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Yellow Fever

Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Ernest Truby papers

Identifier: MS C 16

Lt. Albert Truby worked with Walter Reed's yellow fever experiments at Camp Columbia, Havana, Cuba.

Dates: 1898-1954

Correspondence of C.B. White

Identifier: HMD MS ACC 701

UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Correspondence to and from C.B. White, medical purveyor in charge of the New Orleans area for the U.S. Army, 1864-1867. Separated from MS C 81, John Shaw Billings Papers.

Dates: 1864-1867

Fred Lowe Soper Papers

Identifier: MS C 359
Abstract Dr. Fred Soper joined the International Health Division of the Rockefeller Foundation in 1920 and engaged in the hookworm campaigns in Brazil and Paraguay (1920-1927). From 1927-1942 he was Regional Director of the IHD, at Rio de Janeiro, and was active in the study and control of yellow fever and malaria. Dr. Soper was Director of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau for three terms (1947-1959). The collection contains an extensive file of publications, notes, and other data relating to yellow...
Dates: 1919-1975

George B. Lawson papers

Identifier: MS C 79

Contains a draft paper on yellow fever by Lawson with annotations by Robert P. Cooke; reprint of "The inside history of a great medical discovery," by Aristides Agramonte (1915), with signed note by the author; and letters written to Lawson by Mrs. Warren G. Jernegan. Warren G. Jernegan was a volunteer in the yellow fever experiments in Cuba.

Dates: 1915-1931

George Miller Sternberg Papers

Identifier: MS C 100

Contains correspondence, documents, certificates, and printed matter. Correspondence consists chiefly of congratulatory letters on becoming Surgeon General, acknowledgments for reprints, and letters from senators and congressmen pertaining to promotion to grade of major general. Printed matter consists of book reviews and information relating to inventions of Sternberg.

Dates: 1861-1917

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

Henry Rose Carter Papers

Identifier: MS C 160

Primarily reprints of articles by Carter and others on the epidemiology of yellow fever and malaria. Also contains some correspondence and notes.

Dates: 1899-1968

Jefferson Randolph Kean Papers

Identifier: MS C 14
Abstract Chief Surgeon with the 7th Army Corps in Cuba. He studied yellow fever with Walter Reed and remained in Cuba as a sanitary officer until 1909. From then until 1917, Kean was assistant to the Surgeon General of the Army, a position he had also held from 1902 to 1906. He was named Director General of Military Relief and Deputy Chief Surgeon of the American Expeditionary Force in France during World War I. General Kean retired from the army in 1924. A great friend and supporter of Reed's, he...
Dates: 1904-1950

Medical leader of the nineteenth century : career of Dr. Samuel Merrifield Bemiss : in summary

Identifier: MS C 454

Biography of S. M. Bemiss, a Kentucky physician who later served in the Confederate army, taught at the Universities of Louisville and Louisiana, edited the New Orleans medical and surgical journal, and served as chairman of the Yellow Fever Commission and the committee on contagious diseases of the National Board of Health.

Dates: 1969

Nicolas Chervin Papers

Identifier: MS C 20

Reports gathered by Nicolas Chervin on experiences with yellow fever in Caribbean and eastern United States ports.

Dates: 1816-1836