PART IV.   FINDING GUIDE FOR SPECIAL COLLECTIONS.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETINGS- 1973 to PRESENT         

1. 1973 to 2009 

    The first Executive Committee was held on 14 December 1973; minutes from 1973 through 2009 are in the TJU Branch Archives. (Also from Feb. 2004 through 2009 most are on the Branch Flash Drive.)

2. 2010 and 2011 are on the Branch Flash Drive only. [There are no minutes for September 2010; or January to April 2011 on the Branch Flash Drive.] 

3. 2012 to present are on the Branch Flash Drive only. [example: M2019.10.23]

REGULAR LECTURES – MEETINGS 1920 TO PRESENT

1. 1920 through 1935

    Regular meetings were held from 24 February 1920 through 1935- however, these records were lost when material was shifted among various Philadelphia institutions.

2. 1936 through 1947    

    Starting with meeting #118 (28 Jan.1936) to meeting #197 (25 Nov.1947) abstracts of meetings were published as the Proceedings of the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter in the Journal of Bacteriology. In addition starting in 1938 meeting notices on penny-post-cards were mailed to all members. All of  

    these notices, post-cards and abstracts are in the TJU Branch Archives. 

3. 1948 through 1966     

    Notices for meetings #198 (27 Jan.1948) through meeting #328 (22 Nov.1966) are in the TJU Branch Archives. (Except that #201 in 1948 and #231 in 1952 are be missing.)

4. 1967 through 1973

    From September 1967 through June1973 in addition to the regular meetings there were a series of meetings sponsored by the Clinical Microbiology Section of the Branch. These meetings were designated with an independent number preceded by CM to distinguish them from the regular Branch

    meetings. Therefore, during this period the regular meetings are designated as  #329 to #372 and the CM meetings go from #CM1 to #CM34. All are in the TJU Branch Archives.

5. 1974 though 2009

    Notices for meetings #373 (28 Jan.1974) through meeting #702 (12 Dec.2009) are in the TJU Branch Archives.

6. 2010 to Present

    Notices for meetings #703(25 Jan.2010) to the present year are on the Branch Flash Drive [example L.703.2.24.19], and from December 2010 they are also on the archived Branch website.  

NEWSLETTERS  1937 to 2008

1. All newsletters are in the TJU Branch Archives.

2.1937 to 1976

   The first Branch newsletter was published in 1937 and became an annual or semi-annual publication through 1948; then some years were skipped until 1977.  

3.1977 to 2008

   During this period many newsletters were published each year (up to 10/year). From September 2000 to December 2008 the newsletter was published electronically. During this period all copies were printed and placed in the TJU Branch Archive, and most are also on the Branch Flash Drive. [example:

   NL2006.4]  Starting in 2009 the newsletter was discontinued and replaced by the Branch website.  

INFECTION & IMMUNITY FORUM- 1992 to Present

1. 1992 to 2009 

    The annual Infection and Immunity Forum was initiated in 1992 and information on these Forums are in the TJU Branch Archives. From 2006 to 2009 information is also on the Branch Flash Drive. 

2. 2010 to Present

    From 2010 to the present this information is on the Branch Flash Drive [example: II.2019]; and from 2011 this information is also on the archived Branch website.

SYMPOSIA- 1969 to Present

The first formal Branch symposium series started in November 1969 and these symposia continue to present.

1. 1969 to 2009

    There were 45 symposia held between 1979 and 2009.  Material for all these events are in the TJU Branch Archives.

2. 2010 to Present

    Programs form 2010 to the present are found on the Branch website and on the Branch Flash Drive, [example: Symp.2018].