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Box | Folder Title
 
Series I: GMITP By-Laws and Incorporators, 1921-1984 [series]:

This series records a chronological history and activity of the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, and members from October 26, 1921 to April 25, 1984. There are some missing amendment years of activity. There is also a subseries on the original "Incorporators" for GMITP and GML.

 
By-Laws [subseries]:
1 1
October 26, 1921
1 2
October 23, 1925
1 3
October 10, 1928
1 4
June 15, 1935
1 5
November 13, 1935
1 6
December 10, 1937
1 7
November 7, 1938
1 8
October 20, 1939
1 9
November 19, 1940
1 10
November 23, 1942
1 11
November 22, 1943
1 12
November 27, 1950
1 13
October 29, 1954
1 14
November 3, 1959
1 15
November 1, 1963
1 16
September 10, 1969
1 17
December 10, 1969
1 18
September 1, 1971
1 19
November 1, 1973
1 20
January 31, 1979
1 21
January 17, 1984
1 22
April 25, 1984
 
Incorporators (original) [subseries]:
1 23
Cumming, Hugh Smith, 1921-1950
2 24
Ireland, Marritte W., 1921-1953
2 25
Lefevre, Jose E., 1921-1928
2 26
Moore, John Bassett, Judge, International Court The Hague, 1921-1928
2 27
Porras, Belisario, President of Panama, 1916-1969
2 28
Reed, Walter, 1951-1980
2 29
Rowe, Leo Stanton, 1921-1947
2 30
Stitt, Edward R., 1929-1948
2 31
Certificate of Incorporation, 1921; 1964; 1969; 1979; 1984
 
Series II: Board of Directors, 1922-1991 [series]:

This series documents the active leadership of GMITP's Board of Directors. This body controlled the operation and maintenance of the Corporation, although the day-to-day operational responsibility rested on the Executive Committee. The series further exhibits the implementation of the general policies and activities authorized by the Executive Committee and for assuring that major additions, eliminations or alterations in the organizational plans of GMITP were properly controlled. The President held the general and active management of the Corporation under the surveillance and policy direction of its Board of Directors through the Executive Committee and the Chairman of the Board. The powers of the Board of Directors when not in session were given to the GMI Executive Committee. This forty-seven member body was made up of both the "Elected Directors", who served for a three-year period, and "Related Directors", who shared equal power and voting rights with the Elected Directors. This latter body consisted of Directors of scientific organizations and various government groups, such as The National Institutes of Health, The Smithsonian Institution, The National Library of Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of Panama. Also included in this body of "Related Directors" were the Surgeon Generals of the various military branches.

Each subseries is alphabetically arranged and contains materials related to each director's term of service. They were originally stored with the Advisory Scientific Board materials but after reviewing the responsibility of the "Related Directors" and seeing a close connection with the "Elected Directors", they were combined into this series.

 
Elected Directors [subseries]:
3 1
Alfaro, Ricardo J., 1927-1975
3 2
Alfaro, Captain Colon Eloy, 1933-1956
3 3
Anderson, Mary L., 1984-1989
3 4
Barbour, Thomas, 1931-1946
3 5
Barletta, Nicolas Ardito, 1978-1983
3 6
Barletta, Nicolas Ardito, 1984-1990
3 7
Baruch, Bernard M., 1924-1939
3 8
Boyd, Augo S., 1940-1956
3 9
Brodine, Charles E., 1983-1989
3 10
Carney, William P., 1987-1988
3 11
Clark, John W., 1982-1989
3 12
Cluff, Leighton E., 1989-1991
3 13
Dammin, Gustave J., 1967-1988
3 14
Doherty, Henry L., 1929-1950
3 15
DuVal, Jr., Miles P., 1954-1989
3 16
Engler, Tomás A., 1987-1989
3 17
Espriella, Ricardo, 1987-1990
3 18
Fleming, Robert V., 1928-1957
3 19
Forseth, Larry A., 1985-1989
3 20
Frenkel, J. K., 1990-1991
3 21
Gallie, Donald Mackay, 1925-1944
3 22
Gonzalez-Revilla, Antonio, 1960-1978
3 23
Hertz, Roy, 1983-1989
3 24
Heurtematte, Roberto M., 1958-1990
3 25
Hill, Lister, 1928-1965
3 26
Hill, Lister, 1965-1984
3 27
Howard, Lee M., 1968-1972
3 28
Jacobus, David P., 1983-1990
3 29
Joy, Robert J. T., 1981
3 30
Kaiser, Robert L., 1980-1989
3 31
Kaufman, Paul, 1987-1989
3 32
King, Helen A., 1966-1980
3 33
Knight, Vernon, 1977-1990
3 34
Langer, Bernhardt W., Jr., 1987-1990
3 35
Martin, Isabelle Hollister, 1935-1944
3 36
Mayo,William J., 1923-1938
3 37
Miller, C. Jeff, 1923-1936
4 1
Moreno, Luis H., Jr, 1980-1991
4 2
Myers, Wayne, 1987-1990
4 3
Oliver, William B, 1922-1948
4 4
Paredes, Gaspar Garcia, 1984-1990
4 5
Parks, John, 1961-1972
4 6
Patterson, Robert A., 1985-1989
4 7
Rayburn, Sam, 1942-1960
4 8
Salisbury, Edward I., 1946-1979
4 9
Sanford, Jay P., 1976-1989
4 10
Schiller, Everett Lyle, 1972-1990
4 11
Seal, John R., 1961-1985
4 12
Shelekov, Alexis, 1959-1989
4 13
Simpson, Donald F., 1965-1971
4 14
Soper, Fred L., 1949-1972
4 15
Soper, Fred L., 1973-1982
4 16
Strong, Richard P., 1921-1947
4 17
Tandy, Roy W., 1988
4 18
Trapido, Harold, 1946-1977
4 19
Trapido, Harold, 1978-1986
4 20
Wadsworth, James W., Jr, 1927-1929
4 21
Walgreen, Charles R., 1928-1971
4 22
Watt, James, 1965-1974
4 23
Webb, Hamilton B., 1975-1991
4 24
Wellcome, Henry S., 1927-1940
4 25
Wetmore, Alexander, 1949-1980
4 26
Williams, Louis L., 1955-1968
4 27
Winter, Phillip E., 1976-1990
4 28
Woodward, Theodore E., 1983-1990
4 29
Wright, Willard H., 1948-1982
5 1
Wrightson, (Gorgas), Aileen, 1958-1972
5 2
Young, Rodolfo V, 1979-1990
5 3
Zarafonetis, Chris J.D., 1982-1989
 
Related Directors [subseries]:
5 4
National Institutes of Health, The Director, 1968-1980
5 5
National Library of Medicine, The Director, 1965-1991
5 6
University of Alabama at Birmingham
5 7
Center for Disease Control, The Director, 1977-1990
5 8
The Smithsonian Institution, The Secretary, 1981-1990
 
The University of Panama, Republic of Panama, Dean, School of Medicine [subseries]:
5 9
1960-1976
5 10
1977-1991
5 11
Surgeon General, U.S. Public Health Service, 1926-1989
5 12
Surgeon General, U.S. Army, 1925-1989
5 13
Surgeon General, U.S. Navy, 1921-1989
5 14
Surgeon General, U.S. Air Force, 1951-1989
 
Ambassador of Panama in the United States [subseries]:
5 15
1944-1974
5 16
1975-1979
5 17
1980-1990
5 18
The Coordinator for Panamanian Affairs (formerly Office of Panamanian Affairs), 1946-1990
5 19
Secretary General, Organization of American States, 1947-1990
5 20
Pan American Sanitary Bureau, Director, 1965-1990
 
Minister of Health, Panama [subseries]:
5 21
1936-Jan. 11, 1973
5 22
Feb. 15, 1973-Jan. 20, 1976
6 1
Jan. 21, 1976-1978
6 2
1979-Aug. 3, 1982
6 3
Aug. 12, 1982-1983
6 4
1984-Dec. 19, 1990
6 5
Feb. 6-Dec. 28, 1990
 
Directors Emeriti [subseries]:
6 6
Dirks, Kenneth R., 1973-1990
6 7
Galloway, Calvin B., 1966-1989
6 8
Legters, Llewyllen, 1981-1989
6 9
Lopez-Antunano, F. J., 1976-1991
6 10
Martson, Robert Quarles, 1985-1989
6 11
Reeves, William C., 1966-1989
6 12
Tigertt, William D., 1974-1988
6 13
Top, Franklin H., Jr., 1979-1989
6 14
Walton, Bryce C., 1975-1988
6 15
Weinstein, Paul, P., 1972-1989
6 16
Whayne, Tom F., 1948-1989
6 17
Zeledon, Rodrigo, 1970-1988
 
Series III: GMITP Officers, 1921-1991 [series]:

This series describes and demonstrates the leadership of GMITP through its officers and their responsibilities for maintaining and operating both the private, non-profit corporation headquarters in Washington, DC and the scientific research facility, known as the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory, in the Republic of Panama. The series is arranged in alphabetical order within each office. Some folders contain the combined materials of several of the office holders.

The subseries "President and Chairman of the Board" presents the basic function, duties, responsibilities and authority that this office held as outlined in the by-laws and policies established by the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee. One major responsibility entailed presiding at meetings of the Corporation, the Board of Directors, and the Executive Committee, of which he was a member. The President was accountable to the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee on the status of operations and all other important factors that may have influenced decision-making, action(s) and fulfillment of the function of his position description and completion of the program and budget (as approved by the Board of Directors). As an ex officio member of the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee and other committees, the President did not have the right to vote within these bodies. However, he was responsible for communicating the Executive Committee's policies, views, and guidance to the Director of the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory. He was salaried and under contact with the Board for as long as he held the position.

The President's duties also involved monitoring government relations; recommending activity and involvement with federal agencies and the U.S. Congress; and informing the Chairman of the Board, Executive Committee and other interested parties as to implications of and responses to government actions. All vendors, public service organizations, and industrial associations fell in this realm. In addition, the President was expected to maintain effective relations with other associations in both the private and public sectors in accordance to the policies outlined by GMITP.

In addition to the above functions, the President was responsible for formulating and recommending administrative policies and programs via an annual program of work and budget, to be approved by the Executive Committee. He also was responsible for utilization of major staff personnel in the Corporation and that personnel policies and regulations were followed according to the recommendations of the Executive Committee.

In conjunction with the Chairman of the Board, the Executive Committee and the Advisory Scientific Board, the President maintained complete knowledge of the scientific/research program of GMI/GML; served as spokesman for GMI; and made appearances, delivered speeches, and represented GMI/GML before the public and private sectors.

The subseries "Honorary President" applied to the President of the United States. IN 1969 the position was eliminated as a result of President Richard M. Nixon's "inability" response to the invitation. This subseries also contains a wealth f information regarding Maurice H. Thatcher, a longtime officer and activist for the Corporation from its inception. As a personal friend of Gorgas, Thatcher endeavored to carry on Gorgas' sense of commitment of healing, scientific research, and humanity to those inflicted with malaria and yellow fever. Thatcher was the last surviving member of the Isthmian Canal Commission of 1910-1913 that supervised the construction of the Panama Canal. He was also Governor of the Canal Zone and a former member of the U.S. Congress from Kentucky.

 
President and Chairman of the Board [subseries]:
6 18
Bloedorn, Walter A., 1944-1982
6 19
Braisted, William C., Feb. 22, 1941; May 21, 1970
 
Crile, George [subseries]:
6 20
1923-1938
6 21
1939-1943
 
Crowell, Bowman C. [subseries]:
6 23
1932-1968
6 24
1937-1948
6 25
Cumming, Hugh S., 1940-1941
 
Galloway, Calvin B. [subseries]:
6 26
1966-1969
6 27
1970-1984
6 28
Grayson, Cary T., 1922-1968
 
Jacobs, Leon [subseries]:
7 1
1969-Jan. 21, 1986
7 2
Feb. 4, 1986-April 25, 1988
7 3
May 18, 1988-April 17, 1989
 
Martin, Franklin H. [subseries]:
7 4
Mar. 18, 1921-Nov. 10, 1921
7 5
Jan. 3, 1922-Nov. 12, 1923
7 6
Nov. 14, 1923-Mar. 11, 1924
7 7
Mar. 13, 1924-Dec. 1, 1924
7 8
Jan. 19, 1925-Dec. 24, 1925
7 9
Jan. 16, 1926-Dec. 29, 1926
7 10
Jan. 17, 1927-Aug. 31, 1927
7 11
Sep. 1, 1927-Dec. 16, 1927
7 12
Jan. 12, 1928-May 15, 1928
7 13
June 29, 1928-Oct. 27, 1928
7 14
Nov. 1, 1928-Dec. 31, 1928
7 15
Jan. 1, 1929-May 31, 1929
7 16
June 1, 1929-Sep. 20, 1929
8 1
Oct. 14, 1929-Dec. 17, 1929
8 2
Jan. 2, 1930-May 31, 1930
8 3
June 2, 1930-Aug. 25, 1930
8 4
Sep. 2, 1930-Dec. 27, 1930
8 5
Jan. 1, 1931-May 29, 1931
8 6
June 1, 1931-Aug. 29, 1931
8 7
Sep. 3, 1931-Dec. 3, 1931
8 8
Jan. 4, 1932-Dec. 28, 1932
8 9
Jan. 2, 1933-Dec. 29, 1933
8 10
Jan. 6, 1934-July 7, 1934
8 11
July 9, 1934-Sep. 27, 1934
8 12
Oct. 17, 1934-Dec. 31, 1934
8 13
Feb. 8, 1935-Nov. 13, 1935
8 14
Oct. 18, 1936-Nov. 5, 1936
8 15
Sep. 10, 1937-Dec. 10, 1937
8 16
Oct. 12, 1938-Dec. 5, 1938
8 17
Oct. 10, 1939-Oct. 28, 1941
 
Organizational Correspondence (Martin)
8 18
The Pan American Union, 1925-1947
8 19
Eleanor Grimm, 1936-1970
8 20
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, 1925-1928
 
Millar, Jack W. [subseries]:
8 21
1960-1979
9 1
1980-1982
9 2
1983-1990
9 3
Siler, Joseph F., 1921-1970
9 4
Streit, Paul H., 1955-1963
 
Thatcher, Maurice, H. [subseries]:
9 5
1928-Aug. 23, 1958
9 6
Oct. 9, 1958-1975
9 7
1989
9 8
Winter, Phillip E., 1981-1987
9
Vice President [subseries]:
9 9
Joy, Robert J.T., 1979-1981
9 10
Tigertt, William D., 1981-1984
9 11
Webb, Hamilton B., 1978-1984
 
Secretary [subseries]:
9 12
Corning, Mary E., 1972-1991
9 13
Galloway, C. B., 1984
9 14
Howard, Lee, 1972-1974
9 15
Jacobs, Leon, 1969-1974
9 16
Legters, Llewellyn J., 1984-1985
9 17
Logan, W. H. G., 1924-1955
9 18
Simpson, Donald F., 1965-1969
9 19-20
Soper, Fred L., 1964-1965 [subseries]:
9 21
Williams, Louis L., 1957-1967
 
Treasurer [subseries]:
9 22
Bisselle, Hulbert T.; Christie, John M; Nevius, Avon M., 1928-1963
 
Assistant Treasurer [subseries]:
9 23
Cocker, John R.; Ravenel, Henry, Jr.; Gibbons, John C., 1963-1983
 
Attorneys [subseries]:
9 24
Strawn, Silas H.; Thatcher, Maurice H.; Keller, Joseph E., 1942-1989
 
Publicity Director [subseries]:
9 25
Willett, Herbert L., 1929-1930
 
Honorary Presidents [subseries]:
9 26
U.S. Presidents, 1923-1975
10 1
1970-1977
10 2
1989
 
Series IV: Executive Committee Meetings, 1921-1992 [series]:

This series consists of the official meeting minutes of the Executive Committee. Also included are minutes of the Executive Committee and Annual meetings. The Executive Committee met at the request of GMI's Chairman of the Board and exercised all powers of the Board of Directors when the Board was not in session. This body was responsible for the development of policies that governed GMI/GML, including supervision of expenditures, budget management, and supervision of the Endowment Fund. They also reviewed and approved GMI/GML scientific research objectives, approved any actions that might have had international implications, and approved/disapproved program changes recommended by the Director of GML.

The series includes the minutes of the provisional committee on the Gorgas Memorial Institute held in Washington, DC, January 31, 1921. The participants consisted of its founders, the Honorable Joseph Lefevre (Chargé d'Affaires and Acting Minister of Panama), Dr. L. S. Rowe, Director General of the Pan American Union, the Honorable John Bassett Moore, Surgeon General M. E. Ireland, US Army, Rear Admiral Surgeon General E. R. Stitt, US Navy and Rear Admiral William C. Braisted, US Navy. Surgeon General H. S. Cumming (Ret.) of the U.S. Public Health Service was also present and appointed to the committee. Their charge was to plan the establishment of the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory (Republic of Panama), at the request of President Belisario Porras, President of Panama. Several more meetings were held in Washington, DC and on September 19, 1921 a charter was established for the Gorgas Memorial Institute.

 
Minutes, 1921-1992 [subseries]:
10 3
1921
10 4
1922-1923
10 5
1924-1925
10 6
1926-1927
10 7
1928
10 9
1931-1934
10 10
193601938
10 11
1939-1944
10 12
1945-1948
10 13
1949-1956
10 14
1955
10 15
1961-1964
10 16
1964-1965
10 17
1966-1967
10 18
1969-1971
10 19
1972-April 11, 1974
10 20
May 9, 1974-September 12, 1974
10 21
1975-1976
11 1
1977
11 2
1978-January 31, 1979
11 3
September 19, 1979-January 15, 1981
11 4
January 30, 1981-December 9, 1981
11 5
1982
11 6
1983-1984
11 7
1985-1986
11 8
1987
11 9
March 24, 1988
11 10
August 9, 1988
11 11
October 20, 1988
11 12
January 13, 1989
11 13
April 21, 1989
11 14
June 30, 1989
11 15
January 4, 1990
11 16
July 26, 1990
11 17
March 8, 1991
11 18
April 8, 1992
11 19
June 16, 1992
12 1
(compilation), 1989-1992
 
Annual Meetings [subseries]:
 
1984-1985 [subseries]:
12 2
Minutes, 1984
12 3
Letters sent to members, 1984-1985
12 4
Signed guest registers, 1964-1988
 
1986 [subseries]:
12 5
Letters of invitation to GMI, 1986
12 6
Minutes (Financial), December, 1986
 
1987-1988 [subseries]:
12 7
Minutes, February 17-26, 1987
12 8
Letters to Board of Directors, 1987-1988
12 9
Minutes, February 10, [1988?]
12 10
Proxies - Board members, 1988
 
1989 [subseries]:
12 11
Minutes, 1989
 
1990 [subseries]:
12 12
Minutes, March 29, 1990
12 13
Minutes, August 27, 1990
12 14
Formal notices for meeting, February 15, 1990
 
Series V: GML Directors, 1929-1990 [series]:

This series details the management and operation of the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory (GML), located in the Republic of Panama. The Gorgas Memorial Laboratory operated under the auspices of the Gorgas Memorial Institute of Tropical and Preventive Medicine, Incorporated. The President and the Executive Committee of the GMITP selected the Director of the Laboratory, whose responsibility was to carry out the general policies relating to research as established by GMITP. The Director presented GMITP reports on the maintenance, operation, and research programs at GMITP Annual Meetings in Washington, DC. His specific duties were to develop and coordinate the research program with the scientific personnel at GML; maintain standards and review performance of those programs; develop new programs with the consent of the President and the Executive Committee; develop conferences and seminars; organize advisory groups to review and to give advice on research programs; and organize all budget formulation and execution, accounting, disbursement and internal control of expenditures, as well as administer all professional and non-professional staff. In addition to the above duties, the Director was responsible for maintaining and improving relationships with the Government of Panama (i.e., Ministry of Labor, Social Welfare and Public Health) and to develop a close association with scientific organizations in and outside of the Canal Zone, including world scientific organizations (i.e, The World Health Organization). In 1972, GML assumed the responsibility of the Middle America Research Unit (MARU), a local tropical disease laboratory in Panama was formerly a field station of the National Institutes of Health.

The largest set of correspondence comes from Herbert C. Clark, GML's first director who combined his experiences with the United Fruit Company, where he was Director of Laboratories and Preventive Medicine, and his knowledge of tropical diseases, to help place GML at the forefront in tropical diseases research. Young's files describe various contractual programs and grants that were established to initiate new programs for the study of human disease and research in parasitic studies. After Clark, Martin D. Young became very influential in international research and medicine, as director of GML. Both of these directors served GML until their retirement and demonstrated the management style needed to run this fragile institute. Their records also reflect the struggle of balancing politics, economics, and science in both the United States and in Central America.

This series is arranged alphabetically by the name of the director. There is also a small subseries titled "Health Directors." These were composed of U.S. military physicians and scientists appointed to GML.

 
Benenson, Abram S. [subseries]:
12 16
1977
13 1
1978-1979
13 2
1980-1982
 
Clark, Herbert C. [subseries]:
13 3
September 7, 1928
13 4
Sep. 26-Dec. 31, 1928
13 5
Jan. 11-Dec. 31, 1929
13 6
Jan. 2-Dec. 20, 1930
13 7
Jan. 2-Dec. 30, 1931
13 8
Jan. 5-Dec. 27, 1932
13 9
Jan. 6-Dec. 30, 1933
13 10
Jan. 3-Dec. 31, 1934
13 11
Jan. 2-Dec. 28, 1935
13 12
Jan. 2-Mar. 31, 1936
13 13
April 2-Sep. 30, 1936
13 14
Oct. 2-Dec. 31, 1936
13 15
Jan. 6-June 30, 1937
13 16
July 2-Dec. 30, 1937
13 17
Jan. 4-June 29, 1938
13 18
July 1-Dec. 29, 1938
13 19
Jan. 4-June 28, 1939
13 20
July 5-Dec. 22, 1939
14 1
Jan. 4-Dec. 30, 1940
14 2
Jan. 4-May 28, 1941
14 3
June 2-Dec. 24, 1941
14 4
Jan. 2-Dec. 30, 1942
14 5
Jan. 5-Dec. 31, 1943
14 6
Jan. 7-Dec. 29, 1944
14 7
Jan. 3-Dec. 20, 1945
14 8
April 1-Dec. 27, 1946
14 9
Jan. 2-April 29, 1947
14 10
May 2-Dec.30, 1947
14 11
Jan. 3-Aug. 31, 1948
14 12
Sep. 1-Dec. 28, 1948
14 13
Jan. 4-May 27, 1949
14 14
June 1-Dec. 29, 1949
14 15
Jan. 4-June 30, 1950
14 16
July 6-Dec. 29, 1950
14 17
Jan. 2-June 28, 1951
14 18
July 2-Dec. 27, 1951
14 19
Jan. 2-April 30, 1952
14 20
May 5-Dec. 31, 1952
15 1
Jan. 6-June 29, 1953
15 2
July 2-Dec. 30, 1953
15 3
Jan. 2-April 28, 1954
15 4
May 3-Dec. 29, 1954
15 5
1958-1981
15 6
1954-1960
 
Galindo, Pedro [subseries]:
15 7
1949-1972
15 8
1973-1974
15 9
1974-1976
15 10
1977-1981
15 11
1978-1981
 
Johnson, Carl M. [subseries]:
15 12
1933-1967
15 13
1970-1973
15 14
1974-Oct. 6, 1980
15 15
Oct. 7, 1980-1982
15 16
Reeves, William, 1987-1989
15 17
Rossan, Richard N., 1977-1990
15 18
Sáenz, Rolando, 1987
 
Watten, R. H. [subseries]:
15 19
1981-1982
16 1
1983
16 2
1984
16 3
1985
16 4
1986
16 5
1987-1988
 
Young, Martin D. [subseries]:
16 6
1963-1968
16 7
1969
16 8
1970-1973
16 9
1974-1977
16 10
GML Health Directors, 1942-1979
 
Series VI: Appropriations, Budgeting and Fundraising, 1924-1990 [series]:

This series documents the development, negotiation, and Congressional appropriations process of GMITP's annual budget. Statutory authorization began with an Act of Congressional approval on May 7, 1928 (H.R. 8128) permitting the U.S. Government to permanently appropriate a sum of $50,000 to be paid to the Gorgas Memorial Institute of Tropical and Preventive Medicine, Incorporated for the maintenance and operation of the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory in the Republic of Panama. Three conditions were to be met: (1) that the necessary buildings for the Laboratory be constructed within the Republic of Panama or the Canal Zone within five years after the Act of Congress became law; (2) that each of the Latin American governments be invited to contribute annually according to population size toward the maintenance and operation of the Laboratory; and (3) that the United States be represented permanently of the Board of Directors.

The subseries "Appropriations and Budget Process" documents written materials on budget requests and supporting information between the period of 1951-1986. There are also materials demonstrating close contact between GMTP officers and the Bureau of the Budget, Walter Reed Army Hospital and the Office of the United Nations on Economic and Social Affairs.

The "Fundraising" subseries documents GMITP's fundraising activities throughout the United States by the Committee for the Canal Zone Fund. Several methods and programs were created for fundraising including private donators and organizational campaigns.

 
Appropriations and Budget Process [subseries]:
16 11
Senator Lister Hill's Committee for School of Tropical Medicine, 1944-1945
16 12
Budget Committee Meeting Notes, 1946-1948
 
Correspondence [subseries]:
16 13
1951
16 14
1952
16 15
1953
16 16
1954
16 17
1955-Oct. 18, 1956
16 18
July 12-July 24, 1956
16 19
1957-July 3, 1959
16 20
Oct. 8, 1959-1960
16 21
1961
17 1
1962
17 2
1965
17 3
1975
17 4
Jan. 13-Feb. 5, 1976
17 5
Feb. 5-Mar. 18, 1976
17 6
Sept. 10-17, 1976
17 7
1977
17 8
1979
17 9
1981
17 10
1983
17 11
1984
17 12
1986
17 13
1987
 
Congressional Fiscal Year Hearings [subseries]:
17 14-17
1980-1982
18 1-7
1983-1990
 
Budget Estimates [subseries]:
18 8
1957-1960
18 9-11
1963-1965
18 12-13
Documents Supporting Budget Appropriations, 1982-1983
18 14
Published Account of Appropriation Hearings, 1978-1979
 
Fundraising [subseries]:
18 15
The Wards Systems Company, 1921-1926
18 16
Canal Zone Committee Fund, 1924-1943
18 17
The Gorgas Auxiliary No. 2, 1932-1935
18 18
Perla A. Brickner Bequest, 1934
18 19
Earl H. Mayne Bequest, 1950
18 20
Naval Medical Science Liaison Unit, 1960
18 21
"Infectious Diseases of Newborns" (Elias Alvin Fidanque), 1987-1988
 
General Correspondence [subseries]:
18 22
1953-1965
18 23
1979-1981
18 24
1982
18 25-26
1984
18 27
1985-1986
 
Series VII: Advisory Scientific Board, 1964-1992 [series]:

This series identifies the mission of the Advisory Scientific Board (ASB) and its relationship to GMITP. The membership consisted of scholars and medical and scientific researchers who made recommendations and evaluated research programs for GMI/GML development. The role of the ASB served two purposes. First it involved members in GMI/GML activities and second, it provided an internal editorial review mechanism for GMI/GML articles, papers, and other printed material(s) before publication in scientific/research journals. The members followed a specific review process that examined the writer's presentation and interpretation of data; significance of findings; methodology used; and made specific suggestions for improvement. The notion for an advisory board began with GML Director Martin Young in 1965.

In 1972, a resolution was adopted by GMI/GML that the ASB consist of not more than twenty-four members, appointed as individuals for rotating terms of office. In addition, selected institutional Panamanian representatives from the Ministry of Health and selected hospitals were also appointed. The term of office on the Board was for four years and the member could be re-elected by the Corporation.

During processing, files entitled 'Related Directors' originally housed with the Advisory Scientific Board materials, were moved to Series VIII: Board of Directors.

 
Minutes [subseries]:
19 1
1965-1984
19 2
1985
19 3-5
Nov. 15, 1988
 
Correspondence, Chairman of the Board and President [subseries]:
19 6
1977-1985
19 7
1986-1988
 
Members, 1967-1992 [subseries]:
19 8
Alexander, E. Russell, 1988-1992
19 9
Anthony, Ronald, 1977-1989
19 10
Beaver, Paul C., 1970-1990
19 11
Benenson, Abram S., 1983-1988
19 12
Brandariz, Carlos, 1983-1990
19 13
Bruce, John I., 1976-1989
19 14
Cole, Philip, 1989-1989
19 15
Craig, George B., Jr., 1979-1990
19 16
Cross, John, 1984-1989
19 17
Diggs, Carter L., 1986-1990
19 18
Downs, Wilbur G., 1965-1989
19 19
Dvorak, James, 1988-1992
19 20
Esquivel, José Renan, 1973-1987
 
Fairchild, Graham Bell [subseries]:
19 21
1938-1970
19 22
1971-1988
19 23
Frenkel, J. K., 1983-1990
19 24
Greene, Bruce M., 1983-1990
19 25
Groot, Hernando, 1988-1990
19 26
Hertig, Marshall, 1979-1990
19 27
Heyneman, Donald, 1967-1979
19 28
LeDuc, James W., 1967-1987
19 29
Lopez, Carlos, 1988
19 30
Luftig, Ronald B., 1988-1989
19 31
Monath, Thomas P., 1987-1990
19 32
Neva, Franklina, 1969-1988
19 33
Remington, Jack S., 1972-1990
19 34
Rubinoff, Ira, 1973-1990
20 1
Russell, Philip, K., 1972-1989
20 2
Sack, R. Bradley, 1987
20 3
Sanchez, Ceferino, 1984-1990
20 4
Schlesinger, R. Walter, 1974-1991
20 5
Schmunis, Gabriel A., 1987-1990
20 6
Shope, Robert E., 1972-1989
20 7
Taylor, Diane W., 1988
20 8
Taylor, Robert L., 1974-1990
20 9
Traiger, William, 1979-1988
20 10
Tesh, Robert B, 1988-1990
20 11
Weller, Thomas H., 1972-1989
20 12
Wyler, David J., 1979-1987
20 13
Young, Martin D, 1972-1988
20 14
Circulatory Letters, 1964-1985
 
Series VIII: Legislation Supporting GML, 1927-1990 [series]:

This series documents the activities of the U.S. Congress in supporting the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory in Panama. The series is arranged from the earliest legislation activity to the latest. The subseries "Legislation" documents the U.S. Congress discussions and voting actions surrounding its decision-making and participation as a financial supporter of GMITP, by unanimously voting to authorize a permanent annual contribution to GML beginning in 1928. The subseries "Correspondence" documents the enormous and consistent energies by Congressional supporters, such as Maurice Thatcher and Lister Hill throughout the years that influenced the U.S. government to make annual appropriations for additional funds to operate and maintain the research facility. There is also documentation on the annual reports that were published by Congress on each transition of the debate, as well as testimonies made by GMITP officials Jack Millar, Leon Jacobs and Walter Bloedorn.

 
Legislation [subseries]:
20 15
H.R. 8128, 1927-1928
20 16
H.R. 9544, 1938
20 17
H.R. 1456, 1948
20 18
H.R. 6714, 1977
20 19
H.R. 15758, 1968-1969
20 20
S. 1456, 1953-1954
20 21
S. 2219, 1959
20 22
S. 3179, 1960
20 23
S. 511, 1965
20 24
S. 1922, 1967
 
Correspondence [subseries]:
20 25
Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1953-1954
20 26
Appropriations, 1953-1954
20 27
Bloedorn, Walter A., President GMITP, Incorporated, 1958
 
Committee on Foreign Affairs [subseries]:
20 28
1959
20 29
1973-1974
 
Senate Hearings [subseries]:
20 30
1966-1967
20 31
1970
21 1
1963-1965
21 2
Preparatory Questions and Answers for Hearings, 1974
21 3
GMITP President's Testimony, March 13, 1974
21 4
Congressional Materials, 1958; 1974; 1977
21 5
Amendments, 1978
21 6
Congressional Record, 1959; 1965; 1968; 1974
21 7
Jack Millar Testimonies, 1975-1981
21 8
Leon Jacob Testimonies, 1982-1988
 
GML Report on Budget [subseries]:
21 9
1970
21 10
1971-1973
21 11
1974-1975
21 12
1987-1988
 
Senate Reports [subseries]:
21 13
June 23, 1988
21 14
1988-1989
21 15
Notes on Formal Reports, 1954-1991
 
Annual Reports to Congress [subseries]:
22 1
1928-1959
22 2
1960-1969
22 3
1970-1980
22 4
1981
22 5
1982
22 6
1983
22 7
1984-1985
22 8
1985-1986
22 9-10
1987
22 11
1990
22 12
Miscellaneous Legislative Materials, 1990-1991
22 13
Legislative initiative, 1990
 
Series IX: Educational Programs and Special Activities, 1939; 1958-1991 [series]:

This series documents several events that were sponsored by GMITP in relation to training and graduate programs, special lecture series, and their celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Gorgas Memorial Institute. The subseries "Educational Training Programs" documents the commitment by GMITP to academic institutions in helping them administer fellowship programs in parasitology and tropical medicine at GML. The oldest program was with Louisiana State University, established in 1958 under the direction of GML directors Carl M. Johnson, Marshall Hertig and Pedro Galindo. In 1972, Michigan State University established a similar program for doctoral candidates through their Latin American Studies Center (LASC) under Galindo's supervision at GML. Although the University of Alabama at Birmingham would not develop an academic program that would bring GML and UAB together until 1984, UAB maintained a historic relationship with GMITP due to it history with the Gorgas family. The subseries "Lecture Series" documents the kinds of scholars/scientists who were attracted to tropical medicine and its challenging areas of research. The Fred Soper Lecture Series was co-sponsored by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and continues to take place at the Society's annual meetings.

 
Educational Training Programs [subseries]:
 
Louisiana State University School of Medicine In New Orleans [subseries]:
22 14
1958-1969
22 15
1970-1972
22 16
1973-1974
23 1
1975-1985
23 2-3
Michigan State University, 1969-1985
 
University of Alabama at Birmingham [subseries]:
23 4
1964-1979
23 5
1984
23 6
1985
23 7
1986-1990
 
Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) [subseries]:
23 8
1943-1970
23 9
1971-Feb. 6, 1976
23 10
Feb. 24, 1976-1985
 
Fiftieth Anniversary (1978-1979) [subseries]:
23 11-12
Correspondence, 1978
23 13
Guest Lists, 1978
23 14
Proceedings and Programs, 1978
23 15
Responses to Invitations, 1978
23 16
Expenditures, 1978
 
Lecture Series, 1939; 1977-1991 [subseries]:
23 17
American Red Cross (Lecture Series), 1939
 
Fred Soper Lecture Series [subseries]:
23 18
1977-1979
23 19
1981
23 20
1982-1986
24 1
1987
24 2
1990-1991
24 3
Lister Hill Graduate Fellowship Award, 1968-1969
25 1
Lister Hill Graduate Fellowship Award (cont'd.), 1969-1983
 
Series X: Gorgas Memorial Laboratory History in Panama, 1929-1990 [series]:

This series describes the history of the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory in Panama from its inception and dedication to the purchases of lands and buildings for the co-sponsored research facility by the United States and the Republic of Panama. There are also original documents on the license and operations of the laboratory explaining the boundaries of lands, purchase agreements and legal deeds. The lands used for gathering information on tropical topography, geography, animals familiar to the region and people of that region investigated became important resources to GML scientists and the use of tropical regions such as those named in the subseries "GML Field Stations" were identified as areas of concern in parasitic diseases. There is also evidence that the GML Director (Panama) was proactive in these contractual agreements, For instance in several of the 'Public Deeds' records Herbert C. Clark is designated as the representative for GML, as well as any comments he made on GMITP's behalf. This is also seen in the folder titled "Background Information" detailing the early conception of the role the laboratory would play in fighting yellow fever, malaria and other parasitic diseases.

The subseries entitled "The Rand Insectary" documents the dedication ceremony for the research building that funds by James H. Rand (Colonial Research Institute) donated to assist GML in providing greater technical and scientific structure to its research center. The insectary building was a facility that had a controlled temperature environment, special lighting, areas for incubation for controlled experiments, and extra laboratory space. The series encompasses activity from 1929-1990, but does not contain the documents of the Fogarty International Center (FIC), which became the managing overseer for GMITP/GML in 1970. The FIC's involvement and history may be found in the series entitled "Fogarty International Center".

 
General Correspondence [subseries]:
25 2-3
1948-1982
25 4
1980-1988
 
GML Dedication [subseries]:
25 5
Dedication of GML in Panama, 1923-1929
25 6
Dedication Program, April 27, 1963
25 7
Guests, 1963
 
GML Status in Panama [subseries]:
25 8
Original Documents of GML Property in Panama, 1931-1946
25 9
Presidents of Panama, 1923-1963
25 10-11
Panama Canal Treaties, 1977-1983
25 12
Mission and Role, 1928-1980
 
Background Information on GML [subseries]:
25 13
1932-1959
25 14-15
1963-1965
25 16-17
1974-1981
 
Licenses to Operate [subseries]:
25 18
Public Deed Number 577, 1929
25 19
Law Number 15, 1932
25 20
Law Number 46, 1953
25 21
Canal Zone License Number 5532, 1972
25 22
Law 84, 1973
25 23
Public Deed no. 4, 1930-1969
25 24
Public Deed Number 4,137, 1990
 
GML Field Stations [subseries]:
25 25
Abgado and Aojeta Islands, 1977-1983
25 26-27
Bayano Project (Maje Island), 1975-1986
26 1
Bayano Project (Maje Island) (cont'd.), 1986-1989
26 2
Gorgas Memorial Laboratory Projects, 1961-1967
 
The Rand Insectary (James H. Rand, President) [subseries]:
26 3
Colonial Research Institute, 1962-1976
26 4
Three-Story Laboratory, 1962-1963
26 5
Dedication Exercises, Rand Insectary, March 4, 1965 [subseries]:
26 6
Program and Speeches, March 4, 1965
26 7
Responses to Invitations, 1965
26 8
Speeches, 1966-1967
26 9
NIAID Staff and Counselors, 1970
26 10
Military Medicine Conference, April 20-23, 1970
26 11
Pamphlets on GML, 1928-1929
26 12
Articles on GML, 1951-1958
26 13-14
Newspaper Articles, 1960-1970
26 15
Newsletters, 1983-1985
 
Site Visits [subseries]:
26 16
July 24-25, 1989
26 17
June 15-21, 1990
 
Series XI: Personal History of William C. Gorgas, 1916-1988 [series]:

This series on William C. Gorgas highlights chronicled journal notes by Gorgas, during an investigative expedition throughout Central America, as Chairman of the Commission on Yellow Fever. This series also highlights the Gorgas family, the University of Alabama, where his father was president, as well as tributes made to him by his colleagues. The remaining folders in this series document references and a biographical sketch on Gorgas, as well as the Gorgas Medal, an award first issued in 1942 by Wyeth Laboratories. Series XV contains a sample medal.

26 18
Journals of William C. Gorgas, 1916-1919
26 19
Gorgas Funeral and Memorial, 1920-1921
26 20
Mrs. Marie Doughty Gorgas (Mrs. William C. Gorgas), 1921-1929
27 1
Relatives of William C. Gorgas, 1929-1978
27 2
Information About William C. Gorgas, 1964-1976
27 3
Gorgas House Dedication, 1966
27 4
The Gorgas House, University of Alabama, 1982
 
Reprints, Speeches, Papers [subseries]:
27 5
"Public Sanitation: Disappearance of Yellow fever From Havana, Cuba", Jan. 3, 1903
27 5
"Methods of Quarantine Against Yellow Fever Adopted in Havana, Cuba", Jan. 17, 1903
27 5
"The Practical Mosquito Work Done at Havana, Cuba", 1903
27 5
"Report on the Isthmian Canal", May 25, 1904
27 5
"Sanitation at Panama", June 26, 1911
27 5
"The Part Doctors Have Taken In The Construction Of The Panama Canal", May 31, 1913
27 6-7
Articles on William C. Gorgas, 1921-1988
27 8
List of References on Gorgas, 1936-1971
28 1
Biographical Sketch of William C. Gorgas, July 24, 1975
28 2
Tributes to Gorgas by Contemporaries
28 3
Anniversary Memorabilia, 1954-1955
 
Series XII: 40 Years of Tropical Medicine Research--A History of GMITP, 1921-1972 [series]:

This series documents the efforts of consultant/historian Willard H. Wright in writing the published history of GMITP in his book, 40 Years of Tropical Medicine Research - A History Of The Gorgas Memorial Institute Of Tropical And Preventive Medicine, Incorporated and The Gorgas Memorial Laboratory. The main goal of the book was to record GMI's mission and provide insight into the crucial and uncommon scientific matters that would enable medical and scientific researchers to broaden their understanding of tropical and preventive medicines in South America and other tropical regions.

The series also reflects the detailed process of collecting information from GMITP informants, typographical editing, permission searches, as well as by maintaining correspondence with GMITP administrators, board members, and secretaries. Also included are some background materials provided by GML administrators that Wright collected while writing the book.

The "Correspondence" subseries is a good for location to find summary information about GMI/GML such as a list of the professional staff of GML from 1928-1968 that specified years of employment and title. In addition, a list of 'editorial policies' in these files exhibit the chronological listing of minutes of meetings/comments recorded in the history (Correspondence 1968-1969). The "Oral History Interviews" subseries consists of audio taped interviews of administrators, secretaries, and other officials from GMITP.

29 1-2
Publication Correspondence, 1967-1972 [subseries]:
29 3
Early Correspondence, 1921-1928
 
GMI/GML Administrators [subseries]:
29 4-5
Franklin H. Martin, 1924-1932 [subseries]:
29 6
Maurice Thatcher, 1927-1928
29 7
Martin D. Young, 1968-1970
 
Diplomats of South American and Caribbean Countries [subseries]:
29 8
Argentina, 1921-1931
29 9
Bolivia, 1928-1932
29 10
Brazil, 1928-1940
29 11
Chile, 1924-1940
29 12
Costa Rica, 1928-1972
29 13
Colombia, 1928-1940
29 14
Cuba, 1928-1937
29 15
Dominican Republic, 1921-1936
29 16
Ecuador, 1928-1932
29 17
El Salvador, 1928-1972
29 18
Guatemala, 1929-1972
29 19
Haiti, 1929-1937
29 20
Honduras, 1928-1972
29 21
Mexico, 1928-1936
29 22
Nicaragua, 1923-1972
29 23
Panama, 1921-1929
29 24
Paraguay, 1937-1938
29 25
Peru, 1928-1931
29 26
Uruguay, 1921-1934
29 27
Venezuela, 1921-1937
29 28
Latin American Countries Contributions and Support, 1921-1930
29 29
List of Luncheon Guests of Latin American Countries, Oct., 1931
29 30
Book Reviews, 1971-1972
29 31
Facts About GMITP, May 15, 1928
29 32
Early Pamphlets on GMI, 1920-1923
29 33
University of Pennsylvania, Veterinary Medicine, 1937-1943
29 34
Joint Committee on Printing, 1936
29 35
Clerk of House of Representatives, U.S. Capitol, 1933-1972
 
Oral History Interviews (audio tapes) [subseries]:
29 36
Camilo A. Porras, Feb. 14, 1968
29 36
Maurice H. Thatcher, May 9, 1968
29 36
Helen A. King, July 8, 1968
29 36
Gladys R. Newman, July 8, 1968
29 36
Edward I. Salisbury, July 11, 1968
29 37
Carl M. Johnson, Feb. 12, 1968
29 37
Graham B. Fairchild, Feb. 13, 1968
29 37
Eleanor K. Grimm, Jan. 22, 1968
29 37
Recorded newspaper articles from the Star and Herald, Panama and cornerstone dedication of GML by President Belisario Porras, Feb. 18, 1923
 
Series XIII: Fogarty International Center, 1964-1992 [series]:

This series documents the federally mandated affiliation between the Gorgas Memorial Institute/Gorgas Memorial Laboratory and the Fogarty International Center (FIC) in 1970. The series gives historical information on GML's reorganization which include: the early plans of Congress (see the "Correspondence (FIC)" subseries); FIC's control over the financial resources of GML; projects at GML; the task of playing a significant role as sole agency of the Federal government charged with the responsibility for international objectives in biomedical research and advanced education (see subseries "Work Manual for FIC Site Visits" and "Reports on Site Visits"). There is also information on the agency's role in the closing of GML in the subseries "GML Closure Correspondence," which documents internal discussions with GMITP during GML's final days.

30 1
Proposals and Plans for Medical Library, 1965-1972
30 2
Goals and Objectives Committee for GML, 1982
 
Correspondence (FIC) [subseries]:
30 3-4
1967-1972
30 5
1973-1974
30 6
1975-1977
30 7
1979
30 8-9
1981-1986
 
GML Closure [subseries]:
30 10
1989
30 11-12
1990
30 13
1991-1992
31 1
Letters of Support for GMI/GML, 1984-1992
31 2
Institutional Correspondence, 1991
31 2-3
Building 265 (MARU), 1972-1983
31 4
GML Funding for Increased Appropriation, 1970-1975
31 5
GML Loan and Line of Credit (Panama), 1983
31 6
Reorganization Plans [subseries]:
31 7
1982-1983
31 8
1986-1987
31 9
Quality and Relevance of Research at GML, 1983
31 10
GML Publicity for Library, 1984
31 11
GML Director Work Contracts, 1964-1981
31 12
Review of GML Operations (GAO), 1985
31 13
GMI Financial Statement Plan for FY 1986, 1983-1985
31 14
Status of Biomedical Research and Related Technology for Tropical Diseases, 1954-1981
31 15
GML Additional Space for Serum Bank Site, 1985
 
Work Manual for FIC Site Visits [subseries]:
31 16
Sept., 1976
31 17
May, 1980
31 18
May, 1980
 
Site Visit Reports [subseries]:
31 19
July, Oct., 1976
31 20
Aug., 1978
32 1
Mar., 1980
32 2
May, 1980
32 3
Nov., 1984
32 4
Aug., 1985
 
Series XIV: Public Health Education Programs, 1921-1990 [series]:

This series documents GMI's Health Corps activities with the American public through a variety of radio talks, health articles, speaking programs, and health education programs in schools emphasizing the importance of good health and hygiene. Both the "Radio Talks" and "Health Education Programs" subseries document articles written by medical doctors who were affiliated with GMITP. The articles were "friendly" and written specifically for the general public to understand. This same method was used in gathering state subscriptions for membership in the corporation. Physicians, nurses, and educators were used to persuade the American public to view the articles as an opportunity to better understand health needs; germs, cancer, heart disease, arthritis, pimples, high blood pressure, congenital diseases of the eyes and mosquito bites and much more. Many of the articles on specific subjects were created after requests were made. GMI also organized state memberships called the "General Committee of Organized Cities" as a method of informing citizens on health issues. This program demonstrates how GMITP depended on regional expansion to reach the public. The subseries "GMI/GML Publications" documents the more scientific/scholarly papers published in academic and medical/scientific journals.

 
Radio Talks (A-S), 1921-1990 [subseries]:
32 5-23
[1921]
32 24
Clark and Martin talks, 1931-1934
32 25
Index of Subjects for Radio Talks, [1921-?]
32 26
Broadcasting Stations for Radio Talks, [1925-?]
 
Health Education Programs [subseries]:
32 27
Introductory Letters, [1921-?]
32 28
Publicity, [1921-?]
32 29-32
State Memberships, 1928-1932
32 33
Publications on Gorgas Birthday, 1932
32 34
Periodic Health Exam Pamphlets, 1933
32 35
The Joy of Living: An autobiography by Dr. Franklin H. Martin, [1921?]
33 1-4
United Press Releases, [1921?]
 
News Releases [subseries]:
33 5
1925
33 6-7
1926
33 8-10
1927
34 1-3
1928
34 4-6
1929
34 7-9
1930
 
GML/GMI Publications [subseries]:
35 1-2
1974-1975
35 3
1975
35 4-5
1979-1980
35 6-7
1979-1981
35 8-9
1981-1982
35 10-11
1982-1983
35 12
1984
35 13
1985-1986
35 14
1987
35 15
1988
36 1
1989
36 2
1990
36 3
Newsletters, 1966-1985
43
List of publications (4 rolls microfilm)
 
Series XV: Photographs, Scrapbooks, and Artifacts, 1905-1988 [series]:

This series contains photographs and scrapbooks of a variety of places, people, events and annual meetings that were important to the history of GMITP, both in the United States and in Panama. The "Places" subseries documents the early construction days of the Panama Canal and photographs of the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory. The "People" subseries includes significant figures in the history of GML, the early GML directors and GMITP incorporators, GML staff, and research scientists. There are also a few posters used during a GMITP health campaign.

Two scrapbooks contain an extensive assortment of photographs from the early Yellow Fever Commission work done in Panama by Gorgas and others: the 1905 expedition, led by Gorgas, is titled "The United Fruit Company"; the second is titled "International Health Board". There are also two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings devoted to articles about GMITP and its activities.

41
Yellow Fever Commission Expeditions [subseries]:
41
The United Fruit Company (2 folders), 1905
41
International Health Board, 1916-1919; 1921
 
Places [subseries]:
36
Isthmian Canal Commission (22 photographs), 1906-1907
36
Canal Zone Studies, 1921
36
Construction Days of the Panama Canal, 1940
36
The Gorgas Memorial Laboratory, Republic of Panama
36
GML, 1956
36
GML, June 26, 1975
36
Alexander Wetmore Bridge-- Maje Island, Jan. 22, 1988
36
Gorgas House--University of Alabama, Apr. 25, 1969
36
People [subseries]:
36
William C. Gorgas
36
Yellow Fever Commission
36
Belisario Porras
36
GMITP Incorporators, 1921
36
William C. Braisted, 1921-1925
36
GMI Scientific Board, Nov. 13, 1928
36
Maurice H. Thatcher, Aug. 11, 1928
36
Herbert C. Clark, 1930; 1950; n.d.
36
Herbert C. Clark, George Crile (signed), Dec. 10, 1937
36
GML Staff and Scientists, 1937
36
GMI Presidents, 1928-1957
36
GML Scientists in the Field, 1948
36
Walter A. Bloedorn, 1958
36
GML Staff and Administrators, 1958-1974
36
Henry Rose Carter
36
Charles E. Magoon
36
Sir Henry Wellcome (signed)
39
GMI Incorporators, Oct. 26, 1921
39
GMI Scientific Board, Nov. 13, 1928
39
General Medical National Board
39
Gorgas Essay Winner at White House, May 16, 1938
 
Annual Meetings [subseries]:
37
Chicago, Ill., 1929
37
Washington, DC, Nov. 22, 1932
37
Boston, MA, Oct. 17, 1934
37
Washington, DC, Nov. 5, 1936
37
Washington, DC, Oct. 30, 1953
39
Washington, DC, Oct. 30, 1961
39
Washington, DC, Nov. 8, 1966
37
Washington, DC, Nov. 1, 1973
37
Washington, DC, Oct. 28, 1976
37
Washington, DC, Oct. 1976
37
Washington, DC, 1977
 
Events [subseries]:
38
Dedication GML, Feb. 18, 1923
38
Panama Deeds GML, Aug. 25, 1928
38
Certificate of Merit--Senator Lister Hill, 1961
38
The Rand Insectary Dedication, 1963
38
Signatory Ceremony, Apr. 25, 1969
38
Maurice H. Thatcher Birthday Celebration, Aug. 15, 1970
38
Signatory Ceremony for the Establishment of, 1972
38
GMI-MARU, Sept. 30, 1974
38
Signatory Ceremony--Martin D. Young, Sept. 26, 1978
38
GML--Panama, June, 1972
40
Laying of cornerstone--GMI-Panama, February, 1923
40
Luncheon--Latin American Diplomats, Washington, DC, 1965
40
Public Law 89-181 and Signed Letter--Lister Hill Resolution, Jan. 3, 1969
39
GMI Officials [subseries]:
39
Benenson, Abram S.
39
Bloedorn, Walter A.
39
Braistead, William C.
39
Clark, Herbert C.
39
Crile, George
39
Crowell, Bowman C.
39
Cumming, Hugh S.
39
Galindo, P.
39
Grayson, Cary T.
39
Galloway, Calvin B.
39
Jacobs, Leon
39
Johnson, Carl M.
39
Martin, Franklin H.
39
Millar, Jack W.
39
Siler, Joseph F.
39
Soper, Fred L.
39
Streit, Paul H.
39
Watten, Raymond H.
39
Winter, Phillip E.
39
Young, Martin D.
40
Health Education Posters, 1920s
41
Panama and American hospital buildings (includes colored postcards), 1920s
42
Newsclipping scrapbook, 1930s
42
Newsclipping scrapbook
43-44
Printing Blocks
44
Gorgas Medal
Map case 1
Gorgas medal award certificates (to James S. Simmons, Edward R. Stitt), 1952; 1942
45 1-2
Gorgas health caravan scrapbook (newsclippings), 1928-1929
46 1-4
Newsclippings (alpha by state), 1925
47 1-4
Newsclippings (alpha by state) cont'd., 1925
48
Ninth Gorgas essay contest, 1937-1938