Fever Fighters: The West Africa Yellow Fever Commission
Fever Fighters: The Staff of the West Africa Yellow Fever Commission
The West Africa Yellow Fever Commission operated from 1925 to 1934 and generally had eight members at a time with twenty-four members total over the nine-year period.
- Dr. Henry Beeuwkes (1881-1956), Director, The John Hopkins School of Medicine, 1906
- Dr. Henry Hanson (1877-1954), Field Investigation – Inspector – Nigeria
- Dr. A.F. Mahaffy (1891-1962), Field Investigation – Inspector – Lagos
- Dr. A.M. Walcott (1884-1962), Field Investigation – Inspector – Gold Coast – Carter’s 1921 letter recommends Walcott
- Dr. Israel J. Kligler (1888-1944), Bacteriologist, Director of the Hygiene and Bacteriology Department at the Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School (Columbia University graduate)
- Dr. Oskar Klotz (1878-1936), Special Pathologist, Professor of Pathology and Bacteriology at the University of Toronto – Diary
- Dr. H.R. Muller, Pathologist and Bacteriologist
- Mr. Lawrence H. Dunn, Entomologist
- Mr. F.A. Bryant, Office Manager
- Mr. Frank P. Hogan, Secretary
- Mr. Wm. Glassounoff, Laboratory Technician
- Dr. Adrian Stokes (1887-1927), Pathologist, Guy’s Hospital, London, died of yellow fever
- Dr. Wilbur A. Sawyer (1879-1951), Interim Director for six months while Beeuwkes was on leave
- Dr. Johannes H. Bauer (1890-1961), Pathologist
- Dr. N. Paul Hudson, Pathologist and Bacteriologist
- Bryan R. Dyer, Survey assistant to Dr. Hanson
- Dr. Maurice Wakeman, Biochemistry and Internal Medicine
- Dr. C. Morrell, Biochemistry and Internal Medicine
- Mr. Philip, Entomology
- Dr. Hideyo Noguchi (1876-1928), Bacteriologist – Gold Coast, died of yellow fever
- Mr. Batchelder, Technician – Gold Coast
- Dr. Kumm, Clinician
- Dr. Theodore B. Hayne (1898-1930), Clinician, died of yellow fever
- Mr. Davis, Technician in Immunology
- Mr. C. Michaeloff, Assistant Secretary
- Dr. Ramsay, Statistician
- Dr. E.J. Scannell, Clinician
-  H.J. Barrie, “Diary Notes on a Trip to West Africa in Relation to a Yellow Fever Expedition under the Auspices of the Rockefeller Foundation, 1926 by Oskar Klotz,” Canadian Bulletin of Medical History = Bulletin canadien d’histoire de la medicine 14, no.1(1997): 140, 153.
-  “Houses of Dr. Mahaffey and Dr. Beeuwkes, Lagos, Nigeria, January 20, 1933,” National Library of Medicine, Profiles in Science: Wilbur A. Sawyer Papers, http://profiles.nlm.nih.gov/ps/retrieve/ResourceMetadata/LWBBGD (accessed July 25, 2012).
-  Greer Williams, The Plague Killers (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1969), 226-227.
-  Letter from Henry Rose Carter to Wickliffe Rose, May 13, 1921, Hench-Reed Collection, Historical Collections, CMHSL, University of Virginia, http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/fever-browse?id=00907027 (accessed July 25, 2012).