Episode #3 – The 1832 Cholera Epidemic

Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site © Jane McGaughey

CBC News, The Cholera Epidemic of 1832

Library and Archives Canada, MG 40 R 148, Collection relating to Irish emigration, military, political, exploration, and travel matters

La Minerve, 8 November 1832

Geoffrey Bilson, A Darkened House: Cholera in Nineteenth Century Canada (1981)

Merna M. Forster, “Quarantine at Grosse Île,” Canadian Family Physician, Vol. 41 (May, 1995): 841-48.

Dan Horner, “‘The Public Has The Right to be Protected From A Deadly Scourge’: Debating Quarantine, Migration, and Liberal Governance during the 1847 Typhus Outbreak in Montreal,” Journal of the Canadian Historical Association 23, 1 (2012): 65-100.

Marian A. Patterson, “The Cholera Epidemic of 1832 at York, Upper Canada,” Bulletin of the Medical Library Association, Vol 46, No. 2 (April, 1958): 165-84.

 

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