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Mattatuck Museum

Mattatuck Museum

63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT, USA

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The Medical and Scientific Collection contains various medical journals and personal documents regarding illness. Documents include various notebooks kept during medical school as well as during practice by several Waterbury doctors. Also included in the collection are city announcements on recent outbreaks of diseases such as Typhoid fever and on the effectiveness of the smallpox inoculation. Also represented are various personal accounts regarding illnesses such as whooping cough.