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Paul W. Clough was born in Portage, Wisconsin. Graduating from the University of Wisconsin with a B.S. in 1903, Clough received a M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1907. He completed his house staff training at Johns Hopkins Hospital and was the Resident Physician in Medicine. In 1928, Clough organized the Johns Hopkins Hospital outpatient diagnostic clinic and remained its director until 1957. He was the editor of the Annals of Internal Medicine during World War II and published many articles and books including Diseases of the Blood in 1929. He was appointed assistant professor emeritus in 1949.
Mildred Clark Clough was born in Newtonville, Massachusetts. She received her B.A. from Wellesley College in 1910 and a M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1914. Awarded the Mary Putnam Jacobi fellowship, Clough published the results of her reseach in bacteriology. She was appointed an instructor in medicine and worked with husband, Paul, and Paul Stitt on a textbook in bacteriology and parasitology.

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The Paul and Mildred Clough Collection is a photo collection. Scenes of Johns Hopkins Hospital staff on “the bridge” during the diptheria epidemic of 1911 are of particular interest as well as pictures of men, “the chasers”, in a lab.

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