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Harry Lorenzo Gilchrist Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 322

Abstract

A collection of miscellaneous material dated 1934. Chiefly biographical. Includes copy of letter from General Douglas MacArthur, and memorandum on the history of typhoid vaccination in the United States (7 p.).

Dates

  • 1934

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Creator

Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Language of Materials

Collection materials primarily in English

Restrictions

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

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Biographical Note

Harry Gilchrist began his Army career as a contract surgeon in 1898. He joined the Army Medical Corps in 1900 and rose to the rank of Major General. He spent several years in the Philippines, Central America, and Cuba fighting plague, cholera and typhoid outbreaks. Gilchrist was a member of the first contingent of American troops in Europe during World War I. He worked in the Army's Chemical Warfare Service from 1917 until his retirement as Chief of the Medical Division in 1934.

Collection Summary

A collection of miscellaneous material dated 1934. Chiefly biographical. Includes copy of letter from General Douglas MacArthur, and memorandum on the history of typhoid vaccination in the United States (7 p.).

Abstract

A collection of miscellaneous material dated 1934. Chiefly biographical. Includes copy of letter from General Douglas MacArthur, and memorandum on the history of typhoid vaccination in the United States (7 p.).

Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Provenance

Unknown.

General

Processed by
HMD staff; Jim Labosier
Processing Completed
1980s; 2003
Encoded by
Jim Labosier
Title
Finding Aid to the Harry Lorenzo Gilchrist Papers 1934
Status
Unverified Partial Draft
Author
HMD staff; Jim Labosier
Date
1980s; 2003
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English
Edition statement
1.0

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

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