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Baltimore Smallpox Epidemic Collection

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/1481

Abstract

Title:
Baltimore Smallpox Epidemic Collection
Author/Creator:
Baltimore Smallpox Epidemic Collection
Collection number:
90-535
Size:
21 items
Bulk dates:
1871-1882
Inclusive dates:
1871-1882
Collection Area:
State of Maryland and Historical Collections
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

The Baltimore Smallpox Epidemic Collection comprises correspondence and financial records relating to an epidemic between 1871 and 1882. Topics of interest include smallpox vaccinations, measures taken to prevent the spread of the epidemic, including destruction of clothing and the quarantine of afflicted patients. There is also personal correspondence on the epidemic.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation:

Baltimore Smallpox Epidemic Collection, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.A full finding aid is available.