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Wilbur A. Sawyer Papers 1879-1995
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Box | Folder Title
 
Series 1: Personal and Biographical, 1919-1994 [series]:
1 1
Biographical data, c.v., tributes, 1944-1953
1 2
Obituaries, 1951
1 3
Articles, clippings, speeches, bibliography, [1932]-1994
1 4
Legal and financial records, 1930-1947
1 5
Honors and awards, 1926-[1951]
1 6
Vital statistics and professional certificates, 1938-1951
1 7
Employment records, 1944-1948
1 8
Military records, 1919
5
Friendship calendar, 1944
5
Addresses and notes, undated
5
Addresses, anniversaries, cash account books, undated
5
Commemorative silver boomerang: Australian Hookworm Campaign, 1919-1924, 23 Nov 1922
 
Series 2: Correspondence, 1911-1995 [series]:
 
Personal correspondence, 1911-1995 [subseries]:
1 14
1911
1 15
1915
1 16
1916
1 17
1918 Feb-May
1 18
1918 Jun-Jul
1 19
1918 Aug-Oct
2 1
1920
2 2
1921
2 3
1923
2 4
1924
2 5
1925
2 6
1926
2 7
1927
2 8
1928
2 9
1930
2 10
1932
2 11
1933
2 12
1934
2 13
1936
2 14
1937
2 15
1938
2 16
1939-1941
2 17
1942
2 18
1943
2 19
1944
2 20
1945
2 21
1946-1947
3 1
1949
3 2
1950
3 3
1951
3 4
1952
1 9
Condolence letters, A-C, 1951-1952
1 10
Condolence letters, D-H, 1951
1 11
Condolence letters, I-R, 1951
1 12
Condolence letters, S-Y, 1951
1 13
Condolence letters, unidentified, 1951
4 4
Sawyer family correspondence re: vaccination / hepatitis controversy, 1952-1995
 
Professional correspondence, 1917-1952 [subseries]:
3 5
1917-1928
3 6
1931-1939
3 7
1940-1943
3 9
1944-1946
3 10
1947
3 11
1948
3 12
1949
3 13
1950
3 14
1951
3 15
1952
5
Index of correspondents noting letters sent and received by Sawyer, 1946-1951
 
Series 3: Diary Books, 1899-1951 [series]:
6
I, 12 Jul 1899-22 Jul 1900
6
II, 23 Jul 1900-23 Mar 1901
6
III, 24 Mar-3 Oct 1901
6
IV, 3 Oct 1901-1 Jun 1902
6
V, 1 Jun 1902-30 Dec 1903
6
VII, 30 Dec 1903-19 Sep 1905
6
IX, 20 Sep 1905-7 Jun 1908
6
X, 11 Jun 1908-20 Sep 1911
6
XII, 24 Sep 1911-17 Nov 1914
6
XIV, 22 Nov 1914-13 Nov 1918
6
XV, 14 Nov 1918-31 Dec 1921
6
XVI, 8 Jan-19 Oct 1922
6
XVII, 23 Oct 1922-8 Jan 1924
6
XVIII, 8 Jan-5 Apr 1924
6
XIX, 5 Apr-10 Oct 1924
6
XX, 8 Oct 1924-12 Nov 1926
6
XXI, 12 Nov 1926-1 Jun 1930
6
XXIII, 2 Jun 1930-18 Jul 1932
6
XXIV, 24 Jul 1932-16 Feb 1933
6
XXV, 17 Feb 1933-27 Dec 1934
6
XXVI, 1 Jan 1935-23 Mar 1937
7
XXVIII, 23 Mar 1937-7 Feb 1938
7
XXIX, 7 Feb 1938-4 Jan 1939
7
XXX, 4 Jan 1939-10 Dec 1940
7
XXXI, 30 Dec 1940-31 May 1944
7
XXXII, 1 Jun 1944-12 Aug 1945
7
XXXIII, 13 Aug 1945-10 May 1946
7
XXXIV, 12 May 1946-26 May 1949
7
XXXV, 26 May 1949-29 Jan 1950
7
XXXVI, 29 Jan 1950-9 Feb 1951
7
XXXVII (W.A.S. died 12 Nov 1951), 10 Feb-17 Oct 1951
7
XXXVIII (includes list of publications and papers; record of his health while hospitalized), 18 Jun 1951-27 Oct 1951
3 8
Diary, typed sheets, 5 Apr 1940-10 Mar 1941
 
Series 4: Account Books, 1904-1951 [series]:
8
VI, cash account, 15 Oct 1902-7 Sep 1904
8
VIII, cash account, 7 Sep 1904-19 Nov 1908
8
XI, cash account, 18 Nov 1908-22 Mar 1910
8
XIII, cash and various accounts, 24 Apr 1912-13 Jul 1927
8
XXII, cash and various accounts, 7 Apr 1913-27 Feb 1936
8
XXVII, accounts, 27 Feb 1936-31 Dec 1951
 
Series 5: Photographs and Motion Pictures, [1879]-1951 [series]:
 
Albums, 1913-1951 [subseries]:
4 12
[Medical school mock treatment exercise? Pictures Sawyer and senior classmates], [ca. 1913]
9 1-3
Yosemite; typhoid epidemic, Hanford, Ca.; Idylwild; family photos near Sacramento, Ca.; Sequoia / Kings Canyon National Park; Williamsburg and Yorktown, Va., 1914-1919
4 13
Australia: hookworm campaign colleagues, children, other tourist photos; China: Great Wall, Peking, 1919-1921
9 4-7
Australia and New Guinea, hookworm campaign; Siam [Bangkok, Thailand]; India; Ceylon, 1920-1921
10 1-4
Australia: family in Brisbane; Queensland; hookworm campaign; Java trip: Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Batavia, Sawarang, 1920-1923
10 5-9
Leesburg, Ga. (Sawyer in the field); family in Melbourne, Australia; Ceylon (Colombo, Jaffra); Palestine; India; Egypt; Switzerland; France; England, 1923-1924
9 8
Leesburg, Ga. (gathering mosquitoes); Ceylon; India (Calcutta; vaccinations, dispensaries, latrines); Palestine, 1924-1925
11 1-5
Family: North Carolina; Mississippi; Woodside and Waterford, Ca.; Georgia; Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y. house; portraits of Margaret and Wilbur Sawyer; France vacation; Professional: Columbia (Bogata, Magdalena); Panama Canal Zone; Curacao; Venezuela; Puerto Rico; China; African "Gold Coast" (Lagos, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Ghana), 1925-1935
12 1-8
Personal: Waterford, Ca.; Hastings-on-Hudson house; Professional: Rockefeller Foundation offices and laboratories; Rockefeller Center; African "Gold Coast" ; French Equatorial Africa and Belgian Congo yellow fever laboratories (Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo [Zaire]); Zimbabwe; Rhodesia (quarantine camps for miners, malaria control ditches, mosquito capture squads); South Africa (Cape Town, Pretoria); Nigeria; Morocco (Algiers); Azores; Holland; Germany; Italy; China (anti-malaria billboard), 1930-1937
11 6-10
Switzerland; Yosemite vacation; Wallace Carroll family; India (Delhi, Coonoor); Uganda; Cairo, Egypt; Cuba; Costa Rica; California (family reunion); Columbia (Villavicencio, Thomas Parran images); Ecuador; Brazil; Chile; Bolivia; UNRRA office and staff (Poland, China); International Sanitary Convention signing ceremonies, 1936-1946
9 9
Entebbe, Africa (children, fauna, infrastructure): inscribed "to WAS from AFM", 1938
13 1-4
Sawyer family and house in Washington, D.C.; family portraits; house in Berkeley, Ca.; Oregon and Yosemite vacation (Mt. Shasta); China; Mexico; Panama (yellow fever vaccinations); 4th International Congresses on Tropical Disease ephemera; Walter Reed commemoration meeting (Washington, D.C.), 1945-1951
 
Loose pages and individual photographs, [1879]-1945 [subseries]:
4 5
Sawyer as infant with grandmother [tintype], [1879]
4 6
Photographs of Sawyer, 1906-1925
4 7
W.A.S. in lab at Pasteur Institute (1912); Japan (1913); Panama canal zone (1937); typhoid epidemic team, California (1914); International Sanitary Convention signing ceremony (1945); Board for investigation and control of influenza in the army (1942), 1913-1945
4 8
Columbia, Nigeria, France, 1925-1935
4 9
Panama; Spain; India; Cartegana, Columbia; Bolivia; unidentified [India?], 1925-1939
4 10
Photographs of J.H. Bauer, Fred L. Soper, 1935
4 11
Austria; Hungary; Germany; Turkey [loose leaf from album], 1936
 
Scenes in West Africa: West African Yellow Fever Commission [motion pictures], 1923 [subseries]:
14
Film 1 [VHS tape], 1923

Contents: street scenes in Lagos; the Commission's compound in Yaba; the opening of the legislative council of Nigeria; fumigating after yellow fever in Lagos; collecting mosquito larvae in Lagos; down the Ogun River in Nigeria; scenes from Oshogbo at end of Ramadan; from Oshogbo to Ogbomosho; road to Ibadan; scenes from Ibadan; a trip to Iwopin in Nigeria; trooping the colors in Lagos; Beiram Festival of the Mohammedans in Lagos.

14
Film 2 [VHS tape], 1923

Contents: school on a Lagos street; natives and their homes in Lagos; an official's home in Ikoyi; a tennis party at the Medical Research Institute; local scenes; river scenes; collecting mosquito larvae.

14
Film 3 [VHS tape], 1923

Contents: collecting mosquito larvae; scenes from Oshogbo at end of Ramadan; a visit to Ilesha; collecting cotton; Baptist Hospital African Mission; Oyo (the Yorba capital); road to Ibadan; scenes in Ibadan (thatched mud huts; goat herding; market place; inside a hospital).

14
Film 4 [VHS tape], 1923

Contents: trip to Iwopin in Nigeria; trooping the colors in Lagos; Beiram festival of the Mohammedans in Lagos.

 
Series 6: Printed Material, 1943-1951 [series]:
4 1
"Precautions Against the Introduction of Tropical Diseases into the United States by Returning Military Personnel: A Report to the Subcommittee on Tropical Diseases of the National Research Council", 10 Mar 1943
4 2
"Jaundice in Army Personnel in the Western Region of the United States and Its Relation to Vaccination against Yellow Fever", 1944
4 3
"Max Theiler, Nobel Laureate in Medicine," The Rockefeller Foundation, 1 Nov 1951