including "A Review of the Scientific Work of Harry Luman Russell", by E.G. Hastings, n.d. ; bibliography,
5) Information on manuscripts, 1963, 1985
6) Miscellaneous reprints
7) "His Inquiring Mind," radio script about Russell, by Lois Fossum for the Wisconsin School of the Air, 1952. 12pp.

K. Joseph James Kinyoun (1860-1919), president in 1909

1) Copy of Letter from Kinyoun to Supervising Surgeon-General, U.S. Marine Hospital Service, March 21, 1901, on evidence of plague in San Francisco
2) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen, Archivist, with Conrad Kinyoun on obtaining a photograph of Kinyoun, 1936-37; letter of Elizabeth Kinyoun to A.P. Hitchens Secretary of SAB, acknowledging tribute by Society. 1920
3) Biographical and bibliographical information
4) Information on manuscripts

L. Veranus Alva Moore (1859-1931), president in 1910

1) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen, Archivist, on obtaining a photograph of Moore, 1935; letter to W.Trelease about review copy of Moore's Laboratory Directions for Beginners in Bacteriology, including book announcement, 1906
2) Biographical and biblographical information, obituaries
3) Published presidential address
4) Reprints, including "Synopsis of Lectures in Bacteriology," 1908(?)
5) Information on manuscripts

M. Frederic Poole Gorham (1871-1933) president in 1911

1) Correspondence of L.S. McClung with Merrill W. Chase on acquisition of two photographs of work done by Gorham and Charles Turner in 1902-1903, 1956-61
2) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen, Archivist, on obtaining a photograph of Gorham, 1935
3) Published Presidential address
4) Obituaries, biographical and bibliographical information
5) Information on manuscripts

N. William Hallock Park (1863-1939), president in 1912

1) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen, Archivist, with Park and others, 1935-39
2) Correspondence of Ira L. Baldwin Secretary-Treasurer, with James M. Sherman, 1939, on Park's death
3) Photocopy of address given to the New York City Branch of the SAB, 1939, on the history of the laboratories of the New York Department of Health
4) Obituaries including manuscript obituary by G. Ramon
5) Biographical and bibliographical information;clippings from SAB News Letter; reprint
6) Information on manuscripts

O. Charles-Edward Amory Winslow (1877-1957), president in1913
See also

 

II. Journals (Publications Board Records):Journal of Bacteriology; I. Annual Meeting Records, 1944 & 1950; Taxonomy Committee

1) Miscellaneous correspondence of Barnett Cohen with Winslow, 1935, 1945 and of E. B. Fred on the International Society of Microbiology, 1936; Cohen's address and citation in honor of Winslow, 1944; letter of Ira Hiscock to Paul F. Clark on Winslow, 1954
2) Correspondence of Ira L. Baldwin concerning election as honrary member, 1939-40
3) Obituaries; biographical and bibliographical information; clippings from SAB News Letter
4) Various reprints including Welch-Novy-Russelllecture before the SAB, 1950, and address at 40th anniversary celebration,1939
5) Information on manuscripts

P. Charles Edward Marshall (1866-1927), president in 1914

1) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen, Archivist, on obtaining a photograph of Marshall, 1936
2) Correspondence of L.S. McClung with Max Marshall, 1962
3) Obituaries; biographical and bibliographical information
4) Presidential Address
5) Various reprints
6) Information on manuscripts

Q. David Hendricks Bergey (1860-1937), president in 1915

1) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen, Archivist, with Bergey and Mrs. Bergey, 1935-37
2) Obituaries; biographical and bibliographical information
3) Various reprints
4) Correspondence of Peter Hirtle, Archivist with Harry E. Morton and others on Bergey and the location of his papers, 1985-86

R. Thomas Jonathan Burrill (1839-1916), president in 1916

1)Manuscript illustrated by photographs by H. H. Thornberry, "Thomas Jonathan Burrill's Contribution to the History of Microbiology and Plant Pathology," ca. 1964-66
2) Correspondence of the Archivist (L. S. McClung and Donald E. Shay) with H. H. Thornberry, 1966-67, 1983, and historical material sent by Thornberry on Burrill-- includes photographs of the "Resolutions Passed at the Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the Society of American Bacteriologists, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, December 28-30, 1915;" and program of Thomas Jonathan Burrill Anniversary Ceremonies, 1967, and manuscript, "Summary of Ceremonies" by Thornberry
3) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen, Archivist, on obtaining a photograph of Burrill, 1936
4) Obituaries; biographical and bibliographical information
5) Reprints
6) Information on manuscripts

S. Leo Frederick Rettger (1874-1954), president in 1917
See also Correspondence of J. Roger Porter on obituary of Rettger under Publications: Journal of Bacteriology

1) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen with Rettger, 1935-36
2) Correspondence of L. S. McClung on Rettger, 1955, 1962, 1981
3) Obituaries, biographical and bibliographical information
4) Presidential Address
5) Reprints
6) Information on manuscripts

T. Robert Earle Buchanan (1883-1973), president in 1918
See also Buchanan's copy of the 3rd edition of his Bacteriology, which includes his notes for revision, in bookcollection; I. Major Files (Relations to Other Organizations Records)/IUMS/Committee on Systematic Bacteriology 12 IF, Folders 43-50

1) Correspondence: letter of Buchanan to W. McD. Hammon, n.d. on the American Type Culture Collection; letter of Barnett Cohen, Archivist, to Buchanan,thanking him for photograph, 1935; correspondence of the Honors Committee (file of J. Roger Porter) on on nominating Buchanan for honorary membership, 1958; letter to Lawrence Ware, 1966
2) Publications under the auspices of the International Committee on Bacteriological Nomenclature (Buchanan was Chairman of the American-Canadian Committee on Compilation of Proposals for Consideration by the Third International Congress of Microbiology): Rules of Nomenclature Annotated (1939), 2 copies; Proposed International Rules of Bacter iologicalNomenclature (1939); Proposed Bacteriological Code of Nomenclature (1942)
3) Finding aid to taped interview of Buchanan by L. S. McClung, 1968
4) "Work of the Judicial Commission of the Nomenclature Committee, International Association ofMicrobiologists," Robert E. Buchanan, Chairman, ca. 1949
5) Finding aid for Buchanan papers at Iowa StateUniversity; list of Buchanan's books in Bacteriology Dept. at Iowa State
6) Obituaries; biographical and bibliographical information
7) "Appendix A: Keys to Orders, Families and Genera of Bacteria," n.d.
8) Memo to bacteriology staff, Iowa State University, ca. 1943
9) Miscellaneous reprints

U. Samuel Cate Prescott (1872-1962), president in 1919

1) Correspondence of the Archivist (Barnett Cohen, L.S. McClung) with Prescott,1935-58
2) Announcement of award of Nicholas Appert Medal, 1943
3) Obituaries; biographical and bibliographical information
4) Reprints
5) Information on manuscripts

V. Charles Krumwiede, Jr. (1879-1930), president in 1920

1) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen with W.H. Park onobtaining a photograph of Krumwiede, 1935; obituary; biographical and bibliographical information

W. Francis Charles Harrison (1871-1952), president in 1921

1) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen, Archivist, on obtaining a photograph of Harrison, 1935; obituaries; biographical and bibliographical information;information on manuscripts; reprint
See also correspondence of J. Roger Porter on obituary of Harrison under Journal of Bacteriology

X. Lore Alford Rogers (1875-1975), president in 1922

1) Miscellaneous correspondence, 1935-74
2) Biographical sketch, with bibliography, by J.M. Sherman, 1956
3) Draft of biographical article by John A. Alford,with comments by Katherine Rogers, 1974
4) Memoir by Rogers of his early association with the American Type Culture Collection, 1972
5) Obituaries, biographical material
6) Reprints

Y. Edwin George Hastings (1872-1953), president 1923
See also Barnett Cohen correspondence on Wisconsin History,7-IIA, Folder 10.16, for autobiographical memoir by Hastings
See also correspondence of J. Roger Porter on obituaryunder Journal of Bacteriology

1) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen with Hastings on archives and history and on Bacteriological Reviews, 1935-44
2) Obituaries; biographical and bibliographical information
3) Information on manuscripts
4) Photocopy of "This Bacteria," satire of the Department of Agricultural Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin, 1942
5) Reprints

Z. Arthur Parker Hitchens (1877-1949), president in 1924

1) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen with Hitchens andothers, 1935-50 -- includes letter of Lady Osler to Hitchens, 1920, thanking SAB for its expression of sympathy on the death of William Osler
2) Three unpublished historical manuscripts: on tuberculosis, "Women in Medicine," "Modern Advances in Preventive Medicine," n.d.
3) Obituaries, biographical and bibliographical information
4) Selected reprints
5) Information on location of manuscripts

AA. Norman MacLeod Harris (1870-1953), president in 1925

1) Harris to James M. Sherman concerning donation of historic materials to SAB, 1931; correspondence of J. Roger Porter concerning obituary of Harris, 1953-54; memorandum of Elizabeth McCoy concerning t he "Prodigious Necktie" presented to Harris at the 1925 Annual meeting, 1975
2) Presidential Address
3) Obituary; biographical and bibliographical information
4) Correspondence of the Archivist on locating his papers,1985-86

AB. Hans Zinsser (1878-1940), president in 1926
see also Paul DeKruif correspondence with Edward Francis in Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection

1) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen with and about Zinsser, 1930-52; correspondence of Ira L. Baldwin on death of Zinsser, 1940-41; correspondence of L.S. McClung, 1955
2) Obituaries; biographical and bibliographical information;
3) Miscellaneous reprints including poetry
4) Information on manuscripts

AC. Robert S. Breed (1877-1956), president in 1927

1) Correspondence concerning red bacteria, 1922-29
2) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen with Breed, 1937-50
3) Manuscript of "The Relationship of the Water and Soil Bacteria of the Family Achromobacteriaceae," n.d.(post-1948);"Outline of Orders," mimeographed, 1955
4) Obituaries; biographical and bibliographical information
5) Additional reprints
6) Information on manuscripts

AD. Alice Catherine Evans (1881-1975), president in 1928

1) "Memoirs," typed, 3 copies, one revised and expanded, 159 pp., 1969
2) Correspondence of Barbara H. Caminata with Evans, 1969-75; chapter on history of N.I.H. by Bess Furman Armstrong, annotated by Evans, and associated correspondence, 1964-69
3) Miscellaneous correspondence: of Mr. Collins with Evans, 1948, 1963; L.S. McClung with Evans, 1965-69; of E. M. Foster with Evans, 1970; of ASM Headquarters, 1973, 1975; of J. Roger Porter concerning Evans' "Memoirs," 1966 -- includes comments on "Memoirs" by R. E. Buchanan
4) "Before You Drink a Glass of Milk," by Paul DeKruif,Ladies' Home Journal, Sept. 1929
5) Material (photocopies) on Evans collected bv Susan W. Rockwood in 1981-82
6) Additional reprints (bound reprints, 1910-1933, are housed in book collection [uncatalogued])
7) Obituaries; news clippings, 1928-75; biographical and bibliographical information
8) Information on manuscripts
9) Evans' annotated copies of Timeless Mexico by Hudson Strode and Letters from the Argentine by Francis Herron are in the book collection. This folder contains clippings which were contained in those volumes

AE. Ludvig Hektoen (1863-1951), president in 1929

1) Obituaries; biographical and bibliographical information; information on manuscripts

AF. Stanhope Bayne-Jones (1888-1970), president in 1930

1) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen with Bayne-Jones, 1928-50
2) Autograph thank you note for honorary membership certificate, 1968; correspondence of L.S. McClung with Bayne-Jones, 1957, 1962 -- includes curriculum vitae, ca. 1962; two autograph letters of Bayne-Jones, 1964, one onreceipt of certificate of Life Membership from the Washington Branch of SAB
3) Obituaries, reprints, biographical and bibliographical information
4) Reprints
5) Information on location of manuscripts

 

 

AG. James Howard Brown (1884-1956), president in 1931
See also Brown correspondence under I. Major Files (Relations to Other Organizations Records) 
IUMS: International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology, 12 IF, Folders 43-50 .

1) Lessons prepared for extension course on invertebrate zoology, University of Chicago, Extension Division, 1908, withrecitation papers by Brown and letters received frominstructor Victor E. Shelford, 1908
2) Correspondence, 1923-49 -- includes notification of appointment at Johns Hopkins, 1923, and photograph of satirical drawing of "Bacterial Gremlins" by Charlotte Shaull, 1943
3) Patent certificates, 1928, 1932, and related correspondence 1928-41; two photographs
4) Seven manuscripts of papers presented by Brown, 1925-44, n.d.; fourteen photographs of diagrams and apparatus
5) Transcript of lectures delivered by William H. Welch, 1907, obtained from Brown's estate; related correspondenceand notes of the Archivist (McClung, Karr), 1964, 1994; "Lecture Notes on the History of Bacteriology -- 1907: An Examination into the Authenticity of Lecture Notes Attributed to William Henry Welch," by Gretchen Cooke, 1995
6) Presidential Address
7) Obituaries; biographical information, information on location of manuscripts
8) Miscellaneous reprints: non-duplicates to bound reprints in Book Collection

AH. Edwin Broun Fred (1887-1981), president in 1932

1) Miscellaneous correspondence: copy of letter from Conrad
Hoffman to Fred, 1913; memorandum of Fred on conference with
President Frank, University of Wisconsin, 1927; Letter to
O.N. Allen, 1971; correspondence of L.S. McClung with Fred, 1962-76
2) Nomination packet for election as Honorary Member of ASM, 1959; thank you note for certificate, 1968
3) Published material and clippings concerning Fred at University of Wisconsin donated by W.B. Sarles, 1941-81 - includes text of memorial speeches and manuscript of obituary by Sarles
4) Obituaries, biographical and bibliographical information, press clippings
5) Presidential Address
6) Program for Symposium on Nitrogen Fixation, 1978
7) Miscellaneous reprints
8) Information on manuscripts

AI. William Mansfield Clark (1884-1964), president in 1933.

1) Guest Book containing signatures of famous scientists, 1922-60
2) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen on nomination ofClark for the Borden Award of the American Chemical Society, 1943
3) Presidential Address
4) Obituaries, biographical and bibliographical information, clippings
5) Miscellaneous reprints
6) Information on location of manuscripts

AJ. Milton J. Rosenau (1869-1946), president in 1934

1) Obituaries, biographical and bibliographical information
2) Presidential Address
3) Miscellaneous reprints
4) Information on manuscripts

AK. Karl F. Meyer (1884-1974), president in 1935
See also Susan W. Rockwood Collection of Edward Francis Material 1901-1979; oral history in book collection; recording of interview (1961) in cassette box: Interviews

1) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen, 1935-51
2) Correspondence of L.S. McClung, 1944-74; correspondence of Robert B. Doty, 1972-74; thank you for honorary membership certificate, 1968
3) Curriculum vitae, c. 1958; revised bibliography,1974
4) Obituaries, biographical information, clippings,memorial service programs
5) Radio script "Prevention of Food Poisoning, " 1934 6) Information on manuscripts and oral history

AL. Thomas M. Rivers (1888-1962), president in 1936

1) Typescript of "Virus de Vejez", banquet address given at Annual meeting of SAB, 1935 (includesillustrations); correspondence of Barnett Cohen with Rivers and others, 1936-37, 1951; letter of Rivers to Pearl M. Kendrick, 1936
2) Presidential Addresses: "Virus de Vejez," 1935; "Viruses and Koch's Postulates," 1936
3) Obituary, biographical and bibliographical information, clippings
4) Information on manuscripts
5) Reprint

AM. James Morgan Sherman (1890-1956), president in 1937
See also correspondence with Barnett Cohen, 1928-51 in Cohen's presidential file.

1) Four letters to P. Arne Hansen, 1954-56; copy of typescript of humorous testimonial presented to Sherman in 1937
2) Presidential Address
3) Obituary, biographical and bibliographical information,
4) Miscellaneous reprints
5) Information on location of manuscripts

AN. Paul F. Clark (1882-1983) president in 1938

1) Letters received and reviews of presidential address, "Alice in Virusland" (1938), 1938-41
2) Copies of book version of Alice in Virusland (Madison, Wisc.: Society of American Bacteriologists, 1938)
3) Original drawings by W. Allen for Alice in Virusland 4) Manuscript account of Pasteur Centenary, Paris, 1923, written in winter of 1923-24
5) Reprint, page proofs and correspondence concerning publication of "A Half Century of Presidential Addresses of the Society of American Bacteriologists"(Bacteriological Reviews 17:213-247, 1953), 1953
6) Correspondence of the Archivist (Cohen, McClung)with Clark, 1951-66, including reviews of Pioneer Microbiologists of America, and with his family, 1982-83; two letters from Clark received by O.N. Allen, 1956, 1973
7) Obituaries, biographical and bibliographical information; 100th birthday party card, bookplate, additional reprints
8) Miscellaneous reprints
9) "Chronicles of Early American Bacteriology" [MS of Pioneer Microbiologists of America], n.d., ca. 1959. Inphase box

AO. Arthur T. Henrici (1889-1943), president in 1939

1) Correspondence concerning the 1939 Annual meeting of SAB (40th anniversary), 1939
2) Miscellaneous correspondence of George Packer Berry with Henrici, 1939; of Barnett Cohen with Henrici, 1940-41; of William C. Frazier with W.P. Larson
3) Henrici: Recollections by SomeClose Friends and Associates. Minneapolis: Burgess, 1960.
4) Obituaries, biographical and bibliographical information
5) Presidential Address
6) Miscellaneous reprints
7) Information on location of manuscripts

AP. Charles Thom (1872-1956), president in 1940
See also correspondence of Thom and of coworker Margaret B.Church with microbiologists, 1909-42 (in Miscellaneous Manuscript Collections)

1) "Autobiographical Notes." ca. 1940
2) Correspondence: letter received from E.O. Jordan, 1927; correspondence concerning Soil Congress, 1935; letter to I.L. Baldwin, 1939; draft resolution for SAB, 1950
3) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen with Thom, 1935-44; two letters received by George Packer Berry, 1940
4) Ethel Winfred Thom: Biographical Commentary, compiled by Charles Thom (1943)
5) Matthew Tomb and His Descendants, Some of Them Spelling the Name Thom. 1758-1861. Series A, n. d., genealogy by Homer and Charles Thom
6) Presidential Address
7) Obituaries, biographical and bibliographical information
8) Reprints
9) Information on manuscripts

AQ. Oswald T. Avery (1877-1955), president in 1941

1) Letter to J. Howard Brown, 1919
2) Obituaries, biographical and bibliographical information reprints
3) Presidential Adress
4) Information on manuscripts

AR. Selman A. Waksman (1888-1973), president in 1942
See also papers of Robert Starkey (13-II BM) and of Hubert Lechevalier (Miscellaneous Mss Collections), and biographical sketch appended to 1961 Council minutes (1-IV C, folder 18)

1) Text of welcoming address to Fermentation Symposium held at Institute for Microbiology, Rutgers University, n. d.
2) Patent for streptomycin (printed copy), 1948
3) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen with Waksman,1941-1951 -- includes copy of letter of C.B. van Nielto Waksman on SAB meetings and publications, 1941
4) Letter of E.M. Foster to Waksman, 1961; thank you note for honorary membership certificate, 1968; letter of A.F. Langlykke to Waksman, 1972; Ivan Hall to R.F. Acker, 1975
5) Correspondence of David Perlman with Waksman andothers concerning the "Antibiotic Forum" section of Journal of Applied Microbiology, 1964-66
6) Correspondence of David Perlman with Waksman,1967-70 -- includes autobiographical manuscript "Experiments and Activities in Microbiology" sent to Perlman, 1967
7) Obituaries, biographical and bibliographical information, clippings, articles
8) Reprints, memorabilia, including program andbrochure from memorial service (1973), program of dedication of Institute for Microbiology (1954)
9) Memorandum of agreement in Schatz vs Waksman, 1950; "Streptomycin: Discovery and Resultant Controversy," by Milton Wainwright, 1991; clippings regarding Albert Schatz, 1994; letter from E.S. Reinthaler to Nobel Committee re Schatz, 1952
10) Information on manuscripts

AS. Rebecca Craighill Lancefield (1895-1981), president in 1943

1) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen with Lancefield, 1937-46; thank you note to Honors Committee for certificate, 1968
2) Obituaries; biographical and bibliographical information; citation for honorary degree fromRockefeller University,1973
3) Miscellaneous reprints
4) Information on location of manuscripts

AT. Ira L. Baldwin (1895-), president in 1944
Baldwin correspondence as Secretary of SAB, 1935-44, is found in various locations in the ASM Archives. See inventories.

1) Correspondence with A. Parker Hitchens, 1936, andwith Robert S. Breed, 1937-38, 1944
2) Transcript of meeting of "Committee on Biological Warfare" at the Pentagon, 15 May 1951, and associatedcorrespondence, 1963, 1994
3) Two manuscript versions of Presidential address,1944?, 1951, and letter to Barnett Cohen, 1951
4) Correspondence of L.S. McClung with Baldwin, 1965-93 --includes annual "Baldwin Bulletins"
5) Bound notebook of syllabus of Baldwin's course in bacterial physiology, University of Wisconsin, and notes taken by L.S. McClung, 1932-33
6) Manuscript of tribute to Baldwin on his 90th birthday (published in ASM News 50:8, 1985), and related correspondence
7) Biographical and bibliographical information;brochure "Universities and the Future," symposium honoring Baldwin, University of Wisconsin, 1966; 8) Miscellaneous reprints
9) information on manuscripts
[Folders 10-68 contain photocopies of Baldwin's files relating to SAB/ASM and the AAM; the originals are part of the collection of his papers on deposit at the University of Wisconsin. See folder 9.]
10-13) File of Barnett Cohen (mostly Baldwin correspondence), 1933-51
14) SAB -- 1943 - ILB, President
15) SAB -- Censorship, Program Chairman, Eli Lilly Award, Employment Bureau, 1943-44
6) SAB -- General - ILB, President - January-April, 1944
17) SAB -- General - ILB, President - May-December,1944
18) SAB -- Eli Lilly Award Committee -- ILB, Chairman, 1944
19) SAB -- ILB, 1945
20) SAB -- Eli Lilly Award in Bacteriology and Immunity, 1945
21) SAB -- 1946
22) SAB -- Eli Lilly Award Committee, 1946
23) SAB -- 1947
24) SAB -- 1948
25) SAB -- 1949
26) SAB -- 1950
27) SAB -- 1951
28) SAB -- 1952
29) SAB -- 1953
30) SAB -- 1954
31) SAB -- 1955
32) SAB-AAM -- 1956
33) SAB-AAM -- 1957
34) AAM -- General Correspondence, 1957
35) AAM -- Committee on Nominations, 1957-58
36) AAM -- Committee on Public Health Microbiology,1957-58
37) AAM -- Committee on Clinical Diagnostic Microbiology, 1957-58
38) AAM --Committee on Elections, 1957-58
39) AAM & SAB -- 1958
40) AAM -- Committee (ad hoc) on Certification and Procedure, 1958
41) AAM -- 1958
42) AAM -- 1959
43) AAM -- Council on Education and Laboratories, 1959
44) AAM -- Committee on Nominations, 1959
45) AAM -- Board of Governors' Meetings, 1959
46) AAM and American Institute of Biological Sciences, 1959
47) American Board of Microbiology
48) AAM -- Legislative Matters, 1959
49) AAM -- Charter Members, 1959
50) AAM -- Conference on Education and Professional Standards in Microbiology, 1959-60
51) AAM and American Medical Association, 1960-61
52) AAM -- Board of Governors, January-May 1960
53) AAM -- Board of Governors, June-December, 1960
54) AAM -- 1961
55) AAM -- 1962
56) AAM -- 1963
57) AAM -- Board of Governors -- General Correspondence, 1964
58) ASM-AAM -- Joint Committee on Future Organization and Activities, 1964-69
59) AAM -- General, 1965
60) AAM -- Committee on Elections -- Correspondence, 1965
61) AAM -- 1966
62) AAM -- Committee on Elections -- Correspondence, 1966
63) AAM -- General Correspondence, 1967
64) AAM -- Committee on Elections -- Correspondence, 1967
65) AAM -- 1968
66) AAM -- Committe on Elections, 1968
67) AAM -- 1969
68) ASM-AAM -- 1970-71
69) Silver Annivesary of Ft. Detrick, 1967: program; text of speech delivered by Baldwin
70) Memo: The Role of University of Wisconsin inDevelopment of Science of Microbiology, 1977
71) Folder of materials donated to Archives, 1994, concerning history of SAB and AAM. Includescorrespondence with Werner Braun and Dr. & Mrs. G.I. Wallace concerning early years of Academy, 1968; Robert Breed, 1944, on Hitchens and the founding of Journal of Bacteriology; memo on biological warfare, 1961; materials on Committee to Study the Future of Microbiology, 1964; reminisence of E.M. Foster on his years as Secretary of SAB (1956-61), 1961; letter (w/ enclosures, 1952) from Norman Laffer to Charles Croft concerning College of American Pathologists and effort to establish Board of Medical Microbiology, 1958

AU. Stuart Mudd (1893-1975), president in 1945.
See also recorded interview, 1973 in cassette box: Interviews

1) Correspondence of L.S. McClung, 1962-78 -- includes manuscript of obituary by C.G. Heden; correspondence of Harry E. Morton With Mudd, 1974
2) Remarks of J. Roger Porter on accepting the Stuart Mudd Award from the World Academy of Art and Science at the XII International Congress of Microbiology, 1978; manuscript of obituary by Porter of Mudd, 1978
3) Nomination for honorary membership in ASM and list of publications, ca. 1965, 1968
4) Mudd's copy of Chronicles of the Society of American Bacteriologists. 1899-1939, autographed by prominent bacterio1ogists
5) Obituaries; biographical and bibliographical information; memorial service brochure, College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1975; mimeographed outline "Lecture to Medical Officers of the United States Army on the Basis of Immunity," n.d.; programs for Stuart Mudd Lecture (Eastern Pa. Branch), 1976-86
6) Additional reprints
7) Information on manuscripts

AV. James Craigie (1899-1976), president in 1946

1) Letter to Barnett Cohen, 1946
2) Presidential address
3) Obituaries, biographical and bibliographical information
4) Information on manuscripts

AW. Thomas Francis (1900-1969), president in 1947

1) Nomination for honorary membership in ASM including curriculum vitae and bibliography, 1967-68
2) The Thomas Francis Jr., Memorial Festschrift,Archives of Environmental Health,21 (3), September, 1970
3) Presidential Address
4) Obituaries, biographical and bibliographical information
5) Information on manuscripts

AX. Harold Joel Conn (1886-1975) president in 1948.
Additional correspondence in various locations in ASM Archives. See also H. W. Conn presidential file

1) Manuscript "History of the Stain Commission," 5 chapters, ca. 1955 ; lecture notes "The History of Staining," 3 pp., n.d.
2) Correspondence, 1964-73 -- with ASM officers andwith Wesleyan University concerning H. W. Conn's papers
3) Correspondence of William Hammon, 1948 -- includes letters of Conn as president of SAB
4) Correspondence of the Archivist (McClung, Shay),1944, 1972 -- includes list of book publications of H.W. Conn; letter (copy of D.F. Splittstoesser to John E. Blair, 1963), recommending Conn for honorary membership in the New York Branch
5) Presidential Address
6) Obituaries, biographical and bibliographical information, clippings
7) Miscellaneous reprints
8) Information on manuscripts

AY. William M. Hammon (1904-1989), president in 1949
See also Hammon correspondence under AAM.

1) Correspondence concerning SAB, 1947-48
2) Correspondence concerning SAB, 1948-49
3) Correspondence concerning proposed legislation in New Jersey affecting bacteriologists, 1949
4) Correspondence of Barnett Cohen with Hammon, 1949
5) Presidential Address
6) Biographical and bibliographical information,miscellaneous reprints, curriculum vitae (without publications), 1962

AZ. Barnett Cohen (1891-1952), president in 1950
See also

 

Bacteriological Reviews, Archives Committee.

1) Correspondence with James M. Sherman, 1928-39
2) Correspondence with James M. Sherman, 1940-44
3) Correspondence with James M. Sherman, 1945-47
4) Correspondence with James M. Sherman, 1948-49
5) Correspondence with James M. Sherman, 1950-52
6) Correspondence with Walter Nungester; 1946-51
7) Correspondence with George Packer Berry, 1937-49
8) Correspondence with Leland S. McClung, 1938-50
9) Correspondence concerning his publication of TheLeeuwenhoek Letter, 1932-49
10) Manuscript of Cohen's translation of the Leeuwenhoek Letter, ca. 1937
11) Correspondence concerning Leeuwenhoek microscopes 1932-46
12) Miscellaneous correspondence, 1932-52
13) Manuscript and notes for "Dr. Welch and the Rise of Microbiology in America," 1950
14) Presidential Address
15) Correspondence of Henry W. Scherp, Secretary-treasurer of SAB, on death of Cohen, 1952
16) Correspondence of Perry W. Wilson on death of Cohen, obituary by W. Mansfield Clark, and disposition of Cohen's papers, 1952-53
17) Letters received by Mollie Cohen Rosenberg, Cohen's niece, 1952; unidentified photographs pre-1928 donated to the Archives by Mrs. Rosenberg
18) Obituary; biographical and bibliographical information; additional reprints
19) Information on location of manuscripts
20) Report to Council, 1950

BA. Walter James Nungester (1901-1985), president in 1951
See presidential files of F.G. Novy and Barnett Cohen.

1) Correspondence and memos (some published in SAB Newsletter), 1951-83; correspondence of D.E. Shay on Nungester's death
2) "Professional Activities of W.J. Nungester Compiled for Personal Use," December 1977, 19 pp.
3) Honorary membership nomination, 1981
4) Presidential Address
5) Bibliography, obituary, reprints; other biographical information

BB. Rene Dubos (1901-1982), president in 1952
See also recorded interview (1974) in cassette box: Interviews

1) Nomination for honorary membership, 1965
2) Presidential Address
3) Obituaries; biographical and bibliographical information
4) Miscellaneous reprints
5) Information on manuscripts.

 

 

BC. Gail Monroe Dack (1901-1976), president in 1953

1) Correspondence with E.O. Jordan, Thedora Platt, and Ernest Irons on food poisoning, 1930, 1937; letter from Christine Wilson, Secretary to Mr. Merck, 1945; related correspondence of L. S. McClung with Dack and E.M. Foster, 1966, 1975
2) Doctoral Dissertation, "Studies on Clostridium Botulinum", University of Chicago, 1927
3) Commencement programs, University of Chicago, 1927 (Ph.D.) 1933 (M.D.); letter of congratulations from "Uncle Frank," 1933
4) Materials on Food Research Institute, n.d.
5) "Clostridium perfringens Food Poisoning: A RoundTable Discussion," Transcript, 1961
6) Obituaries; biographical and bibliographical information
7) Miscellaneous reprints
8) Presidential Address
9) Information on manuscripts

BD. Cornelis Bernard van Niel (1897-1985), president in 1954
See also file of Robert E. Hungate, president in 1970

1) Correspondence of John Hays Bailey with van Niel,1954 -- includes information on 1956 Annual meeting and segregation; correspondence of L.S. McClung with van Niel, 1945, 1962; note to R. Sarber, 1968; note to H.O. Halvorson, 1977
2) Obituaries, biographical and bibliographical material -- includes "Prefatory Chapter: The Education of a Microbiologist; Some Reflections," 1967, by van Niel
4) Information on tape recordings of lectures, 1962, in Library of Congress [Copies of tapes are in tape collection
5) Lecture notes for Summer Course at Pacific Grove, 1930-1960 (Photocopies)

BE. H(alvor) Orin Halvorson (1897--1975), president in 1955

1) "Correspondence with W.G. Murrell," 1960-61
2) "Personal," 1955-64
3) "Personal," Jan.-May, 1965
4) "Personal," June-July, 1965
5) "Trips -- 1966," 1965-66 (Concerns Undegraduate training in microbiology)
6) "Trips -- 1966," 1966 (ASM and AAM related)
7) Presidential Address
8) Obituaries, biographical information, clippings
9) Miscellaneous reprints
10) Information on location of Manuscripts

BF. Charles A(rthur) Stuart (1893-1962) president in 1956

1) Telegram to Pearl Kendrick, 1957; correspondence of Perry Wilson with Stuart, 1956
2) Biographical and bibliographical information
3) Presidential Address
4) Miscellaneous reprints, 1928-61

BG. Perry Wilson (1902-1981), president in 1957 llB-10

1) Papers: examinations from courses given by E.B. Hart and C.H. Sorum, University of Wisconsin, 1929, 1931;copy of letter of introduction from Gov. Philip Lafollett, 1936; manuscript of paper on nitrogenfixation possibly given at II International Congress for Microbiology, 1936
2) Papers: correspondence and reviews of Bacterial Physiology edited by C.H. Werkman and Wilson, 1951-52
3) Papers: Remarks at opening of ASM annual meeting and at banquet, 1957; Presidential Address
4) Papers: Miscellaneous correspondence, 1948-81
5) Copy of honorary membership file, including partial bibliography, 1974 (certificate in oversize folder)
6) Obituaries, bibliography, other biographical andbibliographical information
7) Miscellaneous reprints
8) Information on manuscripts

BH. Harry Eagle (1905-1992) president in 1958

1) Curriculum vitae and bibliography; otherbiographical information
2) "Eagle Flocculation Technic," mimeographed, 29pp., ca 1938
3) Miscellaneous reprints, 1929-59
4) Presidential Address

BI. Philip R(arick) Edwards (1901-1966), president in 1959

1) Obituaries; bibliographical information;
2) Miscellaneous reprints, 1931-59
3) Information on manuscripts

BJ. Charles Evans (b. 1912), president in 1960.
See also recorded interview in cassette box: Interviews

1) Copy of letter of Evriak Afrikan to Evans concerning ASM Annual Meeting, 1960
2) ASM honorary membership file (letters to Helen Whitely), 1980
3) Presidential Address
3) Curriculum vitae and bibliography

 

 

BK. Herald R. Cox (1907-1986), president in 1961

1) Awards material: Theobald Smith Award, 1941; Junior Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Service Award, 1941-42; Typhus Commission Medal, 1946; Ricketts Award, 1951
2) Speeches: Garfield High School Graduation, 1949;"Rabies: Diagnosis and Treatment," 1971; "TumorLecture," 1972
3) Miscellaneous papers, 1942-67
4) Scrapbook of clippings titled "Oral Polio Vaccine, June-July 1959, Book II"
5) Bound volume, "Letters to Herald R. Cox,' on retirement,- 1972
6) Bound volume, "Guest Book," with signatures of microbiologists and others, 1947-81
7) Obituaries; bibliography; biographical andbibliographical information; correspondence of the Archivist; press clippings
8) Miscellaneous reprints
9) Presidential Address

BL. John E. Blair (1899-1980), president in 1962

1) Nomination of Blair for honorary membership, and letter of acknowledgement to Donald E. Shay, Secretary, n.d., 1970
2) Blair's copy of Chronicles of the Society of American Bacteriologists (1950)with signatures of 29 people
3) Presidential Address
4) Miscellaneous reprints
5) Obituaries; bibliography; other biographical andbibliographical information
6) Information on manuscripts

BM. Robert L. Starkey (1899-1991), president in 1963
Dr. Starkey organized his Presidential (and past- Presidential) papers into 13 binders. Folders 1-13 correspond to that organization

1) Binder I: General correspondence, 1959-63
2) Binder II: Plans to acquire Antibiotics and Chemotherapy, 1962; 1963 Annual Meeting, 1962-63;combined meetings with other societies, 1962
3) Binder III: Committees, general, 1962; Archives committee, 1963; Membership, 1962-63; Nominating, 1963; Program, 1961; Publications Board, 1963
4) Binder IV [Committees appointed by Council and President]: Advisory to Chemical Corps, 1962; Advisory to ATCC, 1962; Annual Meeting Places, 1962; AquaticMicrobiology, 1962-63; Education, 1962-63; Eli Lilly Award, 1962-63; ICAAC Committee, 1962; ICAAC, 1962-63
5) Binder V [Committees appointed by Council andPresident, cont'd]: Materials for Visual Instruction, 1962-63; Microbiological Methods, 1962-63; NationalMedal of Science, 1962-63; Placement, 1962; PolarMicrobiology, 1962-63; Preidential Fellowships, 1962- 63; Standard Methods for the Examination of Water,1962; Taxonomy, 1955-63; Subcommittees on Actinomycetes, 1962, Enterobacteriaceae, 1962, Myciobacteriaceae, 1962, Psuedomondales, 1962; Tellers, 1962
6) Binder VI [ad hoc Committees]: Foundation forMicrobiology Lectures, 1963; NIH Training Grant, 1961-63; Nominating, 1962
7) Binder VII [Representatives to Other Societies]:American Academy for Microbiology, 1962; AAAS, 1950-63;AAAS Cooperative Committee for Teaching of Science and Mathematics, 1962-63; AIBS Board, 1962; ATCC Board,1962; Bergey Manual Trust, 1962; IAMS, International Committee on Bacterial Nomenclature, 1962-63; IAMS Section on Food Microbiology and Hygiene, 1962; IUBS, U.S. National Committee, 1962; National ResearchCouncil, 1958-62; Fourth National Conference of Microbiology, Mexico, 1962; American Astronautical Society, Astrobiology Committee, 1962-63; IAMS, 1963
8) Binder VIII: CPC Meeting, May, 1963 -- includes reports
9) Binder IX: Finance, 1962-63; Future Scientists of America Award Program, 1961-62
10) Binder X: Seventh Internattional Congress for Microbiology, Stockholm, Travel Grants, 1957-58; Journals, general, 1962-63; Applied Microbiology, 1962-63; Bacteriological Reviews, 1962; Journal of Bacteriology, 1961-62
11) Binder XI: Local Branches, 1962-63; Monographs and Memoirs Program, 1963; President's Bowl, 1963-64; Symposium on Autotrophy, 1961 Annual Meeting, 1960-61; "Some Early Society Affairs," 1936-55; USPHS Drinking Water Standards, 1963; "History of New JerseyMicrobiology," 1963-65
12) Binder XII: CPC Meeting, March 19-21, 1964 -- agenda, minutes, reports, correspondence, 1963-64
13) Binder XIII: CPC and Council Meeting, May 2-7, 1964 -- agenda, outside audit report, reports, correspondence, 1964
14) Unpublished lectures, 1943-71. These papers were gathered into 18 groups by Dr. Starkey, with some groups having subject labels. This arrangement is reflected in the folder numbers and labels. Folder list is in 14.1. Some non-technical topics addressed include "Philosophy of Research" (14.1); "Scientific Approach to Religion" (14.4); "Remarks Concerning theRelationships Between The Humanities and Science" (14.15); Starkey's Presidential Address is in 14.13.
15) Correspondence, 1924-73. Correspondents includeRene Dubos, Arthur T. Henrici, B. Issatchenko, A.J. Kluyver, and Selman Waksman.
16) Honorary membership nomination and letters, 1968
17) Obituary; biographical and bibliographical information; correspondence of L.S. McClung, Archivist, with Starkey, 1974
18) Miscellaneous reprints

BN. J(ohn) Roger Porter (1909-1979), president in 1964
See Porter correspondence in ASM Archives under the following headings: Publications, Constitution and bylaws,Executive Director and Executive Secretary, Diamond Jubile Meeting (1974), Taxonomy Committee, Awards-General,Divisions-Virology, Bergey's Manual Trust

1) Original text of presidential address, 1964
2) Remarks of Porter and text of introduction by Roger D. Reid, Annual Meeting, 1964
3) Honorary membership nomination, curriculum vitae, and letter of acknowledgement, 1978-79
4) Mimeographed paper "Spontaneous Generation, 1864-1964" given at Conference on the History ofMicrobiology, 1964
5) Correspondence concerning Applied Microbiology and the Society for Industrial Microbiology, 1953-55. See also correspondence concerning relations to Society for Industrial Microbiology, 12-II
6) Miscellaneous correspondence, 1956-61
7) Notes for lecture on history of Journal of Bacteriology, 1954 (see also lantern slide collection)
8) Obituaries, clippings and articles by and about Porter, from ASM News and elsewhere; Banquet programsigned by head table guests, 1964
9) Miscellaneous reprints
10) Information on location of manuscripts

BO. Orville Wyss (1912-1993) president in 1965

1) Manuscript "Modern Bacteriology," report given toSummer Conference on College Biology, University ofOklahoma supported by NSF, 1953
2) Honorary membership nomination, 1982
3) Presidential Address
4) Miscellaneous reprints
5) Obituaries; bibliography; other biographical andbibliographical information

BP. Riley D. Housewright (1913- ), president in 1966

1) Honorary membership nomination, curriculum vitae and correspondence of L.S. McClung, sponsor of nomination, 1980
2) Presidential Address
3) Copy of Patent for Glutamyl Polypeptide production by B. subtilis, 1959
4) Miscellaneous reprints
5) Curriculum vitae, ca. 1982; clippings and other biographical information

BQ. William B(owen) Sarles (1906-1988) president in 1967
See also Carski Award file - 1972; recorded interview (1978) re Elizabeth McCoy

1) Honorary membership nomination and letter of acknowledgement, 1978-79
2) Presidential Address
3) Miscellaneous reprints
4) Obituary, curriculum vitae, clippings and miscellaneous biographical information

BR. Salvador E. Luria (1912-1994), president in 1968

1) Notes of talk "Contributions of Microbiology to Genetics" at Diamond Jubilee Symposium, 1974
2) Honorary membership nomination, 1980
3) Presidential Address
4) Miscellaneous reprints
5) Biographical and bibliographical information,clippings

BS. Dennis W(allace) Watson (b. 1914), president in 1969

1) American Academy of Microbiology: General, 1964-69
2) American Academy of Microbiology: Minutes, 1965-68
3) American Academy of Microbiology: American Board of Medical Microbiology, 1966-69
4) American Academy of Microbiology: AAM-ASM Reorganization, 1968-69
5) American Academy of Microbiology: Department of Defense Advisory representative, 1968
6) American Academy of Microbiology: Joint ASM-AAM Committee, 1964-68
7) American Academy of Microbiology: General business, 1967-68
8) Council Policy Committee: Minutes, 1966
9) Council Policy Committee: 1966-67
10) CPC agenda and reports, April, 1967
11) CPC agenda and reports, December, 1967
12) CPC agenda and reports, December, 1968
13) CPC agenda and reports, May, 1969
14) Foundation for Microbiology Lectures, 1967-68
15) Finances, 1966-69
16) Meetings Board, 1967-68
17) AIBS Insurance program, 1968-69
18) Headquarters Building, 1967-68
19) ASM AAAS participation, 1968-69
20) AIBS-ASM, 1969
21) Correspondence: E.M. Foster, 1968-69; A.F. Langlykke, 1965-69; S.E. Luria, 1966-69; R. Sarber,1968-69; D.E. Shay, 1968-69
22) ASM Miscellaneous business, 1968-69
23) Vice-president, 1966-68
24) ASM Convention, Detroit, May, 1968
25) ASM Convention, Miami, May, 1969
26) IAMS - ASM, 1968-69
27) Travel grant for Xth International Congress, 1969
28) ASM - Invitations to inaugurations, 1969069
29) International programs - ASM 1967-69
30) CBS Contoversy [Committee advisory to Ft. Detrick], 1968-69
31) ICAAC, 1967-69
32) Committee on Information Sciences, 1968-69
33) National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards, 1968-69
34) Carski Award, 1968-69
35) President's Fellowship Committee, 1968-69
36) Publications Board, 1968-69
37) ONR Lectureship, 1968-69
8) New Brunswick Lecture, 1968-70
39) Membership Committee, 1967-69
40) Archives Committee, 1968-69
41) Eli Lilly Award, 1969
42) Legislation, 1966-69
43) Presidential Address (MS and reprints); miscellaneous correspondence, 1969-70
44) Honorary membership material, 1983
45) Clippings, 1944-81
46) Miscellaneous reprints

BT. E(dwin) Michael Foster (1917- ), president in 1970
Foster's correspondence as Secretary of ASM is filed in the ASM Archives by subject. See inventories

1) Honorary member material, 1985
2) Presidential Address
3) Bibliographical material, clippings, calendar from annual meeting, 1970
4) Miscellaneous reprints

 

 

BU. Robert E(dward) Hungate (1906- ), president in 1971
Most of Hungate's correspondence as president is filed inthe ASM Archives by subject. See inventories

1) Letters received by Hungate from C.B. van Niel, 1932-1968; reminiscences of Hungate concerning van Viel, 1987
2) Correspondence related to ASM, 1966-June 1970
3) Miscellaneous correspondence as president of ASM, July 1970-Dec. 1970
4) Miscellaneous correspondence as president andpast-president of ASM, 1971-72
5) Miscellaneous correspondence, 1981-82
6) Text of lecture by Hungate, "Termites and Their Microbes," honoring C.B. van Niel at 1986 Annual Meeting
7) Honorary membership nomination and letter of acknowledgement, 1978-79
8) Presidential Address
9) Biographical and bibliographical information,clippings
10) Miscellaneous reprints

BV. Morris F(rank) Shaffer (1910-93) president in 1972.
See also recorded interview (1972) in cassette box: Interviews

1) Correspondence with John F. Enders, 1943-77
2) Honorary membership nomination and letter of acknowledgement, 1979-80
3) Curriculum vitae; biographical and bibliographical information
4) Miscellaneous reprints, 1936-44
5) Presidential Address

BW. R(obert) G. E. Murray (1919- ), president in 1973.
See also recorded interview (1973)in cassette box: Interviews

1) Notes for welcome address to ICAAC Meeting,September, 1972
2) Honorary membership nomination, 1985
3) Notes for Presidential address
4) Curriculum vitae (1986); biographical information; 5) Miscellaneous reprints

BX. L. Leon Campbell (1927- ) president in 1974.
See alsorecorded interview (1974) in cassette box: Interviews

1)Correspondence of L.S. McClung concerning nomination of Campbell for Honorary Membership, 1980-81
2) Curriculum vitae; biographical and bibliographical information; program from testimonial dinner, 1980

BY. Philipp Gerhardt (1921- ), president in 1975
This file contains material relating to ASM for the period 1970-1982. Gerhardt's correspondence as Secretary of ASM (1961-67) is filed in the ASM Archives by subject. See also recorded interview (1975) in cassette box: Interviews

1) ASM correspondence, general, 1970-72
2) ASM correspondence, general, 1973
3) ASM correspondence, general, 1974, 1976
4) Diamond Jubilee, 1973-74
5) ASM Secretary (J.M. Joseph), 1974-75
6) ASM President (H.Whiteley), 1974-75
7) ASM Vice-President (H.O. Halvorson), 1975-76
8) ASM Treasurer (B. Miller), 1974-75
9) ASM Executive Secretary , 1974-75
10) ASM Foundation, 1973-75
11) Sale of Headquarters building, 1974
12) ASM Handbook, 1974-75
13) ASM Tax Status, 1973-75
14) Committee on Archives location, 1973-75
15) Virology Society, 1981
16) ASM Branches, general, 1974-75
17) Ad hoc Committee on Microbiology Manpower Needs, 1971-72
18) International Association of MicrobiologicalSocieties, 1972-77
19) ASM Constitution and By-laws Committee, 1979-80
20) IUMS/U.S. National Committee, 1981
21) IUMS/U.S. National Committee, Jan.-June, 1982
22) IUMS/U.S. National Committee, July-Dec., 1982, 1983
23) CV, bibliography

BZ. Helen R. Whiteley (1921-1990) president in 1976
See also Whiteley papers (1980-1990), covering her years as Publications Board Chair; recorded interview (1976) in cassette box: Interviews

1) Curriculum vitae (ca. 1976); biographical and bibliographical information; remarks of H.O. Halvorson at Whiteley's memorial service
2) Miscellaneous reprints
3) Miscellaneous correspondence, 1973-75

CA. Harlyn O. Halvorson (1925- ) president in 1977
See also separate collection of

 

Harlyn O. Halvorson Papers; recorded interview (1977) in cassette box: Interviews

1) Correspondence of Honors Committee concerning election as Honorary member, including CV and bibliography, 1984; nominating materials for AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Award, 1985
2) Presidential Address
3) Clippings, 1973-85

CB. A(aron) Frederick Rasmussen, Jr. (1915-1984) president in 1978

1) Curriculum vitae; biographical information;information on manuscripts; clippings

CC. Edwin H. Lennette (1908- ) president in 1979.
See also recorded interview (1980) in cassette box: Interviews

1) Honorary membership nomination, 1982
2) Curriculum vitae; biographical information; clippings

CD. Willis A. Wood (1921- ) president in 1980.
See also recorded interview (1980) in cassette box: Interviews

1) Curriculum vitae; biographical information

CE. Albert Balows (1921- ), president in 1981.
See also recorded interview in cassette box: Interviews

1) Correspondence related to ASM, 1977-78, 1983
2) Correspondence concerning Robert Acker and Ray Sarber, 1979-80
3) Selection of managing editor, 1980
4) American Society of Virologists
5) Correspondence as President-Elect, July 1979-June, 1980
6) Correspondence as President, July, 1980-August, 1981
7) Presidential Address
8) CV/Bibliography; clippings

CF. Frederick Niedhardt (1931- ), president in 1982.
See also recorded interview in cassette box: Interviews

1) Curriculum vitae; two memoranda to Council, 1981-82

CG. John C. Sherris (1921- ), president in 1983

1) Copies of correspondence and memoranda as president, 1981-83
2) Presidential Address
3) Curriculum vitae, 1981

CH. Robert P. Williams (1920-1993) president in 1984
See also separate collection of the papers of Williams, 1972-87.

1) Obituaries; cv/bibliography

CI. Rita R(ossi) Colwell (1934- ) president in 1985
See also separate collection of

 

Rita Colwell Papers

1) Curriculum vitae, 1988
2) Clippings
3) Presidential Address

CJ. Moselio Schaechter (1928- ), president in 1986

1) File on relations between ASM and Clinical Microbiologists, 1982-87, including survey, report by Dowdle Commission, 1987
2) Presidential Address (2 versions), 1986
3) CV/Bibliogarphy
4) Clipping; miscellaneous reprints

CK. Jean Brenchley (1944- ), president in 1987
See correspondence and petition for nomination under Nominating Committee, 7-IIJ, Folder 4

1) Curriculum vitae, 1995; report to Council, 1986; clipping
2) Nomination for Fellowship in AAM, 1986

CL. Barbara H. Iglewski (1938- ), president in 1988

1) Memos to Council/CPC, 1988; clipping; CV, 1989

CM. Alice S. Huang(1939- ) president in 1989

1) General Correspondence as President, 1988-89
2) Presidential correspondence concerning AAM, 1988-89
3) Presidential correspondence concerning American Society for Virology, 1987-89
4) File on Committee on the Status of Women Microbiologists, 1970-80
5) File on Chemical & Biological Warfare: Microbiologist's Committee on CBW, 1969-73; Annual Meeting Round Table (1988), 1987-90
6) Mailing list, Microbiologist's Committee on CBW,1969-70
7) CV; report to Council, 1989; letter of transmittal of correspondence, 1989

CN. Walter Dowdle ( ) president in 1990

[NO HOLDINGS]

CO. Joan W. Bennett ( ) president in 1991

1) Materials on ASM Biotechnology Conferences, 1990-93
2) Miscellaneous correspondence as President andPresident-Elect, 1988-89
3) File on Division Group III (Bennett was councilor), 1989-90
4) File on Committee on Status of WomenMicrobiologists, 1987-91

CP. Richard L. Crowell (b. ) president in 1992

[NO HOLDINGS]

CQ. John Ingraham (1924- ) president in 1993

1) CV; miscellaneous reprints

CR. Gail Cassell (1946- ) president in 1994

1) CV, 1992; memo, 1993
2) Miscellaneous reprints

CS. David Schlessinger(1936-) president in 1995

1) CV, 1996; correspondence with Archivist, 1996
Folders 2-55 are donated presidential papers of Dr. Schlessinger. Except for folders 4 and 22, titles onfolders through folder 50 are his. Dates are added.
2) ASM -- Statement and Speech '94
3) ASM -- Urgent Action 1994
4) General correspondence as President, 1992-95
5) Academy of Microbiology, 1993-94
6) American Academy of Microbiology (Notebook), 1993
7) ASM Archives, 1993
8) ASM -- Awards, 1994
9) ASM -- BET Miscellaneous, 1993-94
10) ASM -- BET (Board of Educ./Training), 1993
11) ASM -- Biological Arms, 1994
12) ASM -- Books Publications, 1993
13) ASM -- Books/Publications/Journals, 1993-96
14) ASM -- Publications (Journals) 1993-94
15) ASM -- Branch Councilors, 1995-96
16) ASM -- Centennial Heritage, 1993-95
17) ASM -- Council, 1995
18) ASM -- CSSP Council of Scientific SocietyPresidents, 1993-94
19) ASM -- CPP Council of Past Presidents, 1993, 1996
20) ASM -- CPC Council Policy Committee, 1993-96
21) Council Policy Committee, Oct. 4-5, 1994
22) CPC -- 1995 [originally unfoldered]
23) ASM -- Electronic Forum, 1995
24) ASM -- Emerging Infections, 1995
25) ASM -- Ethics Committee, 1994
26) ASM -- Finance Committee, 1993-94
27) ASM -- Governance/Officers, 1993-94 [contains material on branches and divisions]
28) ASM -- Headquarters Advisory, 1993
29) ASM -- Honorary Members, 1994-95
30) ASM -- ICAAC-IDSA, 1995
31) ASM -- Identity (name change), 1994
32) ASM -- IDSA (Infectious Disease Society of America), 1993
33) ASM -- IUMS and International Activities
34) ASM -- Meetings (Board Review), 1993-95
35) ASM -- Meetings Board Current, 1994-95
36) ASM -- Meetings, 1993-96
37) ASM -- Membership Board, 1994
38) ASM -- Membership Services
39) ASM -- Microbial Literacy, 1995
40) ASM -- Minority Issues (Minority Task Force), 1992
41) ASM -- Minority Issues (Minority Education), 1994
42) ASM -- Minority Concerns, n.d.
44) ASM -- President's Duties, 1993
45) ASM -- PSAB (Public and Scientific Affairs Board), 1993-94 [includes mostly reports passed along from office of Public Affairs for the President's information. Some topics included are: Animal Rights Terrorism; Manpower Needs Survey: Westat Focus Groups; amicus brief in McCutcheon v. Department of Health and Human Services; Emerging Infectious Diseases: CDC Prevention Strategy)
46) ASM -- PSAB Miscellaneous, 1994-95
47) ASM -- PSAB Culture Collections, 1994-95
48) ASM -- PSAB -- Emerging Infections [also Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance], 1994
49) ASM -- Strategic Planning, 1993-94
50) ASM -- Television Series and Education, 1992-94

In addition to the foldered papers described above, Dr. Schlessinger's papers included a number of unarranged binders, primarily agenda materials relating to various Board or Committee meetings. Such materials which had no written comments by Dr. Schlessinger, and which were held elsewhere in the Archives, have been discarded:
Membership Board, 1995, 1996
"Highlights of International Activities" see 6-III F,Folder 6
CPC Strategic Planning Retreat, 1993 see 1-VIII B,Folder 10.11
American Academy of Microbiology Board of Governors Meeting, 1993
CPC Handbook, 1991
Board of Education and Training Meeting, 1996

The remaining binders are foldered as described below. The order is random:
51) CPC Strategic Planning Meeting, 1996
52) CPC, May, 1995
53) Microbial Biodiversity Briefing, 1994
54) Finance Committee Manual, 1994 [contains non- finance materials as well]
55) American Academy of Microbiology Board of Governors Meeting, May, 1993
 

 

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