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Register of Contagious and Infectious Diseases

Creator: Shawnee County. Health Department

Date: 1915-1937

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 192487

Space Required/Quantity: 3.00 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Register of Contagious and Infectious Diseases

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Slim volumes for 1915-1920, detailing information including name of disease (e.g. measles, chickenpox, etc.), family name and address, patient's first name and age/sex/skin color, school attended and ward number (or occupation if adult), number of adults and children in household, by whom the disease was reported, and date released. Can include total number of individual cases reported by disease for a month. Later volume for 1923-1937 provides most of the same information, including quarantine information if applicable.

Specific Contents Identified:

Headings or descriptors assigned to subsections of the material, for example labels on a particular box or group of boxes.

  • 1915-1920
  • 1923-1937, "County Physician and Health Officers Record" on front cover

Index Terms

Subjects

    Communicable diseases -- Kansas -- Shawnee County -- Registers
    Public health -- Kansas -- Shawnee County -- Topeka

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Shawnee County. Cities. Topeka. Health Department.