Overview

Title: American Association of Immunologists records
Call Number: Coll012
Creator: American Association of Immunologists
Dates: 1913-1996; bulk 1967-1992
Size: 12 boxes (17 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Files documenting the American Association of Immunologists' (AAI) activities including correspondence, reports, minutes, ledgers, journals, newsletters, programs, directories, and audio visual materials. Of particular significance are membership dues ledgers and issues of the Journal of Immunology. Personal histories including articles, reports, correspondence and photographs are present for all the Presidents of the association.
Citation: American Association of Immunologists records, Center for Biological Sciences Archives, Collection 12, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

The American Association of Immunologists, Inc. (AAI) was formally chartered on June 19, 1913 in Minneapolis, Minnesota while the founders, Dr. Gerald Webb, Dr. A. Parker Hitchens and Dr. Martin Synnott were attending a meeting of The American Medical Association. Three principal objectives were set forth by the 52 enrolled charter members which were to unite the physicians of the United States and Canada who are engaged in the scientific study of immunity and bacterial therapy; to study problems of immunology and to promote by its concerted efforts a scientific research in this department; and to spread a correct knowledge of vaccine therapy and immunology among general practitioners. The Council established a liberal policy of admitting individuals with a doctorate and several years of teaching and/or research in immunology including publications. In 1972 the criterion for membership was modified and additional publishing requirements were imposed in order to create a more exclusionary Society.

In February of 1916 in Baltimore Maryland the Association began publication of its journal, The Journal of Immunology. The following year Association’s constitution and bylaws were adopted on April 6, 1917. There have been two major revisions in the Constitution since that time one in 1950 and the other in 1986. The alterations approved in 1950 expanded the classes of membership to include Honorary and Emeritus members and modified both election procedures and council membership requirements. The 1986 Constitutional revisions expanded the Council, called for the election of the nominating committee, gave formal recognition to Corporate Members, changed the entitlements of Emeritus and Honorary Members, replaced the Editorial Board with a Publications Committee and changed the management of the Journal and the Editor in Chief.

AAI’s Council has the duty of general supervision of the affairs of AAI between annual business meetings. The voting members of the Council include the President, Vice-President, Secretary-Treasurer, and four Councillors. Chairs of the committees may also be asked to attend Council meetings as non-voting members. They meet prior to the annual business meeting and at other times deemed necessary by the President and three voting members of the Council.

In the early years and until 1939 AAI scheduled its annual business meetings to coincide with the meetings of the American Association of Pathologists and Bacteriologists. However at the 1938 meeting of the Council and membership at large, a decision was reached to convene joint sessions with the Federation of the American Societies of Experimental Biologists. In 1942 AAI was formally invited to join the Federation as a Corporate Member Society. From that time and at least until 1991 the annual business meetings have been held in conjunction with FASEB.

For the first fifty years, the Association had no fixed location for executive activity. During that time the AAI headquarters was either in the residence or the professional offices of the Secretary/Treasurer. In 1965 a permanent headquarters was established for the administration and management of Association affairs at Beaumont House in FASEB headquarters. In 1980 the Council initiated moving the editorial office of The Journal of Immunology to the AAI Central Office at FASEB. At this time AAI began a search for an Executive Officer who would also serve as the Managing Editor for the Journal. Three years later President Barry Bloom appointed Dr. Joseph Saunders the first professional executive officer of the Association.

In 1968, the Council approved the appointment of a historian to assume responsibility of collecting letters and photographs of past AAI Presidents and people of historic significance to the Association. Past President Merrill Chase was selected as the first historian and began collecting as much primary source data as possible about the previous AAI Presidents. Dr. Joseph Saunders assumed the role of archivist as one of his duties as Executive Director in 1983 and collected more data.

Currently AAI is the largest professional association of immunologists in the world. It is still affiliated with FASEB and continues to have its headquarters located with the FASEB.


Scope & Content

Arrangement

Organized into eight series: Series I. Council, 1941-1992. Series II. Meetings, 1954-1993. Series III. Committees, 1966-1992. Series IV. Financial, 1921-1991. Series V. Historian, 1913-1988. Series VI. Publications, 1933-1995. Series VII. Affiliated Societies, 1967-1991. Series VIII. Video and Audio Materials, 1970-1991.

Series I. Council

  1. Councillors
  2. Executive Director
  3. President
  4. Secretary/Treasurer

Series II. Meetings

  1. Annual/Business
  2. Council
  3. Executive Committee
  4. International Congress of Immunology

Series III. Committees

    Series IV. Financial

      Series V. Historian

      1. Historian Records
      2. Personal Histories
      3. Photographs

      Series VI. Publications

        Series VII. Affiliated Societies

          Series VIII. Video and Audio Materials

            Note

            The collection of records of the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) primarily documents its activity between 1967 and 1992. While there are records back as far as 1941 they are very sporadic and consist mostly of correspondence. There are no documents concerning the Association’s founding and years up to the late 1940s, although there are articles included that relate the Associations history. The records are arranged in eight series: Council, Meetings, Committees, Financial, Historian, Publications, Affiliated Societies and Video and Audio Tapes.

            The Council Series contains the records of Association Officers, Councillors, and the Executive Director. The Officer and Councillor files consist almost entirely of correspondence from the 1950s and 1960s though reports and meeting minutes are sometimes interspersed with the correspondence. The Executive Director files are those of Dr. Joe Saunders who was the first Executive Director of the Association and was appointed in 1986. His files include some materials of the Administrative Assistant dating from 1967 to 1971. The series Meetings contains files from the Annual/Business meetings, Council meetings, Executive Committee meetings and International Congress of Immunology meetings. The Annual/Business meeting subseries contains files for meetings from 1954 to 1992 with the exception of 1955. The Council meeting files begin in 1946 and are sporadic until 1965; from that point there is some material from each year until 1992. The index for Executive Committee reports and the accompanying reports were gleaned from meeting minutes and compiled in an easy to look up format. The system was devised by Executive Director Dr. Joe Saunders and is a good source to see what the various committees were involved in from 1973 to 1985. International Congress of Immunology files consist of correspondence pertaining to travel grants and arrangements with little information directly related to the meetings themselves.

            Committee files are arranged in alpha order. The Education Committee files are the most numerous. There is more information on committees in the Meeting Series.

            Financial records are extremely limited and in no way complete. There are two Association ledgers that cover the years from 1946 to 1970. The Membership Dues Ledger records membership records dating from 1921 provides a comprehensive member list. Also included are a small number of bank deposit and investment records, statements and a budget.

            The Historian Series contains the files of the Associations first historian Merrill Chase. He was appointed in 1965 and began compiling histories and photographs of all AAI Presidents. Executive Director Dr. Joe Saunders added to Dr. Chase’s work. The files are in alpha order and include information and photographs of people other than AAI Presidents.

            The Publication Series contains AAI publications such as newsletters from 1971 to 1991, meeting programs from from1960 to 1987. Although the Association published the Journal of Immunology since 1916, there are only volumes included from 1988 and 1989. The bulk of the material was not published by AAI but was included in the accession. It includes scientific articles, brochures, meeting programs and books. They are listed in alpha order.

            Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), the International Congress of Immunology, the International Union of Immunological Societies and the New York Academy of Science Conference are included in the Affiliated Societies Series. The majority of the files are from AAI’s close relationship with FASEB and date from 1961 to 1990. There are FASEB yearly membership directories from 1965 to 1979. The files are in alpha order followed by date order.

            Audio cassette tapes are available for some Annual and Council meeting from 1986 to 1991. The video cassettes contain interviews and lectures.


            Provenance Information

            Provenance and Acquisition Information

            MSS 1996-03; The records in this collection were donated in a single gift on March 29, 1996. The donation was approved by Dr. Michelle Hogan and the materials transferred from the Society’s offices in Bethesda, MD.

            Processing Note

            This collection was processed by Sharon Knecht under the supervision of Maria Frank Peri and completed in November 2001.

            The majority of the records were found to be in relatively good order since the bulk of them were the files of Executive Director Dr. Joe Saunders. There were very few financial or membership records included in the acquisition. Committee files containing reports were occasionally filed separately but the more often were found interspersed with meeting files. The remaining records have been organized by type of activity based on the order in which they were received.

            Multiple copies have been disposed of whenever there were more than two copies of a given document.

            No materials were found for the early years of the Association (1913 –1960s) with the exception of a few pieces of correspondence of past Presidents. These documents had been gathered first by the Association Historian, Merrill Chase and later by the Executive Director, Joe Saunders. Correspondence and Minutes indicate that there was a discussion about sending the association archives to the University of Wisconsin, but it is not clear if that was ever done.

            In the course of reviewing container lists in March 2016, Series V. Historian was modified. Several folders which were not previously contained in a subseries were assigned to Subseries V.A. Historian Records. The preexisting subseries, V.A. Personal Histories, and V.B. Photographs, were renamed as subseries V.B and V.C respectively.

            Descriptive Rules Used

            Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

            Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.


            Access & Use

            Finding Aids

            Finding aid available.

            Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll012.php

            Access Conditions

            No restrictions.

            Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

            Reproduction allowed for research purposes. Copyright maintained by creator.


            Subject Headings

            Creators

            American Association of Immunologists

            Subjects

            Saunders, Joe

            American Association of Immunologists -- Archives

            Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology -- Archives

            Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

            Immunology -- Societies, etc.


            Series Description & Container List

            1. Series I. Council

              Date: 1941-1992; 1986-1992 bulk

              Extent: 3 boxes (4 linear feet)

              Description: The Council Series consists of four sub-series which made up the organization’s Council. They are the Councilors, Executive Director, President and Secretary/Treasurer. The general correspondence of each sub-series is in date order followed by subject correspondence in alpha order.

              1. Subseries I.A. Councilors

                Date: 1941-1986

                Extent: .25 linear feet

                Description: All the files contain correspondence of a miscellaneous nature.

                1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                  Correspondence 1941, 1943, 1954 -1956 1 1

                  Correspondence (Chase) 1954/4 -1955/2 1 2

                  Correspondence (Metzger) 1986/5 -12 1 3

              2. Subseries I.B. Executive Director

                Date: 1967–1992; 1986 –1992 bulk

                Extent: 1.75 linear feet

                Description: The materials are primarily the files of Executive Director Dr. Joseph Saunders. He was the first professional Executive Director and was appointed in 1986. Many files contain a combination of correspondence and reports. They have been kept in the same arrangement as Saunders had them as much as possible. The files are listed in subject alpha order and then in date order. General Correspondence files are in date order and files preceding the subject correspondence files.

                1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                  Actions Completed 1992/4–6 1 4

                  Administrative Assistant (Reines) 1967/1- 1971/12 1 5

                  Agreements 1990/9 –1991/3 1 6

                  Awards 1988 1 7

                  Castaneda 1986 1 8

                  Committee Reports 1988 1 9

                  Correspondence 1986/3 – 4 1 10

                  Correspondence 1988/1 – 3 1 11

                  Correspondence 1988//4 –12 1 12

                  Correspondence 1989/4 – 1991/3 1 13

                  Correspondence 1991/4 – 10 1 14

                  Correspondence 1991/10 –1992/9 1 15

                  Correspondence/AAI Symposium 1986/8 –1988/5 1 16

                  Correspondence/AAI Annual Meeting 1988 1987/8 – 1988/6 1 17

                  Correspondence/AAI Annual Meeting 1990 1988/11 – 1990/5 1 18

                  Correspondence/AAI Annual Meeting 1991 !989/6 –1991/4 1 19

                  Correspondence/ Bang Scholarship 1986/11 – 1987/6 1 20

                  Correspondence/ Behring-Heidelberger Lecture 1988/4 –1990/3 1 21

                  Correspondence/ Behring-Heidelberger Lecture 1990/4 – 11 1 22

                  Correspondence/ Behring-Heidelberger Lecture ( McDevitt) 1991/4 – 1992/4 1 23

                  Correspondence/ Committee Members 1991/9 – 1992/8 1 24

                  Correspondence/Committees 1987/6 – 1988/4 1 25

                  Correspondence/Congressional Hearings 1991/1-3 1 26

                  Correspondence/Congressional Hearings 1991/4 1 27

                  Correspondence/Congressional Hearings 1991/5 1 28

                  Correspondence/Congressional Hearings 1992/1 –2 1 29

                  Correspondence/Cooper 1988/5 –1989/1 1 30

                  Correspondence/Cooper 1989/4 – 1990/4 1 31

                  Correspondence/Council Meeting 1987 1987/3 – 9 1 32

                  Correspondence/Council Meeting 1988 1988/5 –10 2 1

                  Correspondence/Council Meeting 1989 1989/3 2 2

                  Correspondence/Council Meeting 1990 1989/11 – 1990/5 2 3

                  Correspondence/Finance Committee 1989/12 – 1990/5 2 4

                  Correspondence/Fitch 1991/11 – 1992/6 2 5

                  Correspondence/Funding Requests A 1991 – 1992 2 6

                  Correspondence/Funding Requests B 1991 – 1992 2 7

                  Correspondence/Heidelberger 1988/3 – 1989/11 2 8

                  Correspondence/Heidelberger Death 1991/2 – 1991/9 2 9

                  Correspondence/Honorary Members 1992 2 10

                  Correspondence/International Congress of Immunology Budapest 1991/3 – 11 2 11

                  Correspondence/International Union of Immunological Societies 1992/2 – 6 2 12

                  Correspondence/Journal of Immunology 1988 2 13

                  Correspondence/Meetings 1990 – 1993 1990/1 –1991/3 2 14

                  Correspondence/Metzger 1991/7 – 1992/7 2 15

                  Correspondence/Nisonoff 1990/8 – 1991/12 2 16

                  Correspondence/Paul 1986/7 – 1987/12 2 17

                  Correspondence/Program Committee 1989/11 – 1990/4 2 18

                  Correspondence/Publications 1985/10 – 1986/4 2 19

                  Correspondence/Resolutions 1990/10 2 20

                  Correspondence/Sandoz Prize 1989/2 – 1990/11 2 21

                  Correspondence/Shreffler 1987/4 – 1988/6 2 22

                  Correspondence/Thorbecke 1988/2 – 1990/9 2 23

                  History Articles 2 24

                  Meeting Location Materals 2 25

                  Membership 1988 – 1990 2 26

                  Membership 1989 – 1991 2 27

                  Statistics (Scientific Program) A 1987 – 1991 2 28

                  Statistics (Scientific Program) B 1987 - 1992 2 29

              3. Subseries I.C. President

                Date: 1947–1992

                Extent: .5 linear feet

                Description: The President sub-series contains all correspondence files. Occasionally reports are included within the files or are referenced in the correspondence. The correspondence is listed in date order with the President’s name. The correspondence was not all necessarily created while the person was in office.

                1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                  Correspondence (Enders) 1945/11 – 1953/11 3 1

                  Correspondence (Heidelberger) 1947/3 – 1948/11 3 2

                  Correspondence (Enders) 1955/3 – 1968/9 3 3

                  Correspondence (Chase) 1956 3 4

                  Correspondence (Chase) 1957 3 5

                  Correspondence (Chase)/Constitutional Revison 1955/10 –1958/9 3 6

                  Correspondence (Smadel) 1957/2 –1959/2 3 7

                  Correspondence (Dingle) 1957/5 – 1959/2 3 8

                  Correspondence (Coons) 1960/2 – 12 3 9

                  Correspondence (Lancefield)/Dr. Lee 1961 –1962 3 10

                  Correspondence (Horsfall) 1967/5 – 1968/7 3 11

                  Correspondence (Horsfall)/American Academy of Science Representives 1967/6 3 12

                  Correspondence (Horsfall)/Committee to Study National or International Congress on Immunology 1967/6 – 1968/3 3 13

                  Correspondence (Horsfall)/Federation Board 1967/4 – 5 3 14

                  Correspondence (Horsfall)/Membership Committee 1967/4 – 5 3 15

                  Correspondence (Horsfall)/National Medal of Science 1967/1 – 5 3 16

                  Correspondence (Horsfall)/Nominating Committee 1967/6 – 1968/3 3 17

                  Correspondence (Horsfall)/ Public Affairs Committee 1967/6 1968/1 3 18

                  Correspondence (Horsfall)/Public Information Committee 1967/6 3 19

                  Correspondence (Horsfall)/Translation Supplement Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 1967/4 – 9 3 20

                  Correspondence (Enders)1968/4 – 1969/5 3 21

                  Correspondence (Campbell) 1972/8 – 1973/7 3 22

                  Correspondence (Campbell)/Committees 1972/6 – 1973/5 3 23

                  Correspondence (Metzger)/Fitch 1992/4 – 5 3 24

              4. Subseries I.D. Secretary/Treasurer

                Date: 1953-1980

                Extent: .5 linear feet

                Description: The sub-series contains primarily correspondence, but there are reports, financial statements and information on meetings in some files. They are listed in date order.

                1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                  Correspondence (Sugg) 1953 3 25

                  Correspondence (Cheever) 1954/9 – 1961/2 3 26

                  Correspondence (Howe) 1960/4 – 1961/5 3 27

                  Correspondence (Howe)/Dr. Coca’s death 1959/12 – 1961/2 3 28

                  Correspondence (Waksman) 1961/4 – 1963/2 3 29

                  Correspondence (Waksman) 1963/3 – 1964/4 3 30

                  Correspondence (Dray) 1963 –1969 3 31

                  Correspondence (Dray)/International Congress of Immunology 1966/6 – 1967/1 3 32

                  Correspondence (Metzger) 1970/10 – 1980/2 3 33

            2. Series II. Meetings

              Date: 1954-1993

              Extent: 4.5 linear feet

              Description: The Series II folders contain a variety of information on the annual and council meetings. Varying records are in the files including minutes, reports and correspondence. It is arranged in date order by year and then in alpha order if additional files were found for that year. The most information is available from 1986 to 1993.

              1. Subseries II.A. Annual/Business Meetings

                Date: 1954-1993

                Extent: .75 linear feet

                Description: The annual business meeting was held in conjunction with the FASEB meeting. The files are arranged in date order and contain a variety of different items varying from year to year. Correspondence, reports, minutes and personal observances are available for many years. There is not a complete run of years.

                1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                  1954 3 34

                  1956 3 35

                  1958 3 36

                  1959 3 37

                  1960 3 38

                  1961 3 39

                  1962 3 40

                  1963 3 41

                  1963/Correspondence 1962/6 – 1963/2 3 42

                  1964 3 43

                  1964/Correspondence 1963/5 – 1964/12 3 44

                  1964/Display Materials 3 45

                  1965 3 46

                  1966 3 47

                  1967 4 1

                  1968 4 2

                  1969 4 3

                  1970 4 4

                  1971 4 5

                  1972 4 6

                  1987 – 1993/Miscellaneous 4 7

                  1988 4 8

                  1988/ Correspondence (Celebratory Symposium) 1987/3 – 1988/2 4 9

                  1990 4 10

                  1990/Correspondence 1990/2 – 6 4 11

                  1990/Funding Requests 4 12

                  1990/Speakers and Abstracts 4 13

                  1991/Abstract Control 4 14

                  1992 4 15

                  1993/Arrangements 4 16

                  1993/Correspondence 1990/7 – 1992/5 4 17

                  1963 – 1964/Programs 4 18

                  1966 – 1977/Programs 4 19

              2. Subseries II.B. Council

                Date: 1946-1993

                Extent: 2.33 linear feet

                Description: The files are arranged in date order followed by committee report index and the corresponding files. Correspondence, reports and minutes are variously included for different years. Two council meetings a year were held beginning in 1986. The Council meeting files from 1986 to1993 were those compiled by the Executive Director.

                1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                  1946, 1948, 1949 4 20

                  1954 4 21

                  1957 4 22

                  1963 4 23

                  1965 4 24

                  1966 4 25

                  1967 4 26

                  1968 4 27

                  1969, 1970 4 28

                  1971 4 29

                  1972 4 30

                  1973 4 31

                  1974 4 32

                  1975 4 33

                  1976 4 34

                  1977 4 35

                  1978 4 36

                  1979 5 1

                  1980 5 2

                  1981 5 3

                  1982 5 4

                  1983 5 5

                  1984 5 6

                  1985 5 7

                  1986/April 5 8

                  1986/November 5 9

                  1987/March 5 10

                  1987/October 5 11

                  1988/April 5 12

                  1988/May 5 13

                  1988/October 5 14

                  1989/March 5 15

                  1989/November 5 16

                  1990/June 5 17

                  1990/October 5 18

                  1991/April 5 19

                  1991/November 5 20

                  1992/April 6 1

                  1992/November 6 2

                  1993/May 6 3

                  Committee Report Index 1965-1985 6 4

                  Committee Report Overview I – VI 1965 – 1985 6 5

                  Committee Report Overview VII – XVIII 1965 – 1985 6 6

                  Committee Report Overview XIX – XXXVII 1965 - 1985 6 7

                  Teleconferences 1990, 1991 6 8

              3. Subseries II.C. Executive Committee

                Date: 19731986

                Extent: .3 linear feet

                Description: The sub-series is an arrangement of committee reports taken from the council meetings from 1973 – 1986. The index listed what reports are included with a corresponding numeral.

                1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                  Committee Overview Report Index 1973 – 1986 6 9

                  Committee Overview Report I – VIII (II missing) 6 10

                  Committee Overview Report IX 6 11

                  Committee Overview Report X 6 12

                  Committee Overview Report XI – XVI 6 13

                  Committee Overview Report XVII – XXIV 6 14

                  Committee Overview Report XV – XXXIII 6 15

              4. Subseries II.D. International Congress of Immunology

                Date: 1990, 1992

                Extent: .1 linear feet

                Description: This sub-series contains grant application, travel grant awards and correspondence regarding the Congresses.

            3. Series III. Committees

              Date: 1966-1992

              Extent: .75 linear feet

              Description: The Committee files contain mostly correspondence and reports. The files are arranged in alpha order followed by date order. The Education Committee files also have curriculum description of courses.

              1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                Clinical Immunology 1990 6 18

                Correspondence (Saunders)/ 1989 6 19

                Education 1986 – 1987 6 20

                Education/Correspondence 1990 6 21

                Education/High School Teacher Internship Program 1990 6 22

                Education/ High School Teacher Internships in Immunology 1990 6 23

                Education/ Summer Courses 1966 6 24

                Education/ Teacher Internship Program 1992 6 25

                Member List 1971 – 1990 7 1

                Minority Affairs 1988 – 1989 7 2

                Program 1988 – 198 7 3

                Program 1989 – 1990 7 4

                Program/Annual Meeting 1988 7 5

                Program/Meeting 1991 7 6

                Program/Report 1991 7 7

                Program/Report 1992 – 1993 7 8

                Public Affairs 1989 – 1990 7 9

                Public Affairs 1989 – 1991 7 10

                Public Affairs/Correspondence 1989 – 1992 7 11

                Publications/Correspondence 1989/11 – 1991/7 7 12

                Publications/Journal of Immunology 1991 7 13

                Publications/Meeting 1990 7 14

                Selection (ad hoc)/Executive Director 1991 – 1992 7 15

                Veterinary Immunology 1989 – 1990 7 16

                Veterinary Immunology 1992 7 17

            4. Series IV. Financial

              Date: 1921-1991

              Extent: 1.25 linear feet

              Description: There was a very limited amount of financial information in the collection. Membership dues ledgers and journals contained information regarding membership from 1946 – 1970.

              1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                Bank Deposit Records 1973 – 1975 7 18

                Certificates of Deposit 1981 7 19

                Investment Records 1991 7 20

                Journal 1946 – 1964 7 21

                Journal 1964 – 1970 7 22

                Membership Dues Ledger (A – C) 7 23

                Membership Dues Ledger (D – G) 7 24

                Membership Dues Ledger (H – L) 7 25

                Membership Dues Ledger (M – R) 7 26

                Membership Dues Ledger (S – Z) 7 27

                Membership Dues Ledger (Resigned, Honorary, Deceased) 1921 – 1964 8 1

                Statement 1985 8 2

                Statement 1986, 1987 8 3

                Statement 1987, 1988 8 4

                Statement 1989 8 5

                Statement and Budget 1990 8 6

                Statement and Budget 1990 – 1991 8 7

            5. Series V. Historian

              Date: 1913-1988

              Extent: 1.5 linear feet

              Description: The series contains records compiled by Merrill Chase and Joe Saunders beginning in 1969. It has information files for most AAI Presidents as well as their photograph.

              1. Subseries V.A. Historian Records

                Date:

                Extent: .5 linear feet

                Description: The files contain correspondence, member lists, financial records, and other administrative records.

                1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                  Constitution/Proposed Revision 8 8

                  Correspondence 1969/2 – 1976/7 8 9

                  Expenses 1969 8 10

                  Lists/ Honorary Members 1913 – 1988 8 11

                  Lists/ Presidents 1913 – 1987 8 12

                  Logo/AAI 8 13

                  Notes 1969 – 1970 8 14

              2. Subseries V.B. Personal Histories

                Date: 1946-1991

                Extent: .5 linear feet

                Description: The files contain information submitted to Merrill Chase during his project to document personal history files for all AAI Presidents. Dr. Joe Saunders acting as Executive Director and archivist expanded the histories. Files may contain correspondence, articles written or reports retained by the individual. The personal histories are listed in alpha order.

                1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                  Avery, Dr. Oswald 8 15

                  Boyne-Jones, Dr. Stanbope 8 16

                  Benacerraf, Dr. Barry 8 17

                  Berry, Dr. George 8 18

                  Boyd, Dr. W.C. 8 19

                  Bronfenbrenner, Dr. Jakor 8 20

                  Campbell, Dr. Dan 8 21

                  Cannon, Dr. Paul 8 22

                  Chase, Dr. Merrill 8 23

                  Dingle, Dr. John 8 24

                  Dixon, Dr. Frank 8 25

                  Dochez, Dr. A.R 8 26

                  Eagle, Dr. Harry 8 27

                  Edsall, Dr. Goeffrey 8 28

                  Felton, Dr. Lloyd (pneumonia vaccine) 8 29

                  Fraser, Dr. Donald 8 30

                  Fruend, Dr. Jules 8 31

                  Gay, Dr. Frederick 8 32

                  Good, Dr. Robert 8 33

                  Heidelberger, Dr. Michael 8 34

                  Hekteon, Dr. Ludwig 8 35

                  Henle, Dr. Werner 8 36

                  Hooker, Dr. Sanford 8 37

                  Horsfall, Dr. Frank 8 38

                  Jobling, Dr. James 8 39

                  Kabat, Dr. Elvin 8 40

                  Kolmer, Dr. John 8 41

                  Kunkel, Dr. Henry George 8 42

                  Lancefield, Dr. Rebecca 8 43

                  Landsteiner, Dr. Karl 8 44

                  Lennette, Dr. Edwin 8 45

                  Longcope, Dr. Warfield 8 46

                  Magill, Dr. Thomas 8 47

                  Manwaring, Dr. Wilfred 8 48

                  McCoy, Dr. George 8 49

                  Meyer, Dr. Karl 8 50

                  Novy, Dr. Frederick 8 51

                  Novy, Dr. Frederick/University of Michigan Department of Microbiology/Bacteriology 8 52

                  Opie, Dr. Eugene 8 53

                  Pappenheimer, Dr. A.M. 8 54

                  Park, Dr. William 8 55

                  Rivers, Dr. Thomas 8 56

                  Ten Broeck, Dr. Carl 8 57

                  Thorbecke, Dr. G. J. 8 58

                  Wadsworth, Dr. Augustus 8 59

                  Waksman, Dr. Byron 8 60

                  Webb, Dr. Gerald 8 61

                  Weil, Dr. Richard 8 62

                  Wells, Dr. H. Gideon 8 63

                  Zinser, Dr. Hans 8 64

              3. Subseries V.C. Photographs

                Date: 1913-1990

                Extent: .5 linear feet

                Description: Group photographs are filed first followed by individual photographs in alpha order.

                1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                  Annual Meeting (no date) 8 65

                  Annual Meeting 1988 8 66

                  Annual Meeting 1990 8 67

                  Notes and Expenses 8 68

                  Presidents 1913 – 1948 8 69

                  Presidents 1949 – 1987 8 70

                  Amos, D. Bernard 8 71

                  Digital image available

                  Austin, Frank 8 72

                  Digital image available

                  Avery, Oswald 8 73

                  Digital image available

                  Baltimore, David 8 74

                  Digital image available

                  Boyne-Jones, Stanhope 8 75

                  Digital image available

                  Behring – Heidelberger Lecturer 1990 8 76

                  Benacerraf, Barey 8 77

                  Digital image available

                  Berry, George 8 78

                  Digital image available

                  Blake, Francis 8 79

                  Digital image available

                  Bloom, Barry 8 80

                  Digital image available

                  Boyd, William 8 81

                  Digital image available

                  Brondz, Boris 8 82

                  Digital image available

                  Bronfenbrenner, Jacques 8 83

                  Digital image available

                  Campbell, Dan 8 84

                  Digital image available

                  Cannon, Paul 8 85

                  Digital image available

                  Capra, Don 8 86

                  Digital image available

                  Coca, Arthur 8 87

                  Digital image available

                  Chase, Merrill 8 88

                  Digital image available

                  Cheever, Francis 8 89

                  Digital image available

                  Cole, Rufus 8 90

                  Digital image available

                  Coons, Albert 8 91

                  Digital image available

                  Cooper, Max 8 92

                  Digital image available

                  Dingle, John 8 93

                  Digital image available

                  Dixon, Frank 8 94

                  Digital image available

                  Dochez, Alphonse 8 95

                  Digital image available

                  Eagle, Harry 8 96

                  Digital image available

                  Eisen, Herman 8 97

                  Digital image available

                  Enders, John 8 98

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                  Felton, Lloyd 8 99

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                  Fraser, Donald 8 100

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                  Francis, Jr., Thomas 8 101

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                  Fruend, Jules 8 102

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                  Gay, Frederick 8 103

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                  Good, Robert 8 104

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                  Habel, Karl 8 105

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                  Heidelberger, Michael 8 106

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                  Hektoen, Ludvig 9 1

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                  Henle, Werner 9 2

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                  Hitchens, A. Parker 9 3

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                  Hooker, Sanford 9 4

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                  Horsfall, Frank 9 5

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                  Ishizaka, Kemishige 9 6

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                  Jobling, James 9 7

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                  Kabat, Elvin 9 8

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                  Kolmer, John 9 9

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                  Kashland, Marion 9 10

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                  Kunkel, Henry 9 11

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                  Lancefield, Rebecca 9 12

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                  Landsteiner, Karl 9 13

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                  Lennette, Elwin 9 14

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                  Lepow, Irwin 9 15

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                  Longcope, Norfield 9 16

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                  MacCleod, Colin 9 17

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                  Magill, Thomas 9 18

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                  Manwaring, Wilfred 9 19

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                  Mayer, M.M. 9 20

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                  McCoy, George 9 21

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                  McDevitt, Hugh 9 22

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                  Metzger, Henry 9 23

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                  Meyer, Karl 9 24

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                  Miller, Jacques 9 25

                  Nisonoff, A. 9 26

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                  Novy, Frederick 9 27

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                  Opie, Eugene 9 28

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                  Pappenheim, A. 9 29

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                  Park, William 9 30

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                  Paul, William 9 31

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                  Pierce, Carl 9 32

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                  Rivers, Thomas 9 33

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                  Schulz, G. & McDevitt, H. 9 34

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                  Schwick, G 9 35

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                  Shevach, Ethan 9 36

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                  Shreffler, Donald 9 37

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                  Smadel, Joseph 9 38

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                  Synnott, Martin 9 39

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                  Talmage, David 9 40

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                  Ten Broeck, Carl 9 41

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                  Thorbecke, Jeanette 9 42

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                  Uhr, Jonathan 9 43

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                  Vaughn, Victor 9 44

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                  Waksman, Byron 9 46

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                  Webb, Gerald 9 47

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                  Webb, Gerald with Patch, Pottenger, Brown,O.H., Wright, A., May, A. 9 48

                  Weil, Richard 9 49

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            6. Series VI. Publications

              Date: 1933-1995

              Extent: 2.5 linear feet

              Description: This series contains a mix of publications from AAI, FASEB, and other scientific organizations as well as individual authors. Included are journals, newsletters, meeting programs, articles and full length books. There are two folders of correspondence regarding AAI publications. They are listed in alpha order.

              1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                American Academy Allergy and Immunology Meeting Program 1992 9 53

                AAI Annual Meeting Program 1978 9 54

                AAI Annual Meeting Program 1984 9 55

                AAI Newsletters 1971 – 1972 9 56

                AAI Newsletters 1973 – 1975 9 57

                AAI Newsletters 1976 – 1978 9 58

                AAI Newsletters 1979 – 1981 9 59

                AAI Newsletters 1982 – 1984 9 60

                AAI Newsletters 1985 – 1986 9 61

                AAI Newsletters 1987 – 1988 9 62

                AAI Newsletters 1989 – 1991 9 63

                AAI Program Book 1960 – 1987 9 64

                AAI’s Role – 1913 to 1988 – in the First Century of Immunology 9 65

                Articles 9 66

                Brochures 9 67

                Brucelosis (M. Ruiz Castaneda) 1986 9 68

                The Bulletin (Howard Hughes Medical Institute) 1990/9, 1991/1 9 69

                Cancer Center Report Spring 1990 9 70

                China Exchange News 1989/9 9 71

                Correspondence/Joe Saunders 1998 9 72

                Distinguished Woman Physician/Scientist 1988, 1989 9 73

                Forecast Fall 1985 9 74

                Growing Up with Virology (Gertrude Henle, M.D.) 9 75

                Henry Sewell Physiologist and Physician (Webb&Powell) 1946 9 76

                History of Immunology (Arthur Silverstein) 1983 9 77

                History of American Society for Experimental Pathology (Esmond Long) 1972 9 78

                Immunological Concepts (David Talmadge) 1986 9 79

                Immunology Meetings and News 1967/2 9 80

                The Immunologist 1994, 1995 9 81

                Immuno News (Thorbecke) 1990/6 9 82

                International Congress of Immunology Abstracts 1995/7 10 1

                International Congress of Immunology Program 1995/7 10 2

                Journal of Immunology 1988/12 – 1989/2 10 3

                Journal of Immunology 1988/10 10 4

                Journal of Immunology/M. Heidelberger 1988/5 10 5

                Journal of Immunology/Presidential Addresses (Bloom, Nisonoff, Thorbecke) 1986, 1990, 1991 10 6

                Journal of the American Medical Association 1982/11 10 7

                Marine Biological Laboratory Science Writing Fellowship Programs 1992 10 8

                Maximilliano Ruiz-Casteneda 1988 10 9

                National Coalition on Immune System Disorders/Program 1987/1 10 10

                National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases 1991/1 10 11

                Nutrition Notes 10 12

                The Prescription of Literature (Webb) 1933 10 13

                Regulatory Elements of the Immune System 1992 10 14

                R.J.R. Nabisco Research Scholars Award 1989 10 15

                Sandoz Focus on Immunology 1990/6 10 16

                Veterinary Immunology Newsletter 1986/6 10 17

                Warlord’s Revenge – Can You Dig It? 1991 10 18

                World Health 1988/1 10 19

            7. Series VII. Affiliated Societies

              Date: 1967-1991

              Extent: 1.5 linear feet

              Description: This series consists mostly of materials from the umbrella organization Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) which AAI was a member. It is arranged in alpha order followed by date order. Most materials are from the 1980s.

              1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                FASEB/Annual Meeting Program 1988 10 20

                FASEB/Annual Meeting Reports 1987, 1988, 1 1990, 1991 10 21

                FASEB/Biomedical Research Funding Form 1991 10 22

                FASEB/Committee Reports 10 23

                FASEB/Concensus Conference 1991 10 24

                FASEB/Constitution 10 25

                FASEB/Correspondence 1990/4 – 10 10 26

                FASEB/Correspondence (Federation Board) 1961/6 – 1967/12 10 27

                FASEB/Correspondence (Federation Board) 1989 10 28

                FASEB/Meeting 1989 10 29

                FASEB/Meeting 1990 10 30

                FASEB/Program Committee 1987 10 31

                FASEB/Publications/Directory of Membership 1965 10 32

                FASEB/Publications/Directory of Membership 1966 10 33

                FASEB/Publications/Directory of Membership 1967 10 34

                FASEB/Publications/Directory of Membership 1968 10 35

                FASEB/Publications/Directory of Membership 1969 10 36

                FASEB/Publications/Directory of Membership 1970 10 37

                FASEB/Publications/Directory of Membership 1971 10 38

                FASEB/Publications/Directory of Membership 1972 10 39

                FASEB/Publications/Directory of Membership 1973 - 1974 10 40

                FASEB/Publications/Directory of Membership 1974 – 1975 10 41

                FASEB/Publications/Directory of Membership 1975 - 1976 11 1

                FASEB/Publications/Directory of Membership 1977 - 1977 11 2

                FASEB/Publications/Directory of Membership 1977 – 1978 11 3

                FASEB/Publications/Directory of Membership 1978 –1979 11 4

                FASEB/Publications/Journal 1989/8 11 5

                FASEB/Publications/Meeting Program 1979, 1981 11 6

                FASEB/Publications/Meeting Program 1982 11 7

                FASEB/Publications/Meeting Program 1983, 1984 11 8

                FASEB/Publications/Meeting Program 1985 11 9

                FASEB/Publications/Meeting Program 1986, 1987 11 10

                FASEB/Publications/Newsletters 1987/2, 1988/2, 1988/6, 1989/3, 1990/2, 1990/5 11 11

                FASEB/Public Affairs Committee 1977 – 1978 11 12

                International Congress of Immunology/Meeting (First) 1971 11 13

                International Congress of Immunology/Meeting 1989, 1992 11 14

                International Congress of Immunology/Meeting 1995 11 15

                International Union of Immunological Societies/Correspondence and Reports 1971 – 1973 11 16

                International Union of Immunological Societies/Correspondence and Reports 1985 11 17

                New York Academy of Science Conference/Abstract Control 1989 11 18

            8. Series VIII. Video and Audio Tapes

              Date: 1970-1991

              Extent: .4 linear feet

              Description: The series consists mostly of audio cassette tapes of annual and council meetings from 1986 – 1991.

              1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
                Audio Tapes/Annual Meetings 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990 12 1

                Audio Tapes/Council Meetings 1986 – 1991 12 2

                Audio Tapes/Teleconference 1987/8 12 3

                Video Tapes/ Cohen, Sheldon 12 4

                Video Tapes/ 1975/5 12 5

                Video Tapes/ Heidelberger Lecture 1970/9 12 6

                Video Tapes/Talmadge, David/Interview, The First Century of Immunology, Mechanisms of Graft Rejections 12 7


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