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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. At the age of 65 he established the U.S. Naval Army Medical Research Unit (NAMRU-3) in Egypt to study mosquito- and tick-borne viruses and their transmission cycles. Collaborating closely with Telford Work, 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