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The Battle Creek Sanitarium, Battle Creek Mich.

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Title

The Battle Creek Sanitarium, Battle Creek Mich.

Subject

Battle Creek Sanitarium (Battle Creek, Mich.)
Sanitarium Food Co. (Battle Creek, Mich.)
Kellogg, John Harvey, 1852-1943.

Description

An illustrated pamphlet advertising the services and amenities available at The Battle Creek Sanitarium, including prices and an outline of the Sanitarium's dietary plans, which were essential to its therapeutic system. The Sanitarium was a health resort primarily catering to wealthy patrons employing health priciples based on the teaching of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Sanitarium practices focused on diet and exercise, as well as a variety of other practices including massage, water therapy, electro-therapy, rest, exposure to open air, colonics, and more. On site laboratories provided patients with detailed diet plans and analysis of patients health functions.

Creator

Battle Creek Sanitarium (Battle Creek, Mich.)

Source

Battle Creek Sanitarium, Battle Creek, MI
3. Illustrated pamphlet advertising the sanitarium
Medical Trade Ephemera collection of The Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelhia

Publisher

Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Date

ca 1895

Contributor

Battle Creek Sanitarium (Battle Creek, Mich.)

Identifier

BattleCreekSanitarium3.

Date Created

2016

Spatial Coverage

Battle Creek Region (Mich.)

Temporal Coverage

Early 20th century

Citation

Battle Creek Sanitarium (Battle Creek, Mich.), “The Battle Creek Sanitarium, Battle Creek Mich.,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed January 19, 2019, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/5015.