University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The items in the Digital Collections of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Library contain materials which represent or depict sensitive topics or were written from perspectives using outdated or biased language. The Library condemns discrimination and hatred on any grounds. As a research library that supports the mission and values of this land grant institution, it is incumbent upon the University Library to preserve, describe, and provide access to materials to accurately document our past, support learning about it, and effect change in the present. In accordance with the American Library Association’s Freedom to Read statement, we do not censor our materials or prevent patrons from accessing them.

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Hospital and Health Service Annual Reports (Digital Surrogates)

Digital Surrogates from the Hospital and Health Service Annual Reports (1916 -2009) include digitized copies of Health Service Annual Reports concerning statistics about the Health Service activities in preventive medicine, health education, research, medical attention, and examination, regarding both mental and physical health (1916-1975) as well as financial reports (2006-2009). Health Services reports and statistics involve topics as disease and injuries; epidemics and communicable diseases; health habits; student deaths; dental health; immunization and supervision of food-handlers; subnormal development of male students in relationship with military service; monthly distribution of visits; and types and distribution of medical attention to students, staff and other patients.

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