Letter from Luther L. Terry to John E. Fogarty


Title:
Letter from Luther L. Terry to John E. Fogarty
Creator:
National Heart Institute (U.S.)
Terry, Luther L. (Luther Leonidas), 1911-1985
Recipient:
Fogarty, John Edward, 1913-1967
Date:
24 July 1956
Description:
Luther L. Terry (1911-1985) was a cardiac specialist; he served as assistant director of the National Heart Institute from 1958 to1961, and as Surgeon General from 1961-1965. He is best known for issuing the first official report linking tobacco smoking to lung cancer. As this letter indicates, he was also one of the consultants keeping watch on Fogarty's health.
Original Repository:
Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections at Providence College
Location:
Box: 11. Folder: 115
Rights:
Public Domain
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Format:
Text
Extent:
1 pages
Language:
English
Legacy Source Citation:
Original Repository. Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections at Providence College. 12898. URL. http://www.providence.edu/LIBRARY/spcol/
Legacy ID:
HRBBCY
NLM ID:
101743404X40
Profiles Collection:
The John E. Fogarty Papers
Story Section:
Redefining the Federal Role in Public Health, Medical Research, and Education, 1949-1960