Manuscript Collection

Aiken As A Health Station: A Contribution to Medical Climatology - Accession 1187 - M555 (608)

Title

Aiken As A Health Station: A Contribution to Medical Climatology - Accession 1187 - M555 (608)

Files

Download Aiken as a Health Station: A Contribution to Medical Climatology by William H. Geddings, M.D. (1877) (5.0 MB)

Identifier

Accession 1187 - M555 (608)

Inclusive Dates

1877

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

19 pieces;

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a booklet titled Aiken as a Health Station: A Contribution to Medical Climatology by William H. Geddings, M.D. of Aiken, S.C. written in 1877 published in Charleston, SC by Walker, Evans & Cogswell, Printers. Dr. Geddings (1838-1892) was born in Charleston, SC and studied medicine at the Medical College of South Carolina. He later lived in Aiken, SC and championed the climate in the area as perfect for those that suffered from pulmonary diseases and tuberculosis. In this booklet Dr. Geddings discusses at length the health benefits of the climate of Aiken, South Carolina as compared to other areas of the country.

Provenance

The “Aiken as a Health Station: A Contribution to Medical Climatology” was purchased by Winthrop Library (Carnegie) on April 21,1956 for $5.13.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Aiken As A Health Station: A Contribution to Medical Climatology - Accession 1187 - M555 (608)

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