Listed below, by type, are links to digitized manuscript and archival materials included in Contagion: Historical Views of Diseases and Epidemics. The original materials are held by various repositories at Harvard University and may be part of larger collections. Please contact the owning library or repository listed in the catalog record for each item for additional information.
The manuscript and archival materials selected for the Contagion collection can be used for research, for the creation of class projects, or to illustrate secondary works. In some cases the items are drawn from larger collections at Harvard. Most of the digitized selections from collections contain a range of materials providing a broader context for understanding the subject.
For further information about the collections, follow the links to finding aids cited at the end of a selection when they are available.
Personal Papers—materials written by individuals
Institutional Records—materials created by organizations
To view additional digitized manuscripts, visit the Open Collection Program’s “Manuscripts” pages in Women Working, 1800–1930, and Immigration to the United States, 1789–1930.