Dorothy M. Horstmann papers, 1927-2001 (inclusive), 1946-1995 (bulk).


Dorothy M. Horstmann papers, 1927-2001 (inclusive), 1946-1995 (bulk).

The papers include include correspondence, writings, research data, notes, memorabilia, and photographs, which document Dorothy Horstmann's years at the Yale School of Medicine as a bio-medical researcher and teacher. The papers highlight her accomplishments in understanding and controlling the transmission of poliomyelitis and rubella.

17.75 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 8011773

Yale University Library

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