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M. Randolph Latimer essay on scarlet fever

Identifier: MSS 2/162

Scope and Contents

M. Randolph Latimer defines scarlet fever [scarlatina] and describes its types, symptoms, sequelae, cause, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and local remedies, 1855.


  • 1855-05-05


Biographical / Historical

Matthias Randolph Latimer of Piscataway, Md., was born in March 1833. He received his M.D. from the Philadelphia College of Medicine in 1855. Latimer practiced medicine in Horse Head, Md., until 1893, then practiced in Aquasco, Md. He died circa 1914.


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Ownership and Custodial History

Deposited as part of a larger collection by the executors of the estate of Lewis D. Harlow through Harry S. Hopper, 1896.
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Part of the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Repository

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