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History of Archival Program

Our 30th Anniversary!

The dedication of the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives was held on May 17, 1978 in conjunction with a special meeting of the Johns Hopkins Medical History Club. Funding from the Johns Hopkins Hospital, the health divisions of the Johns Hopkins University, and a grant from the Commonwealth Fund of New York enabled the development of the initial archival facility in the Turner Auditorium.

Grants from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, the National Library of Medicine, and the National Endowment for the Humanities provided initial funding for processing institutional records and personal papers of the faculty and staff.

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