Public health -- Nineteenth century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Reports on public health matters from the Office of the Secretary of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Identifier: CPP 1/008-01
Scope and Contents This collection of reports and related items, 1834-1839, preserved by the Office of the Secretary of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, documents the College's position on public health issues in Philadelphia, particularly the prevention of disease by draining or filling stagnant ponds and promoting public squares and tree-lined walkways. There are also several items concerning water pollution in the Schuylkill River. The collection includes two reports of the College's Committee on...
Dates: 1834 - 1839