C. Manuscripts and printed documents, 1783-1942, undated., 1783-1942
Scope and Contents
Consists of manuscripts written by Waterhouse on respiration, influenza in London, Samuel Thomson, and art. Also contains his proposal to collect and publish a history of epidemics in the United States, several journal entries, an autobiographical sketch, and a copy of his defense to the Harvard Corporation in response to allegations he was working against interests of the medical school. There are additionally a record of the vaccination of the Waterhouse children, a printed, autographed card entitling a patient to cowpox vaccination, and a handwritten report from Waterhouse to United States Surgeon General James Tilton regarding the state of the Marine Hospital in Charlestown.
Language of Materials
Collection is in English, French, and Latin.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research. Access requires advance notice. Contact Public Services for further information.
Extent02.25 cubic feet (6 flat storage boxes)
Subseries C is arranged chronologically.