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Clinical laboratory manual: by John W. Sloan.


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John W. Sloan (1915-2016) entered the U.S. Army Medical Corps as a private in 1941 and spent a year as a chemical specialist analyzing blood and biological specimens in Camp Roberts at the California Station Hospital Clinical Laboratory. In the fall of 1947, John joined the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service, in Peoria, Illinois. In 1963, he transferred to the federal meat inspection division as assistant head of the Washington, D.C., laboratory. Four years later, he became senior staff chemist for packaging materials and supervisor of the Beltsville, Maryland, compounds laboratory. He retired from federal civil service in 1976 and began to devote more time to his lifelong hobby of photography. John W. Sloan died in 2016 at the age of 100.

Clinical laboratory manual written by John W. Sloan, dated 1941-1942. The preface of the manual states that its contents are standard procedures and accepted methods used at the Army Station Hospital Laboratory at Camp Roberts, California. There is also a black and white photograph of John W. Sloan in the chemistry laboratory, dated May 7, 1942.

Clinical laboratory manual written by John W. Sloan for the Army Station Hospital Laboratory at Camp Roberts, California.

The Clinical Laboratory Manual by John W. Sloan was donated to the Science History Institute (formerly the Chemical Heritage Foundation) by John W. Sloan in October 2000.

Source of acquisition--Sloan, John W.. Method of acquisition--Gift;; Date of acquisition--200010..

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