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Title
Scrapbook of clippings relating to health and popular medicine, circa 1874-1898
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Countway Medicine

Networked Resource
Language
English
Description
1 scrapbook.
Form/Genre
text

Popular Works.

Scrapbooks.

print
Subject
Medicine ;  Medicine, Popular ;  Medicine, Preventive

Category
Domestic Medicine

Note
Collection of newspaper, journal, and magazine articles about a variety of health topics. The bulk of the clippings contain popular remedies for different diseases, ailments, etc., as well as recommendations for how to prevent different afflictions. Not all of the sources of the clippings are known. Some, if not most, were published in American publications, though a few were published in British publications. The bulk of the dates of publication are unknown, but the range of known dates is 1874-1898.


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