Julius Caesar LeHardy papers

Julius Caesar LeHardy papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: LeHardy, J. C., (Julius Caesar), 1831-1907
Title: Julius Caesar LeHardy papers
Dates: 1874-1899
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 1145 to MS 1148)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Dr. Julius Caesar LeHardy from 1874-1899. It contains letters to Dr. Felix Formento, of New Orleans (La.) regarding participation in the Quarantine Conference held in New Orleans in 1880, material relating to his work on yellow fever and quarantine with the Board of Sanitary Commissioners, and a letter to the mayor of Savannah, Herman Myers, regarding the disposal of sewage in the river.
Coll. Number: ms1148(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Julius Caesar LeHardy, physician who pioneered studies of yellow fever and other swamp diseases and revised methods of quarantine and treatment of epidemic situations, resided in Savannah, Georgia.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Epidemics--Georgia.
Formento, Felix, 1837-1907
Medicine--Practice--Georgia.
Physicians--Georgia.
Public health--Georgia.
Quarantine--Georgia.
Savannah (Ga.)
Sewage disposal--Georgia--Savannah.
Yellow fever--Georgia.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Julius Caesar LeHardy papers, MS 1148. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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