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John S. Billings

Administrator, Doctor (12-Apr-1838 — 11-Mar-1913)


Carleton B. Chapman. Order Out of Chaos: John Shaw Billings and America's Coming of Age. Boston, MA: Boston Medical Library. 1994. 420pp.

Fielding H. Garrison; Adelaide Rosalia Hasse. John Shaw Billings: A Memoir. New York City: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1915. 432pp.

Harry Miller Lydenberg. John Shaw Billings: Creator of the National Medical Library and Its Catalogue, First Director of the New York Public Library. Chicago: American Library Association. 1924. 94pp.


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