Otto Brosius papers, 1907-1910


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0.25 cubic ft.

Otto Tiemann Brosius (1886-1964) graduated from Tufts Medical School in 1913 after working for the US Naval Hospital Corps from 1906 to 1909, during which time he traveled around the world on the USS Missouri (1907-08). Brosius worked for 26 years as the medical superintendent of the United Fruit Company (1925-1951), for the US government in the Panama Canal Zone (1913-1917), and as the senior physician to a Colombian syndicate of gold mines from 1917 to 1924. He published extensively on tropical medicine, including malaria.

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