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Gorgas, William Crawford, 1854-1920


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Gorgas Memorial Institute of Tropical and Preventive Medicine Records

Identifier: MS C 212
Abstract The Gorgas Memorial Institute of Tropical and Preventive Medicine, Incorporated (GMITP) was founded in 1921 and was named after William C. Gorgas. Gorgas was a U.S. Surgeon General and was known throughout the world as the conqueror of the mosquito and the malaria and yellow fever it transmits. His pioneer efforts in halting an epidemic of yellow fever enabled the United States to complete the Panama Canal. Its mission was to create a health education program to train researchers in tropical...
Dates: 1899-1992

Stanhope Bayne-Jones Papers

Identifier: MS C 155

Subjects include family background, education, service in World War I and II, Dr. Bayne-Jones' association with the Johns Hopkins University Medical School, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Yale University School of Medicine, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Tulane University School of Medicine, U. S. Army Surgeon General's Office, and the Department of Health, Education and Welfare.

Dates: 1852-1969

Walter Reed Papers

Identifier: MS C 48

Correspondence, reports, orders, illustrations, and blueprints primarily addressing Reed's study of typhoid fever in from the Spanish American War until 1900.

Dates: 1888-1972

William Crawford Gorgas Papers

Identifier: MS C 119

Reprints on yellow fever, malaria and other tropical diseases presented to William C. Gorgas.

Dates: 1890-1918

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Tropical Medicine 2
Yellow Fever 2
Bacteriology 1
History of Medicine 1
Malaria 1