Item MS-13-9, SF Box 57, Folder 6 - Handwritten note by Wade Hampton Frost regarding standard procedures in recording medical information

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Handwritten note by Wade Hampton Frost regarding standard procedures in recording medical information

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MS-13-9, SF Box 57, Folder 6

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  • [19--] (Creation)
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    Frost, Wade Hampton

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1 page of textual records

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(1880-1938)

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Wade Hampton Frost was a prominent figure in US public health and epidemiology in the first half of the twentieth century. He was educated at the University of Virginia and from 1905-1929 he worked as a surgeon with the United States Public Health Service. In 1919 he became a resident lecturer at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health; in 1929 he was appointed a professor of epidemiology; and from 1931-1934 he served as the school's dean.

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Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives in 1984. The custodial history is unknown.

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  • English

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English

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Related materials can be found in the Wade Hampton Frost collection (Collection Number MS-2) at the Claude Moore Health Science Library (Historical Collections) at the University of Virginia.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Handwritten note by Wade Hampton Frost regarding standard procedures in recording medical information, MS-13-9, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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2003
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  • Box: SF Box 57