U.S. physician, Surgeon General of the U.S. Public Health Service between 1912-1920.
From the description of Rupert Lee Blue letter, 1919, Jan. 10, Washington, D.C., to Dr. J.G.B. Bulloch, Washington, D.C. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34847828
William Henry Welch, the dean of American medicine, presided over the Red Cross conference at Cannes, France in April 1919. Conceived by the American Red Cross, it had delegates representing Great Britain, Italy, France, Japan and the United States. The conference sought to establish a permanent League of Red Cross Societies which would support a centralized Bureau of Health in Geneva. Rupert Blue was Surgeon General of the U.S. Public Health Service in 1919.
From the description of Consists of a cover letter from Rupert Blue to William H. Welch, dated March 18, 1919 and an eleven-page memo. A copy of Blue's "Memorandum relative to the development of national and international programs of public health" was included, intending to inform Welch of Blue's "views in regard to the relation of the Public Health Service with the development of a national health post-war program." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 14319101