Blue, Rupert Lee, 1868-1948

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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

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referencedIn Mustard, Harry S. (Harry Stoll), 1889-1966. The Harry S. Mustard, M.D. Papers 1917-1964. Medical University of South Carolina Libraries
creatorOf Wertenbaker, Charles Poindexter, 1860-1916. Letterbooks of Dr. Charles P. Wertenbaker, 1889-1913. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Bliss, W. H. Miscellaneous papers on the opium trade, 1922-1925. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn MacVeagh, Franklin, 1837-1934. Franklin MacVeagh papers, 1799-1933 (bulk 1909-1913). Library of Congress
referencedIn Hench, Philip S., 1896-1965. Philip S. Hench Walter Reed Yellow Fever Collection, 1806-1995, bulk 1863-1974 Historical Collections, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia
referencedIn Ford, J. mss., 1906-1976 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Blue, Rupert Lee, 1868-1948. 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." National Library of Medicine
creatorOf Blue, Rupert Lee, 1868-1948. Rupert Lee Blue letter, 1919, Jan. 10, Washington, D.C., to Dr. J.G.B. Bulloch, Washington, D.C. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
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associatedWith Bulloch, Joseph Gaston Baillie, 1852- person
associatedWith Carter, Henry Rose, 1852-1925 person
associatedWith Ford, John, 1895-1973 person
associatedWith Hench, Philip S. (Philip Showalter), 1896-1965 person
associatedWith History of Medicine Collections (Duke University) corporateBody
associatedWith Kean, Jefferson Randolph, 1860-1950 person
associatedWith Lazear, Jesse William, 1866-1900 person
associatedWith MacVeagh, Franklin, 1837-1934. person
associatedWith Mustard, Harry S. (Harry Stoll), 1889-1966. person
associatedWith Reed, Walter, 1851-1902 person
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Marine Hospital Service. corporateBody
associatedWith Welch, William Henry, 1850-1934. person
associatedWith Wertenbaker, Charles Poindexter, 1860-1916. person
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Birth 1868-05-30

Death 1948-04-12

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