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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Robert Briggs Watson
RLIN number: NXCP87-A197
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background; education; medical officer, Norris Dam Project, Tennessee Valley Authority; malaria control in Tennessee Valley; malaria control in World War II; use of anti-malarial drugs in Pacific Theater; field staff of Rockefeller Foundation, 1946; travels in Latin America; work with Chinese government on malaria control from 1946; Taiwan, 1948; work in Japan, Korea, Philippines, Macao; medical education in India and public health problems; work in Brazil and South America; fellowships and policy; training teachers for medical schools; role of foundations.
Extent: Transcript: 376 leaves, Tape: 7 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part V, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1968 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Watson, Robert Briggs, 1903-1978
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1903
Speaker occupation: Physician
Age at speaking: 65
Document date: 1968
Interviewer: Hopper, Paul
Organizations discussed: Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY; Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: North America; Physicians; Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY; Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN; United States; United States--Foreign relations--1945-
Topics discussed - Other terms: Malaria--Immunological aspects; Medical education--Underdeveloped areas; Public health--Underdeveloped areas; Watson, Robert Briggs, 1903-1978
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017900-13343