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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.    General

      1. Correspondence file of Barnett Cohen, Chairman of Committee on Monographs, 1937-50
      2. Correspondence of I.L. Baldwin, Secretary of SAB, on publication of The Leeuwenhoek Letter (1937), 1936-43 (See also Barnett Cohen Presidential File)
      3. Correspondence file of I. L. Baldwin, Secretary of SAB, 1941 -- includes letters and memoranda of Robert E. Buchanan, Editor of Monographs
      4. Correspondence and reports of the Committee on Monographs, 1958-60
      5. Minutes and memoranda of the Books Subcommittee, 1977-80
      6. Diamond Jubilee Chronicles (proposed 1974) --Correspondence file of L. S. McClung, Archivist, 1973-74
      7. Correspondence of Manageing Editor (Day, Pollock), 1977-81
      8. Publícations announcements for monographs, 1957-
      9. "The History of Book Publishing in the ASM: Monograph Chronology," by Peter Hirtle, Archivist, 1985
      10. Manual of Clinical Microbiology -- Instructions for Authors, 1966
      11. Manual of Pure Culture Study -- Correspondence (H.J. Conn to John Hays Bailey) and royalty statements for 1953-1954, 1957
      12. Reviews of ASM books, 1990-
      13. Reports of the Books Division, 1992; 1995--
      14. Clippings from the SAB News Letter/ASM News, 1935-81
      15. Certificate of trademark registration for "ASM Press," 1995
      16. Publication agreements (Int'l Code of Bact. Nomenclature; Microbiology 1978, Dictionary for Microbiology) 1973-78


B.    Manual of Microbiological Methods (1957)

See earlier related material under Committee on Bacteriological Technic, 8-IC

      1. Correspondence of J. Roger Porter, Chairman of the Publications Board, 1954-60 (the Manual was published by the Committee on Bacteriological Technic, Michael J. Pelczar, Chairman)
      2. Correspondence of John Hays Bailey, Secretary of SAB, with H. J. Conn, former editor of the Manual, and others, 1953-59
      3. Correspondence of E.M. Foster, Secretary of ASM, 1956-59
      4. Manual of Methods of General Bacteriology (1981) [revision of Manual of Microbiological Methods] -- Correspondence of Philipp Gerhardt, Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Publications Board and Editor-in-chief, 1967-76
      5. Manual of Methods of General Bacteriology (1981), preface and proposed table of contents by Philipp Gerhardt, 1978