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Providence Board of Health records

Inventory


Series 1. Photographs

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1 Small Pox Outbreaks
Contents Note: Photo album of 2 x 3 and 6 x 8 photographs of specific small pox cases.

circa 1900
Box 1, Folder 2 Living Conditions in Providence
Contents Note: Contains seven 4 x 5 photographs taken by Dr. Charles V. Chapin documenting living conditions in a Providence neighborhood. Some street names correspond with those in the Federal Hill neighborhood.

circa 1900
Box 1, Folder 3 Small Pox Outbreaks
Contents Note: Photo album of specific small pox cases from December 1912 - January 1913. Contains 20 un-retouched 3 x 3 1/2 photographs.

1912-1913
Box 1, Folder 4 Living Conditions in Providence
Contents Note: Documentation of living conditions in Providence. Includes 8 photographs of various sizes and one unmarked photograph taken April 1, 1898.

1898-1912
Box 1, Folder 5 Unsanitary Conditions in Providence
Contents Note: Contains twenty-six 4 x 5 photographs.

circa 1913
Box 1, Folder 6 Immunization
Contents Note: Contains one 8 x 10 photograph.

circa 1920
Box 1, Folder 7 Nursing Activities
Contents Note: Contains eleven 5 x 7 photographs plus negatives.

1939
Box 1, Folder 8 Well Baby Clinic
Contents Note: Contains four 8 x 10 photographs courtesy of the Providence Housing Authority documenting the Well Baby Clinic at Hartford Park, Providence.

1959 March 10
Box 1, Folder 9 Polio Clinic (Dr. Sarah Smith)
Contents Note: Contains five 8 x 10 photographs.

1962
Box 1, Folder 10 Part of a Thorough Physical Exam
Contents Note: Contains eight 8 x 10 photographs.

1962
Box 1, Folder 11 Nickerson House Clinic (Dr. Shatkin)
Contents Note: Contains three 8 x 10 photographs.

1962
Box 1, Folder 12 Day Nursery
Contents Note: Contains four 8 x 10 photographs.

1962
Box 1, Folder 13 Chapin-Pulmonary Clinic
Contents Note: Contains nine 8 x 10 photographs.

1962
Box 1, Folder 14 Health Team
Contents Note: Contains four 8 x 10 photographs.

1962
Box 1, Folder 15 Health Class
Contents Note: Contains three 8 x 10 photographs.

1962
Box 1, Folder 16 Dr. Dolan
Contents Note: Contains three 8 x 10 photographs.

1962
Box 1, Folder 17 X-Ray Clinic
Contents Note: Contains twelve 8 x 10 photographs.

1962
Box 1, Folder 18 Health Department Staff Photographs
Contents Note: Contains twelve 8 x 10 photographs.

1958-1963
Box 1, Folder 24 Unsanitary Conditions in Providence
Contents Note: Contains five 4 x 5 cyanotypes and one 5 x 8 cyanotype.

undated
Box 1, Folder 25 Portrait of Dr. Charles V. Chapin
Contents Note: Contains one 8 x 10 photograph.

undated
Box 1, Folder 26 Portrait of Dr. J. M. Peters
Contents Note: Contains one 4 x 5 photograph.

undated
Box 1, Folder 27 Chapin Hospital, Providence
Contents Note: Contains twelve 4 x 5 photographs.

undated

Series 2. Annual Reports

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1 Annual Report for the Health Department of the City of Providence
Contents Note: Includes two copies of the First Annual Report of the Superintendent of Health of the City of Providence (year ending July 1, 1857

1857
Box 1, Folder 19 Annual Report for the Health Department of the City of Providence
1961
Box 1, Folder 20 Annual Report for the Health Department of the City of Providence
1963
Box 1, Folder 21 Annual Report for the Health Department of the City of Providence
1964

Series 3. Ephemera

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 22 Award Dinner Program for Joseph E. Cannon M.D.
1977 October 28
Box 1, Folder 23 Warning Signs for Scarlet Fever and Diphtheria
undated