Item Details

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

Series V. Maps
inclusive1846/1960 circa 1846-circa 1960
bulk1899/1951 bulk 1899-1951
Digital Repository PIDViU-HUSuva-lib:2229253
2 boxes

Series V. Maps primarily consists of maps and floor plans that Philip Showalter Hench created or collected while researching the yellow fever experiments. Items in this series date from around 1846 to around 1960 with the bulk of the items dating from 1899 to 1951. The maps and floor plans often include annotations and illustrate a wide range of locations including, but not limited to the following:

  • Havana and its environs;
  • Cuba;
  • sites associated with the yellow fever experiments;
  • and military installations in the United States.
655aatclippings (information artifacts)
655aatfloor plans
655aatletters (correspondence)
655aatmagazines (periodicals)
655aatmaps (documents)

Map of Camp Columbia, 7th U.S. Army Corps, Marianao, Cuba March 1899

A note by Philip Showalter Hench is attached to the map.

Plano de la Finca San Jose October 5, 1907

Map of Rojas farm with notes by Philip Showalter Hench.

Plano de la Habana circa 1874

This is a highly detailed map of Havana, Cuba.