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D. J. Watkins Yellow Fever Epidemic Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01425

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, telegrams, bills, and reports concerning a yellow fever epidemic outbreak in the town of Macclenny, Baker County, Florida. D. J. Watkins was the mayor of that town and the papers concern his appeal and efforts to care of the hundreds affected by the illness. Correspondence and replies include those from Clara Barton, then President of the American Red Cross, headquartered in Washington, D.C.

Dates

  • 1888

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Creator

Title
Guide to the D. J. Watkins Yellow Fever Epidemic Papers
Author
Christina R. Luers
Date
2018-05-30
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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