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Theobald Smith | Inducted between 1920 and 1948

The portrait of pioneering epidemiologist and pathologist, Dr. Theobald Smith, was hanging in the collection in 1948, but did not appear in the 1951 catalogue. Whereabouts unknown. Dr. Smith discovered Salmonella, named for his supervisor Dr. Daniel Salmon, as well as the parasite responsible for Texas fever.

1859-1934 | Artist: Unknown

This portrait of Smith forms part of a mural, by Nelson Chase, that decorates the Aesculapian Room of the Harvard Club of Boston. Painting courtesy of the Harvard Club of Boston. Photograph by Stu Rosner.

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