Title

Charles Willis Garrison letter, 1933

Creator

Date Original

1933

Description

This collection contains one piece of correspondence between Dr. Charles Willis Garrison and the Finsen Institute in Copenhagen.

Biographical/Historical Note

This correspondence is between Dr. Charles Willis Garrison, Arkansas’ first State Board of Health Director, and the Finsen Institute in Copenhagen, Denmark. Dr. Garrison was a professor at the College of Medicine teaching preventative medicine from 1913-1918 and 1922-1931. He belonged to multiple societies and organization that promoted medical treatments and good health, most notably the Arkansas Tuberculosis Association. The Finsen Institute for Phototherapy in Copenhagen was investigating the effects of light on disease. In this letter, Dr. Garrison was interested in learning about how light could have healing effects on tuberculosis patients.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.0170.0009

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Charles Willis Garrison letter, SMC.0170.0009

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Charles Willis Garrison letter, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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