"Pre-Covid-19 Plagues and Pestilences Documented in Religious Collections"
Were there pandemics before COVID-19? Of course, there were! Evidence can be found in the archives of many institutions. In this panel presentation, five section members will discuss their holdings on past public health crises and how these resources were utilized in 2020.
Taffey Hall, Southern Baptist Historical Library & Archives, Nashville, TN
Erin M. Louthen, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
Elaine Nadeau, Mount St. Scholastica Monastery and the Federation of St. Scholastica, Atchison, KS
Dr. Paul Peucker, The Moravian Church in America, Northern Province, Bethlehem, PA
Mark Shenise, General Commission on Archives and History, The United Methodist Church, Madison, NJ
Timothy S, Binkley, CA, Berea College, Berea, KY (Moderator)