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Alpheus F. Jennings Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WSP000397
The collection comprises one scrapbook of items relating to the Detroit Water Pollution Controversy, 1914. It includes newspaper clippings, editorials and correspondence concerning Detroit's water supply and its effect on public health, water purification and filtration crusade to reduce the city's typhoid rate. The correspondence is with W. H. Price, Health Officer of the Detroit Board of Health, 1914.

Dates

  • 1914

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

Extent

1 Linear Feet ( (1 scrapbook))

Abstract

Dr. Jennings served as Clinical Assistant to the Chair of Medicine at the Detroit College of Medicine in the early 1900s. The Jennings collection consists of a scrapbook that details the Detroit Water Pollution Controversy of 1914. Subjects such as Detroit’s water supply, and its effect on public health, water purification and filtration crusade to reduce the city’s typhoid rate are included in the collection.

History

Dr. Alpheus F. Jennings was Clinical Assistant to the Chair of Medi-cine at the Detroit College of Medicine in the early 1900s.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Title
Guide to the Alpheus F. Jennings Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
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Detroit MI 48202 USA