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Report-G7247, [circa 1955]

 File — Box: 9, Folder: 38

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

This series contains correspondence, photographs, administrative files, reports, research papers/notes, architectural drawings, data, and clippings. The series has also been further divided into three subseries: Egypt, India, and other research. His first major task with the Rockefeller Foundation was being assigned to work in Egypt at the Naval Medical Research Unit no. 3 (NAMRU-3). His work there, along with Dr. Richard Taylor, led to the isolation of the West Nile virus in a local village in the area. The India subseries have been further divided into sub-subseries to highlight the various aspects of his time in the country. The sub-subseries include: Virus Research Centre (VRC), Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), Human Serum Data, and general. As director of the VRC, Work not only oversaw the operation of the center, but he also had the responsibility to oversee the construction of the facility. His research into the KFD led to the better understanding of the disease. The third subseries, other research, contains information not specific to the other two including information from his time in the NY laboratory.

Dates

  • [circa 1955]

Extent

From the Collection: 33.90 Linear Feet (33 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Collection materials primarily in English

Restrictions

Collection is not restricted.

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

This series contains correspondence, photographs, administrative files, reports, research papers/notes, architectural drawings, data, and clippings. The series has also been further divided into three subseries: Egypt, India, and other research. His first major task with the Rockefeller Foundation was being assigned to work in Egypt at the Naval Medical Research Unit no. 3 (NAMRU-3). His work there, along with Dr. Richard Taylor, led to the isolation of the West Nile virus in a local village in the area. The India subseries have been further divided into sub-subseries to highlight the various aspects of his time in the country. The sub-subseries include: Virus Research Centre (VRC), Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), Human Serum Data, and general. As director of the VRC, Work not only oversaw the operation of the center, but he also had the responsibility to oversee the construction of the facility. His research into the KFD led to the better understanding of the disease. The third subseries, other research, contains information not specific to the other two including information from his time in the NY laboratory.

Creator

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

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