Publication Date

1-9-2015

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscritps & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid only for Mansucripts Small Collection 1503. Dissertation titled "Medical topography and diseases of Warren County, Ky." written by James A. Briggs at the University of Nashville in 1851. He describes his belief in the causes of malaria, and discusses cholera and other maladies that struck Bowling Green and Warren County, Kentucky prior to 1850.

Disciplines

Diseases | Medicine and Health Sciences | United States History

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