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Walter Reed Papers 1888-1972
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Correspondence, reports, orders, illustrations, and blueprints. Much of the material pertains to the study and prevention of typhoid fever. Correspondents include William P. Duvall, R.M. O'Reilly, and George Miller Sternberg. E.O. Shakespeare and Victor C. Vaughan are joint authors with Reed of some reports. Contains typescript copies of letters to William C. Gorgas, in the library of the Denver Medical Society. Includes miscellaneous items pertaining to Reed, including a copy of John S. Billings' letter regarding transfer of Reed to the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office.

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