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Medical and statistical data on American Indians

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 150

Abstract

Includes vital statistics, anthropometric tables, disease and mortality data, and information on the Indian Medical Service. Reports from physicians by specific reservation for medical service.

Dates

  • 1920

Extent

0.8 Linear Feet (1 box, 5 volumes)

Creator

Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

Language of Materials

Collection materials primarily in English

Restrictions

Collection is not restricted. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access.

Copyright and Re-use Information

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Privacy Information

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Biographical Note

Frederick L. Hoffman was third vice president and statistician for the Prudential Insurance Company of America. Hoffman wrote on a variety of health topics. His works include Cancer statistics of life insurance companies (1913), American public-health problems (1915), Army anthropometry and medical rejection statistics (1918), Industrial accidents in the United States and their relative frequency in different occupations (1918), Facts and fallacies of compulsory health insurance (1920), Malaria problems (1928), Suicide problems (1928), and Cancer and diet, with facts and observation on related subjects (1937).

Collection Summary

Includes vital statistics, anthropometric tables, disease and mortality data, and information on the Indian Medical Service. Reports from physicians by specific reservation for medical service.

Abstract

Includes vital statistics, anthropometric tables, disease and mortality data, and information on the Indian Medical Service. Reports from physicians by specific reservation for medical service.

Physical Location

Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine

General

Processed by
HMD staff
Processing Completed
2003
Encoded by
Jim Labosier
Title
Finding Aid to the Medical and statistical data on American Indians 1920
Status
Unverified Partial Draft
Author
HMD staff
Date
2003
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English
Edition statement
1.0

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

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