Name and location of repository
Level of description
Becker Rare Book Collection Donation and Dedication of Archives and Rare Books Photographs
- 1975 (Creation)
0.05 Linear Feet
Name of creator
Established in 1911, Washington University School of Medicine's Library is one of the oldest and most comprehensive medical libraries west of the Mississippi. The library was renamed in honor of Bernard Becker, professor emeritus and emeritus head of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, in May 1995.
Scope and content
This collection consists of 9 photographs depicting the donation of the Bernard Becker Collection in Ophthalmology & Optics to the Washington University School of Medicine Library and dedication of the new Archives and Rare Books Reading Room and facilites in the Library Annex Building, June 6th, 1975. Depicted subjects include Bernard Becker, MD, Janet Becker, Estelle Brodman, and Gertrude Annan.
System of arrangement
Conditions governing access
The collection is open and accessible for research.
Conditions governing reproduction
Users of the collection should read and abide by the Rights and Permissions guidelines at the Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives.
Users of the collection who wish to cite items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication must request, sign, and return a Statement of Use form to the Archives.
For detailed information regarding use of this collection, contact the Archives and Rare Book Department of the Becker Library (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.
Languages of the material
Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Immediate source of acquisition
Transfer; Washington University School of Medicine Library; 15 July 1975; Accession 1975-042:
VC140 (Library, WUSM, Bernard Becker visual collection): Dedication ceremonies of Archives and Rare Books building, 615 S. Taylor, 1975.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
Rules or conventions
"Describing Archives: A Content Standard, Second Edition (DACS), 2013."
© Copyright 2019 Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives. All rights reserved.
Place access points
Name access points
- Becker, Bernard (Subject)
- Becker, Janet (Subject)
- Brodman, Estelle (Subject)
- Annan, Gertrude (Subject)
- Archives and Rare Books Division, Washington University School of Medicine Library (Subject)
- Library Annex Building, Washington University School of Medicine (Subject)
- Bernard Becker Collection in Ophthalmology & Optics (Subject)