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
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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, Japa...
Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system, particularly pneumonia From the guide to the Rufus Ivory Cole papers, ca. 1900-1966, 1900-1966, (American Philosophical Society) U.S. ph...