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Washington, DC, Nov. 1, 1973

 File — Box: 37

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

This series contains photographs and scrapbooks of a variety of places, people, events and annual meetings that were important to the history of GMITP, both in the United States and in Panama. The "Places" subseries documents the early construction days of the Panama Canal and photographs of the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory. The "People" subseries includes significant figures in the history of GML, the early GML directors and GMITP incorporators, GML staff, and research scientists. There are also a few posters used during a GMITP health campaign.

Two scrapbooks contain an extensive assortment of photographs from the early Yellow Fever Commission work done in Panama by Gorgas and others: the 1905 expedition, led by Gorgas, is titled "The United Fruit Company"; the second is titled "International Health Board". There are also two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings devoted to articles about GMITP and its activities.

Dates

  • Nov. 1, 1973

Extent

From the Collection: 43.75 Linear Feet (48 boxes + oversize)

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Collection materials primarily in English

Restrictions

Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access.

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

This series contains photographs and scrapbooks of a variety of places, people, events and annual meetings that were important to the history of GMITP, both in the United States and in Panama. The "Places" subseries documents the early construction days of the Panama Canal and photographs of the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory. The "People" subseries includes significant figures in the history of GML, the early GML directors and GMITP incorporators, GML staff, and research scientists. There are also a few posters used during a GMITP health campaign.

Two scrapbooks contain an extensive assortment of photographs from the early Yellow Fever Commission work done in Panama by Gorgas and others: the 1905 expedition, led by Gorgas, is titled "The United Fruit Company"; the second is titled "International Health Board". There are also two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings devoted to articles about GMITP and its activities.

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

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