NIH HISTORICAL Sources

Full text digital copies of the NIH annual reports are available at the Medical Heritage Library on the Internet Archive. Some copies are available in the Office of History available by appointment.

 

Lyndon Johnson

PRESIDENT JOHNSON WITH PHS SURGEON GENERAL WILLIAM H. STEWART AND NIH DIRECTOR DR. JAMES SHANNON ARRIVED AT THE NIH ON AUGUST 9, 1965, TO SIGN INTO LAW AN EXTENSION OF THE RESEARCH FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM. IN HIS REMARKS, PRESIDENT JOHNSON NOTED THAT “HERE ON THIS QUIET BATTLEGROUND OUR NATION TODAY LEADS A WORLDWIDE WAR ON DISEASE.”




 

arrowPHOTO GALLERY

High resolution photos of past presidential visits and NIH campus buildings.

arrowCHRONOLOGY OF EVENTS

Significant events and major research advances in NIH history, from 1798 to the present.

arrowCLINICAL CENTER HISTORY

arrowHISTORY OF EARLY WOMEN SCIENTISTS AT NIH

arrowLEGISLATIVE CHRONOLOGY

Federal legislation that had a major influence on the growth of the NIH, from its beginning as the Marine Hospital Service in 1798, to the present.

arrowAPPROPRIATIONS

arrowDIRECTORS OF THE NIH

arrowDEPUTY DIRECTORS OF THE NIH

arrowASSOCIATE DIRECTORS OF THE NIH

arrowSECRETARIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (DHHS)

arrowSURGEONS GENERAL OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE (PHS)

arrowNIH BUDGET INFORMATION

arrowNIH BUILDING INFORMATION

arrowThe National institutes of health alumni association newsletters

arrow NIH CALENDAR OF EVENTS (YELLOW SHEET) 1951

arrowALMANAC ARCHIVE

 

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First published: 2 February 2005
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