These are epitaph memorials, dedicated by the Finlay Institute, to Maass and Lazear for their work in the conquest of yellow fever.
These are epitaph memorials, dedicated by the Finlay Institute, to Maass and Lazear for their work in the conquest of yellow fever.
Sawyer inquires about the use of a rhesus monkey in Reed's yellow fever experiments. He questions the accuracy of the "Yellow Jack's" portrayal of Dean.
Hines sends Ijams a copy of a lecture on Walter Reed by Major Wesley C. Cox.
Hutchinson describes the play she has written, based upon the work of the Yellow Fever Commission.
Sawyer thanks Truby for responding to his letter, and is pleased with Truby's opinion regarding Dean.
Hutchinson reports that her script for the play appears to be rejected. She asks for cooperation in writing a book about Lazear.
Kean inquires about Truby's recollections of the circumstances of Lazear's contraction of yellow fever. He informs Truby that the Cubans intended to memorialize the room at Las Animas where Lazear was said to have been bitten. Kean informed them that this was not true.
Kean discusses the unjustified claims in the Gorgas biography by Burton Hendrick and Marie Gorgas, relates news of an old acquaintance and of his health, and expresses his sympathy for Cuban sensitivity about Finlay.
Truby provides his recollections of the yellow fever experiments, including Lazear's infection, Carroll's and Agramonte's claims, Dean's infection, Kean's leadership, and the memorial plaque for Lazear at Las Animas Hospital.
Kean thanks Truby for his kind words, and for supporting the "true" story of the yellow fever experiments.
Boyd responds to Emilie Lawrence Reed's question concerning wood thrushes.
The writer urges Truby to place his yellow fever correspondence in an archive for safekeeping and compliments Kean personally and professionally.
Albertini memorializes Lazear and Clara Maass.
Hudson sends Emilie Lawrence Reed a program from the annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine. He invites her to attend the meeting, where she will be presented with the Walter Reed medal.
Kean describes the centennial celebration of the Army Medical Library and his award of the Order of Finlay from the Cuban Government.
Moran's autobiography gives a detailed account of the yellow fever experiments in which he took part.
This excerpt includes the Roll of Honor of the participants in the yellow fever investigations in Cuba.
This radio script presents a fictionalized version of the yellow fever experiments, and portrays Kissinger and Moran as heroes. The radio program was prepared and produced by Young & Rubicam, Inc. for the program, "We The People", for their client the General Foods Corp., to promote their product "Calumet", on January 10, 1937, from 5:00-5:30 on the network WJZ.
Andrus provides Moran with an autobiography of his military service and a list of names and addresses of surviving yellow fever volunteers. He comments on Kissinger.
McLean congratulates Kean for his Decoration from the Cuban Ambassador. [Courtesy of The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia Library]
Raymond writes that he heard Moran on Lowell Thomas' radio program.
Truby writes to Kean concerning identification of the men in a photograph of the Detachment of the Hospital Corps at Camp Columbia, Cuba.
Hutchison thanks Hench for writing to Lord Dawson.
Rovensky informs Hutchison that he met with Lord Dawson to encourage him to visit the United States to lecture at Washington and Jefferson College.
[Dawson] regrets that he will be unable to attend the Founder's Day ceremonies.
Dawson writes that he will be unable to visit the United States next autumn.
Hutchison sends Hench a copy of a letter from Rovensky to Hutchison regarding Lord Dawson.
Hench thanks Hutchison for the Rovensky letter. Hench would like to meet Kissinger and question him about the yellow fever experiments.
Hutchison informs Hench that Lord Dawson cannot attend the Founders' Day ceremonies. He is considering postponing the event until commencement and again inviting Dawson, as this would also give them more time to prepare the “Yellow Jack” performance.
Hutchison writes to Hench about postponing the ceremonies to honor Lazear until commencement.
Hench informs Hutchison that he has written to Lord Dawson concerning a later date for the Lazear memorial dedication.
Hench regrets that Dawson cannot attend the ceremony and suggests postponing the event to a later date.
Moran corrects identifications of individuals in a photograph and describes his military assignments.
This radio show script on the yellow fever experiments includes an interview with Kissinger.
Andrus hopes that Lambert and Jessie Ames get the recognition they deserve.
This bill proposes to include John R. Taylor in the Yellow Fever Roll of Honor. [Courtesy of The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia Library]
Andrus writes to Lambert regarding lobbying efforts for the bill recognizing Lambert and Ames.
Reynolds discusses including John R. Taylor to the Yellow Fever Roll of Honor. He encloses a congressional bill and a letter he wrote to the Adjutant General. [Courtesy of The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia Library]
Reynolds learns that John R. Taylor had no direct connection to the yellow fever experiments and states that he should not be included in the Yellow Fever Roll of Honor. [Courtesy of The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia Library]
[Andrus?] reports to Schwieger that his letter to Lambert was returned and that he is worried about him.
Hench requests a copy of the report of the Yellow Fever Commission.
Hench would like to meet with Moran to discuss the yellow fever experiments.
Lambert updates Jessie Ames on his efforts to secure passage of a bill recognizing Roger Ames and others.
Moran introduces himself to Hench and will send him an account of his experiences with the yellow fever experiments.
Moran sends Hench his autobiography.
Hench thanks Moran in advance for the promised autobiography.
Stirling informs Mabel Lazear that her pension identification number has been changed.
Lemon informs Hench of the honorarium offered to speakers by Sigma Xi and asks him to inform Moran that Sigma Xi will take care of him during his visit.
Andrus compliments Truby and requests verification of certain incidents related to the yellow fever experiments.
Moran requests the address of a University of Virginia medical school classmate of his who was working at the Mayo Clinic in 1931.
Andrus solicits advice on how to further the cause to recognize Lambert's role.
Andrus writes in support of bill S.115 granting recognition to Gustaf E. Lambert for his role in the yellow fever experiments.
Tisdel informs Hench that the Government Printing Office has mailed a copy of the Yellow Fever Commission report to him.
Hench sends a check for the Yellow Fever Commission report and requests two more copies.
Moran loans Hench copies of journal articles by Agramonte and Ireland, and the Army Roll of Honor for 1936.
Andrus asks Moran for his address. This letter was sent via the Veterans' Bureau.
Tisdel acknowledges receipt of payment and informs Hench that supplies of the Yellow Fever Commission report are exhausted.
Hench thanks Tisdel for his assistance in acquiring a copy of the Yellow Fever Commission report.
Andrus requests clarification of the definition of his role in the yellow fever experiments published in the Roll of Honor.
Andrus relates his experiences as a yellow fever volunteer and criticizes Kissinger's conduct. He wants to know if other volunteers have spinal difficulties and includes a plan of the Columbia Barracks laboratory.
Andrus writes that Truby was not in Cuba at the time Andrus alleges Reed proposed to inoculate himself.
Hench thanks Moran for the manuscript of his autobiography. He offers to help Moran publish his recollections in a medical history journal.
Hench requests a copy of the 1937 Army Roll of Honor and the addresses of surviving participants in the yellow fever experiments.
Burnett sends Hench a copy of the Roll of Honor. He also forwards the address of Thomas M. England.
Hench thanks Burnett for the Roll of Honor.
Hench informs Hutchison about Kissinger's situation, and that he plans to publish the recollections of both Kissinger and Moran.
Kean's writes about his surgery for cataracts and provides news of friends and acquaintances.
Lampson solicits information about Gorgas for an upcoming book on the conquest of yellow fever.
Hench notifies Hutchison of a radio broadcast involving Kissinger.
Hutchison informs Hench that he is interested in highlighting the yellow fever experiments during the upcoming commencement exercises.
Hench reports that Kissinger is in Florida until May, so an article will not be possible until after he returns.
Moran writes to Hench about his own health, the various interpretations of the yellow fever story, and his part in the experiments.
Moran supplies Hench with addresses of Andrus and Hanberry - both yellow fever experiment volunteers. He suggests that the Mayo Clinic assist Andrus with his health problems.
Andrus lists the yellow fever volunteers with their addresses, noting which ones have died.
Photo courtesy the US Army Medical Museum.
Hench confirms with Lemon his invitation for Kissinger to come to the Mayo Clinic. Lemon's response to Hench is typed on the same page.
Hutchison suggests Paul de Kruif as an alternative speaker for the Lazear celebration if Lord Dawson is not available.
Hench requests the names and addresses of surviving yellow fever volunteers.
Hench informs Moran of his continued plans to publish Moran's and Kissinger's memoirs. He offers medical advice and invites Moran to visit the Mayo Clinic.
Hench's check for a photograph of Moran was returned to him by Moran.
Andrus offers his cooperation in Hench's project and encloses a list of the yellow fever volunteers.
Hench supplies a list of possible speakers for the Washington and Jefferson College commencement and the Jesse Lazear celebration.
[Hench] discusses the future clinic visit of Mr. and Mrs. Swartz. He regrets that Lord Dawson is unable to be the speaker.
Hench thanks Andrus for the list of survivors.
Moran will send Hench a photograph of himself at no charge, and returns Hench's check. He offers Hench advice on contacting other yellow fever survivors and politely refuses medical treatment for his duodenal ulcer.
Andrus' medical history describes the development of the spinal condition that has left him bedridden.
Andrus thanks Moran for the introduction to Hench and is curious about Hench's interest. He relates family news.
Flippen asks Kean if he would be able to provide him with information about Walter Reed. [Courtesy of The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia Library]
Andrus sends Hench his medical history and wonders if his spinal condition is a result of yellow fever.
Dr. David Andrus gives his assessment of the medical condition and history of John Andrus, his father.
Hench thanks Moran for the photographs and will have slides made of them. He offers medical advice for Andrus. He notes that Kissinger is expected to give a talk on his experiences.
Kelly requests permission to display Moran's name in the credits of the M.G.M. motion picture “Yellow Jack.”
Hench introduces a physician who will give Andrus medical advice. He will review Andrus' case himself after returning from Europe.
Hench solicits Woltman's help in reviewing Andrus' medical condition.
Moran explains the substitution of his own letter for the form permission letter sent from the movie studio.
Moran grants permission to use his name in the film “Yellow Jack.” He includes the names of other yellow fever volunteers.
Woltman gives Andrus medical advice, suggesting that neither yellow fever nor arthritis are the cause of his condition.
Hench's secretary returns Moran's photographs and requests that he autograph and return the recent portraits.
Flippen asks Kean for his opinion about some of the early influences on Walter Reed as a scientist and physician. [Courtesy of The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia Library]
Truby sends Reynolds a copy of a letter from Reed to himself. The letter reports Reed's successful infection of Kissinger with yellow fever.
Andrus summarizes his correspondence with the Mayo Clinic physicians for Moran, and he discusses the film “Yellow Jack.” He describes Lambert's physical condition and comments on the New Deal.
Kean describes the 1900 Havana Finlay-Reed dinner, which celebrated the conclusive proof of Finlay's theory by Reed's work. He feels that Finlay has not received a fair share of the credit.
Dabney provides a chronology of Walter Reed's military service; from June 26, 1875 to April 3, 1900.
Dabney provides Kean with a chronological listing of Reed's service in the U.S. Army Medical Corps.
Reed informs [Kean] that she recollects her husband working with a microscope in the winter of 1890-91. She also expounds on the beauty of her garden. [Courtesy of The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia Library]
Kissinger responds to questions regarding the yellow fever experiments. He asserts that he volunteered before Moran.
Moran comments on the film “Yellow Jack” and returns autographed photographs of himself. He criticizes Kissinger for enjoying the spotlight and mentions that his Congressional Medal will go to the University of Virginia.
Ravenel thanks Truby for the photograph. An autograph note by Truby identifies Ravenel as one of his professors at the University of Pennsylvania.
Andrus requests Moran's assistance in getting a bill passed to honor Ames and Lambert.
Montgomery appreciates Moran's satisfaction at having Montgomery portray him in the film “Yellow Jack.” He solicits Moran's reaction to the film.
Hench comments on the film “Yellow Jack.” He defends Kissinger and proposes further investigations of the yellow fever experiments.
Hench requests that Crenshaw contact Moran.
Jones sends photostat copies of Moran's certificate as a yellow fever patient in 1901.
Moran relates personal news and offers his opinion on Kissinger. He has high compliments for Kean as an authoritative source. He mentions a letter of recommendation, written by Walter Reed, which he believed to be at the University of Virginia. Moran writes that he found many inaccuracies in the film “Yellow Jack” and suggests to Hench that he should take up the Finlay vs. Reed controversy rather than the Kissinger-Moran memoirs.
Griffitts thanks Carter for her letter and enclosures about Henry Rose Carter.
Andrus writes about an additional claimant to the yellow fever Roll of Honor: John Morris. He thinks it is unlikely that Moran will assist with the Lambert/Ames appeal.
Hench informs Moran that he is resolved to write an accurate history of the yellow fever experiments. He discusses the relative reliability of Moran's and Kissinger's recollections.
Furnas requests a photograph of Moran's medal.
Moran reports on his health and encloses a newspaper clipping for Hench about Kissinger.
Hench reveals his thoughts on Kissinger. He expresses his continued interest in the yellow fever story.
Hench plans to visit Havana in March 1940. He would like to see and photograph the actual site of Camp Lazear.
Kean thanks Clemons for referring him to the article about Moran by Furnas. Kean then corrects Furnas' claim that yellow fever disappeared in Cuba in 1901, when it was actually 1908. [Courtesy of The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia Library]
Clemons thanks Kean for his comments regarding yellow fever. [Courtesy of The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia Library]
[Moran] seeks to correct the misidentification of himself in a group photograph of the Hospital Corps Detachment at Columbia Barracks.
Moran responds to Hench about the article in the Saturday Evening Post by Furnas. Moran makes numerous clarifications about the article and emphasizes the Reed - Finlay controversy. [Courtesy of The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia Library]
Moran informs Hench that he has asked Kean to assist him in his yellow fever research. Moran writes that the Camp Lazear site is unrestricted - it is not necessary to request permission to take photographs of the area.
Hench agrees to collaborate with Kean.
Kean writes Clemons about the Reed - Finlay controversy, and wants to make sure credit is given to both men. Kean submits testimony indicating that Finlay claimed the mosquito as the agent for the spread of yellow fever, and consequently certainly deserves more acknowledgement in U.S. accounts of the yellow fever investigation. [Courtesy of The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia Library]
Kean wants to make sure that his knowledge about the Reed - Finlay controversy will be accessible to the students of the University of Virginia. [Courtesy of The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia Library]
Moran writes of a Thanksgiving he spent with Barringer in 1901, and then recounts his financial successes and failures after he left the University of Virginia Medical School.
Dickson requests that Truby review a biography of Walter Reed, which is to be included in the "National Cyclopedia of American Biography."
Moran conveys news that Kean would be glad to collaborate with Hench in the yellow fever story. He suggests that Hench write to Kean, because Kean is the best authority on Walter Reed's work.
Hench discusses his interest in the story of the conquest of yellow fever and asks for Kean's involvement.
Benjamin offers a collection of letters concerning Madame Curie, and a letter of Abraham Lincoln that is for sale.
Hench plans on meeting Moran in March 1940, and intends to visit Kean soon thereafter.
Hutchison informs Hench that his plans for a yellow fever speech have been postponed from commencement to November 1940 (Founder's Day), to dedicate the Lazear Chemistry Building. An autograph note by Hench lists possible speakers.
Kean discusses a future meeting with Hench, his relationship with Reed, and his experiences with the yellow fever experiments.
Hench volunteers to speak on the story of Kissinger and Moran at the Washington and Jefferson College Founders' Day program. He plans to meet Moran in Cuba. He offers a monetary contribution for Washington and Jefferson College.
Hench sends Moran the book "Death Loses a Pair of Wings," concerning William C. Gorgas.
Hench expresses appreciation for Kean's collaboration in preparing the story of the yellow fever experiments.
Kean mentions to Clemons his book review of “William Crawford Gorgas: His Life and Work,” and states that the book clearly indicates Gorgas as the originator of methods to eradicate mosquitoes, when in fact Howard was responsible for these measures. Kean is quite upset over the unwillingness of the author of the book to change the facts. [Courtesy of The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia Library]
Hutchison thanks Hench for his monetary contribution to the college. He provides information on a bronze plaque in the lobby of the Lazear Building for large contributors. Hutchison describes further plans for Founder's Day.
Clemons thanks Kean for his recent letters and papers and states that they will be an important addition to the Walter Reed file. [Courtesy of The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia Library]
Hench offers advice on the structure of the Washington and Jefferson College Founders' Day program and makes recommendations for possible speakers.
Hutchison thanks Hench for advice on Washington and Jefferson College Founders' Day preparations. He mentions additional plans relative to this. Hutchison thanks Hench for his contribution.
Hench encloses a check for Washington and Jefferson College.
Hutchison informs Hench that he is to be the keynote speaker for Washington and Jefferson College Founders' Day. He muses whether Moran and Kissinger should attend as well.
Hench lists questions he has concerning the yellow fever experiments.
The list of Peabody's slides includes six major topics: historical background, the yellow fever experiments in Cuba, results of the yellow fever experiments, later history of the yellow fever heroes, the yellow fever bill, and the Walter Reed Memorial in Indianapolis.
Cooke describes the experiments at Camp Lazear.
This list records Hench's friends and relatives who are to be invited to the ceremony awarding him an honorary Washington and Jefferson College degree.
The memorandum includes a transcription of the plaque inscription on the William H. Dean Memorial Bridge, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
This is the document which served as the cornerstone of the practical joke played on Hench. Hench's alma mater is the crux of the prank.
Moran sends Hench extensive notes describing locations, personalities, and other details of the yellow fever experiments and commenting on the actions and attitudes of the Cuban government regarding a Lazear memorial location.
[Rojas?] gives a history of the San Jose property, a probable site of Camp Lazear.
Hench provides information about the Founder's Day speakers. He plans to see Moran in March and suggests inviting him to the ceremony. Hench will visit and film Moran and Camp Lazear.
Hutchison congratulates Hench on receiving a honorary degree from their alma mater, Lafayette College.
Andrus is disappointed that Moran refuses to sign an affidavit for Lambert for the Roll of Honor. Andrus discusses his health and is happy to report that his paralysis is improving.
Moran offers to make hotel reservations for Hench, but must hear from him soon.
Richards sends Carter his paycheck.
Hench provides details of a planned trip to Palm Beach, Florida and Havana, Cuba.
Hutchison requests that Hench invite Moran - expenses paid - to Washington and Jefferson College Founders' Day ceremonies.
Hutchison designates Hench as a special representative of Washington and Jefferson College to obtain manuscripts and photographs from Cuban sources for the Lazear Memorial Building.
Moran makes arrangements to meet Hench in Havana.
Hench questions Moran about the yellow fever experiments.
This is [Hutchison's] draft letter, with Hench's autograph corrections, to the president of the Sun Oil Company, asking his assistance in granting Moran time off to attend the Founders' Day ceremony at Washington and Jefferson College.
Moran inquires about his draft letter for Pew and comments on Agramonte's letter regarding Carroll's case of yellow fever.
[Lawrence Reed] sends a first day of issue stamp to his mother and sister.
The Schellbergs send their love and enclose a first day issue cancellation of the Walter Reed five cent stamp.
Hench provides information about resorts in Cuba.
Moran discusses his revision of Hench's interview transcript.
Hench does not understand why he received a registered mail receipt and requests clarification.
Hench requests copies of Cuban newspaper articles, about the work of the Yellow Fever Commission, and for maps of the Rojas farm and the site of Camp Lazear.
Hench refers to his visit to Cuba and the presumed site of Camp Lazear on Rojas' family's farm. He comments on her recollections of Camp Lazear and the yellow fever work.
Hench seeks information on a photograph taken at the presumed site of Camp Lazear or Camp Columbia.
Hench thanks Rodriguez Leon for her photographs of Camp Lazear. He regrets the lack of recognition extended to her father for his yellow fever work.
Hench seeks an identification of the military hospital building in the photograph.
Clemons loans Hench a copy of Kelly's revised edition of "Walter Reed and Yellow Fever." He also offers to send photostats of two letters in the University of Virginia collection to him: Moran to Kean [August 28, 1939] and Kean to Clemons [September 22, 1939].
Phillips explains the reason for the registered mail receipt.
Hench gives brief details of his trip to Cuba and discusses the controversy over the proper location of the site of Camp Lazear.
Cowley indicates that Hench's letter of April 30,  to Recio has been forwarded to him.
Hench expresses great interest in receiving copies of correspondence by Moran and Kean.
Moran notifies Kissinger that they are going to receive the Finlay Medal from the Cuban Government in Washington, D.C. He provides further detailed information concerning the upcoming event and hopes that Kissinger will be able to attend. This letter was forwarded to Hench.
Hench discusses various meetings he had in Cuba to acquire biographical information.
Kean discusses an upcoming meeting with Hench and the honoring of Moran and Kissinger by the Cuban government.
Hench congratulates Moran on the receipt of the Grand Cross of the Order of Finlay from the Cuban government.
Hutchison discusses the Lazear Building dedication program at Washington and Jefferson College. He is considering inviting Moran and Kissinger to the dedication. Hutchison intends to locate Mabel Lazear as well.
Pogolotti refers to photographs seen in Cuba and forwarded through Moran. He seeks medical advice on asthma.
Hench returns Kelly's book on Reed to the Alderman Library at the University of Virginia. He hopes to receive a copy of the Moran - Kean correspondence from Kean himself. The originals are at the University of Virginia.
Kean mentions that his manuscripts related to Reed and yellow fever are at the University of Virginia.
Clemons acknowledges return of "Walter Reed and Yellow Fever." He offers to forward a copy of the Moran - Kean correspondence if necessary.
Hench discusses the logistics of inviting Moran and Kissinger to the Lazear Ceremony at Washington and Jefferson College.
Hench congratulates Moran on his award of the Grand Cross of the Order of Finlay. He is very busy with professional responsibilities, but promises to return to his yellow fever notes soon.
Hench offers copies of his yellow fever research material to the Army Medical Museum.
Hench gives advice on asthma treatment. He returns photographs.
Hench contacts Kean to arrange a meeting. He also encloses a list of questions and comments and requests some addresses.
Hutchison supplies Lazear family addresses. He will invite them to the ceremony at Washington and Jefferson College.
Cornell will accept donations of materials on yellow fever and will make available to him all their files.
Kean is eager to meet with Hench to discuss yellow fever work.
Forns discusses the identification of Camp Lazear from photographs taken by Alvare.
Kean answers Hench's questions regarding the yellow fever experiments.
Clemons encloses a copy of a letter from Moran to Paul B. Barringer.
Pogolotti informs Hench that the photographs have not yet been received. He thanks him for his medical advice.
Hench discusses the identification of Camp Lazear site.
Hench requests copies of the Kean and Moran letters from Clemons at the University of Virginia Alderman Library. Hench eventually intends to donate copies of his research material to the Army Medical Museum and to the University of Virginia.
Hench informs Recio that he found some interesting material about Camp Columbia at the U.S. Army Medical Museum.
Hench discusses the photographs of Camp Lazear and efforts to identify the site properly. He mentions interesting material at the University of Virginia. Hench plans to donate copies of his research material and photographs to the Army Medical Museum and to the University of Virginia. He seeks other photographs and a map of Camp Lazear.
Hench thanks Reeve for the photographs of Walter Reed, Camp Columbia and Camp Lazear. He will send copies of his research information and photographs to the Museum and to the University of Virginia.
Hench thanks Davis for the photographs of Walter Reed, Camp Columbia and Camp Lazear from the Army Medical Museum. He will send copies of his research information and photographs to the Museum and to the University of Virginia.
Hench is eager to hear more of Kean's recollections regarding his stay in Cuba and lists specific questions.
Hench requests photographs of a model of Camp Columbia, which is now at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, and other information about Camp Lazear.
Clemons offers, as a gift, copies of the Kean and Moran letters, which are on file at the University of Virginia Alderman Library.
[Mabel Lazear] writes that she will be unable to attend the dedication ceremony at Washington and Jefferson College.
Hench explains the reason for the confusion about the Camp Lazear site. Hench provides medical advice.
Hench insists on paying for photostats from the University of Virginia Alderman Library.
Hench details his work on the yellow fever story. He asks for Truby's recollections, particularly concerning Lazear's case of yellow fever.
Kean is upset over efforts to get Poucher's name added to the Yellow Fever Roll of Honor.
Marietta refers to Hench's meeting at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Marvin discusses Hench's meeting at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Hench explains that he is trying to get Lazear his share of the credit.
This letter contains Truby's recollections of the Yellow Fever Commission work and excerpts of his own history of the Yellow Fever Commission concerning Jesse W. Lazear.
Kean lists various Senate documents dealing with the yellow fever investigation. He offers his opinion on the role of Lambert.
[Hutchison] seeks information on Barker's scientific relationship with Jesse Lazear.
Hutchison contacts Barker, an associate of Jesse Lazear.
Alvare explains the circumstances of the photograph he made of the supposed site of Camp Lazear. See
Alvare explains circumstances of the photograph he made of the supposed site of Camp Lazear.
Hench seeks assistance in writing letters to get information on the Yellow Fever Commission.
Hench assures Truby that he will not use his material without permission and asks for background notes.
Andrus shares family news. He inquires about Lambert's health and circumstances.
Barker provides general biographical information on Jesse Lazear.
This letter contains Truby's recollections of the Yellow Fever Commission work and excerpts of his own [then incomplete] history of the Yellow Fever Commission - concerning Jesse W. Lazear.
Barker lists additional Lazear references. The letter includes autograph notes by Hench on the Lazear memorial inscription at Johns Hopkins University.
Hench thanks Truby for his recollections of Jesse Lazear and the Yellow Fever Commission.
Rodriguez Leon did not find the negatives Hench requested. She offers further assistance and discusses the Cuban elections.
Kean promises that he will assist Hench in his research. He suggests that Hench contact Truby for more information.
Rojas answers some of Hench's questions about the difficulties of research and the problems with the Cuban regime.
Rojas answers some of Hench's questions about the difficulties of research and the problems with the Cuban regime.
Hench requests information on Lazear's relationship to Washington and Jefferson College. He offers a contribution for Moran's travel expenses to attend the Founders' Day celebration.
Hench seeks permission from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to bring pieces of wood from the framboyant tree on the supposed site of Camp Lazear into the United States.
Hench requests copies of various United States government documents, all marked exhausted.
Hench requests the address of John R. Taylor, a clerk at Las Animas Hospital in 1901.
Hench inquires whether Roldan has an English translation of a book on Finlay which was originally written in French. Roldan had loaned the French version to him.
Hench seeks copies of "Health Through the Ages" and information on a film strip about Walter Reed.
Hench sends photographs of the Camp Columbia model to Carlisle Barracks, to assist the curator in assembling the model properly for more photographs.
Hench describes his yellow fever project to Webster. He discusses his theory regarding the true location of Camp Lazear. Hench inquires if there is a map of the area from circa 1900, showing the relationship of this railroad track to the dimensions of Columbia Barracks.
Hench requests information about the Yellow Fever Commission, and for the current names of residents in houses where Walter Reed noted outbreaks of yellow fever in 1900, to verify that the addresses have not changed.
Hench inquires whether Suarez-Solis would make an official statement that the address of number 102 Real Street is the same as in 1900.
Hench requests the negative of Alvare's photograph of Camp Lazear.
Hench seeks information about the original Camp Lazear photographs. He draws attention to the incorrect identification of the mosquito building in Kelly's book. He inquires about the source of the “Gentlemen, I salute you” legend, and tries to find the addresses for Blossom Reed, Mrs. Lazear, and Carroll's family.
Hench inquires if the house at “20 General Lee Street” is the same as in 1900.
[Hench] questions Rojas about the location of Camp Lazear.
Hench encloses a draft of his manuscript. He asks for her comments.
[Hench] encloses his manuscript on yellow fever. He requests that Hutchison write letters of thanks on behalf of the College to the yellow fever informants. He discusses the logistics for Moran's travel.
[Hench] requests corrections to a manuscript and answers to specific questions.
Hench states that Lambert has no legitimate basis for a claim to be included on the Yellow Fever Roll of Honor.
Hough gives the date for the Lazear ceremony and also attaches information on his relationship with Washington and Jefferson College.
Summary of Hench's research, with various autograph notes, memorandum, and addendum.
Hench points out historical errors in documents produced by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. concerning yellow fever.
Webster encloses the Cuban railway plans which are near Camps Columbia and Lazear, and gives some additional information concerning the various sites.
This shipping order notes that photographs of Reed have been sent to Hench.
McCubbin informs Hench that he can import the wood specimen into the United States without a permit. The specimen is from a tree on the supposed site of Camp Lazear.
Lundeen acknowledges Hench's letter and promises careful consideration with reference to adding Lambert's name to the Yellow Fever Roll of Honor.
Armstrong sends copies of the Walter Reed filmstrip and pamphlets of "Health Through the Ages" and "Walter Reed" to Hench.
Hench requests permission to study Kean's diary in depth. He poses a large number of questions concerning yellow fever work.
Hench is searching for the original notes and memoranda by Walter Reed in Cuba and asks Reed if he knows the whereabouts of these items. Hench also is submitting evidence of Camp Lazear's exact location to the Cuban government, and any information Reed has would be invaluable.
Hench requests copies of architectural drawings of the Lazear Building and for permission to quote a statement concerning Lazear's relationship to Washington and Jefferson College.
Hench solicits Cooke's comments on Hench's notes. He requests additional information about Camp Lazear and the yellow fever experiments.
Hench requests permission to see a copy of Finlay's biography of his father. Hench inquires about Carlos J. Finlay's activities and papers.
Hench requests newspaper information on William H. Dean.
Hench requests information on the Dean Memorial Bridge.
Hench requests the Indianapolis newspaper reports about Reed's 1900 American Public Health Association paper.
Hench requests Havana newspapers from 1900.
Hench requests help obtaining the addresses of Mabel Lazear and the family of James Carroll.
Hench requests copies of pamphlets and slides to use in the dedication of the Lazear Memorial.
Hench poses questions concerning the site of Camp Lazear.
Hench encloses a manuscript with specific questions in regard to a number of paragraphs.
Hench encloses a draft of his manuscript with specific questions for Truby to answer.
[Hench] seeks further help from Mrs. Phillips in acquiring detailed information on the location of Camp Lazear.
[Hench] thanks Rojas for her help. He will send a report to the Cuban government and hopes it will stimulate interest in the memorial. He asks her to mark the Camp Lazear location on maps.
Hench poses questions concerning the site of Camp Lazear.
Hench poses various questions concerning Las Animas Hospital.
Hench poses questions concerning the site of Camp Lazear.
Hench requests help in assessing the age of framboyant trees.
Angles supports the Cuban government's claim for the site of Camp Lazear and rejects the alternative location. He stresses Finlay's preeminence in the yellow fever research. Included is Hench's autograph reaction to Angles' claims.
Fishback writes that there was very little newspaper coverage of Reed's paper on the transmission of yellow fever, which was presented at the 1900 Public Health Association meeting.
Truby hopes to hear from Hench. He gives Hench permission to quote him.
Hench's handwritten draft discusses the history of the San Jose farm, site of Camp Lazear.
Hench sends Rojas documents to examine which are related to the investigation of the Camp Lazear site.
Conat informs Hench that William Dean died in Grand Rapids, and that there is no reference to a Dean Bridge in Detroit.
Rice lists the Havana newspapers that are available in his library and the Library of Congress.
Cooke writes that he would be glad to look over Hench's memorandum on the yellow fever experiments.
Hallock describes the sources for her article on Reed and yellow fever, responding to Hench's charge that her piece contains historical errors.
Hench seeks the source of Truby's information about Lazear's illness. He informs Truby about the upcoming Lazear memorial event.
Finlay is unsure about the location of Camp Lazear. His book on his father, Carlos J. Finlay, has been published, and he cites references in it to Agramonte, Lazear, and Reed.
Hench inquires about a newspaper article on Dean, and asks for a photo of the Dean Memorial Bridge.
Hench asks Hartzell to ignore his earlier letter regarding Dean and the Dean Memorial Bridge.
Hench thanks Conat for the information on William Dean.
Hartzell informs Hench that he cannot find the information Hench requested on Dean, and suggests that he write to Grand Rapids.
Hench requests details about the infected-clothing building experiments.
Kean comments on Truby's manuscript about the yellow fever experiments. He complains that some "rank candidates" are lobbying to be included in the Roll of Honor.
Hench seeks permission to incorporate Rodriguez Leon's version of Lazear's death into his manuscript.
Hench asks for copies of newspaper articles about Reed's paper on yellow fever, presented in Indianapolis in October, 1900.
[Hutchison] gives Hench details on the upcoming exercises honoring Lazear at Washington and Jefferson College.
Kean comments on Truby's paper about his service in Cuba. He feels that Truby's narration is of immense value and fears that most of Reed's papers are lost. He mentions that the University of Virginia is honoring Moran with a dinner.
Logan sends Peabody's pamphlet and describes the loan policy for the slides that accompany it. He refers Hench to Peabody and gives his address.
Hutchison gives Hench details on the upcoming exercises honoring Lazear at Washington and Jefferson College, and discusses Hench's presentation. He encloses a list of addresses.
Truby criticizes some members of the Yellow Fever Commission for seeking undue credit. He verifies that his source of information on Lazear's death was Reed.
Castro describes a 1904 history of Las Animas Hospital, by Barnet and Guiteras.
Peabody describes his research on Reed and tells Hench where the research materials may be found.
Dominguez Roldan describes his book on Finlay's yellow fever work.
Hench describes financial arrangements for the Lazear memorial event. He inquires about buildings shown in the Camp Lazear photo.
Hench requests a copy of Carlos E. Finlay's book about his father, Carlos J. Finlay.
Wood sends Hench a newspaper article concerning William H. Dean and tells him about the Dean Memorial Bridge.
Fernandez sends Hench the address of John R. Taylor.
Randolph informs Hench that the book on Finlay he ordered is now available.
Hench introduces himself to Peabody by describing his interest in Lazear and the yellow fever experiments. He asks if Peabody would send him material that he has written on the subject.
Haig reports that he cannot date the tree from the photo, but refers Hench to a forester who may be able to help.
Hench expresses great interest in reading Truby's paper. He requests the address of Emilie Lawrence Reed and Blossom Reed. He discusses the dinner honoring Moran at the University of Virginia, and he invites Kean to attend the dedication of the Lazear Memorial Building.
Hutchison invites Moran to the Lazear memorial dedication and offers to pay his expenses.
Hench thanks Logan for loaning him Peabody's pamphlet on yellow fever.
Truby requests that Hench keep the information he provided on Agramonte confidential.
Hench thanks Hartzell for his information on the Dean Memorial Bridge.
[Philip Hench] hopes that his brother, Atcheson, can meet Moran. [Philip Hench] also writes about his honorary degree from Washington and Jefferson College.
Hench thanks Brooke for the photo of the Camp Columbia model and asks if he may send a copy of it to the Cuban government.
Cooke sends Hench his recollections of the experiments at Camp Lazear. He says that it was so long ago that his memory fails him as to many details.
Hench requests a photograph of the Dean Memorial Bridge and a copy of its memorial inscription.
Hench supplies details and references on the yellow fever experiments, correcting errors in the film strip Hallock prepared for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.
Hench inquires about obtaining photos of William H. Dean from a newspaper article.
Finlay writes about the location of Camp Lazear and his recently published biography of his father, Carlos J. Finlay.
[Hench] inquires about Lazear's college career. He discusses a possible guest list for the Lazear Building dedication ceremony.
Hench thanks Wood for the newspaper article on Dean and inquires about the camera shop that might have a photograph of the Dean Memorial Bridge.
Hench requests the date of the newspaper article Fishback sent to him.
Brooke writes that he would like to receive copies of Hench's memorandum on the yellow fever experiments.
Hutchison provides details of the upcoming exercises honoring Lazear at Washington and Jefferson College and discusses Hench's presentation. Hutchison also provides information on Lazear's college career.
Hutchison informs Hench that Sun Oil will pay Moran's travel expenses, which will free up Hench's gift for Kissinger.
Fishback identifies the newspaper articles sent to Hench about the Public Health Association meeting, in 1900, and notes that a library employee is related to Gorgas.
Moran describes his difficulties in dealing with the Cuban government regarding the Camp Lazear site. Moran will not attend the University of Virginia or the Washington and Jefferson College events.
Kean responds in detail to Hench's letter concerning the yellow fever experiments. He sends his diary from late 1900 and a copy of a speech at the dedication of Walter Reed's birthplace.
Hench asks to borrow E.B. Barnet's history of Las Animas Hospital. He comments on the role of Finlay in yellow fever research.
Hench thanks Webster for finding the old maps of the Havana Railroad. Hench is searching for information regarding the locations around Cuba that were once connected with the yellow fever experiments.
Hench describes his research on Lazear, the Camp Lazear location, and Moran's and Kissinger's experiences. He requests a copy of Peabody's bibliography.
Hench requests copies of the material from Peabody's research on the yellow fever commission.
Hench requests old maps of Cuba. He offers his opinion on the roles of Reed and Finlay and the politics behind the debate.
Hough informs Hench that Cooke will be invited to the upcoming Lazear memorial event and that Kissinger will attend.
Stirling informs Hench that he is not permitted to disclose Lazear's and Carroll's addresses, but will forward Hench's letter to them.
Hench urges Moran to attend the two college events. Hench discusses the Camp Lazear site.
Hench writes that he hopes Jordan will be able to invite Moran to visit the University of Virginia.
Alvare is trying to acquire a photo for Hench.
Peabody describes the research material he left at the Welch Medical Library. He mentions that Agramonte's daughter has many of her father's documents.
Hench describes Cooke's participation in the yellow fever experiments and thinks he deserves recognition.
Andrus comments on the U.S. Army and his health. He also mentions Lambert's problems with his pension.
Hench informs Haig that he will write to Bevan regarding the framboyant tree.
Hench thanks Fernandez for Taylor's address.
Hufford writes that Hench has been sent pictures of the Dean Bridge, now called the Fulton Street Bridge, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Hallock responds to the alleged historical inaccuracies, which Hench has noted, in her Metropolitan Life Insurance-sponsored filmstrip and pamphlet about Reed.
Toepper has sent Hench a copy of the 1904 E.R. Barnett publication on Las Animas Hospital.
Hutchison feels Kissinger and Moran may resent the honoring of Cooke.
Hench wants to know if the Dean Memorial Bridge has been renamed.
Johnson informs Hench that the library will photostat articles for him.
Hench thanks Logan for lending him Peabody's pamphlet, "The Conquest of Yellow Fever," and requests a copy of Peabody's bibliography.
Webster makes some small corrections on Hench's sketch of Camp Lazear. He sends him various maps of Marianao.
Adams has forwarded Hench's letter requesting copies of maps.
Hench requests that Peabody ask the Welch Medical Library to permit him to borrow or copy Peabody's research material. He encloses a letter introducing himself to Peabody and describing his research on the yellow fever experiments and on Lazear.
Jordan informs Hench of the arrangements for a University of Virginia dinner in Moran's honor.
Hench thanks Stirling for forwarding his letter to the Lazears and the Carrolls.
Alvare sends Hench photographs and offers further help if required.
Hufford provides information on the Dean Memorial Bridge in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and inquires about arthritis treatment.
Pogolotti replies to Hench's questions concerning place names and locations, and traces the history of the ownership of the land where Camp Lazear was located.
Kean describes answering Hench's questions about the yellow fever experiments. Kean mentions that his wife is upset about his diary being sent through mail for Hench's research, and is afraid it might get lost. He reminisces about his stay in Cuba.
Haig has forwarded Hench's letter regarding framboyant trees to Arthur Bevan.
Peabody will write to the Welch Medical Library and ask that the research material he left there be sent to Hench.
Hutchison wants to know Moran's middle name for the certificate inscription and is delighted the Morans will attend.
Hutchison thanks Finlay for the Lazear photo and praises the work of his father, Carlos J. Finlay.
Kahler congratulates Hench.
[The Butsches] congratulate Hench.
[Hench] inquires about the type of speech he should give at the upcoming Lazear memorial. [Hench] feels that Moran and Kissinger would not resent Cooke's inclusion in the event.
Hench requests information from Reed as to the whereabouts of Reed's father's original notes and memoranda from the yellow fever commission.
Hench requests that Phillips send him the statements by Rojas and Leon.
Kelly discusses the sources of information for his book and explains some details.
Hench has received Cooke's manuscript and will send him his own for comments.
Hench thanks Truby for his map notations.
Kean compares the two methods of testing for yellow fever: mosquito bites and sleeping in the infected bedding. He claims that at the time of the experiments, the latter was considered more dangerous.
Bevan writes that he will help estimate the ages of the framboyant trees, but notes that dating them will be difficult.
Hench thanks Hufford for his help regarding the Dean Bridge.
Hench thanks Hallock for the copies and will send her his memoranda.
Wheeler reports that she has found several items Peabody gave to the library.
Hench writes that he hopes Moran will be able to attend the University of Virginia event and is glad that Cooke has been invited.
Hutchison hopes Cooke will attend the upcoming ceremony honoring Lazear at Washington and Jefferson College.
Truby will send Hench his manuscript and asks for Cooke's address so he may send him a copy. He comments on and sketches the Camp [Columbia?] model, noting inaccuracies.
The Welch Medical Library has found Peabody's material on yellow fever and will send it to Hench.
Lake sends a copy of the bibliography Hench requested.
Moran writes that he has information from the Rojas family on Army contracts for the occupation of Camp Lazear.
Moran informs Hench that he has been exploring the area where Camp Lazear was located and has seen part of the infected-clothing building and the site of the mosquito building.
Hutchison advises Hench on his speech and describes the conferring of the honorary degree.
Hench discusses the inclusion of Cooke for the Lazear memorial ceremony.
Brewer requests that Moran send him a photograph of himself to be used for publicity.
[Hench] writes that he doubts Moran has really found the infected-clothing building. [Hench] wants to buy the property.
Peabody informs Hench that she has her father's yellow fever slide collection and is willing to let Hench borrow it. She inquires about the Lazear Memorial Building dedication at Washington and Jefferson College.
Davis informs Hench that he will unable to attend the ceremony honoring Hench.
Brewer requests a photograph of Hench to help publicize the presentation of Hench's honorary degree.
[Hench] informs Kean that he has found proof that a rental fee was paid by the U.S. military to use the Rojas family farm. He is thinking of purchasing Building No. 1 at Camp Lazear.
[Hench] reports that Rojas has discovered receipts that prove the site of Camp Lazear. [Hench] would like to buy the site and the building remains for restoration.
Hutchison informs Hench that Cooke cannot attend the Lazear memorial event. He thinks that Hench need not revise his speech.
Reed informs Hench that he does not know the whereabouts of his father's notes, but he recommends several other avenues for investigation.
Hench specifies photo credits for the Lazear memorial souvenir program.
Brewer requests a photograph of Hench for publicity purposes.
Kean reports that Reed requested $10,000 to conduct the yellow fever experiments. However, he is uncertain about where the financial records for the yellow fever study are being kept. He discusses an article written by Truby and encourages Hench to contact Thomas M. England, a former yellow fever volunteer.
Brewer thanks Moran for the photograph and other information.
Brewer requests a copy of Hench's speech for publication in newspapers.
Hench informs Brewer that he will send him a photograph for publicity use.
Hutchison is very interested in preserving the surviving Camp Lazear building.
Andrus comments on Truby's draft about his Cuba experiences, especially in regards to Agramonte.
Truby offers observations on Lazear, Moran, and Kissinger.
Mrs. Agramonte Rodriguez Leon discusses her father's views on Lazear's and Carroll's actions and roles in the yellow fever experiments, commenting specifically on Hench's notes.
Moran informs Hench that he is sure that he has found the Camp Lazear infected-clothing building, and has investigated the acquisition of the building and surrounding land.
Hench writes that he will send Brewer a copy of his upcoming Washington and Jefferson College speech.
Hutchison discusses the Lazear memorial ceremony.
[Hench] discusses the identity of the shack on the Rojas farm.
Andrus writes to Cooke with questions regarding the yellow fever experiments and Agramonte's role. Cooke answers the questions in the spaces provided and adds a qualifying note.
Sutter invites Elida Moran to a luncheon during the Morans' visit to Washington and Jefferson College.
Moran informs Hench that he should be able to acquire the shack on the Rojas farm, which he is sure is the infected-clothing building, for no charge.
[Hench] discusses the location of Camp Lazear and Building No. 1, expressing his doubts about the site Moran has discovered.
Sam thanks Philip Hench for the invitation to attend the Lazear memorial ceremony, but must stay home.
This memorandum contains Manuel Perez Beato's translated responses concerning Camp Columbia.
Hench describes valuable details on the yellow fever experiments he found in Agramonte's papers. Hench believes, along with Kean, that Agramonte has been treated unjustly.
Moran describes his discussions with the Cubans on the proposed Lazear Memorial.
Moran discusses the remains of Camp Lazear.
Hench sends Leon his speech for the Lazear memorial event at Washington and Jefferson College.
Wheeler informs Hench that she has sent him five photos of Reed, Lazear, etc.
Sue sends Hench her congratulations and says she will attend the Washington and Jefferson College exercises.
[Hench] requests that Moran mail the photostats.
Moran writes that he is certain the shack on the Rojas farm is Camp Lazear Building No. 1, the infected-clothing building.
Pogolotti assures Hench that he is positive the shack is Camp Lazear Building No. 1.
Cooke informs Hench that he will not attend the Lazear memorial event. He describes the experimental building at Camp Lazear.
Leon cables approval of Hench's statements in his Lazear memorial speech.
Lopez states that his father leased land from Ignacio Rojas and that he himself lived in the structure identified as Camp Lazear Building No. 1 by Moran. He describes some of the structural features as unusual for Cuban buildings and states that Building No. 2 was torn down in 1927.
Truby informs Hench that he had approved the fumigation of Lazear's house.
Hench questions Moran concerning the possible Camp Lazear buildings.
Moran translates and transcribes for Hench a letter Moran has received from the Cuban government regarding Camp Lazear.
Pogolotti advises Hench to purchase the shack and then present it to the Cuban government when restored. He discusses the possibility of raising a monument on the site.
Macia writes that Moran may obtain the shack at no cost, or at the least possible cost, after Macia consults with his partners in the brickyard business.
Andrus discusses the yellow fever experiments and his own experience with inoculation.
Hutchison makes suggestions on revising Hench's talk.
Morrison regrets that he cannot attend the ceremony and remembers fondly the time he spent with Hench when Hench was young.
George sends Hench his congratulations and regrets that he will not be able to attend the Washington and Jefferson College ceremony. In the postscript, he offers a brief political statement.
Hench thanks Alvare for the photos, and will send copies of his papers on Lazear and Camp Lazear to both Ramos and Alvare.
Atcheson Hench regrets that he will miss the Washington and Jefferson College ceremony.
Hench discusses details of the upcoming Lazear memorial ceremony.
Hench offers to pay for a stenographer to record Moran's and Cooke's remarks if they speak at the University of Virginia dinner.
Hench informs Wheeler that he will return the material he has used but would like to keep the rest longer.
Hench gives Schnurr some background information for the speech he is giving at Washington and Jefferson College.
Hench assures Peabody that her students would be welcome at the Lazear memorial event. He will send the Peabodys a copy of his speech and would like a list of slides from her.
Brewer requests a copy of Hench's speech for newspaper release.
[Hench] appreciates Macia's willingness to donate Building No. 1 and a small plot of land to memorialize the Commission.
Hench writes that he will send her a draft of his speech and return borrowed items.
Hench thanks Webster for his help in finding the location of Camp Lazear and in identifying the "false camp." Hench discusses his plans to honor the site of Lazear's death.
Hench thanks Pogolotti for his help.
Hench thanks Castro for the reference to the publication on Las Animas Hospital.
Hench informs Brewer that he has airmailed his speech for the Lazear memorial event to Hutchison.
Woods congratulates Hench on his honorary degree, but will not be able to attend the ceremony.
This Mayo Clinic newspaper includes a notice that Hench will attend the dedication of Washington and Jefferson College's Lazear Memorial Building, and will be awarded an honorary degree.
Pogolotti informs Hench that Macia will donate his portion of the Camp Lazear property and thinks Macia's partner will do the same.
Atcheson Hench describes the setting, guests, conversations, and presentations at a dinner given in honor of Moran at which Kean described the yellow fever experiments and Moran answered questions from the guests.
Truby comments on the validity of Agramonte's statements regarding Lazear's work.
The Churches send Hench congratulations and thanks for the invitation to the Washington and Jefferson College exercises, but it is impossible for them to attend.
Jordan writes about the Moran dinner, held the night before, and reports that Moran spoke very well.
Webster informs Hench that the railway company does not plan to remove a portion of the track near the Military Hospital. He thanks him for his kind remarks during Hench's address at the dedication of the memorial at Washington and Jefferson College.
Atcheson Hench details the dinner given in honor of Moran.
Andrus sends Truby his chapter entitled "I Become a Guinea Pig," but states that he doesn't want to claim undue credit for his role.
The Peabodys regret that they cannot attend the Washington and Jefferson College event.
Driscoll thanks Hench for the invitation to the Washington and Jefferson College event and expresses her affection for him.
This program is for a Washington and Jefferson College production of “Yellow Jack.”
Macia informs Hench that he is willing to donate Building No. 1, but must wait for his partner to return before giving a definite answer.
This certificate recognizes Moran as a hero.
Lulu and Had send their congratulations.
Maria Teresa Loma viuda de Rojas, et al., send congratulations to Hench.
This program includes photographs and text concerning the yellow fever experiments, and Hench's autographed notes.
[One of Hench's children] sends love to his/her parents.
Phillips settles accounts with Hench for stenography and transcription work related to Hench's research in Cuba.
Wheeler informs Hench he may copy any of the library's yellow fever material.
Hench's friends congratulate him on his honorary degree.
Repp sends Hench her congratulations.
This is the honorary degree of Doctor of Science conferred upon Hench by Washington and Jefferson College.
Alice and Burke congratulate Hench and are sorry they cannot attend the Washington and Jefferson College event.
The Simpsons congratulate Hench and regret that they will not be able to attend the Washington and Jefferson College event.
This is the text of Hench's speech, which was given at the dedication of the Lazear Memorial Building at Washington and Jefferson College.
Susan, Mary, and Kahler [Hench] write that they will be thinking about Hench today and send their love.
Andrus forwards Lambert's letter to Truby, as well as his own sketch of Camp Lazear.
Arnett congratulates Hench on his honorary degree and hopes to visit him in Rochester.
Kean discusses his health and the dinner at the University of Virginia honoring Moran. He speaks about Finlay's mental condition during his later years. He also describes the dinner given in Havana celebrating the confirmation by the Yellow Fever Board of the Finlay theory.
Clemons thanks Hench for suggesting Moran's visit and reports that the dinner for Moran went very well.
Hench informs Jordan that the Lazear memorial event went well and that his brother Atcheson Hench found the University of Virginia event to be very interesting.
Hench thanks Hough for the Lazear family addresses.
Hench requests additional programs and copies of photographs from the Lazear memorial ceremony. He sends Brewer an article from Rochester on the event.
Spielmacher explains that the pictures of the Dean Memorial Bridge plaque sent to Hench are of poor quality because the plaque has deteriorated.
Brewer has sent Hench copies of the Washington and Jefferson College program and will send photographs, a film, and souvenir cake plates as soon as possible.
Andrus solicits commentary from Truby on his article. He mentions previous correspondence with Hench and states that he does not know the details of how Kissinger and Moran became volunteers.
Hench sends Clemons a clipping about the Lazear memorial event. He hopes to publish the material from his Lazear address in a medical journal.
Hench mentions Carlos E. Finlay's comments about his father during his later years. He describes in detail the dedication ceremony for the Jesse Lazear Building and mentions Mabel Lazear's opinion of her husband's work. He offers his opinion of Moran and Kissinger.
Hench is preparing for a medical trip. He enjoyed the Lazear memorial ceremony and sends Moran some clippings.
Hench discusses his associates' interest in preserving Building No. 1. He plans to publish his data on the location of Camp Lazear in hopes that the Cubans will be interested in this information.
Hench describes the Lazear memorial event at Washington and Jefferson College. Hench is glad that the Camp Lazear site is owned by Macia, as Macia is a man who appreciates history.
Hench describes the Lazear memorial ceremony at Washington and Jefferson College and sends her a clipping. He believes that the Camp Lazear memorial and preservation of Building No. 1 will be carried out successfully.
Hench describes the Lazear memorial event at Washington and Jefferson College. He writes about how glad Mabel Lazear was to learn the truth about her husband's sacrifice. Hench believes that the Camp Lazear memorial and preservation of Building No. 1 will be carried out successfully.
Hutchison is checking on the items from the Lazear memorial event, which Hench requested. Hutchison requests that Hench send information on the plans for a yellow fever memorial so he can submit them to local newspapers.
Hench requests additional copies of a newspaper article from "The Washington Reporter."
Hench requests additional copies of a newspaper article from "The Washington Observer."
Parcell describes the dioramas he has constructed and quotes Hench a price for them.
Clemons acknowledges receipt of the newspaper clipping and the Washington and Jefferson College program. He will preserve these items with the other yellow fever material at Alderman Library at the University of Virginia.
Hart suggests that Hench publish his Washington and Jefferson College address in a popular medical magazine.
Vergara provides Malaret with historical information on Havana's Military City, formerly Camp Columbia.
Hutchison gives Hench guidelines for Hench's article on his Camp Lazear discovery and the planned memorial.
Hench discusses plans to finance and erect a memorial at the site of Camp Lazear. He describes it as a place where Finlay's concept was proven correct by the work of the U.S. Army. Hench includes sketches of the site.
Hench discusses the publication of his Washington Jefferson College address and thanks Hart for his interest.
McClain requests to borrow the film that Hench had made for the Washington and Jefferson College event.
Hench writes that he was glad to receive the film and photographs taken during the events at Washington and Jefferson College. He points out that his autographed photographs of Kissinger and Moran have still not been returned.
Hench thanks Brewer for the film, photographs, and extra programs of the Washington and Jefferson College event.
Brewer will send Hench more photographs from the Lazear memorial event. He notes that he cannot find the autographed photographs of Moran and Kissinger.
Hench suggests inserting a series of still photographs into McClain's film in order to record the ceremony at Washington and Jefferson College more fully.
Kean talks about Lazear's family and the location of his boyhood home. He also discusses the biography of Finlay.
Hutchison attempts to clear up the confusion about the number of photographs requested by Hench. He informs him that the autographed photographs by Moran and Kissinger still cannot be located.
Hench orders publications from the Old Hickory Bookshop.
Hench urges Brewer to search for the missing autographed photographs of Moran and Kissinger. He appreciates receiving additional memorabilia from the Lazear memorial event.
Hench is sure Hutchison will find the missing autographed photographs. He corrects a professional title for use in a citation.
The Mayo Clinic newspaper includes an announcement of an upcoming illustrated speech by Hench concerning his yellow fever research.
McClain will follow Hench's suggestion of making still photographs from the film produced during the dedication ceremony of the Lazear Building at Washington and Jefferson College.
Hutchison requests another copy of Moran's autographed photograph to send to Hench.
Hench acknowledges the return of his films and would like extra footage if McClain has any.
Truby thanks Hench for the clippings and program from the Lazear memorial event. He would like to have his manuscript returned soon so that he may make revisions. He reveals new information about the buildings of the yellow fever hospital and believes Lazear died in one of them.
Hench's Kissinger and Moran photographs cannot be found. Hutchison has requested new autographed photographs from both men.
Peabody thanks Hench for his letter telling them about the Washington and Jefferson College event. They have received programs and a telegram from Hutchison. She sends a list of her father's yellow fever slides.
Hench attempts to finish the Rheumatism Review, allowing little time for yellow fever research.
Brewer requests that Moran autograph a picture of himself for Hench, to replace the one that has been lost. Moran has been made an honorary alumnus of Washington and Jefferson College.
Lambert claims that he should be recognized for his Yellow Fever Commission service. He discusses other nurses and doctors whom he believes were instrumental in the experiments but have not been recognized.
Peabody thanks Hench for the program and summary of his speech from the Lazear memorial event. He praises Hench's research on the events surrounding the conquest of yellow fever.
Hench informs Peabody that he hopes to have a paper on his yellow fever research published soon. Hench will send her a copy before it is published.
Hench wants to pay for duplicate photographs of Moran and Kissinger. He has not yet received the other photographs or the souvenir booklets from the Lazear memorial event. Hench regrets that there is no photograph of himself receiving his honorary degree [from Washington and Jefferson College].
Brewer promises to send Hench photographs taken at the Lazear memorial event. He claims that he never received the autographed photographs of Moran and Kissinger.
Berkson writes that he was impressed by Hench's lecture on the yellow fever experiments. He thinks Hench's paper should be published in Johns Hopkins University's "Bulletin of the History of Medicine."
Hench thanks Brewer for the photographs of the Lazear memorial event. He regrets the trouble over the missing Moran and Kissinger photographs, but is certain that he sent them to Brewer.
Hench informs Peabody that he hopes to revise his yellow fever draft soon and will send his family a copy.
Hutchinson informs Hench that his off-handed remark was taken literally by McClain and has been printed in a Washington and Jefferson publication.
McClain has sent Hench copies of the Lazear Memorial Building dedication booklet.
Hench promises to return Truby's manuscript with comments next week.
Hutchison sends Moran a photograph and requests that he autograph it for Hench.
Truby hopes to have Hench's comments on his manuscript by January 15, 1941. He would like to hear about the Washington and Jefferson College memorial events.
Hench writes that he is embarrassed that his off-handed comment appeared in a Washington and Jefferson College publication. He begs Hutchison to stop distribution and have it corrected, at Hench's expense.
Hench discusses the practical joke involving the Washington and Jefferson College publication.
Hutchison informs Hench that the Washington and Jefferson publication - part of the practical joke played on Hench - need not be recalled. The only copy was sent to Hench.
Sigerist would like to publish Hench's lecture on the history of the Yellow Fever Commission in Johns Hopkins University's "Bulletin of the History of Medicine."
Hench writes that he would like to give his talk on the yellow fever experiments at the University of Virginia. He believes this would help him to raise money for a memorial at Camp Lazear.
Hench promises to send Truby memorabilia on the Washington and Jefferson College events and to start working on Truby's manuscript.
Horton agrees to facilitate an invitation for Hench to give his lecture on the yellow fever experiments at the University of Virginia..
© 2004, Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia