Item Details
Format
Letters (Correspondence)
Date
November 1949
Collection
Philip S. Hench Walter Reed Yellow Fever Collection circa 1800-circa 1998 bulk 1863-1974
Location
Box-folder 43:20

Letter from J.F. Siler to Philip Showalter Hench November 2, 1949

Siler regrets that Hench is unable to attend the annual meeting of the Walter Reed Memorial Association. He discusses his visit with Bliss and his efforts to preserve Building No. 1. Siler informs Hench about his plans to have a plaque placed on the wall of a building where Reed had died.

Letter from J.F. Siler to Philip Showalter Hench November 2, 1949

Siler requests that Hench send a number of reprints of his paper, "Conquerors of Yellow Fever," to the commanding officer of the Army Medical Center.

Letter from Philip Showalter Hench to Arthur C. Jacobson November 9, 1949

Hench compliments Jacobson on his Reed paper. Hench inquires if Jacobson saw any records indicating that Reed examined yellow fever cases in New York.

Letter from Philip Showalter Hench to Frank R. McCoy November 10, 1949

Hench writes that he is looking forward to examining Leonard Wood's diaries.

Letter from Arthur C. Jacobson to Philip Showalter Hench November 18, 1949

Jacobson informs Hench that he does not believe Reed examined yellow fever cases in Brooklyn during his internship. There are no records of any yellow fever outbreaks during this time period.

Invitation from Jose Borrell to John J. Moran November 25, 1949

Borrell invites Moran to attend a lecture honoring Finlay at the Havana Rotary Club.