Reed Related Sites
sites are either directly related to Walter Reed, the Yellow
Fever Commission, or sites that contain papers of people involved
with the history and iconization of Walter Reed and/or Yellow
Fever. This is not a conclusive list, but one that will be
periodically updated as sites become known.
Mary C. The Army Medical Department 1865-1917. Army Historical
Series. Washington, D. C.: USGPO, 1994. Available online via:
This is an excellent resource for obtaining an overall view
of the United States Army and all the significant players
at that time. Many people on our sight are part of this history.
Carmen Arocha. "La economía y la Salud Pública
en Cuba en la década de 1940." Rev Cubana Salud
Pública 24 (2000) : 128-133. Available at: http://bvs.sld.cu/revistas/spu/vol26_2_00/spu07200.htm.
Note: In Spanish.
Elena López. "Revista de Medicina y Cirugía
de La Habana (1896-1951). ACIMED 7 (1999) : 45-49. Available
Contains biographical information on Dr. Jose A. Presno Bastiony.
Note: In Spanish.
Fever Commission (military site) (http://www.dcmilitary.com/special_pubs/special_events/july/yellowfever_index.html)
AND PAPERS FROM RELATED PERSONAGES
Library and Museum
Contains papers from Walter M. Simpson.
Overview of Collection MC08
Contains the Memoirs of Dr. William Groce Harrison, Sr.
Ewald Grunsky Collection (Unprocessed, but has a box list
Civil Engineer and was member of the Isthmian Canal Commission
Heritage Digital Collection (http://www.library.miami.edu/chcdigital/finding.html).
The Lydia Cabrera papers will be live at this site too. We
have some of her letters. This site is also an IMLS funded
B. Henderson, 1840-1906 papers (http://clerkweb.house.gov/histrecs/history/members/henderson/archives.htm).
United States Speaker of the House, 56th and 57th Congresses.
Aid to the George M. Kober Papers, 1870-1938
Dr. Kober was Activing Assistant Surgeon for the United States
Army from 1874-1886.
Aid to the George M. Sternberg Papers, 1861-1912
Physician, Assistant Surgeon General of the United States
Army, and member of the Yellow Fever Commission.
to the Harry H. Laughlin Papers
Contains correspondence with Dr. Domingo F. Ramos [D-2-3]
and "Monuments to the Memory of the heroes and Martyrs
in the Struggle Against Yellow Fever."
to the Kean Family Papers
Major Jefferson Randolph Kean was chief sanitary officer of
Havana and was an alumnus of the University of Virginia Medical
School, Class of 1883 and descendent of President Thomas Jefferson.
This collection contains letters from Walter Reed along with
Kean's personal journal (a record of activities in his life).
E. Sigerist Collection (1932-1947)
Physician and Researcher in the History of Medicine.
W. Hackett Papers, 1902-1962 (http://www.rockefeller.edu/archive.ctr/rf_lwh.html).
Hackett was on the International Health Board of the Rockefeller
Rose Papers, (1902-1933), 1958
Rose was Executive Secretary of the Rockefeller Sanitary Commission
S. Thayer Collection (1891-1933)
Researcher in infectious diseases and professor at the Johns
Hopkins School of Medicine.
SITES LISTED BELOW WERE USED AS RESOURCES TO VERIFY PEOPLE'S
NAMES IN THE WHO'S WHO, ADD INFORMATION TO THE WHO'S WHO,
AND VERIFY DATES OF EVENTS, ETC.
of the U.S. Chiefs of the Army Corps of Engineers (newly titled:
"Commanders: Portraits and Profiles," as viewed
July 25, 2002):
West Point Graduates (newly titled: "Notable USMA Gradutes",
as viewed July 30, 2002)
Officers of the Department of State:
Generals of the Public Health Service:
Generals of the United States Army:
States Department of Interior's Secretary of the Interior:
States Secretaries of the Treasury:
States Secretaries of War and Secretaries of the Army:
States - State Senators:
Secretaries of States:
Leaders in Congress: (http://www.house.gov/rules/97-136.htm)
Fever Experimentations Congressional Gold Medal Awardees:
Health in Cuba" (Chapter 9 of The Army Medical Department
1865-1917 by Mary C. Gillet, Center of Military History,
United States Army, Washington, D.C., 1995): (http://www.armymedicine.army.mil/history/booksdocs/spanam/gillett3/ch9.htm)
of the Military Government of Cuba: (http://www.archives.gov/research_room/federal_records_guide/