The collection comprises two sets of directives issued by the Mexico City Junta de Sanidad during the 1813 fever epidemics.
Mexico: Junta de Sanidad
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- ReferenceGB 120 WMS/Amer.5 and 69
- Dates of Creation1813
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialSpanish
- Physical Description2 volumes
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Junta de Sanidad, composed of 5 members of the Ayuntamiento or city council, was in charge of health issues during the 1813 fever epidemics in the city of Mexico. The fevers affecting the city at this time were probably mainly typhus.
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.
Other Finding Aids
Described in: Robin Price, An Annotated Catalogue of Medical Americana in the Library of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1983). Detailed catalogue available at http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/.
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
description compiled by Christopher Hilton based upon those in the Library's published finding aid by Robin Price.
Conditions Governing Use
Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.
The items in this collection formed part of the Guerra Collection.