A. H. Estabrook papers
- 1921-1922, undated
- Estabrook, Arthur H. (Arthur Howard) (Person)
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He worked in the Eugenics Record Office of Carnegie Institution of Washington (1910-1929) and served as a special investigator for the Indiana State Commission on Mental Defectives (1916-1918). Estabrook traveled to Virginia on behalf of the Eugenics Record Office to study the issues and people involved in the Virginia sterilization case of Carrie Buck. Estabrook served in the U.S. Army in 1918-1920 as a Captain in the Sanitary Corps. He began working for the American Society for the Control of Cancer in 1929 and served as president of the Eugenics Research Association in 1925-1926. Estabrook died on December 6, 1973, in Chatham Center, New York.
He is buried at Bangor, Maine in the Mount Hope Cemetery. He was the author of at least twelve works, mostly about eugenics and genealogy.
Sources and Notes:
"Estabrook, Arthur." Finding Aid for the Arthur H. Estabrook Papers, 1908-1962. Retrieved 2014/07/07. http://library.albany.edu/speccoll/findaids/apap069.htm#history. 1. Unless otherwise noted all information in this text is from Who's Who in America, 1935-1936 edition (Chicago : Marquis Who's Who).
2. Files of the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, Chatham (NY) Courier, 13 December 1973.
Estabrook, Arthur H." Web: Penobscot County, Maine; Mount Hope Burial Index, 1861-2012. Retrieved 2014/07/07. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com
Estabrook, Arthur H." WorldCat Identities. Retrieved 2014/07/07. http://www.worldcat.org/identities.
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