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The Cora and Webb Mading Collection focuses on public health and contains over 1,500 books and pamphlets on urban sanitation in the United States and communicable diseases. Two important aspects of the collection are the large number of early twentieth century city and state health department reports and the nineteenth century pamphlets on specific contagious diseases. See more at RB 004.


A gift from the Cora and Webb Mading Foundation of more than 1,000 titles on sanitation and communicable diseases circa 1950. Accruals may occur for this collection.



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