Health Heroes Collection

1920-1937
Laupus Library Manuscript Collection, LL02.69
Creator(s)
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
Physical description
0.36 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
Health Heroes Collection (LL02.69), at The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
Repository
Laupus Library History Collections
Access
No Restrictions

Booklets from the Health Heroes series.


Biographical/historical information

During the early twentieth century, the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company published a series of booklets entitled Health Heroes. The series features biographies of important historic figures in health care. The people featured in this collection are Edward Livingston Trudeau, Louis Pasteur, Edward Jenner, Walter Reed, Florence Nightingale, and Marie Curie; with publication dates ranging from 1920 through 1937.


Scope and arrangement

Booklets from the Health Heroes series published by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.


Administrative information
Custodial History

2017 October 18: 9 booklets. Gift of Winterthur Museum Library.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Winterthur Museum Library.

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.


Language of material

English

Related material

E. Daniel Shingleton Public Health Collection (LL 02.40), The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.


Container list
Box 1 Folder 1 Edward Livingston Trudeau, 1920
Box 1 Folder 2 Louis Pasteur, 1925
Box 1 Folder 3 Edward Jenner, 1926
Box 1 Folder 4 Walter Reed, 1926
Box 1 Folder 5 Florence Nightingale, 1928
Box 1 Folder 6 Marie Curie, 1937