COLLECTION GUIDES

1871-1972

Offsite Storage Inventory

Restrictions on Access

The George Cheever Shattuck papers are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.

Note: This collection is UNPROCESSED and closed to researchers pending processing.


Collection Summary

Abstract

This collection consists of the personal papers of George Cheever Shattuck, Boston, Mass. physician and pioneer in the field of tropical medicine.

Acquisition Information

Donor unknown.

Restrictions on Access

The George Cheever Shattuck papers are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.

Note: This collection is UNPROCESSED and closed to researchers pending processing.

Collection Description

The collection consists of personal papers of Boston physician George Cheever Shattuck, a professor of tropical medicine at Harvard Medical School and a pioneer in the field of tropical medicine. The collection includes correspondence with family and friends, diaries, calendars, financial records, subject files, and printed material reflecting Shattuck's personal interests and involvement with political and professional organizations, conservative political organizations, conservation, travel, and medical care during World War I.

Summary Description of the Collection

The following is a list of the folder titles in each carton.

Carton 1SH 15AC U
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Carton 1SH 15AC U
Brookline Church
Carton 1SH 15AC U
Brookline Garden
Carton 1SH 15AC U
Brookline (town of)
Carton 1SH 15AC U
Clubs: Tavern Club
Carton 1SH 15AC U
Gifts, papers, etc. to family friends
Carton 1SH 15AC U
Harvard, reports and policies
Carton 1SH 15AC U
Harvard Surgical Unit
Carton 1SH 15AC U
Massachusetts Horticultural Society
Carton 1SH 15AC U
Melcher, John and Pamela
Carton 1SH 15AC U
Museum of Comparative Zoology
Carton 1SH 15AC U
Old Sturbridge Village
Carton 1SH 15AC U
Publications sent, 1969-1970
Carton 1SH 15AC U
Pan-American Society
Carton 1SH 15AC U
R-General
Carton 1SH 15AC U
Reader's Digest, 1968-1970
Carton 1SH 15AC U
Ropes and Gray
Carton 1SH 15AC U
Ryan of the Red Cross
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Senior citizens
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Shattuck, Henry Lee, estate papers
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Smith, Carleton
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Stationary
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Tax and tax information
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Terrell correspondence
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Traps
Carton 2SH 15AD V
United States government
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Wald, George
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Welch, Robert
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Whittemore, George
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Dorchester Heights
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Farm Bureau of Massachusetts
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Legislative bulletins
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Massachusetts conservation
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Natural area parks
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Nature Conservatory
Carton 2SH 15AD V
New England Wild Flower Preservation Society
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Oil pollution
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Parks and division
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Sierra Club
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Soil
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Westfield River Wilderness
Carton 2SH 15AD V
Zoos, Boston
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Goodwin, Richard - correspondence
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Pough papers
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Redfield correspondence
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Letters to press, 1971
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Selected personal letters
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Letters to the editor, 1963-1964
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Correspondence with editors, 1961
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Blessings
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Choate papers
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Bigelow-Brenner-Soutter family - various
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Higginson
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Richardson, Elliot
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Richardson, George S., Dr.
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Richardson-Pierson and Wyman
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Memorial service
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Printed material about George Cheever Shattuck
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Gardening appliances
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Gardening camellias
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Gardening lilies
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Gardens, miscellaneous
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Poisonous plants and mushrooms
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Unclassified wild flowers
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Massachusetts, government of
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Morality
Carton 3SH 15AE W
Monroe Doctrine
Carton 4SH 15AF X
National Laymen's Digest
Carton 4SH 15AF X
National parks
Carton 4SH 15AF X
Negro problem
Carton 4SH 15AF X
New Left
Carton 4SH 15AF X
Obscenity
Carton 4SH 15AF X
Otepka
Carton 4SH 15AF X
Panama Canal
Carton 4SH 15AF X
Pink Sheet on New Left
Carton 4SH 15AF X
Police, local
Carton 4SH 15AF X
Politics, national
Carton 4SH 15AF X
Press
Carton 4SH 15AF X
Proposed 23rd Amendment
Carton 4SH 15AF X
Recreation
Carton 4SH 15AF X
Right to Work Committee
Carton 4SH 15AF X
Scale
Carton 4SH 15AF X
Sea turtle poisoning
Carton 4SH 15AF X
Shattuck School
Carton 4SH 15AF X
State Department
Carton 4SH 15AF X
Strategic Arms Limitation talks
Carton 4SH 15AF X
Taxation, federal
Carton 4SH 15AF X
Television
Carton 5SH 15AG Y
Trustees of Conservatism
Carton 5SH 15AG Y
United Nations
Carton 5SH 15AG Y
UNICEF
Carton 5SH 15AG Y
Vietnam
Carton 5SH 15AG Y
Welfare
Carton 5SH 15AG Y
Wildlife Federation
Carton 5SH 15AG Y
World Council of Churches
Carton 5SH 15AG Y
Young Americans for Freedom
Carton 5SH 15AG Y
John Birch Society, 1961-1972
Carton 5SH 15AG Y
Brzezinski
Carton 5SH 15AG Y
Captive nations
Carton 5SH 15AG Y
Christopher, Paul, etc.
Carton 5SH 15AG Y
Committee of One Million
Carton 5SH 15AG Y
Constitution and law
Carton 5SH 15AG Y
Cooperatives
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
Crime Commission
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
Federal Communications Commission
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
Goldwater
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
Hiss
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
Jewish Society of Americanists
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
Lattimore
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
Lodge
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
Massachusetts Bulletin
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
Nitze, Paul
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
Oppenheimer
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
Putnam letters
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
Roosevelt, Archibald B.
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
Supreme Court Amendment League
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
UNESCO
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
Walker, Gen.
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
Wedemeyer Reports
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
World Affairs Council
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
A-General
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
Bookbinding
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
Clubs, general
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
Deceased
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
E-General
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
Foreign correspondence
Carton 6SH 15AH Z
H-General
Carton 7SH 15AI -
Health
Carton 7SH 15AI -
Household dispersements
Carton 7SH 15AI -
J-General
Carton 7SH 15AI -
L-General
Carton 7SH 15AI -
Letters to Washington senators
Carton 7SH 15AI -
Letters to Massachusetts senators
Carton 7SH 15AI -
Letters to elected officials, 1972
Carton 7SH 15AI -
Liquor
Carton 7SH 15AI -
Manion Forum
Carton 7SH 15AI -
Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation
Carton 7SH 15AI -
Mimeographing, 1969-1970
Carton 7SH 15AI -
Museum of Science
Carton 7SH 15AI -
National Education Program
Carton 8SH 15AJ .
George Cheever Shattuck correspondence, 1897-1912
Carton 8SH 15AJ .
George Cheever Shattuck letters to parents, 1895-1905
Carton 8SH 15AJ .
George Cheever Shattuck letters kept while traveling around the world, 1906-1907
Carton 8SH 15AJ .
George Cheever Shattuck correspondence, 1913-1915
Carton 8SH 15AJ .
George Cheever Shattuck letters from London and France, 1916
Carton 8SH 15AJ .
George Cheever Shattuck letters from France, 1918
Carton 8SH 15AJ .
George Cheever Shattuck letters from around the world, 1900-1908
Carton 8SH 15AJ .
George Cheever Shattuck personal letters, 1906-1907
Carton 8SH 15AJ .
Shattuck family correspondence, 1897-1902
Carton 9SH 15AK
Shattuck family correspondence, 1903-1908
Carton 9SH 15AK
Shattuck family correspondence during the war, 1917-1919
Carton 9SH 15AK
George Cheever Shattuck letters received, 1924-1925
Carton 9SH 15AK
George Cheever Shattuck letters received abroad from family, 1905-1908
Carton 10SH 15AL $
George Cheever Shattuck letters received abroad from family, 1908
Carton 10SH 15AL $
Letters to E. P. Shattuck, 1880-1889
Carton 10SH 15AL $
George Cheever Shattuck letters, 1909-1919
Carton 10SH 15AL $
George Cheever Shattuck letters received from mother, 1930-1937
Carton 10SH 15AL $
George Cheever Shattuck letters, n.d.
Carton 10SH 15AL $
Letters from E. P. Shattuck to George Cheever Shattuck, 1920-1921
Carton 10SH 15AL $
F. C. Shattuck and E. P. Shattuck golden wedding anniversary, 1926
Carton 10SH 15AL $
Letters received after Achilles tendon operation, 1951
Carton 10SH 15AL $
Family memoirs
Carton 10SH 15AL $
Shattuck papers: inquires and correspondence
Carton 10SH 15AL $
American Coalition of Patriotic Societies
Carton 10SH 15AL $
Anti-Communist Book Club
Carton 10SH 15AL $
Armament
Carton 10SH 15AL $
American Institute of Parks
Carton 10SH 15AL $
Audubon Society
Carton 10SH 15AL $
Book dealers
Carton 10SH 15AL $
Black Panthers
Carton 11SH 15AM /
Cambodia and Laos
Carton 11SH 15AM /
China
Carton 11SH 15AM /
Children
Carton 11SH 15AM /
Citizen's Committee on Natural Resources
Carton 11SH 15AM /
Committee to Restore the Constitution
Carton 11SH 15AM /
Communism, 1964-1968
Carton 11SH 15AM /
Conservation
Carton 11SH 15AM /
Constitution, Massachusetts
Carton 11SH 15AM /
Crime
Carton 11SH 15AM /
Cuba
Carton 11SH 15AM /
Defenders of Wildlife
Carton 11SH 15AM /
Department of the Interior
Carton 11SH 15AM /
Drug addiction
Carton 11SH 15AM /
Domestic policy
Carton 11SH 15AM /
Farm policy
Carton 11SH 15AM /
Fire ants
Carton 11SH 15AM /
Foreign aid
Carton 11SH 15AM /
Foreign policy, 1969-1970
Carton 11SH 15AM /
Freedom Foundation
Carton 11SH 15AM /
Genocide
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Humane trapping
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Indian School, Maine
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Indians
Carton 12SH 15AN +
International Committee for Bird Preservation
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Journalism
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Katanga
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Labor
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Latin America
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Letters, selected
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Distinguished Service Order of Great Britain, 5 Apr. 1919
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Serbian Order of St. Sava of 3rd Class, 9 May 1918-14 Aug. 1924
Carton 12SH 15AN +
List of museum items, medals and badges of George Cheever Shattuck, 1905-1968
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Notes regarding World War I, 1914-1920
Carton 12SH 15AN +
War appointments, 1940-1945
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Medical appointments, 1909-1947
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Nature Conservatory, Inc., 1956-1968
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Lee-Jackson
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Perkins-Cabot-Bradlee
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Letters to Bessie Lee, 1871-1874
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Greeley, Rev. Dana McLean, 1962-1964
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Letters to editors, 1969-1970
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Letters to Elliot L. Richardson, 1955-1971
Carton 12SH 15AN +
Medicare, 1968-1972
Carton 12SH 15AN +
George Cheever Shattuck and Henry Lee Shattuck joint account, 1950-1958
Carton 12SH 15AN +
George Cheever Shattuck medical note
Carton 12SH 15AN +
List of contributions, 1955-1969
Carton 13SH 15AP 0
Honors, appointments, letters, 1915-1939
Carton 13SH 15AP 0
Letters, 1941-1948
Carton 13SH 15AP 0
List of publications, 1955
Carton 13SH 15AP 0
Letters, awards, appointments, 1950-1958
Carton 13SH 15AP 0
Christmas prayers, 1951-1965
Carton 13SH 15AP 0
Appointments, manuscripts, 1970-1972
Carton 13SH 15AP 0
Condolences, 1972
Carton 13SH 15AP 0
Barnes correspondence, 1961-1971
Carton 13SH 15AP 0
John Birch Society, 1970-1971
Carton 13SH 15AP 0
Birschoff, Mrs. Donald C., 1967-1970
Carton 13SH 15AP 0
Personal correspondence, 1964-1971
Carton 13SH 15AP 0
Brooks, Edwin D., 1965-1971
Carton 13SH 15AP 0
Coolidge, Harold J., 1960-1971
Carton 13SH 15AP 0
George Cheever Shattuck journal [typescript], Oct.-Nov. 1906
Carton 13SH 15AP 0
George Cheever Shattuck journal [typescript], 1907
Carton 13SH 15AP 0
George Cheever Shattuck journal [typescript], May-July 1907
Carton 13SH 15AP 0
Letters about Serbia
Carton 14SH 15AQ 1
Photographs and miscellaneous papers
Carton 14SH 15AQ 1
Country correspondence (Hayden Pearson)
Carton 14SH 15AQ 1
Letters to George Cheever Shattuck, A-Z
Carton 14SH 15AQ 1
Yucatan report
Carton 14SH 15AQ 1
Henry Lee Shattuck letter from V. C. Shattuck and George Cheever Shattuck
Carton 14SH 15AQ 1
Pocket diaries kept by Frederick Cheever Shattuck and George Cheever Shattuck, 1857-1972
Carton 15SH 15AR 2
George Cheever Shattuck diary, 1906-1907
Carton 15SH 15AR 2
George Cheever Shattuck diary, May-July 1907
Carton 15SH 15AR 2
George Cheever Shattuck garden book, 1961
Carton 15SH 15AR 2
George Cheever Shattuck calendar, 1972
Carton 15SH 15AR 2
George Cheever Shattuck nursing records, 1972
Carton 15SH 15AR 2
Acheson
Carton 15SH 15AR 2
American Civil Liberties Union
Carton 15SH 15AR 2
American Conservative League
Carton 15SH 15AR 2
Art
Carton 15SH 15AR 2
Acadia National Park
Carton 15SH 15AR 2
American history
Carton 15SH 15AR 2
Appalachian Mountain Club
Carton 15SH 15AR 2
Bluebird
Carton 15SH 15AR 2
Brookline and Anderson Park
Carton 15SH 15AR 2
Brookline parks, 1965-1967
Carton 15SH 15AR 2
Conservation
Carton 15SH 15AR 2
Massachusetts Historical Society
Carton 15SH 15AR 2
Religious papers
Carton 15SH 15AR 2
Photographs and miscellaneous papers
Carton 16SH 15AS 3
Shattuck family genealogy
Carton 16SH 15AS 3
George Cheever Shattuck biographies
Carton 16SH 15AS 3
"A Memorial Minute," 8-14 Dec. 1972
Carton 16SH 15AS 3
"A Memorial Minute," Harvard Gazette, 1973
Carton 16SH 15AS 3
Biography
Carton 16SH 15AS 3
Common Cause
Carton 16SH 15AS 3
Contributions
Carton 16SH 15AS 3
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Carton 16SH 15AS 3
E. C. Shattuck death
Carton 16SH 15AS 3
Mr. and Mrs. George Shattuck
Carton 16SH 15AS 3
Memorabilia
Carton 17SH 15AT 4
Harvard University
Carton 17SH 15AT 4
Hugh Moore Fund
Carton 17SH 15AT 4
John Birch Society
Carton 17SH 15AT 4
Massachusetts Republican Finance Committee
Carton 17SH 15AT 4
Noble and Greenough School
Carton 17SH 15AT 4
Pusey, Nathan M.
Carton 17SH 15AT 4
Contributions
Carton 17SH 15AT 4
Opera
Carton 17SH 15AT 4
Operation Youth Center
Carton 18SH 15AU 5
Plimouth Plantation
Carton 18SH 15AU 5
Political contributions
Carton 18SH 15AU 5
Roxbury Medical Technical Institute
Carton 18SH 15AU 5
South Shore Train Committee
Carton 18SH 15AU 5
"T.R.I.B.E."
Carton 18SH 15AU 5
United States Freedom Fighters
Carton 18SH 15AU 5
World Affairs Council
Carton 18SH 15AU 5
YAF and special drives
Carton 18SH 15AU 5
Sympathy cards, 1972
Carton 19SH 15AV 6
Sympathy cards, 1972
Carton 19SH 15AV 6
Card files
Carton 20SH 15AW 7
Harvard Surgical Unit citations, 1920
Carton 20SH 15AW 7
George Cheever Shattuck citation from King George V
Carton 20SH 15AW 7
Biographical information
Carton 20SH 15AW 7
Citations and diplomas
Carton 20SH 15AW 7
Letter from Hermann Schlesinger, 3 Apr. 1908
Carton 20SH 15AW 7
Unidentified (possibly Hyde Cabot) photograph
Carton 20SH 15AW 7
Arthur T. [Cabot] photograph
Carton 20SH 15AW 7
George Cheever Shattuck writings
Carton 20SH 15AW 7
J. E. Cabot essay
Carton 20SH 15AW 7
Misc. writings
Carton 20SH 15AW 7
Extracts from "Memories of Fifty Years in the Last Century," by Caroline G. Curtis
Carton 20SH 15AW 7
"Reminiscences of Eliza Perkins"
Carton 20SH 15AW 7
"Reminiscences of Sarah Cabot Wheelwright"
Carton 20SH 15AW 7
John Birch Society
Carton 20SH 15AW 7
George Lee
Carton 20SH 15AW 7
George Cheever Shattuck personal accounts, 1947-1966
Carton 20SH 15AW 7
Notes, addresses, research in card files
Carton 21SH 15AX 8
Carlos Sanchez
Carton 21SH 15AX 8
Photographs
Carton 21SH 15AX 8
Miscellaneous correspondence and writings
Carton 21SH 15AX 8
Malvine Hauser
Carton 21SH 15AX 8
Ralph W. Gray
Carton 21SH 15AX 8
Thomas Boylston Adams
Carton 21SH 15AX 8
Col. Francis T. Colby
Carton 21SH 15AX 8
George Cheever Shattuck medical discharge, 1918
Carton 21SH 15AX 8
"Nature Conservatory," by George Cheever Shattuck
Carton 21SH 15AX 8
George Cheever Shattuck diary [typescript], 26 Oct.-9 Nov. 1906
Carton 21SH 15AX 8
Clippings
Carton 21SH 15AX 8
Harvard Public Health Alumni Bulletin, Nov. 1947
Carton 21SH 15AX 8
Writings
Carton 21SH 15AX 8
Printed material
Carton 22SH 15AY 9
Printed material
Carton 23SH 15AZ A
Printed material
Carton 24SH 15B1 K
Printed material
Carton 25SH 15DB W
Oversize diplomas and certificates (oversize carton)

Preferred Citation

George Cheever Shattuck papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.

Subjects:

Physicians--Massachusetts--Boston.
Tropical medicine.