Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on optimal physical, mental, and social well-being, as well as how to achieve and preserve it. Works on personal body care and cleanliness are entered under Hygiene. Works on muscular efficiency and physical endurance are entered under Physical fitness.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Robert Bogdan international collection on disability, healthcare, and body modification
Call Number: Ms Coll 84
Overview: The collection consists of five binders of materials related to people with disabilities, healthcare practices, and body modification collected by Robert Bogdan, a professor and author whose work focuses on disability studies. Materials include photographic postcards, picture postcards, photographs, pamphlets, and ephemera primarily documenting peoples in Africa, Asia, and Europe. The collection also includes materials documenting peoples in South America, the Caribbean, Pacific islands, and...
Dates: circa 1890-1969
Irving Fisher papers
Call Number: MS 212
Summary: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, teaching files, and memorabilia documenting the professional career and personal life of Irving Fisher, a mathematician, political economist, author, inventor, and activist in social causes. The materials reflect Fisher's interests in economics, the League of Nations, monetary theory and policy, national politics, health reform, prohibition, nutrition, and other topics. Major correspondents include politicians, economists, members of the...
Dates: 1861-1976, bulk 1894-1947
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Irving Fisher papers