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ASM Attends UN General Assembly

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.

UN General Assembly Focuses on AMR

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

Superbugs are a 'Fundamental Threat'

If antibiotics were telephones, we would still be calling each other using clunky rotary dials and copper lines," Stefano Bertuzzi, CEO of ASM, told NBC News.
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A.    Officers (See also Nominating Committee, 7-II J)

      1. Summary of officers, 1900-1950; clippings of lists of officers from SAB News Letter, 1936-1949; list of nominees not elected covering 1935-50.
      2. Lists of officers clipped from SAB News Letter, 1950-1982
      3. Nominee statements and election results clipped from ASM News, 1974-86
      4. Ballots for officers, 1959-92 (missing 1984-85)
      5. "Duties of Elected Officers," n.d.


B.    ASM Organization/ Official Appointments (includes lists of committee members, boards, etc.)

      1. 1936-59
      2. 1960-69
      3. 1970-79
      4. 1980-90
      5. Miscellaneous organizational charts, etc. 1975, 1986
      6. SAB Handbook, 1961
      7. ASM Handbook, 1967, 1974
      8. ASM Handbook, 1974-75,1978 (includes separate handbooks for Finance, Publications, Organization of the Society, ASM Foundation, Headquarters administration, Meetings, and for Scientific & Membership Services Committees and Representatives to Other Organizations); "ASM: What It Is, What It Does," n.d.
      9. Officer's Handbooks: Secretary, ca. 1988; President, 1993
      10. Volunteer Handbooks: CPC, 1988, 1990, 1993, 1994; Council, 1990, 1993, 1995; Committees, 1990-92; Finance, 1974,1992; Grant/Contract Solicitation Manual, 1992; Reimbursement Policy, 1993; Division Officers', 1993; Volunteer Handbook, 1986, 1989 1996
      11. Annual Reports of the Society, 1989-1993. For 1987 and 1988, see inserts in ASM News.


C.    Colophon See also Diamond Jubilee Meeting, Part 2 IC, folder 189-193; also Gerhardt file, 13-IIBY, folder 4

      1. Original drawing of Leeuwenhoek colophon used in Journal of Bacteriology, n.d.; letter of C.-E. A. Winslow to Barnett Cohen, 1946.
      2. Correspondence of J. Roger Porter concerning the new Leeuwenhoek colophon, 1952, original drawing of colophon, 1952-53
      3. Correspondence of Robert E.Starkey, President, and drawings of proposed colophons received from members, 1964
      4. Miscellaneous correspondence and drawing of colophon, n.d.,1975


D.    ASM History

      1. Barnett Cohen's notes for history, ca. 1950
      2. L.S. McClung's draft of a history of the Society, 1974
      3. Clippings and reprints
      4. Membership statistics
      5. Material regarding "This Bacteria"