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Diseases

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

John Wilkes Booth Being Shot CDV

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-035
Abstract Created in 1865, this CDV depicts John Wilkes Booth being shot on April 26, 1865, and is published by Hacker, Rhode Island, 1865. The drawing shows David Herold being captured outside the barn. On the verso is advertising for "Bicknell's Syrup", a cholera remedy, which contains description of a "purely vegetable" remedy for cholera prepared by Edward Sutton, Providence, Rhode Island, Demas Barnes & Co., as well as a testimony from wholesale dealer Benjamin Hall. Booth (1838-1865)...
Dates: 1865

James H. Cronkhite Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-062
Abstract

Four letters written by James H. Cronkhite (1827-1873), serving in Company I, 4th Minnesota Infantry during the American Civil War, to wife Jennie in Warsaw (Rice County), Minnesota, from camps and a division hospital in Mississippi.

Dates: 1862

Charles N. Hawkins Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-026
Abstract

The collection consists of three letters written by Pvt. Charles N. Hawkins and Pvt. George Rock to Hawkins's cousin, Dollie L. Eakin, between August 1863 and April 1864.

Dates: 1863 - 1864

William J. Lacey Diary,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-115
Abstract

The collection consists of the diary of William J. Lacey, a private with Company C, 11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry. Entries in the diary are scattered and range from simple notes about the weather and letter writing to Lacey's experiences at First Manassas/Battle of Bull Run, and most date from 1861.

Dates: 1861 - 1863

William J. Moore Letters,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-031
Abstract

The collection contains four letters written by Union Civil War soldier William Moore, Private, Company E, 27th Kentucky Infantry. Letters primarily detail Moore's desire to return home and concerns over both his and his wife's health. An additional two letters by Capt. J.R. Robinson concern Moore's poor health and his subsequent death.

Dates: 1862

Pastor's Diary,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-056
Abstract

The collection includes the diary documenting the life of a Methodist circuit pastor, salesman, and farmer from Washington, Ohio, from 1878 to 1881, including comments on religious practices, death and disease, farming, business, and elections.

Dates: 1878 - 1881

Daniel E. Wright Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1968-007
Abstract

This collection contains materials dealing with the Panama Canal, the public health activities of the Rockefeller Foundation, the United Nations Public Health Service, and the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. Also includes correspondence to and from Daniel E. Wright while a colonel on the staff of Gen. Joseph W. Stilwell and at the U.S. Middle Eastern Command Headquarters in Cairo, as well as photographs from his travels.

Dates: 1903 - 1973