left to right: Clarence Cook Little (1888-1971); Edgar Allen (1892-1943); Howard Bancroft Andervont (1898-1981); Madge Thurlow Macklin (1893-1962); Leiv Kreyberg (b. 1896); Gioacchino Failla (1891-1961); and Henri Coutard (1876-1950)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5337]


Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1937

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-5337

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In this photograph, titled "Most Famous Cancer Researchers in the World," are shown (left to right): geneticist Clarence Cook Little (1888-1971); physiologist Edgar Allen (1892-1943); biologist Howard Bancroft Andervont (1898-1981); geneticist Madge Thurlow Macklin (1893-1962); physician Leiv Kreyberg (b. 1896); biophysicist Gioacchino Failla (1891-1961); and radiation oncologist Henri Coutard (1876-1950). At the time the photograph was taken, Little headed the Roscoe B. Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine; Allen was professor of anatomy at Yale University Medical School; and Andervont was with the U.S. Public Health Service. Macklin was then associate professor of histology and Embryology at University of Western Ontario, and later served as president of the American Society of Human Genetics. Kreyberg taught at the University of Oslo; Failla was then working at the Cancer Memorial Hospital of New York City; and Coutard was chief of the department of x-ray therapy for cancer at the Radium Institute, University of Paris.


  • Little, Clarence C (Clarence Cook) 1888-1971
  • Allen, Edgar 1892-1943
  • Andervont, Howard Bancroft 1898-1981
  • Macklin, Madge Thurlow 1893-1962
  • Kreyberg, Leiv 1896-

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