Thomas Francis papers, 1917-1975 (bulk 1941-1969).

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Francis, Thomas, 1900-1969. Thomas Francis papers, 1917-1975 (bulk 1941-1969).

Thomas Francis papers, 1917-1975 (bulk 1941-1969).

Series include: General Correspondence, 1933-1969; Polio Vaccine Evaluation Center, 1953-1957; Organizations, 1938-1969; University of Michigan, 1941-1969; Speeches, articles, etc., 1928-1969; Topical, 1925-1967; and Personal/Biographical, 1917-1969 containing in part photographs. Subjects concern Thomas Francis' research interests, notably prevention and cure of influenza, poliomyelitis, and viral infections in general; his organizational affiliations, including in part the Armed Forces. Epidemiological Board, the Commission on Influenza of the AFEB, the Atomic Bomb Casualty Committee, and the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis; and his activities at the University of Michigan as teacher, researcher, and administrator. Professional correspondents include: C.H. Andrewes, Basil O'Connor, and Jonas Salk.

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