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Health, State Board of,

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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)

Date: 1885-1889

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Alexander Martin, Correspondence Files, Applications and endorsements for jobs, Box 10 Folder 6

Unit ID: 454804

Space Required/Quantity: [Not stated]

Title (Main title): Health, State Board of,

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office. Records of the Kansas Governor's Office : administration of Governor John Alexander Martin (1885-1889). Correspondence files. Applications and endorsements for jobs.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: These letters, spanning 1885 to 1888, are from the State Board of Health and other individuals regarding the appointment of board members to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters recommend various physicians to fill openings on the board. Signed petitions are among the letters. The Kansas State Board of Health was created in 1885. It consisted of nine physicians, each a graduate of a medical college who had at least seven years of continuous practice in his or her profession. The physicians were appointed by the governor from all parts of the state for three-year terms.


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    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Martin, John Administration.