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Archives of Pediatrics, Anniversary Number.—The February issue of the Archives of Pediatrics commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of this journal. The original number, the first in this country to devote itself exclusively to the diseases of infants and children, appeared on Jan. 15, 1884. The February issue is dedicated to the pediatric pioneers of 1884 and contains reprints of articles contributed to the Archives during the course of its first year by distinguished clinicians of that time, including Drs. William T. Plant (Convulsions in Children), A. Jacobi (Congenital Lipoma), J. Lewis Smith (Hygienic Management of the Summer Diarrhea of Infants), John M. Keating (Infant Feeding), F. Forchheimer (Rachitis), Louis Starr (Intestinal Indigestion), L. Emmett Holt (Valvular Disease of the Heart: Purpura Haemorrhagica; Malarial Fever; Sub-Acute Rheumatism, Complicated by Pericarditis with Effusion, and This by Pneumonia—All Occurring within a Period of Eight Months, with Ultimate Recovery), William P. Northrup (Expiratory
News and Comment. Am J Dis Child. 1934;47(5):1117. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1934.01960120175016