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Finding Aid to the Henry Rose Carter Papers, 1899-1968

Archives and Modern Manuscripts Program, History of Medicine Division
Processed by HMD Staff; Jim Labosier
Processing Completed 1966; 2004
Encoded by Jim Labosier


Summary Information
Title: Henry Rose Carter Papers
Creator: Carter, Henry Rose, 1852-1925
Dates: 1899-1968
Extent: 0.42 linear feet (2 boxes)
Abstract:
Primarily reprints of articles by Carter and others on the epidemiology of yellow fever and malaria. Also contains some correspondence and notes.

Call number: MS C 160
Language: Collection materials primarily in English
Location: Materials stored offsite. Retrievals made last Friday of the month. Contact reesj@nlm.nih.gov for scheduling.

Access Restrictions:

Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

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Preferred Citation:

Carter, Henry Rose. Henry Rose Carter Papers. 1899-1968. Located in: Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 160.

Provenance:

Gift from James P. Leake, 1964, and Louis L. Williams, 1966.


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National Library of Medicine

Finding Aid to the Henry Rose Carter Papers, 1899-1968

Archives and Modern Manuscripts Program, History of Medicine Division
Processed by HMD Staff; Jim Labosier
Processing Completed 1966; 2004
Encoded by Jim Labosier

Descriptive Summary

Carter, Henry Rose, 1852-1925Henry Rose Carter Papers Dates: 1899-19680.42 linear feet (2 boxes)MS C 160 Materials stored offsite. Retrievals made last Friday of the month. Contact reesj@nlm.nih.gov for scheduling. Collection materials primarily in EnglishAbstract:Primarily reprints of articles by Carter and others on the epidemiology of yellow fever and malaria. Also contains some correspondence and notes.Provenance:

Gift from James P. Leake, 1964, and Louis L. Williams, 1966.

Access Restrictions:

Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

NLM does not possess copyright to the collection. Archival collections often contain mixed copyrights; while NLM is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. It is the user's responsibility to research and understand any applicable copyright and re-publication rights not allowed by fair use. NLM does not grant permissions to publish.

Privacy Information

Archives and manuscript collections may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in any collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications for which the National Library of Medicine assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation:

Carter, Henry Rose. Henry Rose Carter Papers. 1899-1968. Located in: Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 160.

Biographical Note

Born in Caroline County, Virginia, Carter received his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1879, the same year he joined the U.S. Marine Hospital Service. He rose to the rank of assistant surgeon general at large, in 1915. During his career Carter studied the epidemiology of malaria and yellow fever and became renowned as the developer of maritime quarantine.


Contains letters, and drafts of letters, sent by Carter to Louis L. Williams, William Cabell Bruce, John Ross, and Jesse W. Lazear. Other correspondents are Walter Reed, Laura Carter, Melson Barfield-Carter, J.A. LePrince, and Louis L. Williams (letter of transmittal). Includes reprints, and the monograph, Yellow fever in Mississippi, 1878-1905; also personal recollections, experiences, reminiscences, autobiography, and history, by H.A. Gant.

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    MeSH Subjects

    • Malaria
    • Yellow Fever
    Personal Names

    • Gant, Harris Allen, 1852-
    • Lazear, Jesse William, 1866-1900
    • Reed, Walter, 1851-1902

    Series Descriptions

    Series 1: Biographical Information, 1906-1925111906; 192512 Bibliography Series 2: Correspondence and Notes, 1900-196813 Carter letters and notes, 1900-196714 Reed letter; notes, 1901; 191415 Carter letters, 1906-192516 Letters: Laura Carter, Melson Barfield-Carter, J. A. Le Prince, Louis L. Williams, 1923-196617 Carter letter (copy) to Gant, etc. Series 3: Writings, 1899-19501 By Carter18 "Train inspection in yellow fever epidemics" - reprint, 189919 "Shipment of merchandise from a town infected with yellow fever" - reprint, 1899110 "Yellow fever mortality in Havana, 1884-1900 - statistics and deductions" - reprint, 1900111 "A note on the interval between infecting and secondary cases of yellow fever from the records of the yellow fever at Orwood and Taylor, Miss., in 1898" - typescript, 1900112 "A note on the interval between infecting and secondary cases of yellow fever from the records of the yellow fever at Orwood and Taylor, Miss., 1898" - reprint, 1900113 "The period of incubation of yellow fever: a study from unpublished observations" - photocopy, [1901]114 "A note on the spread of yellow fever in houses - extrinsic incubation" - reprint, 1901115 "A correlation of some facts in the propagation of yellow fever with the theory of its conveyance by the culex fasciatus" - reprint, 1901116 "Are vessels infected with yellow fever? some personal observations" - reprint, 1902117 "The methods of the conveyance of yellow fever infection (revised edition)" - reprint, 1902118 "The conveyance of yellow fever" - reprint, 1904119 "Some characteristics of stegomyia fasciata which affect its conveyance of yellow fever" - reprint, 1904120 "Notes on the sanitation of yellow fever and malaria from isthmian experience" - reprint, 1909121 "Malaria control in North Carolina" - reprint, 1914122 "Yellow fever - its epidemiology, prevention and control" - reprint, 1914123 "Screening as an antimalarial measure" - reprint, 1914124 "Some educational methods for use in anti-malarial work" - reprint, 1914125 "Quinine prophylaxis for malaria" - reprint, 1914126 "Malaria - lessons on its cause and prevention - for use in schools" - reprint, 1914-1915127 "The effect of impounded water on the incidence of malaria" - reprint, 1915128 "Impounded water - some general considerations on its effect on the prevalence of malaria" - reprint, 1915129 "Malaria - lessons on its cause and prevention - for use in schools" - revised by L. L. Williams, 1943 By Others130 Walter Reed, James Carroll, A. Agramonte, Jesse W. Lazear. "The etiology of yellow fever - a preliminary note" - reprint, 1903131 James Carroll. "The etiology of yellow fever - an addendum" - reprint, 1903132 Harris Allen Gant, M.D. "Yellow fever in Mississippi - 1878-1905" - photocopy, 1936133 Harris Allen Gant, M.D. "Yellow fever in Mississippi - 1878-1905" - typescript, 1943-1950134 Series 4: Photographs, 1920-1924

    Collection Scope and Content Note

    Contains letters, and drafts of letters, sent by Carter to Louis L. Williams, William Cabell Bruce, John Ross, and Jesse W. Lazear. Other correspondents are Walter Reed, Laura Carter, Melson Barfield-Carter, J.A. LePrince, and Louis L. Williams (letter of transmittal). Includes reprints, and the monograph, Yellow fever in Mississippi, 1878-1905; also personal recollections, experiences, reminiscences, autobiography, and history, by H.A. Gant.

    Contents List
    Box | Folder Title
     
    Series 1: Biographical Information, 1906-1925 [series]:
    1 1
    1906; 1925
    1 2
    Bibliography
     
    Series 2: Correspondence and Notes, 1900-1968 [series]:
    1 3
    Carter letters and notes, 1900-1967
    1 4
    Reed letter; notes, 1901; 1914
    1 5
    Carter letters, 1906-1925
    1 6
    Letters: Laura Carter, Melson Barfield-Carter, J. A. Le Prince, Louis L. Williams, 1923-1966
    1 7
    Carter letter (copy) to Gant, etc.
     
    Series 3: Writings, 1899-1950 [series]:
    1
    By Carter [subseries]:
    1 8
    "Train inspection in yellow fever epidemics" - reprint, 1899
    1 9
    "Shipment of merchandise from a town infected with yellow fever" - reprint, 1899
    1 10
    "Yellow fever mortality in Havana, 1884-1900 - statistics and deductions" - reprint, 1900
    1 11
    "A note on the interval between infecting and secondary cases of yellow fever from the records of the yellow fever at Orwood and Taylor, Miss., in 1898" - typescript, 1900
    1 12
    "A note on the interval between infecting and secondary cases of yellow fever from the records of the yellow fever at Orwood and Taylor, Miss., 1898" - reprint, 1900
    1 13
    "The period of incubation of yellow fever: a study from unpublished observations" - photocopy, [1901]
    1 14
    "A note on the spread of yellow fever in houses - extrinsic incubation" - reprint, 1901
    1 15
    "A correlation of some facts in the propagation of yellow fever with the theory of its conveyance by the culex fasciatus" - reprint, 1901
    1 16
    "Are vessels infected with yellow fever? some personal observations" - reprint, 1902
    1 17
    "The methods of the conveyance of yellow fever infection (revised edition)" - reprint, 1902
    1 18
    "The conveyance of yellow fever" - reprint, 1904
    1 19
    "Some characteristics of stegomyia fasciata which affect its conveyance of yellow fever" - reprint, 1904
    1 20
    "Notes on the sanitation of yellow fever and malaria from isthmian experience" - reprint, 1909
    1 21
    "Malaria control in North Carolina" - reprint, 1914
    1 22
    "Yellow fever - its epidemiology, prevention and control" - reprint, 1914
    1 23
    "Screening as an antimalarial measure" - reprint, 1914
    1 24
    "Some educational methods for use in anti-malarial work" - reprint, 1914
    1 25
    "Quinine prophylaxis for malaria" - reprint, 1914
    1 26
    "Malaria - lessons on its cause and prevention - for use in schools" - reprint, 1914-1915
    1 27
    "The effect of impounded water on the incidence of malaria" - reprint, 1915
    1 28
    "Impounded water - some general considerations on its effect on the prevalence of malaria" - reprint, 1915
    1 29
    "Malaria - lessons on its cause and prevention - for use in schools" - revised by L. L. Williams, 1943
     
    By Others [subseries]:
    1 30
    Walter Reed, James Carroll, A. Agramonte, Jesse W. Lazear. "The etiology of yellow fever - a preliminary note" - reprint, 1903
    1 31
    James Carroll. "The etiology of yellow fever - an addendum" - reprint, 1903
    1 32
    Harris Allen Gant, M.D. "Yellow fever in Mississippi - 1878-1905" - photocopy, 1936
    1 33
    Harris Allen Gant, M.D. "Yellow fever in Mississippi - 1878-1905" - typescript, 1943-1950
    1 34
    Series 4: Photographs, 1920-1924 [series]: