Skip to main content

Public Health Materials in Haverford Special Collections (HC)

Materials related to public health, including mental health, disease outbreaks, and home remedies.

Public Health Materials in Haverford Special Collections

Haverford College Special Collections contains rich primary source resources related to public health, particularly issues of mental health and epidemics of various diseases in the Philadelphia area. This guide presents some of the items that researchers may find useful, but is not a comprehensive listing of all health-related materials. Links to online collection guides or catalog records have been provided throughout this guide, but most sources must be consulted in paper in Special Collections. Librarians in Special Collections are eager to assist with research and may be contacted at

Friends Hospital Annual Report, 1820. BX7640.F77 A2. HC13-26025.  Friends Hospital (Philadelphia, PA).