Skip to main content

Works Progress Administration (WPA) Kentucky medical historical research project

 Collection
Identifier: KORN127
This collection contains administrative records from the project; bioqraphies of health professionals; information on schools of medicine, dentistry, nursinq, pharmacy, and public health in Kentucky; professional orqanizations and other societies; hospitals and related institutions; public health orqanizations; and miscellaneous health topics.

Dates

  • 1792-1937

Creator

Extent

18 linear feet

Biographical / Historical

The Kentucky Medical Historical Research Project of the WPA transcribed sources on medicine in Kentucky datinq from the early nineteenth century to 1937. The staff copied excerpts from defunct small town newspapers, out-of-print bioqraphical encyclopedias, county histories, scrapbooks, letters, other manuscripts, oral history interviews, extracts from reqionally published nineteenth century medical journals, and many other sources.
Title
Works Progress Administration (WPA) Kentucky medical historical research project
Status
Completed
Author
Mary K. Marlatt
Date
2020
Description rules
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository

Contact:
Kornhauser Library
500 S. Preston Street
Louisville KY 40292 United States
(502) 852-5766