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Found in Philip S. Hench Walter Reed Yellow Fever Collection circa 1800-circa 1998 bulk 1863-1974

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Series II. Henry Rose Carter
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Series II. Henry Rose Carter consists of materials relating to Henry Rose Carter that Philip Showalter Hench collected while researching the yellow fever experiments. Items in this series date from around 1880 to 1932 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1883 to 1932. The series is particularly rich in materials that document Henry Rose Carter's professional activities in the last eleven years of his life (1914-1925). These materials include, but are not limited to the following:

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  • correspondence with colleagues in the medical and scientific community including Rupert E. Blue, Hideyo Noguchi, Henry Hanson, Joseph A. LePrince, Frederick F. Russell, T.H.D. Griffitts, and Lunsford D. Fricks;
  • scientific, medical, and government reports relating to the study and eradication of yellow fever and malaria in North America, South America, and Africa;
  • journal articles concerning the study and eradication of yellow fever and malaria;
  • research notes written by Henry Rose Carter;
  • and photographs of Henry Rose Carter at work and with professional colleagues.

Series II. also contains correspondence between Henry Rose Carter and members of his family that date from 1880 to 1925. The family members with whom Henry corresponds most frequently in this series are his mother, Emma Coleman Carter; his wife, Laura Eugenia Hook Carter; his daughter, Laura Armistead Carter; and his son, Henry Rose Carter, Jr. These letters are not only a rich source of information about Carter's personal views and family life, they also provide valuable insights into his professional activities such as his experiences aboard vessels and in ports while working for the U.S. Marine Hospital Service and his public health work in Cuba, Panama, and Peru.

In addition to the materials that were produced during Henry Rose Carter's lifetime, the Series II. contains materials that were produced between 1925 and 1940 (after Henry Rose Carter's death) including, but not limited to the following:

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  • copies of obituaries for Henry Rose Carter;
  • condolence letters for Henry Rose Carter's family after Henry's death;
  • and the correspondence of Laura Armistead Carter relating to her father and other members of the Carter family.
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Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Emma Coleman Carter June 20, 1880

Carter describes the ailments of his patients to his mother.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Emma Coleman Carter February 2, 1883

Carter describes his newborn son and mentions his wife and daughter.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Emma Coleman Carter December 17, 1883

Carter provides family news and describes Christmas celebrations.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Emma Coleman Carter January 23, 1887

Carter discusses his new post and family news.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Henry Rose Carter, Jr. October 25, 1888

Carter describes his work and comments on the quarantine. He also provides family news.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Emma Coleman Carter April 28, 1889

Carter writes about his new post, as well as his family.

Letter fragment from Henry Rose Carter to Emma Coleman Carter August 25, 1889

Carter writes that his life has been unsettled for the part ten years and a struggle for the past four or five. He discusses his work of caring for patients in hospitals and aboard vessels.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Emma Coleman Carter September 6, 1889

Carter comments on the quarantine service and his wife's health.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Emma Coleman Carter September 22, 1889

Carter discusses the quarantine and his plans for the winter.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Emma Coleman Carter December 14, 1889

Carter discusses his plans for next year. He does not know if he will stay, but wants his family in Virginia.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Emma Coleman Carter March 9, 1890

Carter writes that he has returned home, but has contracted malaria.

Letter fragment from Henry Rose Carter to Emma Coleman Carter March 29, 1890

Carter writes about the health of his wife, as well as his own health.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Emma Coleman Carter April 13, 1890

Carter provides family news and discusses his land in Florida.

Letter fragment from Henry Rose Carter to Emma Coleman Carter May 11, 1890

Carter expresses his fear that yellow fever will be a problem in the Yucatan during the upcoming season.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Laura Eugenia Hook Carter December 9, 1890

Carter provides post news and informs her that he hopes to be home for Christmas.

Letters from Henry Rose Carter and Laura Armistead Carter to Emma Coleman Carter September 24, 1894

Letter from Laura Armistead Carter to Emma Coleman Carter September 23, 1894

Laura Carter describes a boat trip with her father and brother, as well as a hurricane and the damage it caused.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Emma Coleman Carter September 24, 1894

Carter describes a hurricane and notes the resulting damage it caused. His quarantine work is slackening and he thinks there will be no additional cases of yellow fever. He writes that he would rather be farming, but that he realizes he must stay with his current vocation.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Emma Coleman Carter October 23, 1894

Carter discusses his family and his orange grove in Florida.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Emma Coleman Carter February 6, 1899

Carter discusses quarantine and maritime sanitation in Cuba. Carter has already had yellow fever, so he does not fear infection.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Laura Eugenia Hook Carter July 9, 1899

Carter discusses his public health work in Cuba. He comments on the American presence in Cuba.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Laura Eugenia Hook Carter February 26, 1900

Carter writes that he has been delayed en route to Cuba. He gives directions for farm work.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Laura Eugenia Hook Carter circa April 29, 1900

Carter describes his life in Cuba. He discusses the Cuban-American political situation.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Henry Rose Carter, Jr. June 3, 1900

Carter writes that he has just finished an article on Havana yellow fever statistics. He gives his son academic advice.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Emma Coleman Carter June 3, 1900

Carter writes about his life and being homesick.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Laura Eugenia Hook Carter July 14, 1900

Carter writes that he has been summoned to Washington because his work in Havana may be finished.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Laura Eugenia Hook Carter July 15, 1901

Carter proposes that they take a holiday because he is not feeling well.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Albert E. Truby March 4, 1922

Carter discusses the accounts of Carroll, Gorgas, and Agramonte regarding Lazear's death.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Laura Armistead Carter September 8, 1904

Carter discusses financial matters, as well as issues regarding the local authorities.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Laura Eugenia Hook Carter and Laura Armistead Carter November 21, 1904

Carter discusses Henry Carter's academic progress and his plans to come home.

Letter from William F. Smith to Henry Rose Carter June 21, 1905

Smith congratulates Carter for his promotion.

Letter of Recognition from P. del Barrio, et al., to Henry Rose Carter August 9, 1909

The Junta Administradora del Hospital Santo Tomas (Administrative Board) recognizes the work done by Carter in the fight against yellow fever.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Henry Rose Carter, Jr. March 16, 1910

The letter concerns Henry Rose Carter's illness.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter, Jr., to Laura Eugenia Hook Carter March 30, 1910

Carter, Jr., reports that he has been reassigned to Ancon hospital.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Laura Eugenia Hook Carter October 12, 1910

Carter describes his travels in Belgium and his impressions of the Exposition.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Laura Armistead Carter October 26, 1910

Carter describes his travels in Germany and Russia.

Biographical sketches of Henry Rose Carter 1912-1967

Biographical notes on Henry Rose Carter October 31, 1912

This is a detailed account of Carter's public health work and associated study of yellow fever.

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to [s.n.] Tillery October 15, 1914

[Carter] reports on his observations of mosquito breeding conditions. He recommends mosquito control measures for a pond and inquires about when he will need to appear in court.

Yellow fever: Feasibility of its Eradication, by Wickliffe Rose October 27, 1914

Rose describes yellow fever trouble spots and eradication methods.

Editorial from The News Leader [Richmond, Virginia], by Douglas Freeman November 10, 1914

Freeman celebrates Carter, Reed, and Gorgas as Virginians.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter 1914

Letter from Joseph Y. Porter to Henry Rose Carter January 16, 1914

Porter thanks Carter for his educational malaria pamphlet for children.

Letter from Rupert Blue to Henry Rose Carter April 20, 1914

Blue assigns Carter to represent the Health Service at the Drainage Congress.

Survey of Certain Valleys on East Bank of Yadkin River, by [Henry Rose Carter] circa 1900

[Carter] reports on the prevalence of mosquitoes along the Yadkin River.

Memorandum from Henry Rose Carter to James A. Haynes February 20, 1915

Carter discusses his role in the prevention of yellow fever and malaria in South Carolina.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter 1915

Letter fragment to [s.n.] Thurlow January 8, 1915

The writer suggests field work instead of lab work.

Letter from Joseph A. LePrince to Henry Rose Carter January 13, 1915

LePrince discusses malaria distribution in southern states, and field work to eradicate mosquito larvae.

Letter from Rupert Blue to Henry Rose Carter January 19, 1915

Blue assigns LePrince and Carter to investigate malarial conditions in South Carolina.

Draft of a lecture on yellow fever, by [Henry Rose Carter] 1915

[Carter] lectures on immunity to yellow fever.

Letter from Joseph A. LePrince to Henry Rose Carter February 23, 1916

LePrince discusses the recovery of marked mosquitoes.

Letter from Laura Armistead Carter to Laura Eugenia Hook Carter August 11, 1916

Laura Carter describes her visit to see Henry Carter in South America.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter 1916

Letter from W.G. Stimpson to Henry Rose Carter January 13, 1916

Stimpson requests that Carter detail his expenses for reimbursement.

Letter from Rupert Blue to Henry Rose Carter January 19, 1916

Blue informs Carter that the dates for the lectures on yellow fever and malaria are satisfactory.

Letter from Rupert Blue to Henry Rose Carter January 20, 1916

Blue orders Carter to proceed to Washington to deliver lectures on yellow fever and malaria.

General suggestions for preventing prolific anopheles production by Henry Rose Carter 1916

Notes on mosquito control, by Henry Rose Carter 1916

Carter details ways to prevent the proliferation of mosquitoes.

Notes for possible census questions, by Henry Rose Carter 1916

Carter proposes census questions that would assist anti-malarial work.

Memorandum from Henry Rose Carter and Joseph A. LePrince February 15, 1916

Carter and LePrince discuss a mosquito control project and the incidence of malaria to be expected.

Reports by Henry Rose Carter for the Surgeon General of the United States 1916

Physical Survey of Proposed Pond at Whitney, North Carolina, by Henry Rose Carter and Joseph A. Le Prince 1916

Carter and LePrince discuss their survey of a planned mosquito-control pond in North Carolina and the local incidence of malaria.

Report of Yellow Fever in Venezuela, by Henry Rose Carter 1916

Carter reports on yellow fever in Venezuela and Colombia.

Excerpt from Rural Sanitation in the Tropics, by Malcolm Watson, with an introduction by Henry Rose Carter circa 1915

Watson discusses the possibility and ramifications of yellow fever spreading into Asia and the Indian sub-continent.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Laura Eugenia Hook Carter July 11, 1917

Carter discusses his travel plans related to work in Virginia and his health.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter 1917

Letter from Rupert Blue to Henry Rose Carter January 10, 1917

Blue sends Carter to Colleton County, South Carolina, in order to investigate malaria conditions.

Letter from Rupert Blue to Henry Rose Carter January 13, 1917

Blue orders Carter to attend a conference in Columbia, South Carolina.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Rupert Blue January 20, 1917

Carter reports that malarial conditions in South Carolina have worsened.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Laura Eugenia Hook Carter March 30, 1918

Carter writes about daily life and a possible trip, at Gorgas' request, to Ecuador.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter 1918

Letter from Rupert Blue to Henry Rose Carter January 2, 1918

Blue sends Carter to Georgia and Arkansas for anti-malaria work.

Letter from Rupert Blue to Henry Rose Carter January 4, 1918

Blue sends Carter to South Carolina, Georgia, and Arkansas for anti-malaria work.

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to William Crawford Gorgas February 7, 1918

[Carter] believes it would be a mistake to place the U.S. Public Health Service under War Department control permanently, but agrees that temporary control would help the war effort.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Laura Armistead Carter January 19, 1919

Carter writes about daily life in Florida and his health.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to [s.n.] Johnson December 15, 1919

Carter writes a recommendation for Hollings.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter 1919

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to W. Byam February 12, 1919

Carter is sending Byam a paper on yellow fever for publication. Carter intends to consult with Noguchi to see if he may quote the results of latest research.

Letter fragment from Samuel Taylor Darling circa 1919

Darling writes that he has not found abnormalities in blood of yellow fever cases. He had hoped to join the yellow fever work, but has been advised to stay with Department of Hygiene, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Letter from J.C. Geiger to Henry Rose Carter February 26, 1919

Geiger writes that he was awarded a Doctor of Public Health degree from Tulane University.

Report of the Activities of the United States Public Health Service in the Camp Meade Extra Cantonment Zone June 30, 1919

This report details the Army's mosquito control operations around Camp Meade, Maryland.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter January 1920-June 1920

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to William Crawford Gorgas January 5, 1920

Carter discusses the strengths and weaknesses of Guiteras and White.

Letter from Rupert Blue to Henry Rose Carter January 7, 1920

Blue orders Carter to go to Florida to assist in the control of malaria.

Letter from William Crawford Gorgas to Henry Rose Carter January 16, 1920

Gorgas invites Carter to come with him to Peru.

Letter to the Board of Directors, Rockefeller Foundation circa 1920

The writer reports the progress of the yellow fever work in South America, Mexico and West Africa and includes data tables.

Papers on impounded watersDecember 13, 1920 and circa 1921

Report fragment: "Impounded Waters" circa 1921

These are Public Health Service specifications for impounded waters in malarial areas; autograph notes added.

Letter from O.C. Merrill to the Secretary of the Public Health Service December 13, 1920

Merrill discusses regulations under Federal Water Power Act.

Bill from the Georgia State Assembly circa 1921

This bill is meant to regulate the impounding of water.

Correspondence of Henry Rose CarterJanuary 3, 1921

Letter from Henry Rose Carter's secretary to Oliver G. Ricketson, Jr. January 4, 1921

Ricketson is not to enter any yellow fever district until ten days after last vaccine injection.

Letter from F.M. Boldridge to Henry Rose Carter January 9, 1921

Boldridge is sending Carter a copy of “Effective Malaria Control in a Ricefield District”. He praises Carter's publications on public health sanitary engineering.

Letter from Laura Armistead Carter to Colonel Byam January 14, 1921

Carter asks if The Practice of Medicine in the Tropics, with her father's section on yellow fever, has gone to press. Her father has finished yellow fever work in Peru, but Laura Eugenia Cook Carter, his wife, has died.

2 letters from Wickliffe Rose to Laura Armistead Carter February 21, 1921 and February 25, 1921

Letter from Wickliffe Rose to Laura Armistead Carter February 21, 1921

Rose informs Laura Carter that they have heard from her father, who is still in Peru.

Letter from Wickliffe Rose to Laura Armistead Carter February 25, 1921

Rose writes that yellow fever in Peru is controllable but may spread. Henry Rose Carter will stay if needed, but he is unfit for field work.

Report [translated from English]: Informe Sobre la Epidemia de Fibre Amarilla en el Departamento de Lambayeque, by Henry Rose Carter February 24, 1921

This is a Spanish translation of a report on yellow fever, which details the incubation and spread of yellow fever as well as methods to combat it.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter April 1921-May 1921

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Wickliffe Rose April 2, 1921

Carter sends Rose his yellow fever lecture for possible translation into Spanish.

Letter fragment from Henry Rose Carter to Wickliffe Rose April 2, 1921

Carter writes about the funding of yellow fever work in Peru.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Wickliffe Rose April 2, 1921

Carter thanks Rose for a reimbursement check.

Letter from L.M. Fisher to Henry Rose Carter June 2, 1921

Fisher reports on an increase in malaria attributed to dam impoundment in South Carolina.

Letter from L.M. Fisher to Henry Rose Carter June 20, 1921

Fisher reports on the malaria situation in South Carolina. He discusses his malaria control work funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.

Correspondence of Henry Rose CarterJune 1921-August 1921

Letter fragment to Florence M. Read June 9, 1921

This letter concerns qualifications of yellow fever workers.

Letter from Florence M. Read to Henry Rose Carter June 13, 1921

White saw Carter's and Hanson's letters before leaving for Nicaragua.

Letter from Richard Messer to Henry Rose Carter June 21, 1921

Messer thanks Carter for his comments on Virginia malaria control work.

"Prophylaxis and Serum Therapy of Yellow Fever", by Hideyo Noguchi July 1921

Noguchi's paper on prophylaxis and serum therapy of yellow fever. Discusses isolation of Leptospira icteroides, as well as experiments, efficacy of serum therapy of yellow fever and vaccination against yellow fever.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter September 1921

Letter from Henry Hanson to Henry Rose Carter September 3, 1921

Hanson sends Carter a copy of a letter reporting on the yellow fever work in South America.

Letter from Henry Hanson to Wickliffe Rose September 3, 1921

Hanson reports on the yellow fever work in South America. He discusses the irregularity of mail, the effective use of fish for mosquito control, the yellow fever risk of Lima's poorer areas, and public health personnel. Hanson thanks the International Health Board for all of its support to the campaign.

Letter from Henry Hanson to Henry Rose Carter September 7, 1921

Hanson sends Carter a copy of Hanson's letter to Rose reporting on yellow fever work in Peru, and asks if Carter agrees that the situation seems nearly under control.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter October 1921-November 1921

Letter from Bert W. Caldwell to Henry Rose Carter October 6, 1921

Caldwell thanks Carter for his informative and invaluable lecture. He reports on field work, problems with local customs, and migrant workers' susceptibility to yellow fever.

Letter from Lunsford D. Fricks to John A. Ferrell October 19, 1921

Fricks thanks Ferrell for the invitation to attend meeting in malaria control. He requests that the International Health Board fund expenses for H.R. Carter as he feels H.R. Carter's presence is essential.

Letter from Henry Hanson to Henry Rose Carter October 21, 1921

Hanson sends Carter a Spanish translation of a lecture. Some inspectors are returning to the Canal Zone. He hopes to bring his family to Peru. There has been an outbreak of bubonic plague. He offers his opinions on the Peruvian government.

Reports on yellow fever by J. Birney Guthrie, R.T. Perkins and Henry Rose Carter 1921

Clinical Blood Findings in Yellow Fever, by J. Birney Guthrie, M.D. and R.T. Perkins, M.D. circa 1921

This is a detailed report on clinical findings regarding yellow fever.

Special Measures Against Yellow Fever at Ports of Arrival (Domestic and Insular) circa 1921

The report outlines special measures to screen passengers, including quarantine procedures and possible hospitalization.

Yellow fever, by Henry Rose Carter circa 1921

Detailed report on the history of yellow fever by H.R. Carter which includes areas such as geographical distribution, etiology, conveyance, pathology, clinical history, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and prophylaxis.

Report of the Yellow Fever Epidemic in the Department of Lambayeque, by Henry Rose Carter February 25, 1921

Carter reports on the yellow fever epidemic in the department of Lambayeque, including nature of epidemic and campaign.

Letter from Henry Hanson to Henry Rose Carter with a report 1921

Letter from Henry Hanson to Henry Rose Carter circa 1921

Hanson requests a copy of Carter's article on the incubation period of yellow fever, from 1900.

La fiebre amarilla, by Henry Rose Carter March 26, 1914

Carter discusses the transmission, spread and containment of yellow fever.

Notes for a lecture on yellow fever, by [Henry Rose Carter] circa 1921

[Carter] deals extensively with the prophylaxis of yellow fever.

Articles relating to malaria and impounded waters 1921

"Control of Malaria by Control of the Human Host", by [Henry Rose Carter] circa 1921

[Carter] details various methods of controlling malaria. He discusses segregation, screening, mosquito bars, and the use of quinine. [Carter] favors mosquito control because it does not require modification of human behavior.

"Impounded Waters", by Joseph Augustine LePrince circa 1921

LePrince describes mosquito breeding in impounded waters, suggesting necessary regulations to be implemented by State Boards of Health.

"Regulations Governing the Impounding of Waters", by the Alabama State Board of Health circa 1921

This report discusses control of debris and vegetation, fish stocking, and ditching. Pertinent state health laws are listed.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter January 1922

Letter fragment from [Henry Rose Carter?]to Henry Hanson January 1, 1922

[Carter?] writes to Hanson that he recalls balancing accounts in Piura, Peru on this day last year.

Letter from Hideyo Noguchi to Henry Rose Carter January 3, 1922

Noguchi sends Carter eight ampoules of yellow fever vaccine and directions for its use.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to L.L. Hidinger January 4, 1922

Carter sends Hidinger an abstract and critique of the National Drainage Congress proceedings.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter February 1922

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Leland O. Howard February 2, 1922

Carter asks Howard for references on the effect of cold on Aedes calopus mosquitoes.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Bruce Mayne February 2, 1922

Carter critiques Mayne's manuscript on the Anopheles mosquito.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to M.A. Barber February 2, 1922

Carter discusses Kudo's article, as well as others. Carter would like to work with Barber for a short period, although he believes a winter attack on Anopheles is fruitless.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter March 1922

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to Henry Hanson  March 11, 1922

[Carter] informs Hanson that he has been lecturing on malaria and yellow fever at Johns Hopkins. Currently he is working on a brief history of yellow fever.

Letter from Albert E. Truby to Henry Rose Carter March 14, 1922

Truby believes that Lazear probably did tell Carroll he was bitten by a mosquito at Las Animas, but that Reed and others felt Lazear had purposely allowed himself to be bitten. He comments on Agramonte's role in the yellow fever work.

Letter from George Parker to Henry Rose Carter March 18, 1922

Parker sends Carter a paper on malaria work in Texas.

Henry Rose Carter to P.M. Ashburn, report on control of malaria April 15, 1922

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to P.M. Ashburn April 15, 1922

[Carter] thanks Ashburn for sending him his manuscript. He discusses issues concerning mosquitos, specifically the Anopheles.

Some Observations Bearing on the Control of Malaria, by P.M. Ashburn circa 1914

Ashburn reports on methods of curbing malaria through the control of mosquito populations.

Correspondence of Henry Rose CarterApril 1922

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Florence M. Read April 1, 1922

Carter feels that there is no danger to the coast from any yellow fever east of the Peruvian mountains due to distance, population size, and a paucity of water storage.

Letter from George Parker to Henry Rose Carter April 3, 1922

Parker informs Carter that he is not permitted to continue malaria work in Cherokee County, Mississippi, but that the county health department will continue the work. He is now beginning the Yazoo County campaign and planning a mobile laboratory.

Letter from Bert W. Caldwell to Henry Rose Carter April 6, 1922

Caldwell asks Carter about the possibility of human yellow fever “carriers”, as he has had an inexplicable case of yellow fever in his district.

South Carolina Supreme Court Decision: George D. Belton v. Wateree Power Company April 1922

This opinion discusses a case in which a power company has been sued by a farmer for building a dam. This dam damaged his farm land and created stagnant pools where malarial mosquitoes breed.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter May 1922

Letter from Michael E. Connor to Henry Rose Carter May 3, 1922

Connor recommends continued vigilance for at least six months after the last confirmed case of yellow fever. He discusses the political situation in Mexico, noting that the Tampico office is closing.

Letter from F.M. Boldridge to Henry Rose Carter May 3, 1922

Boldridge asks Carter for information on health conditions in Guatemala.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to F.M. Boldridge May 4, 1922

Carter gives Boldridge advice regarding Guatemala, including precautions to take. He offers his opinions about the people of Latin America.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter June 1922

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Dr. Nicolas E. Cavassa June 1, 1922

Carter recommends strict enforcement of sanitary rules to prevent further outbreaks of yellow fever. He believes that entire coast line of Peru is free of disease.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Henry Hanson June 3, 1922

Carter requests data on the history of yellow fever in Peru.

Letter from Henry Hanson to Henry Rose Carter June 8, 1922

Hanson discusses the political situation in Peru and his difficulties in dealing with local authorities.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter July 1922

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to C.C. Williamson July 1, 1922

Carter discusses a manuscript on the campaign against yellow fever in Ecuador.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Philip Alexander Bruce July 2, 1922

Carter maintains that the sanitation of the Isthmus of Panama was Gorgas' work. He credits Reed for laying the foundation of all subsequent yellow fever work.

Letter from Wenceslao Pareja to Henry Rose Carter July 4, 1922

Pareja writes to Carter regarding the history of yellow fever in Ecuador. Enclosed is a table showing the annual number of yellow fever cases, from 1880-1919, in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Report on the Epidemic of Yellow Fever at Grand-Bassam October 25, 1923

This report is a detailed account of the yellow fever epidemic in French West Africa, including information on control measures, vaccinotherapy, serotherapy, and experimental findings.

Report on the Probable Origin of the Epidemic of Yellow Fever August 25, 1922

This report discusses the probable origin of yellow fever in Africa.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter August 1922

Letter from Bert W. Caldwell to Henry Rose Carter August 5, 1922

Caldwell asks Carter to review a report on the yellow fever campaign in Mexico. He discusses the current situation in the field.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Wenceslao Pareja August 7, 1922

Carter thanks Pareja for providing him with historical data on yellow fever cases in Guayaquil and asks him to clarify some statements.

Letter from Wickliffe Rose to Henry Rose Carter August 10, 1922

Rose apologizes for missing Carter while he was in New York.

Correspondence of Henry Rose CarterSeptember 1922

Letter from Florence M. Read to Henry Rose Carter September 5, 1922

Read informs Carter that Connor wants the yellow fever council, including Carter, to critique his articles on yellow fever.

Letter from Henry Hanson to Henry Rose Carter September 7, 1922

Hanson discusses financial matters and his feelings towards the International Health Board. He comments on Connor and Cumming.

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to Florence M. Read September 8, 1922

[Carter] critiques Connor's articles on mosquitoes, fish, and yellow fever. He credits Connor with the use of fish for mosquito control in recent yellow fever campaigns.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter October 1922

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to G.H. Hazlehurst October 3, 1922

Carter critiques the tentative requirements for impounding water to prevent the production of malaria which were sent to him by Hazlehurst. He discusses the costs of malaria prevention measures. He comments on the ideas of LePrince and Griffitts.

Letter from L.M. Fisher to Henry Rose Carter October 4, 1922

Fisher requests Carter's suggestions for water projects in North Carolina.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to the Manager October 7, 1922

Carter reports on his survey of McDowell Creek to determine the presence of malaria bearing mosquitoes and the effect of the proposed Mountain Island Pond on the production of these mosquitoes. Carter believes a survey needs to be repeated after the creation of the pond.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter November 1922

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to the Peabody Museum November 1, 1922

Carter requests the Thompson article on Mayan antiquities from the Peabody Museum at Harvard University.

Letter from Michael E. Connor to Henry Rose Carter October 11, 1922

Connor writes to Carter about his meeting with archeologist Thompson concerning an ancient Mayan storage device. He describes the yellow fever outbreak in Mexico and the difficult working conditions there.

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to L.M. Fisher November 1, 1922

[Carter] sends Fisher information on impounded waters. He comments on the malaria and mosquito situation in North and South Carolina.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter December 1922

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to John D. Long December 1, 1922

Carter sends Long excerpts from a Stegomyia article he is writing that discusses breeding temperatures.

Letter from Wickliffe Rose to Henry Rose Carter December 2, 1922

Rose requests that Carter submit expenses for his work on the history of yellow fever.

Letter from Wickliffe Rose to Henry Rose Carter December 2, 1922

Rose sends Carter a copy of Dr. Hackett's report on yellow fever in Ceara, Brazil

Clinical reports on yellow fever patients 1922

Yellow Fever October 31, 1922 

This is a detailed clinical report from Africa, which describes a case of yellow fever in which the patient died. Included is a detailed description of the treatment program and the autopsy record.

Yellow Fever November 11, 1922

This is a detailed clinical report from Africa, which describes a case of yellow fever in which the patient recovered.

"Lecture on the Prophylaxis of Yellow Fever", by [Henry Rose Carter] circa 1922

[Carter] discusses the prevention of yellow fever, including past experiments involving control of the human host vs. control of mosquitoes.

Anopheles and Sea Water. Observations on the Development of A. Quadrimaculatus, by T.H.D. Griffitts circa 1922

Griffitts reports on the breeding of Anopheles in salt water, mainly in Virginia.

Three Years Study of Sanitary Conditions in Peru, by Henry Hanson circa 1922

Hanson writes about the reason for coming to Peru, the conditions found on his arrival, and the difficulties encountered. He discusses the various diseases identified and the causes of the general sanitary problems. Hanson presents remedies for the present conditions and discusses the possibility of the public and the Peruvian government accepting foreign aide.

Yellow fever in West Africa in 1922 circa 1922

Gouzien reports on yellow fever in West Africa and discusses epidemics and their control since 1900. He stresses the continued need for mosquito control.

Letter from Florence M. Read to Henry Rose Carter with report January 25, 1923

Letter from Florence M. Read to Henry Rose Carter January 25, 1923

Read sends Carter a report, by Houle, on yellow fever work in Mexico.

Yellow Fever: Fifth Zone, North West Coast of Mexico, 1919-1922 January 1, 1923

This is a detailed report on yellow fever work in Mexico. Topics discussed include: the history of yellow fever in the area, recent epidemics and public health efforts at mosquito control and vaccination.

Impounded waters circa 1923

This is an unsigned manuscript on impounded waters, which details public health regulations, worker conditions, and the bodies of water themselves.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter January 1923

Letter from H. McG. Robertson to [Hugh S. Cumming] January 3, 1923

Robertson inquires about the possibility of doing a flea survey and discusses threat of a plague.

Letter from Henry Hanson to Henry Rose Carter January 3, 1923

Hanson requests Carter's advice regarding the yellow fever campaign in Peru.

Letter from J.A. LePrince to Henry Rose Carter January 9, 1923

LePrince needs Carter's specifications for an anti-malaria campaign to use for a cost estimate to Congress. He sends Carter a copy of the letter that requests the estimate.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter February 1923

Letter from John D. Long to Henry Rose Carter February 1, 1923

Long sends Coello's report on hemorrhagic jaundice in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Letter from Florence M. Read to Henry Rose Carter February 1, 1923

Read sends Carter correspondence concerning yellow fever in Ceara, Brazil.

Letter from Hideyo Noguchi to R.B. Howland October 30, 1922

Noguchi thanks Howland for Comstock's letter and comments on the fever cases in Brazil.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter March 1923

Letter from T.H.D. Griffitts to the Medical Officer in Charge March 1, 1923

Griffitts writes that he has surveyed a power company pond and makes recommendations for malaria prevention measures.

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to Frederick F. Russell March 3, 1923

[Carter] discusses a fever outbreak in Ecuador. He weighs the evidence for and against a diagnosis of yellow fever.

Letter from William C. Rucker to [Hugh S. Cumming] March 5, 1923

Rucker reports on possible cases of yellow fever in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter April 1923

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Ronald Ross April 2, 1923

Carter writes about the malaria control work in the U.S. and introduces Peterson.

Letter from Henry Hanson to Henry Rose Carter April 4, 1923

Hanson must decide whether to stay in private practice or resume yellow fever work with the International Health Board. Enclosing a telegram from Russell, he asks Carter if there is suspicion of yellow fever in Colombia.

Transcription of a telegram from Frederick F. Russell to Henry Hanson April 2, 1923

Russell asks if Hanson would accompany White on a yellow fever survey of Colombia.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter May 1923

Letter from Alva Diaz to Henry Rose Carter May 1, 1923

Diaz thanks Carter for a reprint on yellow fever. He requests additional copies - from the Chicago Medical Book Company - of other articles written by Carter.

Letter from E.A. Sweet to Henry Rose Carter May 3, 1923

Sweet discusses the introduction of mosquitoes to Hawaii in 1829 and the prevalence of fever there.

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to E.A. Sweet May 3, 1923

[Carter] requests data on the mosquito Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti.

Letter from Florence M. Read to Henry Rose Carter with report June 6, 1906

Letter from Florence M. Read to Henry Rose Carter June 6, 1923

Read sends Carter a preliminary report by White concerning the Yellow Fever Commission's survey of Colombia.

Preliminary Report of the Special Commission on Yellow Fever for Colombia, by Joseph H. White circa 1923

White's report states that the Colombian government accepts the existence of yellow fever in the country, and will pay half of the funding for the International Health Board's yellow fever campaign. It details the geographic locations of the disease.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to J.H.L. Cumpston with article June 16, 1923

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to J.H.L. Cumpston June 16, 1923

Carter asks Cumpston to insert the enclosed note at the beginning of Carter's article “The Chance of the Extension of Yellow Fever to Asia and Australia.”

Note from Henry Rose Carter [to J.H.L. Cumpston] circa June 16, 1923

Carter's introductory note is to be inserted at the beginning of his article “The Chance of the Extension of Yellow Fever to Asia and Australia.”

"The Chance of the Extension of Yellow Fever to Asia and Australia", by Henry Rose Carter circa 1923

Carter describes locations where yellow fever is present and discusses the chance of the disease spreading to non-infected areas of the world, mainly by ship.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to J.L. Byrd June 20, 1923

Carter requests information on mosquitos in Colon.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to M.Y. Dabney with a report June 22, 1923

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to M.Y. Dabney June 22, 1923

Carter answers Dabney's earlier letter, enclosing a discussion of the origin of malaria.

Place of Origin of Malaria: America?, by Henry Rose Carter circa 1923

Carter contends that America was free from malaria prior to its exploration and settlement by Europeans and Africans.

Translation [from French] of a medical report from 1st Class Chief Physician to the Lieutenant Governor at Dahomey June 23, 1923

This is a medical report on the outbreak of yellow fever in Benin, West Africa. It details the measures taken to prevent further cases.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter June 1923

Letter from Florence M. Read to Henry Rose Carter June 1, 1923

Read summarizes the yellow fever conditions in Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, and West Africa.

Letter from E.A. Sweet to Henry Rose Carter June 1, 1923

Sweet provides a detailed account of the vessels traveling between the Pacific Coast of the Americas and Asia.

Letter from Henry Hanson to Henry Rose Carter June 1, 1923

Hanson approves of Carter's paper concerning yellow fever in Australia and Asia. Hanson offers his opinion on the world-wide campaign against yellow fever.

"Memorandum for Preparing an Area for a Pond", by Henry Rose Carter circa 1923

Carter discusses ways to modify a pond in order to minimize mosquito infestation.

Letter from J.L. Byrd to Henry Rose Carter with report June 12, 1924

Letter from J.L. Byrd to Henry Rose Carter July 12, 1923

Byrd tells Carter that long mosquito flights did not cause a great increase in malaria in Colon. He thinks the reopening of the Canal Zone to agriculturists will result in increased malaria. He sends Carter his paper detailing anti-malarial operations.

A Resume of the Anti-Malarial Operations at Cristobal-Colon from 1917 to 1922, by J.L. Byrd 1922

Byrd's paper discusses the control of mosquito breeding as the most effective way to reduce the incidence of malaria.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to M.B. Crowell with article abstract June 14, 1923

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to M.B. Crowell July 14, 1923

Carter offers suggestions for preparing abstracts for a publication and encloses an abstract written by himself.

Abstract of article on yellow fever, by Henry Rose Carter circa 1923

Carter's abstract summarizes the yellow fever article in Nelson Loose Leaf Medicine.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter July 1923

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to Frederick F. Russell July 1, 1923

[Carter] discusses the relationship between L. icteroides and yellow fever.

Letter from Michael E. Connor to Henry Rose Carter July 3, 1923

Connor discusses his theories regarding the origins of yellow fever.

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to E.J. Scannell July 5, 1923

Carter thanks Scannell for his critique of Carter's epidemiology paper and states that Scannell will find well-educated physicians in Brazil.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter August 1923

Letter from Henry Hanson to Henry Rose Carter August 15, 1923

Hanson reports on yellow fever in Colombia. He also discusses financial matters.

Letter from William E. Deeks to Henry Rose Carter August 22, 1923

Deeks writes that he may attempt community sterilization of malaria carriers by quinine in one of the United Fruit Company's tropical divisions. He seeks Carter's advice on this process.

Letter from Michael E. Connor to Henry Rose Carter August 23, 1923

Connor seeks Carter's advice on whether or not to suspend the yellow fever campaign in Mexico after twelve disease-free months.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Lunsford D. Fricks September 1, 1923

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to Lunsford D. Fricks September 1, 1923

Carter writes Fricks from a hospital where he is a patient and encloses a memorandum. He anticipates that he will not be doing any more fieldwork and expresses regret that he is not younger, because the work is far from completed.

Memorandum by Henry Rose Carter circa 1923

Carter discusses the seasonal presence and absence of mosquitoes, and the control of their breeding through the use of vegetation control, fish stocking, and maintenance of water level in ponds.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter with some medical reports September 1923

Letter from E.J. Scannell to Henry Rose Carter September 4, 1923

Scannell informs Carter that he has taken a trip through the northern states of Brazil and reports that Bahia and Ceara seem to be the chief yellow fever centers.

Letter from Kenneth Maxcy to Henry Rose Carter September 5, 1923

Maxcy is glad that Carter is recovering. He discusses the difficulties of distinguishing between re-infection and relapse in malaria, and encloses tables on Coogle's research.

Table comparing the history, spleen, and parasite index of school children in Mississippi, by C.P. Coogle  April 1923

Coogle's tables compares the history, spleen and parasite index of school children in Mississippi.

Abstract: "Yellow Fever", by Henry Rose Carter 1923

Carter comments on recent yellow fever articles and summarizes yellow fever work. He discusses the relation of Leptospira icteroides to yellow fever and the use of curative sera. He also mentions the recent yellow fever outbreaks in Brazil, Colombia, and West Africa.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter October 1923

Letter from Frederick F. Russell to Laura Armistead Carter October 1, 1923

Russell writes that he will send letters to Laura Carter for her father's consideration, but emphasizes that she should not allow him to overwork.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Henry Hanson October 12, 1923

Carter discusses diseases similar to yellow fever. He suspects Cucuta, Colombia is a yellow fever focal point. He comments on the origins of yellow fever.

Letter from Hugh S. Cumming to Laura Armistead Carter October 14, 1925

Cumming has the impression that Henry Rose Carter told Reed about his extrinsic incubation theory and asks Laura Carter if her father's work influenced Reed. An autograph note by Laura Carter attests to the influence of her father's work on Reed.

Abstract: "The Relation of Malaria to Altitude", by C.A. Gill October, 1923

Gill discusses the relation between malaria and altitude.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter November 1923

Letter from C.C. Williamson to Henry Rose Carter November 12, 1923

Williamson informs Carter that the Rockefeller Foundation plans to issue a pamphlet about the use of fish in both yellow fever and malaria control. He would like Carter to read the galley proof.

Letter from Florence M. Read to Henry Rose Carter November 14, 1923

Read sends Carter a letter from Noguchi and pathology reports on two suspected Colombian yellow fever cases.

Letter from Hideyo Noguchi to Florence M. Read November 9, 1923

Noguchi discusses possible yellow fever cases and sends reports.

The Effect of Variation of Level of Impounded Water on the Control of Anopheles Production, by Henry Rose Carter circa 1923

Carter describes the effect of impounded water level variation on the control of Anopheles breeding, reviewing work done by himself and others in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Alabama.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Marie D. Gorgas with notes December 7, 1923

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to Marie D. Gorgas December 7, 1923

[Carter] returns the manuscript to Mrs. Gorgas and gives extensive comments.

Notes on Marie D. Gorgas' manuscript by [Henry Rose Carter] circa 1923

[Carter] gives corrections on a manuscript. He comments extensively on Gorgas, Havana around 1900, Finlay, his own work on extrinsic incubation and its influence on Reed, and the immediate influence of Reed's work

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter December 1923

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to Robert E. Noble December 10, 1923

Carter inquires if the Surgeon General's library has a book on the treatment of yellow fever with turpentine.

Letter from Florence M. Read to Henry Rose Carter December 11, 1923

Read sends Carter copies of reports - in French with some English translations - from October 1922 to July 1923, concerning the yellow fever epidemic in French West Africa.

Letter from [s.n.] Carde to Frederick F. Russell October 15, 1923

Carde sends Russell copies of reports concerning the yellow fever epidemic in the Sudan, the Ivory Coast, and Dahomey.

Suggestions for the Control of Malaria on the Plantations of the United Fruit Company, by J.A. LePrince and Henry Rose Carter September 7, 1928

LePrince and Carter offer suggestions for the control of malaria on the plantations of the United Fruit Company.

Ancient Theories of Causation of Fever by Mosquitoes, by Henry A. Blake 1905

Blake discusses ancient theories involving yellow fever and mosquitoes.

A Review of the North Manchurian Plague Prevention Service Reports Between 1918-1922 circa 1922

Robertson reviews recent reports on plague prevention in northern China.

Memorandum for L.L. Williams, Jr. Place of Origin of Malaria--America circa 1923

This memorandum discusses the possibility that malaria originated in the Americas.

Notes from Review of Applied Entomology circa 1923

[Carter?] notes deal with mosquitos.

Letter fragment from Joseph A. LePrince to [Henry Rose Carter] circa 1923

LePrince discusses field work in Texas to control the outbreak of yellow fever.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Dr. Williamson with comments on "The Use of Fish for Mosquito Control", by Williamson January 6, 1924

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to [s.n.] Williamson January 6, 1924

Carter writes that he is returning Williamson's manuscript with comments.

Notes on the Williamson manuscript circa 1924

Carter comments on Williamson's manuscript, entitled "The Use of Fish for Mosquito Control."

Memorandum from Henry Rose Carter circa 1924

Carter comments on Williamson's manuscript, entitled "The Use of Fish for the Control of Mosquitoes."

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter January 1924

Letter from Florence M. Read to Henry Rose Carter January 5, 1924

Read sends Carter a letter from Dr. Muench concerning yellow fever in the Guianas.

Letter from H. Muench to H. H. Howard December 4, 1923

Muench summarizes data that he collected on yellow fever in the Guianas. He mentions the great ignorance or diffidence displayed by the sanitary authorities.

Letter from A.M. Stimson to H. McG. Robertson January 8, 1924

Stimson sends Robertson a rat flea survey done by Fox.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter February 1924

Letter from Florence M. Read to Henry Rose Carter February 4, 1924

Read confirms the requested changes to the manuscript entitled "Epidemiology of Yellow Fever."

Letter from Victor G. Heiser to Henry Rose Carter February 5, 1924

Heiser inquires about the desirability of having a definite identification made of the stegomyia mosquitoes in Asia.

Monthly progress report from Lunsford D. Fricks to the Surgeon General February 5, 1924

Fricks details his malaria investigation in the southern United States.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter March 1924

Monthly progress report from Lunsford D. Fricks to the Surgeon General March 5, 1924

Fricks reports on malaria investigations conducted in the southern United States.

Letter from Frederick F. Russell to Henry Rose Carter March 15, 1924

Russell sends Carter a letter from Connor reporting on yellow fever in Mexico.

Letter from Michael E. Connor to Frederick F. Russell March 8, 1924

Connor reports on the yellow fever work in Mexico.

"Reed, Gorgas, and Yellow Fever", by Jefferson Randolph Kean April 7, 1924

Kean writes about the campaign against yellow fever.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter April 1924

Letter from Charles C. Lamborn to Henry Rose Carter April 2, 1924

Lamborn sends Carter a notice of his payment of membership dues to the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, London.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Robert E. Noble April 4, 1924

Carter requests a book from the Army Medical Museum.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to J. Martinez H. April 4, 1924

Carter requests help in translating a section of a foreign book. He announces the completion of the third section of his book on the history of yellow fever.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter May 1924

Letter from M.A. Barber to Henry Rose Carter May 2, 1924

Barber sends Carter copies of articles on malaria. LePrince reports that mosquito control on the Mexican border is going well.

Letter from [Laura Armistead Carter] to William E. Deeks May 5, 1924

[Laura Carter] discusses the Carters' travel plans for a conference in Kingston, Jamaica. She mentions Henry Carter's health.

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to the Smithsonian Institution May 5, 1924

[Carter] requests a reprint of an article on Mayan glyphs.

"Summary of Progress for Yellow Fever for the Six Months Ending June 1, 1924" June 1, 1924

[Carter?] summarizes the progress of the work against yellow fever, considering the factors of pathology, mosquito control, and the causative organism.

Letter from Juan Guiteras to Henry Rose Carter June 28, 1924

Guiteras critiques Carter's yellow fever manuscript.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter June 1924

Monthly progress report to the Surgeon General June 5, 1924

Fricks reports on malaria investigations in the southern United States. He details laboratory work, epidemiological studies, and impounded water investigations.

Letter from Lee Rice to Henry Rose Carter June 8, 1923

Rice describes hemorrhaging in pregnant women and children associated with dengue fever.

Letter from Florence M. Read to Henry Rose Carter June 10, 1924

Read requests that Carter destroy a flawed autopsy report. She sends him a substitute.

Memorandum from Henry Rose Carter July 31, 1924

Carter comments on Muhlens' paper about regional variations in the mosquito's relation to the malaria parasite.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter July 1924

Monthly progress report from Lunsford D. Fricks to the Surgeon General July 5, 1924

Fricks reports on the progress of malaria investigations conducted in the southern United States.

Letter from Joseph H. White to Henry Rose Carter July 7, 1924

White writes that he is willing to accept Carter's conclusion regarding the origin of yellow fever. He discusses the situation in Brazil and Africa in regards to yellow fever.

Letter from Theodore C. Lyster to Henry Rose Carter July 16, 1924

Lyster writes that he glad to hear Carter's health has improved. He discusses the origins of yellow fever.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter August 1924

Letter from [?] to Henry Rose Carter August 4, 1924

White comments on Carter's theory for the origin of yellow fever in Africa.

Monthly progress report from Lunsford D. Fricks to the Surgeon General August 6, 1924

Fricks reports on the progress of the malaria campaign in the southern United States.

Letter from Daniel Quayle to Henry Rose Carter August 16, 1924

Quayle congratulates Carter on his return to the Isthmus.

"Part of the Discussion of Dr. Agramonte's Paper: Yellow Fever Prophylaxis", Transactions of the International Conference on Health Problems in Tropical America 1924

This report discusses Agramonte's paper on yellow fever, which involves the difficulty of distinguishing yellow fever from Weil's disease.

Memorandum from T.H.D. Griffitts to G.H. Hazlehurst 1924

Griffitts discusses vegetation and mosquito larvae in 14 different ponds in the Cherokee Basin.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter September 1924

Monthly progress report from Lunsford D. Fricks to the Surgeon General September 5, 1924

Fricks reports on malaria work in the southern United States.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to William E. Deeks September 8, 1924

Carter comments on how to minimize the malaria problem. He recommends an article to Deeks.

Letter from T.H.D. Griffitts to Henry Rose Carter September 9, 1924

Griffitts discusses malaria, mosquitoes and ponds.

Correspondence of Henry Rose CarterOctober 1924

Letter from John A. Ferrell to Henry Rose Carter October 1, 1924

Ferrell requests suggestions for the National Malaria Committee program.

Letter from Joseph A. LePrince to Henry Rose Carter October 4, 1924

LePrince reports on the malaria exhibit in Memphis, Tennessee. He mentions a malaria census in Shelby County, Tennessee.

Monthly progress report from Lunsford D. Fricks to the Surgeon General October 6, 1924

Fricks reports on the malaria campaign in the southern United States.

Notes from Henry Rose Carter to M.J. Rosenau circa 1924

Carter provides Rosenau with notes from his book on yellow fever. He discusses the origins of yellow fever, as well as other points about yellow fever and malaria.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter November 1924

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to M.J. Rosenau November 2, 1924

[Carter] writes that he believes there was no yellow fever in Mexico at the time of the Spanish conquest.

Letter from M.A. Barber to Henry Rose Carter November 5, 1924

Barber discusses his experiments and provides his observations on the longevity, breeding, and feeding habits of the Anopheles mosquito.

Letter from R. E. Noble to Henry Rose Carter November 6, 1924

Noble sends Carter Moseley's bibliography of articles about tropical medicine.

Letter from Emmett I. Vaughn to Michael E. Connor December 6, 1924

Letter from Emmett I. Vaughn to Michael E. Connor December 6, 1924

Vaughn discusses possible yellow fever cases in British Honduras. He encloses a copy of his report.

Study of Cases Reported by Colonial Authorities at Stann Creek, British Hondoras, by Emmett I. Vaughn circa 1924

Vaughn describes possible yellow fever cases in Stann Creek, British Honduras. He includes fever charts of one case.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter December 1924

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to G.W. McCoy December 3, 1924

Carter returns a book and requests others, in Spanish, on the history of the Canary Islands.

Letter from M.J. Rosenau to Henry Rose Carter December 3, 1924

Rosenau informs Carter that he has no knowledge of plague on ships.

Letter from J.H. Linson to Henry Rose Carter December 4, 1924

Linson reports that Long has no knowledge of bubonic or pneumonic plague epidemics on ships.

Letter from William E. Deeks to Henry Rose Carter and notes by Henry Rose Carter on Deeks's manuscript January 6, 1925

Letter from William E. Deeks to Henry Rose Carter January 6, 1925

Deeks solicits comments on his manuscript, which is intended to educate the public about malaria.

Notes on William E. Deeks's manuscript circa 1925

[Carter] critiques Deeks' manuscript on malaria. He discusses the use of quinine and anti-mosquito methods.

Correspondence of Henry Rose CarterJanuary 1925

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to G.W. McCoy January 7, 1925

Carter returns some books and requests others.

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to William E. Deeks January 14, 1925

[Carter] returns the manuscript of Deeks' paper with his suggestions.

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] January 17, 1925

Carter requests to know what was said at the malaria conference concerning mosquito breeding in wells and containers.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter February 1925

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to Joseph A. LePrince February 8, 1925

[Carter] refutes the statement of the Pasteur Commission that infective mosquitoes bite only at night. He will assist LePrince in setting up an experiment to prove this theory.

Letter from Victor G. Heiser to Henry Rose Carter February 9, 1925

Heiser inquires whether Carter has seen an article on mosquito breeding in palm leaves.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter March 1925

Letter from Joseph A. LePrince to Henry Rose Carter March 2, 1925

LePrince discusses conditions of mosquito breeding and an experimental chemical to control mosquitoes.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to G.W. McCoy March 3, 1925

Carter requests books from the Library of Congress.

Letter from T.H.D. Griffitts to Henry Rose Carter March 3, 1925

Griffitts describes the survival of mosquito larvae in cold conditions, and provides news of his family.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter April 1925

Letter from H. McG. Robertson to Henry Rose Carter April 13, 1925

Robertson discusses bubonic plague in temperate climates.

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to L.L. Williams April 26, 1925

[Carter] discusses the comparative efficacy, as a malaria vector, of three main species of Anopheles mosquitos in the United States.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter May 1925

Letter from E.J. Scannell to Henry Rose Carter May 4, 1925

Scannell discusses the mud puddle breeding of mosquitoes in Africa. He is confident that the yellow fever work in Africa will succeed.

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to E.J. Scannell May 10, 1925

[Carter] reports that MacFie is being sent to Africa to research the breeding of Stegomyia in mud puddles. He discusses his health.

Letter from Laura Armistead Carter to Frederick F. Russell May 10, 1925

Laura Carter says that she is withholding Russell's letter about possible yellow fever cases because of Henry Carter's poor health.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter June 1925

Letter from G. Jameson Carr to Henry Rose Carter June 16, 1925

Carr refers to the diseases O Bicho and Schistomiasis Mansonii.

Letter from M.A. Barber to Henry Rose Carter June 29, 1925

Barber queries Carter on the history of malaria in Virginia. He describes his anti-malaria work and his preparation for a conference, in Rome.

Letter from Joseph H. White to Henry Rose Carter June 30, 1925

White believes that he and Carter are the only scientists with a full understanding of how to eliminate yellow fever, although Scannell and Beeuwkes may learn.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter July 1925

Letter from Joseph A. LePrince to Henry Rose Carter July 16, 1925

LePrince describes the work of Fisher in Alabama and compares it with work in Virginia. He includes diagrams.

Letter from [Henry Rose Carter] to M.A. Barber July 30, 1925

Carter describes malaria and living conditions in Virginia after the Civil War.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter August 1925

Letter from M.A. Barber to Henry Rose Carter August 4, 1925

Barber discusses his upcoming personal and professional plans.

Letter from Victor G. Heiser to Henry Rose Carter August 6, 1925

Heiser writes that he hopes Carter's health improves soon.

Letter from Henry Hanson to Henry Rose Carter August 7, 1925

Hanson informs Carter that he plans to go to Africa to fight yellow fever.

Correspondence of Laura Armistead Carter September 1925

Telegram from Jack [s.n.] and Susan [s.n.] to Laura Armistead Carter September 14, 1925

Jack and Susan express their support and friendship for Laura Carter.

Telegram from John A. Ferrell to Laura Armistead Carter September 14, 1925

Ferrell offers his condolences on the death of Henry Carter. He expresses appreciation for Henry Carter's work and his humanity.

Telegram from Hideyo Noguchi to Laura Armistead Carter September 14, 1925

Noguchi expresses his condolences upon the death of Henry Carter.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter October 1925

Letter from Rupert Blue to Laura Armistead Carter October 1, 1925

Blue expresses his condolences for the death of Henry Carter.

Letter from P.M. Stewart to Laura Armistead Carter October 2, 1925

Stewart sends his sympathy upon the death of Henry Carter.

Letter from Laura Carter to Who's Who in America October 7, 1925

Laura Carter returns a biographical sketch of her father for Who's Who in America. [not enclosed] She notes that H.R. Carter recommended that Dunlap Pearce Penhallow and Thomas Manly Whedbee be included in the publication, and sends biographical information on Penhallow.

Letter from H. Carter Redd to Laura Armistead Carter December 2, 1925

Redd discusses Carter's estate and mentions the appreciation of his work during a Kiwanis Club function.

Letter from Frances A. Hoffman to Laura Armistead Carter 1925

Hoffman expresses sympathy upon the death of Henry Carter.

Memorandum from Henry Rose Carter to M.A. Barber 1925

Carter discusses life in Virginia, between 1865 and 1870.

Correspondence of Laura Armistead Carter February 1926

Letter from Morris Fishbein to Laura Armistead Carter February 18, 1926

Fishbein requests photographs for an article on Henry Carter.

Letter from Laura Armistead Carter to Morris Fishbein February 20, 1926

Laura Carter sends photographs for Fishbein's article and describes her work with Henry Carter.

Letter from Laura Armistead Carter to Morris Fishbein February 23, 1926

Laura Carter sends photographs to Fishbein for his article on Henry Carter.

Correspondence of Laura Armistead Carter March 1926

Letter from Frederick F. Russell to Laura Armistead Carter March 12, 1926

Russell discusses mosquito breeding in crab holes and mentions the Hanson article on yellow fever.

Letter from [Laura Armistead Carter] to Frederick F. Russell March 15, 1926

[Laura Carter] thanks Russell for the news clipping on Moran and Kissinger. She writes that she will resume work on the book.

Correspondence of Laura Armistead Carter April 1926

Letter from William S. Thayer to Laura Armistead Carter April 14, 1926

Thayer discusses the influence of Carter's and Finlay's work on Reed and Lazear.

Letter from Mazyck P. Ravenel to William S. Thayer April 26, 1926

Ravenel writes that he doubts the influence of Carter's work on Reed. He believes Reed was inspired by Finlay.

Letter from Laura Armistead Carter to Florence M. Read December 2, 1926

Laura Carter expresses her gratitude to the International Health Board for their tribute to Henry Carter.

Article abstracts relating to yellow fever 1926

Abstract for "Occurrence and Staining of in Guinea-Pigs Inoculated Experimentally", by R.C. Wanstrom 1924

Wanstrom's article concerns the inoculation of guinea pigs with Leptospira icteroides.

Abstract for "Suggestions for Developing a Campaign to Control Yellow Fever", by M.E. Connor 1924

Connor's article concerns yellow fever control by an anti-mosquito campaign.

Abstract for "The Pfeiffer Reaction in Yellow Fever", by Hideyo Noguchi 1924

Noguchi's article concerns the Pfeiffer reaction as evidence of a yellow fever infection.

Letter fragment from [Laura Armistead Carter] to Howard A. Kelly August 15, 1927

[Laura Carter] discusses the location of her father's manuscripts and refers Kelly to Frost.

Correspondence of Laura Armistead Carter 1927

Letter from Laura Armistead Carter to William Henry Welch May 17, 1927

Laura Carter sends Welch quotations expressing Henry Carter's final conclusions on L. icteroides.

Letter from Alton S. Pope to Laura Armistead Carter August 1, 1927

Pope thanks Laura Carter for Henry Carter's notes. He is impressed that Carter had theorized a living host as an explanation of the extrinsic incubation of yellow fever before this had been proven.

Letter from Laura Armistead Carter to James M. Phalen August 7, 1927

Laura Carter provides Phalen with biographical information on Henry Carter and describes his temperament.

Correspondence of Laura Armistead Carter 1928

Letter from Carolyn Townsend to Laura Armistead Carter January 13, 1928

Townsend relates family news to Laura Carter. She sends a clipping on great names in preventive medicine, including Henry Carter.

Letter from Wade Hampton Frost to Laura Armistead Carter October 20, 1928

Frost sends Laura Carter the write-up on Henry Carter done for the National Cyclopedia of American Biography.

Correspondence of Laura Armistead Carter 1929

Letter from Frederick F. Russell to Laura Armistead Carter January 29, 1929

Russell writes that he cannot locate the report she requested.

Letter from Laura Armistead Carter to Frederick F. Russell February 1, 1929

Laura Carter informs Russell of her progress on her father's book and reports that she has heard from Ramsey and Hayne regarding the International Health Board work.

Letter from M.A. Barber to Laura Armistead Carter May 16, 1929

Barber sends Laura Carter material by her father on the history of malaria in Virginia, asking if he may use it in an article. He informs her that he will leave the Public Health Service to work for the International Health Board in Africa.

Correspondence of Laura Armistead Carter 1930

Letter from Laura Armistead Carter to William S. Thayer September 26, 1930

Laura Carter writes that she is thankful the work on her father's book is complete. She comments on her financial situation and her health.

Letter from George H. Ramsey to Laura Armistead Carter December 22, 1930

Ramsey informs Laura Carter of his visit to an acquaintance of hers.

Correspondence of Laura Armistead Carter 1931

Letter from [Laura Armistead Carter] to William S. Thayer January 6, 1931

[Laura Carter] discusses her health and her new living situation.

Letter from Laura Armistead Carter to Myron [s.n.] April 14, 1931

Laura Carter sends her cousin Myron biographical material on Henry Carter, claiming that his work helped to determine the direction of Reed's.

Letter from Myron [s.n.] to Laura Armistead Carter May 4, 1931

Cousin Myron writes that she is using Laura Carter's notes for a biographical sketch of Henry Carter.

Letter from H.J. Martinez to Laura Armistead Carter February 14, 1932

Martinez thanks Miss Carter for the copy of her father's book and discusses theories of disease in Mayan Mexico.

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Laura Armistead Carter January 28, 1921

Carter writes that he must go to Ferrenafe because of a possible yellow fever outbreak.

Correspondence of Laura Armistead Carter circa 1900-1930

Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Laura Armistead Carter circa 1900-1930

Henry Carter informs Laura Carter that he has been working on manuscripts. Henry Carter invites her to visit him.

Letter from Laura Armistead Carter to Library of Congress circa 1900-1930

Laura Carter requests books from the Library of Congress for use in a yellow fever bibliography.

Draft of: "Diseases Which Have, or Might Have, Been Confused With Yellow Fever in the Past" from the Book Yellow Fever. An Epidemological and Historical Study of its Place of Origin., by Henry Rose Carter  circa 1931

Carter describes early epidemics of various diseases, some of them mistaken for yellow fever. He differentiates between yellow fever and malaria, describes different mortality rates, and lists characteristics of yellow fever.

Ordinance for the Control of Mosquito Production circa 1900-1920

This Florida ordinance forbids untreated water collection, specifies treatments for collected water, and permits inspection and charges for violations.

Miscellaneous notes, speeches, and minutes relating to yellow fever circa 1880-1920

Notes on the publication: "On Molecular Changes More Particularly in Relation to Epidemic Diseases" circa 1900-1925

This is a review of Snow's work published by John Churchill in 1853. The author of these notes is unknown.

Text of speech on yellow fever circa 1900-1925

Carter discusses the sanitary issues surrounding yellow fever.

Minutes of a conference at the Rockefeller Institute circa 1900-1925

The conference includes Noguchi, Flexner, White and Rose and involves yellow fever in West Africa.

Bibliography: Articles on Yellow Fever and Malaria, by Dr. H.R. Carter. U.S. Public Health Service circa 1900-1925

This bibliography lists the articles on yellow fever and malaria written by Carter.

Miscellaneous notes and papers relating to Henry Rose Carter, malaria, and yellow fever circa 1880-1930

Book Review: History of Yellow Fever circa 1930

The writer briefly discusses the content of Carter's "History of Yellow Fever."

Memorandum on infective properties of yellow fever circa 1900-1925

[Carter] discusses the infective properties of yellow fever and the influence of his work on Reed and Lazear.

Outline on malaria in the United States circa 1925-1930

The writer outlines the reduction in malaria in the United States and discusses probable causes.

Miscellaneous notes and reports circa 1880-1940

Professional record of Henry Rose Carter circa 1920

The writer details Carter's career, ending with his mitigated retirement.

The Establishment of a Settlement for Lepers circa 1900-1930

The unknown author describes the settlement for lepers that Carter established in Panama.

Notes From Malaria Surveys circa 1900-1930

The author discusses the breeding of Anopheles mosquitoes.

Memoranda of Physical Survey of Portions of the Site to be Covered by the Water Impounded at Badin, North Carolina circa 1916

Carter and LePrince describe a planned pond and the mosquito control measures that should be undertaken in constructing and maintaining it.

"Pioneering in Panama", by Mayme Ober Peak circa 1920-1925

Note from M[ayme] O[ber] P[eak] to Laura [Armistead Carter] circa 1920-1925

Peake sends Laura Carter a copy of a story she has written on the work of Henry Rose Carter and William Gorgas in ridding Panama of yellow fever.

"Pioneering in Panama, Authority on Yellow Fever Tells How They Conquered the Foe in the Tropics", by Mayme Ober Peak circa 1920-1925

Peake's story on the work of Henry Rose Carter and William Gorgas in ridding Panama of yellow fever includes excerpts from Laura Armistead's Panama diary.

Lacquered Dreams from an Asiatic Screen, by Edward Champe Carter circa 1900-1930

This is a poem about Chinese lovers, by Henry Carter's son.

The Line of Investigation Which was Proposed for Mr. Dunn circa 1900-1930

[Hanson] suggests details for Dunn's investigation of mosquitoes.

Undated correspondence of Henry Rose Carter circa 1900-1925

Letter from Michael E. Connor to Henry Rose Carter circa 1900-1925

Connor describes the progress against yellow fever in Mexico. He would like to have Carter's yellow fever articles translated into Spanish.

Letter from Joseph A. LePrince to Henry Rose Carter circa 1900-1925

LePrince writes to Carter about the ongoing anti-malaria work and a conference they attended. [enclosed: a note on the use of wave action to control mosquitoes]

Letter from Joseph A. LePrince to Henry Rose Carter circa 1900-1925

LePrince reports on the effectiveness of the malaria control in railroad cars. LePrince also comments on the anti-malaria work in Georgia and Tennessee.

History of Case and Notes of Post-Mortem Conducted on the Body of Garuba - Camp-Master, by D. Fitzgerald Moore circa December 1923

Moore submits a case history and post-mortem report on a Nigerian who died of a fever.

Correspondence of Henry Rose Carter 1922-1926

Letter from Florence M. Read to Henry Rose Carter April 22, 1922

Read refers Carter to a French article detailing a yellow fever outbreak in eighteenth-century Europe.

Letter from Lunsford D. Fricks to R.C. Derivaux January 20, 1926

Fricks inquires whether Derivaux has any knowledge of Carter's statement regarding an unusual type of mosquito larvae.

Letter from Lunsford D. Fricks to A.M. Stimson January 28, 1926

Fricks writes to Stimson concerning Carter's identification of an unusual type of mosquito larvae.

Telegram from H.A. Bonzi to Henry Rose Carter circa 1900-1920

Bonzi informs Carter that a vaccine is being shipped by the Rockefeller Foundation.

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