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Cholera Epidemics in the 19th Century

The Great Plague of London, 1665

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

“Pestilence” and the Printed Books of the Late 15th Century

Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Papers of the Loring family, 1830-1943
Loring family., creator
Gray, Jane Loring, 1821-1909
Loring, Katharine Peabody, 1849-1943
Loring, Louisa Putnam, 1854-1924
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.42 linear feet. (1 file box) plus 2 folders of photographs 1 folio+ folder.
mixed material
Gould, Alice Bache , 1868-1953 ;  Gray, Jane Loring , 1821-1909 ;  Loring family ;  Loring, Katharine Peabody , 1849-1943 ;  Loring, Louisa Putnam , 1854-1924 ;  Aiken Cottages (Aiken, S.C.) ;  American Red Cross. ;  American National Red Cross. , Essex County Chapter. ;  Charities ;  Peace ;  Voyages and travels ;  Bulgaria -- Social conditions ;  Essex County (Mass.) ;  India -- Description and travel ;  South Carolina -- Social conditions ;  Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800-1922

Collection contains Jane Loring's letterbook and notebooks of school essays, stories, plays, and copies of letters she wrote, and correspondence of Katharine and Louisa Loring which covers the travel of friends and relief work for Bulgarian children. Also included are certificates and programs from peace conventions, material pertaining to the Aiken Cottages, the Red Cross, and miscellaneous writings and photos.

Jane Lathrop Loring, wife of Asa Gray, botanist and Harvard professor, was a member of the Female Humane Society of Cambridge and editor of Letters of Asa Gray. Her nieces, represented in this collection, were Katharine Peabody Loring, founder of and teacher in the Society to Encourage Studies at Home, and Louisa Putnam Loring, founder and president of the Aiken, South Carolina Sanitarium and the Beverly Anti-Tuberculosis Society. Both sisters worked for peace and with the American Red Cross.

Loring Family Papers, 1830-1946. MC-357. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

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