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FILE — Box: 6, Folder: 6 Identifier: H MS c16

Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846, Lecture: On consumption, A.MS.; folder 1, 1823 August 9, 1823 August 9 Digital

Scope and Contents

Part one in a six-part lecture series delivered by Waterhouse on tuberculosis and its possible causes and symptoms, and cold-related illness. Includes discussion of the illness as it affects women, and a review of the function of the lungs. He further discusses the process of "hardening" children by exposing them to cold or cold water, and the ways that practice makes them susceptible to illness.


  • 1823 August 9

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.


02.25 cubic feet (6 flat storage boxes)


Repository Details

Part of the Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine) Repository

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