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Orville Harry Brown papers, 1886-1940
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Series 1. Writings by OHB 1904-1940

Physical Description: 3 folders

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journal reprints and cut pages, reports, pamphlets
Box 1, Folder 1

Journal reprints and cut pages. 1904-1907

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18 items from "American Journal of Physiology", "Journal of the American Medical Association", and other physiological and clinical titles
Box 1, Folder 2

Journal reprints and cut pages. 1908-1940

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47 items from various clinical titles, especially, in the later years, from "Southwestern Medicine"
Box 1, Folder 3

Pamphlets. 1909-1918

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1) "Missouri State Sanatorium: Some information for persons desiring admission to the Missouri State Sanatorium for the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis, by Dr. O.H. Brown, Physician-in-Chief. Mount Vernon, Missouri"; 2) "The Missouri State Sanatorium (first biennial report). Mount Vernon, MO, Jan. 1909"; 3) Bulletin of the Arizona State Board of Health", 6(8), Oct. 1918; 4) "Some facts about the climate of Phoenix and the Salt River Valley of Arizona; a collection of papers ... read before the Maricopa County Medical Society...."

Series 2. Miscellaneous Materials 1886-1908

Physical Description: 16 folders

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This series contains materials by and about the Committee of One Hundred on National Health and the American Health League, newspaper clippings from the 1880s and 1890, and various other clippings and reprints.
Box 1, Folder 4

Journal reprint. 1906

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"The economic advisability of inaugurating a national organization of health," by J. Pease Norton, "Journal of the American Medical Association", Sep. 29, 1906; read before the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Ithaca, N.Y., June 30, 1906
Box 1, Folder 5

Publications of the Committee of One Hundred on National Health, organized under the auspices of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and The American Health League 1907-1908

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publication nos. 10-16, 18-20, and five other pamphlets


for publication no. 16, see [Box 1 : 6]
Box 1, Folder 6

"To the grewsome [sic] record of convictions set forth in this pamphlet your attention is respectfully invited".


published by the Public Health Defense League, N.Y.
Box 1, Folder 7

Pages and articles from "The Literary Digest". 1891-1900

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subjects covered: human physiology, exercise, sleep; science and invention; eminent men; miscellany
Box 1, Folder 8

Articles about Charles Dickens.

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1) "The homes and haunts of Dickens," by Anna Leach, in "Munsey's Magazine", pp. 240-250, no date or volume no.; 2) two pages (13-14) of "In the footsteps of Dickens," no identification
Box 1, Folder 9

Pages from medical journals. 1891-1897

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1) "Proceedings of Societies" in "New York Medical Journal", Sep. 26, 1891: 353-354; 2) "Six-day bicycle races" in "The Medical News", Dec. 18, 1897: 801-802
Box 1, Folder 10

Pages from Harper's Weekly. 1886-1898

Box 1, Folder 11

Two unidentified columns.

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1) "The dog in India," reprinted from "Revue Scientifique", Paris, June 11, 1892; 2) "Is it a crime to be rich?" (no identification)
Box 1, Folder 12

"The cost of war," by George B. Waldron.

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p. 169-171, no other identification
Box 1, Folder 13

Newspaper clippings. 1880s

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from: "New York Herald" and its "Sunday Supplement", "Brooklyn Sunday Press", and "New York World"
Box 1, Folder 14

Newspaper clippings. 1890s

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from: "The Morning Press", Santa Barbara, Calif.; "New York Herald" and its "Sunday Supplement"; "Harper's Weekly"; "The Daily Telegraph", [London]; "The Argonaut", San Francisco
Box 1, Folder 15

Newspaper clippings. 1900s

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from Pueblo [Colorado?]
Box 1, Folder 16

Miscellaneous newspaper clippings.

Box 1, Folder 17

"Some old visiting-cards".

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from: "The Strand Magazine", p. 401-406 (no date or volume)
Box 1, Folder 18

Poem, "Morituri salutamus," by Henry W. Longfellow.

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from: "Harper's Magazine", p. 442-[446], no date or volume


poem for the fiftieth anniversary of the Class of 1825 of Bowdoin College
Box 1, Folder 19

Poem, "Grey kitty's fortune," by L. W. K.

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no other identification; handwritten copy