As a mosquito-borne disease, Malaria was a threat to people living across Louisiana due to the surrounding landscape of swamp and water, as well as the prevalence of water cisterns throughout major residential areas.
Listed below are some recommended catalog key terms for searching for malaria. Full steps on how to use these key terms can be found on this LibGuide's homepage.
Listed below are some recommended subject headings for searching for malaria. Full steps on how to use these key terms can be found on this LibGuide's homepage.
Diseases -- Louisiana -- New Orleans
Epidemics -- Louisiana
Malaria -- Prevention.
Malaria -- Southern States.
Malaria -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
LSU Libraries Special Collections holds a few books and manuscript materials that directly speak to the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi River Valley experience of malaria. Most of these collections are listed below. Additional collections may be found utilizing the key terms and subject headings listed in the sections above.
Books and other published materials