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New York Medical Schools Donate 60,000 Textbooks, Journals to JDC for European Doctors

More than 60,000 medical textbooks, journals, (##)harts and reports have been donated by New York medical schools, libraries and individual doctors to the Joint Distribution Committee’s SOS Collection campaign, (##)or the use of doctors and students in Europe, it was announced here today.

Among the gifts was a donation of 38,500 books and journals from the Library Division of the New York Academy of Medicine. Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons contributed approximately 12,000 items of medical data; the Medical College of Cornell University, 3,600; New York University’s College of Medicine, 1,000. The texts and journals, which are printed in English, French, German, Roumanian, Russian and Yiddish, are being sorted and classified by the JDC Medical Advisory Committee.