Excerpt from Fred Soper's diary


Title:
Excerpt from Fred Soper's diary
Creator:
Soper, Fred Lowe, 1893-1977
Date:
[24 April-30 May 1939]
Description:
In his autobiography Soper notes that Dr. Marshall A. Barber made a vital contribution to the eradication of Anopheles gambiae during his tour of the epidemic areas with Soper: he showed that larvicide (Paris green) could be diluted with dirt and sand, and broad-cast over breeding areas, so no mechanical duster was needed.
Location:
Box: 9
Rights:
Public Domain
Genre:
Diaries
Excerpts
Subject:
Mosquito Control, Malaria, Antimalarials, and Financial Support
Format:
Text
Extent:
20 pages
Language:
English
Legacy ID:
VVBBGV
NLM ID:
101584650X101
Profiles Collection:
The Fred L. Soper Papers
Story Section:
Fighting Yellow Fever and Malaria in Brazil, 1928-1942