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Finding Aid to the Scrapbooks of clippings on diseases and work of the U.S. Public Health Service, 1876-1914

Archives and Modern Manuscripts Program, History of Medicine Division
Processed by HMD Staff
Encoded by Jim Labosier

Summary Information
Title: Scrapbooks of clippings on diseases and work of the U.S. Public Health Service
Creator: United States. Public Health Service
Dates: 1876-1914
Extent: 2.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
Newspaper clippings pertaining to the work of the U.S. Public Health Service.

Call number: MS C 139
Language: Collection materials primarily in English
Location: Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Access Restrictions:

Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access.

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Preferred Citation:

United States. Public Health Service. Scrapbooks of clippings on diseases and work of the U.S. Public Health Service. 1876-1914. Located in: Modern Manuscripts Collection, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS C 139.



Collection Scope and Content Note

Clippings pertain to research and quarantine relating to cholera, plague, typhus, yellow fever and other diseases. Much of the material refers to the U.S. Public Health Service for the years Walter Wyman was surgeon general (1891-1911).

Contents List
Box | Folder Title
Series 1: Scrapbooks, 1876-1914 [series]:
1 1
Volume 1, October, 1876 - December, 1880
1 2
Volume 2, June, 1887 - 1889
1 3
Volume 3, February - September, 1892
2 1
Volume 4, December, 1892 - April, 1893
2 2
Volume 5, April - May, 1893
3 1
Volume 6, March, 1901 - 1906
3 2
Volume 7, September, 1909 - March, 1911
4 1
Volume 8, February - November, 1911
4 2
Volume 9, March, 1911 - February, 1912
5 1
Volume 10, February, 1912 - March, 1914