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Charles V. Chapin Papers

Inventory


Series 1. Correspondence

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1
1873-1899
Box 1, Folder 2 Management of milk outbreak of typhoid fever
1908-1909
Box 1, Folder 3
1911-1936
Box 1, Folder 4 Concerning health care of the sick and poor
1912-1913
Box 1, Folder 5 Chapin's work as registrar of vital statistics
1913-1914
Box 1, Folder 6 City boards of health
1923-1924

Series 2. Manuscript Material

Container Description Date
Numbered Manuscripts
Box 1, Folder 7 Bibliography of manuscript material, undated
Box 1, Folder 8 "Scarlet fever charts in various american cities" (109)
1880-1920
Box 1, Folder 9 "Medical effects of alcohol" (95)
c.1880
Box 1, Folder 10 "Malaria" (117)
1884-1885
Box 1, Folder 11 "Origin and progress of the malarial fever now prevalent in New England" (103)
1884
Box 1, Folder 12 "Progress in anatomy and physiology"(1)
Contents Note: Written for the Providence Medical Association.

1886
Box 1, Folder 13 "Treatment and diagnosis of malaria"(2)
Contents Note: Written for the Clinical Club.

1886
Box 1, Folder 14 "Medical delusions"(3)
Contents Note: Written for the Clinical Club.

1887
Box 1, Folder 15 "Methods for the prevention of scarlet fever" (102)
Contents Note: Written for the RI Medical Society.

1888 Jun
Box 1, Folder 16 "Consumption" (4)
Contents Note: Written for the Clinical Club.

1888
Box 1, Folder 17 "Scarlet fever"(110)
Contents Note: pencil and pen notes and reading references for a paper,

1888
Box 1, Folder 18 "Tuberculosis" (112)
Contents Note: notes and card references for a paper

1888
Box 1, Folder 20 "Etiology of typhoid fever: notes for a paper" (101)
1889
Box 1, Folder 21 "Septic poisoning"(6)
Contents Note: Written for the Clinical Club.

1889
Box 1, Folder 22 "Sanitary administration of cities"(7)
Contents Note: Written for Brown University.

1889
Box 1, Folder 23 "Diphtheria charts of U.S. cities" (108)
1890-1910
Box 1, Folder 24 "Food"(48)
1890
Box 1, Folder 25 "The relation of our college to the community"(8)
c.1890
Box 1, Folder 26 "The opening of the Brown University gymnasium" (9)
Contents Note: Written for Brown University.

1891
Box 1, Folder 27 "Recent progress in physiology" (10)
Contents Note: Written for the Providence Medical Association.

1891
Box 1, Folder 28 "The limitations of births" (11)
Contents Note: Written for the Clinical Club.

1891
Box 1, Folder 29 "Some birth statistics of Providence" (12)
Contents Note: Written for the RI Medical Society.

1892
Box 1, Folder 30 "Ten lectures on physiology" (97)
Contents Note: Written for Brown University Extension.

1892
Box 1, Folder 31 "Vital Statistics" (13)
1892
Box 1, Folder 32 "Progress in anatomy and hygiene" (14)
Contents Note: Written for the Providence Medical Association.

1893
Box 1, Folder 33 "Purification of water supplies" (113)
1893
Box 1, Folder 34 "Prevention of venereal disease" (15)
Contents Note: Written for the Clinical Club.

1894
Box 1, Folder 35 "Memoranda concerning vaccination" (20)
1894
Box 1, Folder 36 "The family biologically considered: part 1-5" (63)
Contents Note: Written for Hartford School of Sociology.

1895 Apr 01-1895 Apr 06
Box 1, Folder 37 "The family biologically considered: part 6-12" (63)
Contents Note: Written for Hartford School of Sociology.

1895 Apr 01-1895 Apr 06
Box 1, Folder 38 "Marriage" (16)
Contents Note: Written for Club.

1895
Box 1, Folder 39 "Municipal sanitation in Providence" (18)
Contents Note: Written for the Society for Municipal Prof.

1895
Box 1, Folder 40 "Pig's tails" (19).
Contents Note: Written for the "Club".

1895
Box 1, Folder 41 "Pneumonia"(17)
Contents Note: Written for the Clinical Club.

1895
Box 1, Folder 42 "Personal Hygiene for happier living" (92)
Contents Note: Written for Brown & Sharpe.

1896
Box 1, Folder 43 "Resume on typhoid, scarlet fever, tuberculosis, and diphtheria"
Contents Note: Written for nurses at Butler Hospital.

1897 Jan 12
Box 1, Folder 44 "Epicurean notions"(23)
Contents Note: Written for the "Club".

1897
Box 1, Folder 45 "Science" (22)
Contents Note: Written for the "Club".

1897
Box 1, Folder 46 "On the definition of epidemic"(24)
c.1898-1899
Box 1, Folder 47 "Notice of RI Hospital lectures"(93)
1901 Oct 07-1901 Oct 14
Box 1, Folder 48 "Medical aspects of social evil" (90)
Contents Note: Written for Brown University.

1901 Oct 09
Box 2, Folder 1 "Relation of physical environment on health - dust, ventilation, air, and water"(89)
Contents Note: Written for nurses at RI Hospital.

1901 Oct 14
Box 2, Folder 2 "Municipal sanitation" (47) (47)
Contents Note: Written for Brown University-Domestic Economy Class.

1903
Box 2, Folder 3 "Battle of Salamis" (30)
1906
Folder 24 "History of garbage collection in Providence" (31)
1906
Box 2, Folder 5 "Sanitary science" (29)
Contents Note: Written for the "Club".

1906
Box 2, Folder 6 "In praise of folly" (32)
Contents Note: Written for the "Club".

1907
Box 2, Folder 7 "The value of life" (33)
Contents Note: Written for the "Club".

1908
Box 2, Folder 8 "Importance of contact infection"(85)
Contents Note: Written for a group of nurses.

1909 Feb 06
Box 2, Folder 9 "Persistence of superstition"(34)
Contents Note: Written for the "Club".

1909
Box 2, Folder 10 "The aseptic technique in hospitals: its history, theory and practice" (88)
Contents Note: Written for nurses at City Hospital

1910 Feb 25
Box 2, Folder 11 "Sanitation inspection: facts and principles in control of contagious diseases" (99)
Contents Note: Written for the Massachusetts State Board of Health.

1910 Dec 15
Box 2, Folder 12 "Anti-TB management and its value" (98)
Contents Note: Written for the city of East Providence.

1910
Box 2, Folder 13 "Modes of infection" (83)
Contents Note: Written for the Normal School.

1910
Box 2, Folder 14 "New hygiene facts" (82)
Contents Note: Written for Harvard Pop. Medical Lecture.

1911 Mar 26
Box 2, Folder 15 "Evaluation of Fall River's city betterment act"(87)
Contents Note: Written for the city of Fall River.

1913 Sep 30
Box 2, Folder 16 "Efficiency of public health measures and Science and sanitation"(39/40)
Contents Note: Written for Harvard.

1914
Box 2, Folder 18 "Contagious disease problems and Nuisances" (43/44)
Contents Note: Written for Harvard.

1914
Box 2, Folder 19 "Education (P.H.) and Garbage" (45/46)
Contents Note: Written for Harvard.

1914
Box 2, Folder 20 "Sources and modes of infection" (86)
Contents Note: Written for nurses at RI Hospital

1915
Box 2, Folder 21 "Personal hygiene"(77)
Contents Note: Written for the Harvard Sunday Lecture.

1916 Apr 03
Box 2, Folder 22 "Public health nursing" (78)
Contents Note: Written for nurses at Butler Hospital.

1916 Dec 13
Box 2, Folder 23 "Control of acute contagious diseases"
c.1917-1919
Box 2, Folder 24 Resume and comment on Chapin's survey of state health work. (80)
Contents Note: Written for the N.Y. Bureau of Municipal Research.

1917 Feb 28
Box 2, Folder 25 "Health insurance" (75)
Contents Note: Written for the Providence Medical Association.

1917 Apr 02
Box 2, Folder 26 "Three stages of public health work" (81)
Contents Note: Written for the Reciprocity Club.

1917 Dec
Box 2, Folder 27 "Remarks on proposed reorganization of the state health authority" (79)
Contents Note: Written for a RI legislature hearing.

1918 Mar
Box 2, Folder 28 "Scope and organization of public health work" (84)
Contents Note: Written for the First Baptist Church.

1919 Feb 02
Box 2, Folder 29 "Contagious disease hospitals" (76)
Contents Note: Written for the N.Y. Bureau of Municipal Research.

1919 May 12
Box 2, Folder 30 "Infant mortality" (36)
1919
Box 2, Folder 31 "American contributions to bacteriology, medicine, and modern sanitation" (55)
Contents Note: Written for the Rotary Club.

1920
Box 2, Folder 31a [Address to the North Carolina Health Officers Association]
1920
Box 2, Folder 32 "Changing health problems" (51)
Contents Note: Written for Washington Park.

1921 May 02
Box 2, Folder 33 "Contagious disease control in Providence" (70)
Contents Note: Written for the Women's Republican Club.

1921
Box 2, Folder 34 "Control of contagious diseases" (62)
Contents Note: Written for Harvard.

1921
Box 2, Folder 35 "Influenza," "Pneumonia," and "Principles of contagious disease control" (68/69/71)
Contents Note: Written for Newark.

1922
Box 2, Folder 36 "Principles of contagious disease control" (58)
1922
Box 2, Folder 37 "False vs. real duties of the H.O." (52) Written for the Rotary Club (52)
Contents Note: Written for the Rotary Club.

1923
Box 2, Folder 38 "The filth theory" (72)
Contents Note: Written for Harvard.

1923 Mar 20
Box 2, Folder 39 "Personal responsibility for health" (50)
Contents Note: Written for the City Club.

1923 Dec 05
Box 2, Folder 40 "Relation of hospitals to public health" (64)
Contents Note: Written for New England Hospital Superintendents.

1924 May 21
Box 2, Folder 41 "Relative values in public health" (61)
Contents Note: Written for Harvard.

1924
Box 2, Folder 42 "What club women can do for public health" (56)
Contents Note: Written for the Federation of Women's Clubs.

1924 Jan 21
Box 2, Folder 43 "American contributions to bacteriology, medicine, and modern sanitation"
Contents Note: Written for the Town Criers (57)

1925 Dec 28
Box 2, Folder 44 "Changes in type of contagious diseases, etc." (107)
1925
Box 2, Folder 45 "Control of contagious diseases"
Contents Note: Written for Harvard (67)

1926
Box 2, Folder 46 "Health of the family"
Contents Note: Written for the Junior League (73)

1926
Box 2, Folder 47 "History of diphtheria immunization"
Contents Note: Written for the Rolph Street School (53)

1926
Box 2, Folder 47a "What Good is the Health Department?"
1926
Box 2, Folder 48 "American contributions to bacteriology, medicine, and modern sanitation"
Contents Note: Written for the Exchange Club (54)

1927 Dec 15
Box 2, Folder 49 "Contagious disease hospitals and the community"
Contents Note: Written for Providence Health Institution (74)

1927
Box 2, Folder 50 "Health reports"
Contents Note: Written for Harvard (49)

1927
Box 2, Folder 51 "Contagious disease control"
Contents Note: Written for Harvard (59)

1928
Box 2, Folder 52 "History and scope of public health work."(60)
1928 Jun 18
Box 2, Folder 53 "State health administration and Animal diseases"
Contents Note: Written for Yale School of Hygiene (65/66)

1928
Box 2, Folder 54 "Air infection of minor importance"
Contents Note: undated (111)

Box 2, Folder 55 "Child health" (100)
Contents Note: undated (prior to 1920?)

c.1920
Box 2, Folder 56 "Deaths among taxpayers and non-taxpayers in Providence"
Contents Note: Notes, statistical computations and partial early draft. Undated (106)

Box 2, Folder 57 "Diphtheria"
Contents Note: undated (116)

Box 2, Folder 58 "Filtration of public water supplies"
Contents Note: undated (105)

Box 2, Folder 59 Five lectures on biology for Professor Packard. (96)
Contents Note: Written for Brown University. Undated.

Box 2, Folder 60 "Hints for education reform"
Contents Note: Written for the Education Club. Undated. (21)

Box 2, Folder 61 "History of state and municipal control of disease"
Contents Note: Incomplete typed draft, sources notes, etc. Undated. (114)

Box 2, Folder 62 "Incidence of the different causes of mortality in Providence during 55 years"
Contents Note: Incomplete with statistical tabulations. Undated. (115)

Box 2, Folder 63 "Justifiable measures for the prevention of contagious disease"
Contents Note: Undated. (94)

Box 2, Folder 64 "Medical and sanitary science"
Contents Note: Undated. (28)

Box 2, Folder 65 "Medical supervision of school children"
Contents Note: Undated. (35)

Box 2, Folder 66 "Public hygiene"
Contents Note: Undated. (27B)

Box 2, Folder 67 "Role, functions, and extent of government"
Contents Note: Written for the "Club". Undated. (26)

Box 2, Folder 68 "The bay in winter"
Contents Note: Undated. (25)

Box 2, Folder 69 "Truth in publicity"
Contents Note: Undated. (104)

Box 2, Folder 70 "Tuberculosis"
Contents Note: Undated. (37)

Unnumbered Manuscripts
Box 2, Folder 71 "Medical facts and theories with index"
Contents Note: #1-40

1917-1918
Box 2, Folder 72 "Medical facts and theories with index"
Contents Note: #41-80

1917-1918
Box 2, Folder 73 "Medical facts and theories with index"
Contents Note: #81-100 and various other numbers

1917-1918
Box 2, Folder 74 Some achievements in medicine, complete
Contents Note: Undated.

Box 2, Folder 75 Some achievements in medicine, incomplete, working notes
Contents Note: Undated.

Box 2, Folder 76 Notes, handwritten for a book on contagions
Contents Note: Undated.

Box 2, Folder 77 Unidentified
Contents Note: Undated.

Series 3. Miscellaneous

Container Description Date
Box 2, Folder 78
Contents Note:
  • 1. Biographical information, 1880-1941
  • 2. Censors report, 1880
  • 3. List of wedding gifts, 1886
  • 4. American Medical Association commission, 1914
  • 5. Contract with a private physician for service as a contract surgeon, U.S. Army, 1917
  • 6. Selected papers, 1881-1932
  • 7. Obituaries and tributes, 1941


1880-1941
Box 2, Folder 79 Certificates
1884-1966
Box 2, Folder 80 Index cards indicating date of expected confinement (birth)
1928
Box 2, Folder 81 Ledger on the sales of municipal sanitation in the United States
1901-1915

Series 4. Physician Reports on Scarlet and Typhoid Fever Scarlet Fever

Container Description Date
Scarlet Fever
Box 3, Folder 1 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever
1888
Box 3, Folder 2 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever
1889
Box 3, Folder 3 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever
1890
Box 3, Folder 4 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever
1891
Box 3, Folder 5 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever
1892
Box 3, Folder 6 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, A-L
1893
Box 3, Folder 7 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, M-Z
1893
Box 3, Folder 8 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, A-L
1894
Box 3, Folder 9 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, M-Z
1894
Box 3, Folder 10 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, A-L
1895
Box 3, Folder 11 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, M-Z
1895
Box 3, Folder 12 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, A-L
1896
Box 3, Folder 13 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, M-L
1896
Box 4, Folder 1 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever
1897
Box 4, Folder 2 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever
1898
Box 4, Folder 3 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, A-J
1899
Box 4, Folder 4 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, K-Y
1899
Box 5, Folder 1 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, A-H
1900
Box 5, Folder 2 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, I-W
1900
Box 5, Folder 3 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, A-G
1901
Box 5, Folder 4 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, H-W
1901
Box 5, Folder 5 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever
1902
Box 6, Folder 1 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, A-G
1903
Box 6, Folder 2 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, H-P
1903
Box 6, Folder 3 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, R-W
1903
Box 6, Folder 4 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, A-B
1904
Box 6, Folder 5 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, C-D
1904
Box 7, Folder 1 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, E-G
1904
Box 7, Folder 2 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, H-J
1904
Box 7, Folder 3 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, K-N
1904
Box 7, Folder 4 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, O-R
1904
Box 7, Folder 5 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, S-Y
1904
Box 7, Folder 6 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, A-G
1905
Box 7, Folder 7 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, H-Z
1905
Box 7, Folder 8 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, A-C
1906
Box 7, Folder 9 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, D-O
1906
Box 7, Folder 10 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, P-W
1906
Box 7, Folder 11 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, A-B
1907
Box 7, Folder 12 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, C-F
1907
Box 7, Folder 13 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, G-P
1907
Box 7, Folder 14 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, P-Z
1907
Box 7, Folder 15 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, A-C
1908
Box 7, Folder 16 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, D-O
1908
Box 8, Folder 1 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, P-Z
1908
Box 8, Folder 2 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, A-B
1909
Box 8, Folder 3 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, C-G
1909
Box 8, Folder 4 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, G-N
1909
Box 8, Folder 5 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, P-Y
1909
Box 8, Folder 6 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, A-C
1910
Box 8, Folder 7 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, D-O
1910
Box 8, Folder 8 Physician Reports on Scarlet Fever, P-W
Typhoid Fever
Box 8, Folder 9 Physician Reports on Typhoid Fever
1895
Box 8, Folder 10 Physician Reports on Typhoid Fever
1897
Box 8, Folder 11 Physician Reports on Typhoid Fever
1898
Box 8, Folder 12 Physician Reports on Typhoid Fever
1899
Box 8, Folder 13 Physician Reports on Typhoid Fever
1900
Box 8, Folder 14 Physician Reports on Typhoid Fever
1901
Box 8, Folder 15 Physician Reports on Typhoid Fever
1902
Box 8, Folder 16 Physician Reports on Typhoid Fever
1903
Box 8, Folder 17 Physician Reports on Typhoid Fever
1904
Box 8, Folder 18 Physician Reports on Typhoid Fever
1905

Series 5. Sanitary Inspector Reports on Contagious Diseases: Bound Volumes

Container Description Date
Box 9 Volume 1, Scarlet fever, diphtheria, and typhoid fever.
1883-1885
Box 9 Volume 2, Scarlet fever and typhoid fever.
1887
Box 9 Volume 3, Scarlet fever and typhoid fever.
1888
Box 9 Volume 4, Scarlet fever, diphtheria, and typhoid fever.
1889
Box 9 Volume 5,Scarlet fever.
1894
Box 9 Volume 6, Diphtheria and typhoid fever.
1894

Series 6. Scrapbooks: correspondence, programs, newspaper clippings, journal articles, lecture lists, reviews

Container Description Date
Box 10, Folder 1 Scrapbook
1883-1884
Box 10 Volume 7, Municipal Sanitation and Hygiene.
1901-1909
Box 10 Volume 8
1902-1904
Box 10 Volume 9
1910-1917
Box 10, Folder 2 Loose papers, found at the back of the 1910-1917 scrapbook
1925-1929
Box 10 Volume 10
1912-1913
Box 10 Volume 11
1914-1916
Box 10 Volume 12
1917-1918
Box 11 Volume 13
1919-1920
Box 11 Volume 14
1921-1922
Box 11 Volume 15
1923-1924
Box 11 Volume 16, Dinner to honor Dr. Chapin.
1924
Box 11 Volume 17
1925-1926
Box 12 Volume 18
1927-1928
Box 12 Volume 19
1929-1930
Box 12 Volume 20
1931-1932
Box 12 Volume 21
1933-1935
Box 12 Volume 22
1936-1939
Oversized volumes
Box 13 Volume 23
1885-1894
Box 13 Volume 24
1896-1897
Box 13 Volume 25
1897-1902
Box 13 Volume 26
1904-1906
Box 13 Volume 27
1907-1908
Box 13 Volume 28
1909
Box 13 Volume 29
1910
Box 13 Volume 30
1911
Box 13 Volume 31, Rhode Island ferries
1925