Poster Printing at the HSHSL

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The HSHSL offers poster printing to all UMB faculty, students, and staff and University of Maryland Medical Center staff. Posters are printed in support of academic, professional, and research purposes. 

Posters are printed up to a maximum of 42″ x 72″.

You have your choice of material:

  • Our paper option is Glossy Photo Paper and costs $55.
    Great for class assignments and single-use displays.
  • Our fabric option is Matte Lightweight Poly Canvas and costs $55.
    Perfect for traveling exhibits and multiple-use displays.

Poster printing may take up to two business days, please plan accordingly.

All posters must be submitted as a PDF file. Please pay close attention to the information on sizing and formatting your poster.

Posters can be picked up at the Information Services Desk.

For questions, please e-mail poster@hshsl.umaryland.edu or call 410-706-7996.

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Happy 275th Birthday Dr. John Crawford!

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Photograph of Dr. John Crawford, man with a suit and tie, with a silly birthday hat, confetti, and birthday noisemaker photoshopped on the imageMay 3, 2021 marks 275 years since the birth of Dr. John Crawford, an influential figure for the HSHSL.  His impressive collection of medical texts was purchased by the School of Medicine’s Faculty of Physik for $500 from his daughter Eliza Godefroy after his death in 1813.  The volumes founded the medical library, which was believed to be the first associated with a school of medicine. Today the HSHSL dates its foundation to 1813 and the purchase of this collection.  Dr. Crawford’s volumes remain an important part of the HSHSL’s collections; the 569-volume John Crawford Collection sits in a place of prominence in the Historical Collections’ reading room and represents medical texts from 1565 in English, Latin, French, German, and Dutch.  Most of the texts in the Crawford Collection have been digitized and are available in the UMB Digital Archive.

Dr. John Crawford was born in Ireland on May 3, 1746. He was educated at Trinity College of Dublin and earned his M.D. from the University of Leyden.  He began his medical career as a surgeon sailing with the East India Company.

Dr. Crawford came to the United States in 1796, settling in Baltimore, Md. While in Baltimore, Dr. Crawford introduced the practice of vaccinating for smallpox (1800) and helped to establish the Baltimore Dispensary, which opened in 1801. That same year, Dr. Crawford, a long-standing Mason, was elected Grand Master of the Masonic Order in Maryland, a position he held until his death.

In 1807, Crawford published a series of works on the “Theory and Application to the Treatment of Disease.” In these publications, he outlined his theory, established while working in Dutch Guiana, that diseases were caused by animalculae (insects or worms). This theory was an early example of germ theory and was not well received by the medical community and was ultimately rejected by his colleagues. Undeterred, Dr. Crawford continued to study the theory until his death.

In 1811, he commissioned the treatise A Lecture Introductory to a Course of Lectures on the Cause, Seat and Cure of Diseases. Proposed to be delivered in the City of Baltimore, which became the foundation for a series of lectures given at his home in the fall of 1811. In 1812, Crawford became lecturer on Natural History at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and served in that capacity until his death on May 9, 1813.

Photograph of a room in the HSHSL Historical Collections, in center of room is a conference table with eight chairs around it, around the room is built in book shelves.

Further Reading:

  • The John Crawford Collection in the Historical Collections.
  • Longer biography of Dr. John Crawford by Richard J. Behles. 
  • Lecture by Dr. Philip Mackowiak on Dr. John Crawford and his library.
  • An Eulogium on the Character of Brother John Crawford, M.D., Late R.W.G.M. of Masons in Maryland : Delivered in the First Presbyterian Church, on the 24th June, 1813, in Obedience to a Resolution of the R.W.G. Lodge of Maryland. By Tobias Watkins, 1813.
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DABS Volume 2 Issue 1: National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) Data Now Available to UMB Researchers

The Center for Data and Bioinformation Services (CDABS) is the University of Maryland Health Sciences and Human Services Library hub for data and bioinformation learning, services, resources, and communication.

CDABS is excited to announce that UMB has recently signed a Data Use Agreement with NCATS N3C Data Enclave, making this rich source of COVID clinical data from across the country available to UMB researchers.

What is N3C?

The National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) Data Enclave was launched by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and the National Center for Data to Health (CD2H), in partnership with experts from Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI), PCORnet, the Accrual to Clinical Trials (ACT) network, and TriNetX. The N3C aims to aggregate, harmonize, and make accessible vast amounts of clinical data nationwide to accelerate COVID-19 research and clinical care. With the uncertainty of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the scientific community and the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program created the N3C as a partnership to overcome technical, regulatory, policy, and governance barriers to harmonizing and sharing individual-level clinical data.

What can I do with N3C data?

The N3C Data Enclave supports collaborative analytics across a broad range of clinical and translational domains, such as acute kidney injury, diabetes, pregnancy, cancer, immunosuppression, social determinants of health, and many other conditions to target treatment mechanism, drug discovery, and best care practices for COVID-19. The N3C Data Enclave opened on September 2, 2020 and now has over 5 billion rows of data on more than 4 million patient records, including over 1 million COVID positive patients.

There are three tiers of data available with different restrictions and requirements for access. From most to least restricted these are: Limited, De-identified, and Synthetic. Check out the N3C data governance page for more details on these tiers. In order to maintain adequate security, row-level data must remain in the enclave, but many tools are provided to researchers for working with the data from within the platform.

To see what others are doing with N3C data, visit the projects page.

How do I get access?

    1. Register for and gain access to the N3C Data Enclave here.Screenshot of registration button
    2. Choose the InCommon option on the login screen to log in with your UMB credentials.

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Account creation may take a few days. You will also need to complete the NIH Information Security and Information Management Training course and, if you wish to access the limited or de-identified datasets, submit evidence of having completed a Human Subjects Research Protection training course.

Once you obtain access to the Enclave, you will need to submit a Data Use Request for each specific project you intend to do. If you would like to use the limited dataset, you will need to submit a copy of your IRB determination letter as well.  For more details on requirements, please see the onboarding checklist.

Where can I get more information?

Visit the tutorials page for basics on using the N3C platform. There are additional training modules available within the Enclave. And of course, do not hesitate to reach out to your friendly, neighborhood CDABS team with any questions!

Questions? Contact: Amy Yarnell, Data Services Librarian and Jean-Paul Courneya, Bioinformationist – at data@hshsl.umaryland.edu.

To read more of our content and stay informed please visit our communications page and use the form to subscribe: https://www2.hshsl.umaryland.edu/cdabs/communications

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Remembering the Davidge Elm on Arbor Day

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Davidge Hall and Elm, photograph taken in 1901. Available at: https://archive.hshsl.umaryland.edu/handle/10713/2250

Davidge Hall stands as the oldest continuously used medical education building in the United States.  It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1997 and stands as both a Baltimore and University landmark.  For the majority of the building’s over 200-year history, a nearly 80 foot English Elm, known as the Davidge Elm, stood next to it becoming another symbol for the strength and successes of the University of Maryland, Baltimore. 

The Davidge Elm is believed to have been planted sometime around the time of the building of Davidge Hall.  The cornerstone for Davidge Hall was laid on April 7, 1811 on land that was then on the outskirts of the city of Baltimore purchased from Colonel John Eager Howard in 1808.  The first instruction in the building took place in October 1812 and the building was completed in 1813, costing roughly $40,000. 

Other reports suggest the Elm was planted in 1728 marking the boundary of Colonel Howard’s estate.  However, these reports are probably referring to a different historic Baltimore Elm, known as the Rochambeau tree, which stood on the corner of Mulberry and Charles Streets.  The Rochambeu Tree was also part of the Howard estate and was unfortunately cut down due to disease in July 1987.

Two newspaper photographs of the Davidge Elm. Left: From the Voice, October 1989, Vol. 7 No. 4, available at: http://hdl.handle.net/10713/10316; Right: From the Happenings, October 1980, Vol. 10, No. 13, available at: http://hdl.handle.net/10713/8429.

Regardless of when it was planted, the Davidge Elm, was a beloved campus landmark.  The tree witnessed numerous historic events and was listed in the American Forestry Association of Washington, D.C.’s list of famous historical and noteworthy trees in 1989.  Additionally, the Davidge Elm was chosen as the symbol for UMB in 1996 for the First Founder’s Day celebration.  Since that time the Elm remains an important figure on campus though the tree itself was removed in 2001 when it was deemed unsafe due to age and disease.   

Today, a new, smaller English Elm tree stands next to Davidge Hall.  The sapling was planted during a ceremony as part of the 200th Anniversary of Davidge Hall.  The new tree was donated by Richard L. Taylor, School of Medicine Class of 1975, and his wife Kathie; it was grown from seeds taken from the original Davidge Elm tree.  During the same year (2012) a metal sculpture, depicting the original Davidge Elm, created by Anatoliy Rudik, a Ukrainian master blacksmith, and Dr. Bruce Jarrell, was installed in the second-story window of the Southern Management Corporation Campus Center. This sculpture looks to ensure that a Elm Tree remains a permanent feature on UMB’s campus.

Photographs of the Davidge Elm sculpture in the Southern Management Corporation Campus Center.  Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/10713/1593.

Sources and Further Reading:

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Reach Out to Your HSHSL Librarian

Each school has a librarian dedicated to working with its faculty, staff, and students!

What your librarian can do for you:

  • Consult with you to assist with literature searching and research;
  • Collaborate on comprehensive literature searches for systematic reviews;
  • Gather data to measure your individual, group, or departmental research impact;
  • Teach citation management using EndNote, Zotero, and other systems;
  • …and much more! Visit Help With Your Research on our website to see all the ways librarians can support your research, teaching, and class projects.

To find out who your school’s librarian is or schedule an online meeting with them, visit our Make an Appointment page. 

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HSHSL’s Open Access Publishing Fund Pilot for Early-Career Researchers Has Early Success

The HSHSL’s Open Access Publishing Fund is designed to improve access to research produced at UMB and to promote publishing by early-career researchers.

So far, the fund has granted awards to nine UMB researchers. They represent all of the schools the HSHSL supports – Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Social Work – and include students, post docs and assistant professors.

The fund will reimburse 50% of the cost of article processing charges for Open Access (OA) journals up to a maximum of $3,000 for early-career researchers. The budget for this pilot project is limited. Reimbursements will be made on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are exhausted. We can only reimburse UMB accounts. Currently we are unable to transfer money to individuals or UMB Foundation accounts.

For details on who is eligible, what publications are covered, and how apply, please visit the HSHSL’s Open Access Publishing Fund page.

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Doctor Poet: Dr. Harry M. Robinson, Sr. 1884-1963

The Health Sciences and Human Services Library Historical Collections’ strives to provide broad access to our diverse collections both in person and digitally. Materials in our collections appear as they originally were published or created and may contain offensive or inappropriate language or images and may be offensive to users. The University of Maryland, Baltimore does not endorse the views expressed in these materials. Materials should be viewed in the context in which they were created.

Two stanza poemMedical schools traditionally have emphasized science education over the humanities yet there is research that suggests the importance of the written word and visual arts in medical training.  In his 2007 article in Writer, Dr. Peter Pereira describes the value of both science and the arts in medical training, “… strictly speaking, medical practice is not a science. It is an interpretive art. In health care, the ability to empathize and intuit can be just as important (even more important) in diagnosis and treatment as scientific data and logical deduction.”  Dr. Pereira argues that his abilities as a poet have made him a better doctor making him able to listen more intently to his patients and empathize with them.

Two photographs, left photograph is a young man in a cap and gown, right photograph is an older man wearing a suit and tie and glasses.While the School of Medicine at UMB has not had many humanities courses during its history; students and faculty have found ways to exercise their creative minds through campus groups, publications, and other avenues. Thus, UMB has seen its share of poets, musicians, and artists.  Last year for National Poetry Month, historical collections highlighted some of these talented individuals found in its holdings in posts about the 1905 University Ode and 1904 “Her Smile.”  This year the collections are highlighting the works and life of Dr. Harry M. Robinson, Sr.

Dr. Robinson was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1884.  He attended public schools in New York City as well as the Oxford School for Boys before entering New York University as a pre-med student. He entered the University of Maryland, School of Medicine in 1906.  While a student, he played football both collegiately and semi-professionally to earn money for Medical School.  He was responsible for reconstituting the University’s basketball team in 1907 and continued to manage the team until his graduation.  

Collage of six poemsDr. Robinson was also the president of the University’s Athletic Association and served as Secretary and Vice-president of the Y.M.C.A.  While an underclassman, Robinson was an associate editor of Old Maryland, the University’s newsletter where his poems appeared frequently as a student and later as an alumnus.  He was also the SOM’s senior class poet and editor of the Terra Mariae Yearbook in 1909.  As the class poet and yearbook editor, Dr. Robinson, wrote poems for each of his SOM classmates for the 1909 Terra Mariae.  The poem below was published in the Baltimore Sun while Dr. Robinson was in his second year of medical school.

Two stanza typewritten poemIn 1907, while Dr. Robinson was in his second year at the University of Maryland, the school celebrated its 100th Anniversary.  The Centennial Celebration included a four-day celebration complete with the first all-school graduation and a trip to the Arts and Sciences arm of the University—St. John’s College in Annapolis, MD.  Dr. Robinson’s poetry honored the University’s birthday in the May 1907 Old Maryland newsletter.

Three stanza typewritten poemDr. Robinson graduated in 1909.  Following graduation, Dr. Robinson continued his medical education at both Hopkins and University (Maryland) Hospitals where he specialized in Dermatology and Syphilology.  He passed his medical boards in 1933 and soon after (1937) joined the faculty as Professor of Dermatology at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine.  He remained at Maryland until his retirement in 1954 and was an instructor in syphilology at Johns Hopkins University.  The 1954 Terra Mariae yearbook was dedicated to Dr. Robinson and included the following poem:

Typewritten poemDr. Robinson married Verna Beatrice Wilson in 1909 and had two sons, Dr. Harry M. Robinson, Jr. and Dr. Raymond C.V. Robinson.  In addition to his work in dermatology and studies in Syphilis, Dr. Robinson published six volumes of poetry, and was an avid art collector.  He served as editor in chief of the University Gazette, the University’s newsletter, from 1914 to 1915, where he continued to publish his poems. Dr. Robinson passed away in March 1963, at the time of his death, he was married to Mary V. Ryan Robinson.

Three stanza typewritten poemSources and Additional Reading:

  • “Dr. Robinson Rites Today: Hopkins, Maryland Emeritus Died Sunday at 78.” (March 20, 1963) The Sun; ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Baltimore Sun, pg. 19.
  • Old Maryland, 1907-1908
  • Old Maryland, 1909-1910
  • Terra Mariae Yearbook, 1909
  • Terra Mariae Medicus Yearbook, 1954
  • University Gazette, 1914-1915

 

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April is National Minority Health Month

National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month. Check out the Cultural Diversity tab of the Library’s Health Literacy Resources subject guide for resources to help you better communicate your health messages.

Learn about resources which provide health information in various languages during National Minority Health Month by attending the Library’s Health Information for Culturally Diverse Patients workshop on April 22, 2021. Register on the Library’s website.

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UMB and MLB: Our four baseball stars

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Black and white photograph of a group of men in baseball gear.

In celebration of the Oriole’s 2021 opening day, let’s take a look back at some of UMB’s major leaguers: John Francis Hayden, Robert Baker Lawson, Archibald Wright Graham, and John Frederick Anderson.  From 1901 to 1918, four UMB graduates appeared in major league baseball games, including the World Series!  The players graduated from the Schools of Dentistry and Medicine with the Classes of 1902, 1905, and 1909.  

The four MLB Players from UMB also starred on the University’s Baseball team, which formed in the late 1890s and played the Baltimore Orioles in exhibition games in 1898 and 1899.  Sports teams at UMB lasted until the early twenty-first century when grueling coursework and the lack of support from the faculty prevented students from showcasing their athletic abilities.  The following post reflects the skills of some of UMB’s athletes, many of which returned to the medical field after playing professional ball.

John “Jack” Francis Hayden, School of Dentistry, Class of 1902, 1880-1942

Black and white yearbook photograph of a man in a jacket.John Francis “Jack” Hayden was born on October 21, 1880 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.  He attended Villanova University and the University of Pennsylvania Medical and Dental Schools (1897-1900) before graduating from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 1902.  While at Villanova and the University of Maryland, Hayden played both baseball and football.

However, while a student, Hayden also played in professional and semi-professional football and baseball leagues. By 1901, he signed his first major league contract with the Indianapolis Hoosiers of the American League.  That same year he signed with the Philadelphia Athletics—then a new major league team—playing his first game April 26, 1901.  He played right field and was the leadoff hitter against the Washington Senators. 

Color headshot of man in baseball uniform.In June 1903, Hayden signed with the Baltimore Orioles; his first game with the Orioles occurred on June 10, 1903, where he turned heads with his hitting, scoring two runs in the 7 to 3 win against Providence.  Hayden remained with the Orioles until 1905, when he illegally signed with a York team in the Tri-State (minor) League.  As a result he was blacklisted by the National Commission, preventing him from playing with another major league baseball team.  In 1906 he was removed from the blacklist and signed with the Boston Americans.  That same year he was involved in an altercation with his teammate Hobe Ferris; Ferris was suspended by the American League for kicking Hayden in the face.  Hayden fell out of favor with the team because of lackadaisical play and was traded to Rochester in 1907. From 1908 to 1910, Hayden played for the Indianapolis Indians.  In 1911 he sighned with the Louisville Colonels, where a dislocated shoulder in June 1912 ended his playing career.  He remained with the Louisville team as manager until 1915. 

Hayden also played professional football.  In 1902 he played quarterback in the National Football League with the Philadelphia Athletics, and from 1903 to 1905 Hayden played for the Franklin Athletic Club, the Cleveland Massillon Tigers, and the Canton Bulldogs.

While Hayden received his dental degree, he never entered the dentistry practice, choosing instead to return to Bryn Mawr, PA after his baseball career to run a meat and provisions business.  He married Herminnie Jadot in 1913 and died from coronary thrombosis on August 3, 1942.

Robert Baker “Bob” Lawson School of Medicine, Class of 1902, 1875-1952

Black and white yearbook photograph of man in jacket.Robert Baker Lawson was a School of Medicine classmate of Dr. Hayden; while, there is no proof the two probably played football and baseball together for UMB.  Dr. Lawson was from Lynchburg, Virginia.  He attended and graduated from the University of North Carolina (UNC), Chapel Hill, where he played baseball, football, and ran track.  While at UNC he held a 35 to 1 record as a pitcher.

Dr. Lawson’s first major league game was played May 7, 1901 with the Boston Beaneaters, where he played for three games before signing with the Baltimore Orioles in May 1902.  Lawson’s first game for the Orioles occurred May 31, 1902; he came into the game as a relief pitcher and gave away six runs.  The Orioles lost six to three to Cleveland.  Lawson played three more games as an Oriole before returning to Rhode Island where he played in the minor leagues. 

Lawson’s time as a professional baseball player was short lived; he joined UNC as a faculty member in 1905.  During his 43 years at UNC, he served as head baseball coach (1900, 1905-1906, and 1910) as well as coached football, track, and gymnastics.  He was also the school’s first athletic director and trainer and taught in the School of Medicine.  In 1906, Dr. Lawson is credited with introducing UNC—arguably one of the best NCAA basketball school’s today—to the game of basketball during physical education classes.  In 1911, und the petition of UNC student, Marvin Ritch, Basketball became a formal team sport at UNC.

Dr. Lawson married Estelle Adlaide Ward Lawson (died in 1949).  Together they had a daughter, Estelle Lawson Page.  Page became an amateur golf champion in 1932.  Dr. Lawson passed away October 28, 1952.

Archibald Wright “Moonlight” Graham, School of Medicine, Class of 1905, 1876-1965

Black and white photograph of man in suit with superlatives from the yearbook.

Dr. Archibald Wright Graham or “Moonlight” Graham is the most famous Major League Baseball Player to graduate from the University of Maryland.  His story was the inspiration for Doc Graham in Shoeless Joe, a novel by W.P. Kinsella, and in the major motion picture, “Field of Dreams.”

Dr. Graham was born to a large, well-educated family in Fayetteville, North Carolina.  Both his parents and his nine siblings were college graduates.  Graham, like Dr. Lawson, earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina, graduating in 1901.  It is possible that Lawson’s and Graham’s paths crossed at UNC, as Graham played both Football and Baseball there.  In the Fall of 1901, Graham began a two-year postgraduate medical course at the UNC, School of Medicine. 

When not in school, Graham played baseball, signing with the Charlotte Hornets of the North Carolina League in June 1902.  Later he signed with Manchester of the New England League, playing there in the summers while continuing his medical education at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine. While at UMB, Graham played on the school’s baseball and football teams. 

Black and white photograph of man in baseball uniform.After graduating from UMB, Dr. Graham took an assistant resident physician position at Bayview Hospital and signed with the New York Giants, playing with their minor league affiliate.  Dr. Graham’s first and only major league game appearance occurred on June 29, 1905.  The Giants were playing the Brooklyn Superbas; Graham entered the game in the ninth inning.  He reportedly never touched the ball and was “on deck” when the third out occurred to end the game.  The Giants won the game 11 to 1.  Graham—except for a brief stint with the Memphis Egyptians in 1906— continued to play minor league baseball with the Scranton Miners until 1908.  He also continued studying and practicing medicine in New York and Pennsylvania. 

In 1909, he retired from baseball and moved to Chisolm, Minnesota, reportedly in search of relief from respiratory problems.  In Chisolm, he set up a family practice and became a beloved figure in the town.  He married Alecia Flowers on September 15, 1915.  In 1917 he became the physician for the Chisholm City Schools as well as the Chisolm High School sports’ team doctor.  Dr. Graham also became a well-known researcher in the field of hypertension in children.  He retired from work in 1960 and died in 1965.

John Frederick “Fred” Anderson, School of Dentistry, Class of 1909, 1885-1957

Black and white yearbook photograph of man in cap and tassel.UMB’s final Major Leaguer was John Frederick Anderson from Calahan, North Carolina.  Anderson attended Oak Ridge Military Institute and Davidson College before attending the University of Maryland, School of Dentistry.  In his final year at UMB, he pitched for the University’s Baseball Team, reportedly setting the strikeout record.  The 1909 April-May Old Maryland had this to say about him after a game with the Midshipmen: “Anderson certainly pitched peerless ball, making an exceptional record against the Navy in fanning twenty batters. His record for three consecutive games was fifty-three strikeouts in twenty-four innings of actual play, something practically unparalleled in the history of college baseball.”  Anderson graduated from the School of Dentistry in 1909. 

Black and white photograph of a man in baseball uniform throwing a ball.Dr. Anderson pitched for Wilson of the Eastern Carolina League and the Worchester Busters of the New England League before joining the Boston Red Sox in 1909.  His first game for the Red Sox occurred on September 25, 1909 where the team beat the St. Louis Browns.  After the 1909 season, Dr. Anderson left baseball to practice dentistry in North Carolina.  He returned to the Red Sox in 1912 but did not make the team; instead he played with the Brockton Shoemakers of the Colonial League. In August 1913 he again returned to the Red Sox but had a series of disappointing games resulting in him leaving the team in 1914 for the Buffalo Blues of the Federal League.  After the collapse of the Federal League in 1915, Anderson returned to the majors with the New York Giants.  In 1917, Anderson was still with the NY Giants when they went to the World Series, losing to the Chicago White Sox. 

Following the shortened 1918 baseball season caused by World War I, Dr. Anderson joined the U.S. Army Dental Corps.  When the War ended in November 1918, Anderson returned to dentistry and set up practice in North Carolina.  He married Clementine Tise on June 28, 1921.  He retired from dentistry in 1948 and after a two-year illness committed suicide on November 8, 1957.

References and Additional Reading

HSHSL Historical Collections:

Web Sources:

“John Francis Hayden.” Penn People: Penn University Archives and Records Center. Available at: https://archives.upenn.edu/exhibits/penn-people/biography/john-francis-hayden

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