Oral history interview with Robert Briggs Watson, 1968

 

Name
Watson, Robert Briggs, 1903-1978 (Interviewee)
Hopper, Paul (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Robert Briggs Watson, 1968
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Robert Briggs Watson, 1968
Abstract
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; med ical education in India and public health problems; work in Brazil and South America; fellowships and policy; training teachers for medical schools; role of foundations
Collection Name
Rockefeller Foundation oral history collection
Subjects
Physicians; Malaria--Immunological aspects; Medical education--Developing countries; Public health--Developing countries; United States Foreign relations 1945-1989; Watson, Robert Briggs, 1903-1978; Tennessee Valley Authority; Rockefeller Foundation
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1968
Physical Description
376 pages
Note (Biographical)
Physician
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010
Interviewed by Paul Hopper
Note (Provenance)
Robert Briggs Watson, Gift 1968
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7153218
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-9jeg-qz56
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.