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Arthur J. Ammann Papers

 Collection — Container: xAccession 2015-0044
Identifier: SC-224

Scope and Contents

Dr. Arthur Ammann ’58 was a zoology major at Wheaton. He is a pediatric immunologist who has done extensive research in pediatrics and HIV/AIDS in children and who, in 1982, first described two of the three known means of HIV transmission—mothers to infants and through blood transfusions. He also diagnosed the first children with HIV infection. Dr. Ammann is Founder of Global Strategies, a non‐profit organization dedicated to responding to the health needs of disadvantaged women and child by reducing maternal and infant mortality in the poorest regions of the world. The Arthur J. Ammann Papers contain fifteen boxes of manuscripts, media, and memorabilia related to the career of this pioneer AIDS researcher.


  • Created: 1952-2014
  • Other: Date acquired: 05/20/2015



15 boxes

Language of Materials


Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged by series with folder level control.

Method of Acquisition


Arthur J. Ammann Papers
Buswell Library Special Collections Staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Roman Script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

501 College Ave.
Wheaton IL 60187-5593 USA