President's Address: "We Have Had Not Epidemics of Any Kind"

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Title

President's Address: "We Have Had Not Epidemics of Any Kind"

Subject

Trinity College and the Influenza Pandemic of 1918

Description

The crisis, if it were ever considered by the College a crisis at all, had abated by June 17, 1921, at least in the eyes of newly elected President Remsen Brinckerhoff Ogilby. He was pleased to report that while “two studensts [sic] have left college on account of injury and illness…on the whole the health of the student body has been good. We have had not epidemics of any kind.” Interestingly, the College’s budget proposal for 2022 makes no mention of “medical expenses” nor does it appear to have retained the positions of medical director and assistant medical director.

Creator

Remsen Brinckerhoff Ogilby; Trinity College Board of Trustees

Source

Trinity College Digital Repository

Publisher

Watkinson Library and Trinity College Archives, Trinity College (Hartford, CT)

Date

June 17, 1921

Contributor

N/A

Rights

Digital reproductions and permission to publish Watkinson materials may be requested by contacting Watkinson staff. With permission of the staff, readers may use their own cameras in the library. Users of materials from the Watkinson Library or the College Archives must accept full legal responsibility for observing the laws of copyright, as well as the laws of libel and invasion of privacy and property rights.

Relation

N/A

Format

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Language

English

Type

Text, College Records (typescript)

Coverage

Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut

Comments

Great Exhibit!

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