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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts 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.


Diseases | Medicine and Health Sciences | United States History



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