This Collection: | Timeline | Search/Browse | Contributors | Permissions | Help | HOME

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

General Materials

Notable People

Related Links

 

Title
Additional facts and observations relative to the nature and origin of the pestilential fever / by the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.
Name/Creator
College of Physicians of Philadelphia, creator
Boston Medical Library (1805-1826), former owner.
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HMS.COUNT:1281439 
Digital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Government Documents and Microforms Collection

Houghton Library

Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Place of Origin
Philadelphia
Publisher
Printed by A. Bartram for Thomas Dobson
Language
English
Description
99 p. ; 21 cm.
Form/Genre
text

Case Reports.

print
Classification
RC211.P5 C72

WZ 270 C696f 1798

WZ 270 C696a 1806

Film 59-72 no. 13

Film 633 reel 26 no. 494
Subject
Philadelphia (Pa.) ;  Philadelphia -- epidemiology ;  Yellow Fever -- etiology ;  Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia ;  United StatesPennsylvaniaPhiladelphia

Category
The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

Yellow Fever

Tropical Disease

Concepts of Contagion and Epidemics

Note
Largely letters from physicians to support the theory of the College that yellow fever came to Philadelphia from the West Indies.

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Other Title
  Early American imprints. no. 10176
Other Title

- - -
Title
Account of the rise and progress of the fever, which prevailed in Southwark, during 1805 / by the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.
Name/Creator
Currie, William,, 1754-1828


OCP Home | Selection of Web–Accessible Collections | HOLLIS | Harvard Libraries | Harvard Home | Contact | ©2017 The President and Fellows of Harvard College