Skip to main content

History of the National Board of Health, 1879-1893

Identifier: MS C 237


Typescript and permalife copy of Miles' History of the National Board of Health.


  • 1970-1987


0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)


Language of Materials

Collection materials primarily in English


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

Copyright and Re-use Information

NLM does not possess copyright to the collection. Archival collections often contain mixed copyrights; while NLM is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. It is the user's responsibility to research and understand any applicable copyright and re-publication rights not allowed by fair use. NLM does not grant permissions to publish.

Privacy Information

Archives and manuscript collections may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in any collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications for which the National Library of Medicine assumes no responsibility.

Biographical Note

Dr. Wyndham D. Miles was Historian of the National Institutes of Health.

Collection Summary

Contains typescript and permalife copy of Miles' 2 volume History of the National Board of Health: 1879-1893, along with an index to the permalife version. Includes a guide to Board of Health papers held at the National Archives.


Typescript and permalife copy of Miles' History of the National Board of Health.




Processed by
HMD Staff; Jim Labosier
Processing Completed
Encoded by
Jim Labosier
Finding Aid to A History of the National Board of Health, 1879-1893 / Wyndham D. Miles, 1970-1987
Unverified Partial Draft
HMD Staff; Jim Labosier
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English
Edition statement

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

8600 Rockville Pike
Bldg 38/1E-21, MSC 3819
Bethesda MD 20894 US
1-888-FINDNLM (1-888-346-3656)