Letter from Fred L. Soper to Wilbur A. Sawyer


Title:
Letter from Fred L. Soper to Wilbur A. Sawyer
Creator:
Soper, Fred Lowe, 1893-1977
Recipient:
Sawyer, Wilbur A.
Date:
23 November 1938
Description:
In this letter Soper discusses his survey of Anopheles gambiae in Northeast Brazil. The survey was done to assess the malaria epidemic. It included discussions with Brazilian public health leaders about how to handle it and estimates of cost. Soper advises Sawyer that he'll be sending a request to the Rockefeller Foundation for $100,000 to set up a National Malaria Service modeled on the Yellow Fever Service.
Location:
Box: 9
Rights:
Public Domain
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Subject:
Mosquito Control, Culicidae, Budgets, Malaria, and Financial Support
Format:
Text
Extent:
4 pages
Language:
English
Legacy ID:
VVBBGS
NLM ID:
101584650X99
Profiles Collection:
The Fred L. Soper Papers
Story Section:
Fighting Yellow Fever and Malaria in Brazil, 1928-1942