Washington University School of Medicine Library

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Corporate body

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Washington University School of Medicine Library

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Description area

Dates of existence

1911-

History

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.

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Relationships area

Related entity

Library and Biomedical Communications Center, Washington University School of Medicine (1987-1995)

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Category of the relationship

temporal

Type of relationship

Library and Biomedical Communications Center, Washington University School of Medicine

is the successor of

Washington University School of Medicine Library

Dates of the relationship

1911-1987

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Status

Final

Level of detail

Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Creation: December 19, 2019

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

  • Latin

Sources

local

  1. LC Name Authority file (LCNAF), Corporate Name, n82118542, Preferred Name: Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). School of Medicine. Library
    Variant names: Washington University, St. Louis. Libraries. Library of the School of Medicine ; Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). Libraries. Library of the School of Medicine ; Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). Medical Center. Library ; Washington University, St. Louis. Libraries. Library of the Sc... URI(s): http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n821185423.

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