George H. Bradley Papers (1931–1937)
George H. Bradley (1893-1983) was an American medical entomologist who had a long and distinguished career during the 20th Century as a public health official in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He was Associate Entomologist, Division of Insects Affecting Man and Animals, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine, U.S. Department of Agriculture during the 1930’s; Head of the Entomology Division, Office of Malaria Control, Public Health Service, during World War II; and later, Chief Entomologist, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia.
Bradley published papers about many veterinary and medical pests, but he especially focused on mosquitoes and black flies. Here are a few notable papers he published on the buffalo gnat in Mississippi in the 1930's.
1931 Report on the Outbreak of Buffalo Gnats in Mississippi and Arkansas [PDF]
1932 The Buffalo Gnat in Mississippi [PDF]
1933 The Buffalo Gnat in Mississippi [PDF]
1934 Memorandum concerning Losses Due to the Southern Buffalo Gnat [PDF]
1934 Report on Buffalo Gnats in Arkansas and Mississippi [PDF]
1937 Southern Buffalo Gnat in Mississippi [PDF]