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Bertram Brown Papers 1884-1988 (bulk 1960-1980)
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Simon Flexner Papers: Billings, J.S., folder (B:F365), 1910-1913; 1916 [subseries]:
TLS, Billings to Dr. Simon Flexner, New York, 1 p., December 18, 1911
Pays him for expenses relating to National Academy of Sciences meeting that fall.
TL, unnamed correspondent to Billins, n.p., 1.p., November 28, 1911
Pays him for expenses relating to National Academy of Sciences meeting that fall.
TL, unnamed correspondent to Billings, n.p., 1. p., December 19, 1911
Thanks him for reply
TL, unnamed correspondent to Billings, n.p., 1 p., October 6, 1910
Introduces him to Dr. Canby Robinson of "the new" Rockefeller Hospital.
TLS, Billings to Dr. Simon Flexner, New York, 1. p., November 5, 1910.
Wants to know his views on "a more appropriate division" of the National Academy of Sciences' anthropology and biology committees.
TLS, Billings to Dr. Simon Flexner, New York, 1.p., November 23, 1910
Asks him for his nominations for membership in the National Academy of Sciences, Section of Anthropology, n.d.
TL, unnamed correspondent [Flexner?] to Billings, n.p., 1p., November 25, 1910
Nominates Dr. S. J. Meltzer for NAS membership, declines to give Billings his opinion on the division of the NAS anthropology and biology committees because he feels that he is too recent a member., n.d.
TLS, Billings to Dr. Simon Flexner, New York, 1 p., October 16, 1911
Asks Flexner to help him become a full member of the Association of American Physicians instead of an associate member, says otherwise he will resign, submits his Division's work.
TL, unnamed correspondent [Flexner?], to Billings, n.p., 1 p., October 18, 1911
Says he will support his advancement (reply to previous letter listed)
TLS, Billings to Simon Flexner, New York, 1 p., January 7, 1913
Says that a "Dr. Mall" is a good candidate for director of "the proposed embryological research" (reply to next letter listed), n.d.
TL, unnamed correspondent [Flexner?] to Billings, n.p., 2 pp., January 4, 1913
Speaks of his enthusiasm for the Carnegie Institute's proposed new Institute for Embryological Research and speculates that a Dr. Mall of the Johns Hopkins Medical School was picked for the directorship, enthusiastically endorses Mall., n.d.
TL, unnamed correspondent [Flexner?] to Billings, n.p., 1 p., March 29, 1911
Asks Billings to recommend a reasonably priced sanitarium for patients with incipient tuberculosis., n.d.
TLS, Billings to Simon Flexner, New York, 1 p., March 30, 1911.
Billings tells him that he has referred his question about sanitaria to Dr. Livingston Farrand
TL, unnamed correspondent, [Flexner?] to Dr. Livingston Farrand, 1 p., April 1, 1911
Asks Farrand to answer his letter.
TL, unnamed correspondent to John Sedgewick Billings, n.p., 1 p., July 27, 1916
Asks Billings for rats and mice from "heavily infected districts," for spinal cord and medulla specimens from poliomyelitis cases, and asks him for help with the department hospitals.
TL, unnamed correspondent [Flexner?] to John Sedgwick Billings, n.p., 1 p, September 6, 1916
Thanks him for supplying rats and says that he has a sufficient supply for the present (reply to next letter)
TLS, John Sedgwick Billings to Simon Flexner, New York, 1 p., September 2, 1916
Tells him that only 2 rats were trapped recently near the Gowanus Canal and asks Flexner if he wants him to try another neighborhood or discontinue the procedure.
Typed card, John Sedgwick Billings to Simon Flexner, New York, 1 p. (not including enclosure), June 29, 1916
Asks him if he can suggest any changes in the card (referring to 2 following NYC Health Department forms presumably concerning polio)
TL, unnamed correspondent to John Sedwick Billings, n.p., 1 p., June 22, 1916
Says he would be glad to advise Billings on the "mode of infection and means of prevention" of poliomyelitis, recommends study of Brooklyn cases.
TLS, John Sedgwick Billings to Simon Flexner, New York, 1 p., July 31, 1916
Apologizes for tardiness in delivering the dead rats (2 rats received August 1)
TLS, John Sedgwick Billings to Simon Flexner, New York, 1 p., July 29, 1916
Says that spinal cord and medulla samples are on the way but that they had to buy special traps for the rats.
TL, unnamed correspondent to John Sedwick Billings, n.p., 1 p. (not including encosure), June 8, 1916
Thanks him for sending him minutes of May meeting of the Committee on Laboratories of the Advisory Council, lists topics of discussion
TLS, John Sedgwick Billings to Simon Flexner, New York, 1 p., May 11, 1916
Announces May 17 meeting of the Department of Health's Committee on Laboratories of the Advisory Council, lists topics of discussion.
TL, unnamed correspondent [Flexner?] to John Sedgwick Billings, n.p., 1 p., May 11, 1916
Says he cannot be present at Committee of Laboratories on May 17 meeting.
TLS, John Sedgwick Billings to Simon Flexner, New York, 1 p., April 29, 1916
First announces Advisory Council's Committee on Laboratories May 17 meeting and reasons behind it.
TL, unnamed correspondent [Flexner?] to John Sedgwick Billings, n.p., 1 p., December 16, 1916
Acknowledges receipt of December 11 letter concerning Committee on Advisory Council meetings (reply to next letter)
TLS, John Sedgwick Billings to Simon Flexner, New York, 1 p. (not including enclosure), December 11, 1916
Encloses Health Department procedures on meetings
TLS, John Sedgwick Billings to Simon Flexner, New York, 1 p., June 28, 1916
Invites him to join Special Advisory Committee on poliomyelitis led by Dr. Louis G. Ager, related to present outbreak, announces 1st meeting on June 30.