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Richard M. Taylor Papers 1930-1981
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Title: Richard M. Taylor Papers
Creator: Taylor, Richard M. (Richard Moreland), 1887-1981
Dates: 1930-1981
Extent: 1.88 linear feet (3 boxes)
Abstract:
Taylor was a microbiologist, public health official and Director of the Rockefeller Foundation International Health Division. His specialty was arboviruses. In 1951 he helped establish a program at the U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU-3) in Egypt to study mosquito- and tick-borne viruses and their transmission cycles. Collaborating closely with Telford Work and others, their work helped eradicate yellow fever and identified the West Nile virus.

Call number: MS C 629
Language: Collection materials primarily in English
Location: History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine