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Julius Caesar LeHardy papers

Julius Caesar LeHardy papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Julius Caesar LeHardy papers
Creator: LeHardy, J. C.
Inclusive Dates: 1879-1897
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms1148
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Dr. Julius Caesar LeHardy (born Julius-Caesar Louis Victor LeHardy de Beaulieu on October 21, 1831 in Belgium), was a Savannah physician who pioneered studies of yellow fever and other swamp diseases and revised methods of quarantine and treatment of epidemic situations. He spent much time investigating coastal Georgia diseases and wrote a number of scholarly woks on the various maladies of the area.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers and correspondences of Dr. Julius Caesar LeHardy from 1879-1897. Material included relates to LeHardy's work on yellow fever and quarantine. Correspondences are to Dr. Felix Formento of New Orleans, Louisiana, regarding participation in the Quarantine Conference held in New Orleans in 1880, and to mayor Herman Myers of Savannah, Georgia, regarding the disposal of sewage in the river.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Julius Caesar LeHardy papers, ms 1148. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Epidemics -- Georgia.
Formento, Felix, 1837-1907 -- Correspondence
Public health -- Georgia.
Quarantine -- Georgia.
Sewage disposal -- Georgia -- Savannah.
Yellow fever -- Georgia.

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