John Shaw Billings

Science and Medicine in the Gilded Age

Author: James H. Cassedy

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Category: History

Page: 253

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Much has been written about John Shaw Billings=s (1838-1913) role in the founding and development of two great American libraries, the Army Medical Library and the New York Public Library, to the neglect of other aspects of his career. Billings=s role as a physician was many-faceted. Beginning his medical career as an Army surgeon during the Civil War, during the next 30 years he added to his medical skills those of scientist, administrator, and planner, builder, and organizer of several important medical and public health activities and institutions. This book explores Billings as a leader of the Amedical [email protected] and the public health movement of the late 19th century. It emphasizes the part he played as a link between the growing federal government=s presence in health policy and scientific activity and the world of private medicine and local public health.

John Shaw Billings Centennial

Addresses Presented June 17, 1965, in Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Dr. Billings' Appointment to Head the Library of the Surgeon General's Office, U.S. Army

Author: National Library of Medicine (U.S.)

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Page: 70

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Order out of chaos

John Shaw Billings and America's coming of age

Author: Carleton B. Chapman

Publisher: Science History Pubns

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 420

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John Shaw Billings

An Autobiographical Fragment

Author: National Library of Medicine (U.S.)

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Page: 8

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John Shaw Billings

A Memoir - Primary Source Edition

Author: Adelaide Rosalia Hasse

Publisher: Nabu Press

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Page: 464

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A The National Medical Dictionary: Including English, French, German, Italian, and Latin Technical Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences

Author: John S. Billings

Publisher: Sagwan Press

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Category: History

Page: 784

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Vital Statistics of New York City and Brooklyn

Covering a Period of Six Years Ending May 31, 1890

Author: United States. Census Office. 11th census, 1890

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Category: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

Page: 529

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