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The Gustav J. Martin Collection

Gustav J. Martin
  • Creator: Martin, Gustav Julius (1910 - 1967)

  • Collection Date: 1935 - 1963

  • Extent: 3 linear feet

Gustav J. Martin
by unidentified photographer
black and white photograph


Gustav J. Martin was born in Seattle. He received his B.S. from the University of Washington in 1932 and his Sc.D. in biochemistry from the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health in 1935. Martin was a researcher in the pharmaceutical industry for 30 years and wrote numerous books and scientific papers.

Hopkins Affiliations

1935 Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health

Scope and Content

The Gustav J. Martin Collection spans his entire career. It includes correspondence, reprints, articles, photographs, certificates, reports, and notes. Subjects covered include folk medicine, medicinal uses for plants, and the importance of hesperidin and ascorbic acids. A four-volume set of Martin's reprints (1935-1962) is also included.

Policy on Access and Use

This collection may contain some restricted records. Materials pertaining to patients, students, employees, and human research subjects, as well as unprocessed collections and recent administrative records, carry restrictions on access. For more information about the policies and procedures for access, see Policy on Access and Use.

Permissions and Credits

When citing material from this collection, credit The Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. For permission to reproduce images, contact the holder of the copyright.

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