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Walter Reed Related Sites

The following 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.

GENERAL BACKGROUND

Gillett, Mary C. The Army Medical Department 1865-1917. Army Historical Series. Washington, D. C.: USGPO, 1994. Available online via: http://www.armymedicine.army.mil/history/booksdocs/spanam/gillett3/ 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.

Mariño, 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.

Serrano, Elena López. "Revista de Medicina y Cirugía de La Habana (1896-1951). ACIMED 7 (1999) : 45-49. Available at http://bvs.sld.cu/revistas/aci/vol7_1_99/aci06199.htm. Contains biographical information on Dr. Jose A. Presno Bastiony. Note: In Spanish.

The Yellow Fever Commission (military site) (http://www.dcmilitary.com/special_pubs/special_events/july/yellowfever_index.html)

COLLECTIONS AND PAPERS FROM RELATED PERSONAGES

The Bakken Library and Museum
(http://www.thebakken.org/library/books/20s.htm)
Contains papers from Walter M. Simpson.

Brief Overview of Collection MC08
(http://www.uab.edu/historical/MC008.htm)
Contains the Memoirs of Dr. William Groce Harrison, Sr.

The Carl Ewald Grunsky Collection (Unprocessed, but has a box list at http://www.calacademy.org/research/library/special/BOXLISTS/grunskyc.htm).
Civil Engineer and was member of the Isthmian Canal Commission (1904-1905).

The Cuban 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 site.

The David 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.

Finding Aid to the George M. Kober Papers, 1870-1938
(http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/manuscripts/ead/kober.html)
Dr. Kober was Activing Assistant Surgeon for the United States Army from 1874-1886.

Finding Aid to the George M. Sternberg Papers, 1861-1912
(http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/manuscripts/ead/sternberg.html)
Physician, Assistant Surgeon General of the United States Army, and member of the Yellow Fever Commission.

Guide to the Harry H. Laughlin Papers
(http://www2.truman.edu/pickler/web2000/boxes/box-d-2-3.html)
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."

A Guide to the Kean Family Papers
(http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/uva-sc/vivadoc.pl?file=viu00972.xml)
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).

The Henry E. Sigerist Collection (1932-1947)
(http://www.med.jhu.edu/medarchives/sgml/sigerist.html)
Physician and Researcher in the History of Medicine.

The Lewis W. Hackett Papers, 1902-1962 (http://www.rockefeller.edu/archive.ctr/rf_lwh.html). Hackett was on the International Health Board of the Rockefeller Foundation.

Wickliffe Rose Papers, (1902-1933), 1958
(http://www.rockefeller.edu/archive.ctr/rf_wr.html). Rose was Executive Secretary of the Rockefeller Sanitary Commission (1910-1915).

The William S. Thayer Collection (1891-1933)
(http://www.med.jhu.edu/medarchives/sgml/thayer.html)
Researcher in infectious diseases and professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

WEB 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.

For People:

Biographies of the U.S. Chiefs of the Army Corps of Engineers (newly titled: "Commanders: Portraits and Profiles," as viewed July 25, 2002):
(http://www.hq.usace.army.mil/history/coe.htm)

Famous West Point Graduates (newly titled: "Notable USMA Gradutes", as viewed July 30, 2002)
(http://www.usma.edu/Graduation/NotableGrads/)

"Political Graveyard":
(http://politicalgraveyard.com/index.html)

Principle Officers of the Department of State:
(http://www.state.gov/www/about_state/history/officers.html)

Surgeon Generals of the Public Health Service:
(http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/history/sglist.htm)

Surgeon Generals of the United States Army:
(http://www.armymedicine.army.mil/history/tsgs/default.htm)

United States Congressmen:
(http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp)

United States Department of Interior's Secretary of the Interior:
(http://www.doi.gov/anniversary/secretaries.html)

United States Secretaries of the Treasury:
(http://www.treas.gov/Architext/AT-allquery.html)

United States Secretaries of War and Secretaries of the Army:
(http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/books/sw-sa/SWSA-Fm.htm)

United States - State Senators:
(http://www.senate.gov/search/index.html)

U.S. Secretaries of States:
(http://www.state.gov/www/about_state/history/sectravels2.html#tenure)

U.S.Party Leaders in Congress: (http://www.house.gov/rules/97-136.htm)

U.S. Presidents: (http://www.americanpresidents.org/ ; http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/index.html and http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/orientation/preslist.html)

Yellow Fever Experimentations Congressional Gold Medal Awardees: (http://dallaslibrary.org/CGI/goldmedals/yellowfever.html, and http://clerk.house.gov/histHigh/Congressional_History/goldMedal.php)

For Events:

"Public 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)

Records of the Military Government of Cuba: (http://www.archives.gov/research_room/federal_records_guide/
military_government_of_cuba_rg140.html
)



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