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Works Progress Administration medical history research, 1937-1949, 1937

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klghth767Works Progress Administration medical history research, 1937-1949Processed by: Archives Staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigUniversity Archives and Records CenterKornhauser Health Sciences LibraryUniversity of LouisvilleLouisville, Kentucky40292 USAPhone: (502) 852-5771Fax: (502) 852-5300Email: kbjohnson@louisville.eduURL: http://louisville.edu/library/kornhauser/ Copyright 2002 University of LouisvilleLibraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from Access DatabaseDate of source: 02-21-02Description is in English.Works Progress Administration medical history research, 1937-1949Contact InformationKornhauser Health Sciences LibraryUniversity of LouisvilleLouisville, Kentucky40292Phone: (502) 852-5771Fax: (502) 852-5300Email: kbjohnson@louisville.eduURL: http://library.louisville.edu/kornhauser/subpages/info/collect.html#historyProcessed by: Archives StaffDate Completed: n.d.Encoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Louisville. All Rights Reserved.Works Progress Administration medical history research, 1937-1949Works Progress Administration25 linear ft., 35 reels microfilmNo online items. Must visit contributing institution. University of Louisville Kornhauser Health Sciences LibraryLouisville, Kentucky 40292Open to researchersThe copyright interests have not been transferred to the University of Louisville. For further information, see the section on copyright in the regulations and Procedures of the Special Collections Library or consult a reference archivist.[Identification of item], Works Progress Administration medical history research, 1937-1949, Kornhauser Health Sciences Library, University of Louisville, Louisville.Health SciencesThis collection was compiled and written by the Medical Historical Research Project of the Work Projects Administration for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Sponsored by the Kentucky State Department of Health and the Kentucky Medical Association, the collection documents medicine and its development in Kentucky. The collection includes bibliographical references and transcriptions of secondary sources, but the wealth of the collection lies in the primary source material gathered in hours of interviews with medical providers and their families. Since the project used a broad definition of medical providers to encompass not only physicians, dentists, nurses, but also folk remedy practitioners, and even quacks, the files are rich in details about rural and urban medicine and health practices in the mid-20th-century Kentucky. The collection also has been microfilmed and is available at the University Archives.

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