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[Bookplate of the Library of the Surgeon General's Office]

Contributor(s):
National Library of Medicine (U.S.), publisher.
Publication:
Bethesda, MD : U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Health & Human Services, [2017]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Bookplates as Topic
Library of the Surgeon-General's Office (U.S.)
Genre(s):
Pictorial Works
Abstract:
Bookplate of the Library of the Surgeon General's Office. Handwritten on bookplate for "section" is "Med. Journals." Handwritten on bookplate for "no." is "8613." Image caption on page 26 of the book US National Library of Medicine: "Bookplate of the Library of the Surgeon General's Office, 1872. After the library initiated a concentrated and comprehensive collection policy, new forms of record keeping were developed to track and identify acquisitions. This is an example of the earliest bookplate used for new acquisitions. Originally, library staff listed on a bookplate the donor of books given to the library along with the accession number, but later staff recorded the name of the donor only in the accession record books."
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Related Title(s):
US National Library of Medicine
Extent:
1 online resource (1 image)
Technique:
black and white
NLM Unique ID:
101706792 (See catalog record)
Contributor(s):
National Library of Medicine (U.S.), publisher.
Publication:
Bethesda, MD : U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Health & Human Services, [2017]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Bookplates as Topic
Library of the Surgeon-General's Office (U.S.)
Genre(s):
Pictorial Works
Abstract:
Bookplate of the Library of the Surgeon General's Office. Handwritten on bookplate for "section" is "Med. Journals." Handwritten on bookplate for "no." is "8613." Image caption on page 26 of the book US National Library of Medicine: "Bookplate of the Library of the Surgeon General's Office, 1872. After the library initiated a concentrated and comprehensive collection policy, new forms of record keeping were developed to track and identify acquisitions. This is an example of the earliest bookplate used for new acquisitions. Originally, library staff listed on a bookplate the donor of books given to the library along with the accession number, but later staff recorded the name of the donor only in the accession record books."
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Related Title(s):
US National Library of Medicine
Extent:
1 online resource (1 image)
Technique:
black and white
NLM Unique ID:
101706792 (See catalog record)