Rockefeller Sanitary Commission for the Eradication of Hookworm Disease
Rockefeller Sanitary Commission for the Eradication of Hookworm Disease records
The Rockefeller Sanitary Commission records date from 1909 to 1915. The subjects documented in these records include: dispensaries,
health education, health inspection, health law and legislation, hookworm disease and treatment, philanthropy, public health
planning, sanitary engineering, and state health systems.
Among the correspondents are: Baily Ashford, M. H. Boerner, E. V. Caldwell, D. P. Curry, William Dinsmore, John Ferrell, A.
G. Fort, Allen Freeman, C. W. Garrison, Frederick T. Gates, Jerome D. Greene, C. A. Grote, W. P. Jacocks, W. S. Leathers,
A. J. Lock, A. T. McCormick, L. G. Myers, Starr Murphy, Sidney Porter, Wickliffe Rose, Morgan Smith, C. W. Stiles, J. La Bruce
Ward, B. E. Washburn, and Olin West.
The Rockefeller Sanitary Commission records are not complete. Important material on the organization, policies, and termination
of the Commission may be found in the Rockefeller Family Archives, Record Group 2 - Office of the Messrs Rockefeller, Series
O - Rockefeller Boards, located at the Rockefeller Archive Center.
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