1921
Volume s1-24, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Prologue. As the writer has perused the records of the Society, including those of the annual business and scientific sessions, the numerous council meetings the secretary's reports and Doctor Swan's brief history of the first decade of its existence, he has come to regard the organization as a living entity, with desires and ambitions, successes and failures. Moreover, not all of the events of any being's existence are a matter of record, and some of the unrecorded occurrences have even more warmth and personality than the recorded ones. Such has been the case with our Society. The more important incidents in the first forty years of the life of the Society form the basis for this brief biographical sketch.

Formation and Early Years of the Society. According to the first entry in the Minute Book of the Society “a meeting was held at 1319 Spruce St., March 9, 1903 for the formation of a Society in Philadelphia for the Study of Tropical Diseases.”

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1944-03-01
2017-09-20
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  • Received : 08 Dec 1943

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