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The Resource Luke Pryor Blackburn, physician, governor, reformer, Nancy Disher Baird

Luke Pryor Blackburn, physician, governor, reformer, Nancy Disher Baird

Label
Luke Pryor Blackburn, physician, governor, reformer
Title
Luke Pryor Blackburn, physician, governor, reformer
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Disher Baird
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Deadly epidemics of yellow fever and Asiatic cholera plagued the South throughout the nineteenth century, yet doctors had few effective weapons against the diseases. Luke Pryor Blackburn, a Kentucky-born physician, worked with more success than most to save the lives of those who were stricken and to prevent the spread of infection. He aided towns throughout Kentucky and the Deep South where resident doctors had fled or had fallen ill themselves. Blackburn's reputation as a humanitarian soared following his aid to Western Kentucky during the yellow fever epidemic of 1878. A year later he was ea
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baird, Nancy Disher
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Kentucky Bicentennial Bookshelf
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blackburn, Luke Pryor
  • Blackburn, Luke Pryor
  • Prisons
  • Public health
  • Governors
  • Physicians
  • Kentucky
  • HISTORY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Governors
  • Physicians
  • Politics and government
  • Prisons
  • Public health
  • Kentucky
Label
Luke Pryor Blackburn, physician, governor, reformer, Nancy Disher Baird
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 Health Officer; 2 Confederate Agent; 3 Hero of Hickman; 4 Governor of Kentucky; 5 Prison Reformer; 6 Lenient Luke; Notes; A Note to Readers
Control code
ocn903955380
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Paperback edition
Extent
1 online resource (137 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813150369
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt129dhdk
  • b7e06472-68e3-4a3c-ac8f-198f86c997b1
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903955380
Label
Luke Pryor Blackburn, physician, governor, reformer, Nancy Disher Baird
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 Health Officer; 2 Confederate Agent; 3 Hero of Hickman; 4 Governor of Kentucky; 5 Prison Reformer; 6 Lenient Luke; Notes; A Note to Readers
Control code
ocn903955380
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Paperback edition
Extent
1 online resource (137 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813150369
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt129dhdk
  • b7e06472-68e3-4a3c-ac8f-198f86c997b1
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903955380

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