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1955-01-20  :
Speech: X Marks the Spot, by [Philip Showalter Hench], January 20, 1955
[Hench] discusses his experiences in visiting sites where outstanding medical developments took place or where famous individuals lived or are buried. He includes an account of the yellow fever experiments. The speech was given at the New Fellows Banquet at the Mayo Foundation House.
1955-01-31  :
Manuscript: The Conquest of Yellow Fever -- An Illustrated Talk, by Philip Showalter Hench, [January 31, 1955]
Hench gives a history of yellow fever and the investigation done by Finlay.
1955-01-22  :
Letter from Philip Showalter Hench, January 22, 1955
Hench gives an account of the Lazear family since the death of Jesse W. Lazear. Hench discusses a rift in the Lazear family.
1955-02-07  :
Letter from Philip Showalter Hench to J. O. Gawne, Mrs. Gawne, and Mr. and Mrs. John M. Lazear, February 7, 1955
Hench gives explicit instructions on the procedures and protocol for the Lazear family in their visit to Cuba in order to honor Jesse Lazear and Finlay.
1955-03-30  :
Report: Yellow Fever Control, by Fred L. Soper, March 30, 1955
This report details yellow fever outbreaks throughout the world up until 1954. A distinction is made between “Human Yellow Fever” and “Jungle Yellow Fever.”
1955-07-18  :
Letter from Paul L. Tate to Vernon McKenzie, July 18, 1955
Tate testifies to the work done by Lambert as a nurse during the yellow fever experiments, and feels that Lambert should be recognized for his service. He also encloses a letter from Barratt O'Hara.
1955-07-11  :
Letter from Barratt O'Hara to Paul L. Tate, July 11, 1955 [Enclosed in 04811005]
O'Hara asks Tate for a notarized statement that proves that Lambert participated in the yellow fever experiment with Reed.
1955-08-29  :
Letter from Philip Showalter Hench to The [Cuban] Academy of Sciences, August 29, 1955
Hench requests from the Academy of Sciences the microfilm of Finlay's daybooks written during the yellow fever investigation. He indicates that he would not be able to complete his book without knowing the contents of these daybooks.
1955-09-22  :
Manuscript: Brief History of Yellow Fever up to 1905, by Pedro Noguiera, September 22, 1955
Nogueira outlines the history of yellow fever and the many resultant casualties. He then describes the work of Finlay and the Yellow Fever Commission. He is critical of Sternberg's initial dismissal of the mosquito as the source of yellow fever.
1955-09-02  :
Letter from Philip Showalter Hench to Pedro Nogueira, September 2, 1955
Hench is concerned about the status of Camp Lazear, and wants anything done that would expedite its becoming a museum.
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