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Collection Title: Holt (Dr. Joseph) Yellow Fever Address

Accession Number: AM 99-129

Inclusive Dates: 1905

Volume: 1 item

Given By: Donated by Mrs. Laurie Crowson.

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Form of Material:

Address "The Treatment of Yellow Fever" given by Dr. Holt, President of Louisiana Board of Health, to the Physicians of New Orleans on July 29, 1905. In the 1880s, Dr. Holt was President of the Board of Health in the State of Louisiana. He was the author of a pamphlet entitled "Prevention of Yellow Fever: Commercial Relations With Brazil, as Affected By Quarantine Regulations," ca. 1886. His brother David Holt served in the Civil War in Company "K", 16th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry. See his A Mississippi Rebel in the Army of Northern Virginia: The Civil War Memoirs of Private David Holt", edited by Thomas D. Cockrell and Michael B. Ballard (Baton Rouge, La.: Louisiana State University Press, 1995), call number E568.5 16th .H65 1995 (Cook and McCain Libraries).

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