AMJ            The Association Medical Journal, a precursor of the British Medical Journal.

BMJ            The British Medical Journal, the publication voice of the British Medical Association.

CB                Richard H. Ellis, ed. The Casebooks of Dr. John Snow. London: Wellcome  Institute for the History of Medicine, 1994. The pagination in citations refers to Ellis, not Snow’s originals.

CC&SoM    Peter Vinten-Johansen, Howard Brody, Nigel Paneth, Stephen Rachman, and Michael Rip, with the assistance of David Zuck. Cholera, Chloroform, and the Science of Medicine. A Life of John Snow. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

CIC             Cholera Inquiry Committee. Report on the Cholera Outbreak in St. James,  Westminster during the Autumn of 1854. London: Churchill, 1855.

CMC           John Snow, On Continuous Molecular Changes, More Particularly in Their Relation to Epidemic Diseases. London: Churchill, March 1853.

CMoS         Chicago Manual of Style

GRO           General Register Office.

HMSO        Her Majesty’s Printing Office, London.

JSA&RC    The John Snow Archive & Research Companion <http://>. Peter Vinten-Johansen, content manager. Hosted by MATRIX: The Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Michigan State University.

LMG          London Medical Gazette.

MCC          John Snow. On the Mode of Communication of Cholera. London: Churchill, 1849.

MCC2       John Snow. On the Mode of Communication of Cholera. 2nd ed. London: Churchill, 1855.

MH           Middlesex Hospital

MTG        Medical Times and Gazette  (London).

OC            John Snow. On Chloroform and Other Anæsthetics. Benjamin Ward Richardson, ed. London: Churchill, 1858.

OED         Oxford English Dictionary [The two-volume, compact edition from 1971, unless otherwise specified.]

PDF          Portable Document Format.

PMCC      John Snow. On the pathology and mode of communication of cholera. London Medical Gazette 44 (2 November 1849): 745-52; and (30 November 1849): 923-29.

S&V         Southward and Vauxhall Water Company.

SoL          Francis H.W. Sheppard, ed. Survey of London. Vol. 31, The Parish of St. Anne Soho. London: Athlone Press, 1966. Vol. 32:2, The Parish of St. James Westminster, Part 2: North of Piccadilly. London: Athlone Press, 1963.

SoLo        South London, specifically the natural experiment involving a comparison of cholera mortality during the 1854 epidemic in the shared watershed of the Lambeth and Southwark & Vauxhall Water Companies, conducted by John Snow, John Joseph Whiting, and sub-district registrars from the GRO under the supervision of William Farr.

SoLo56    John Snow. Cholera and the water supply in the south districts of London in 1854. Journal of Public Health, and Sanitary Review 2 (October 1856): 239-57.

URL        Uniform Resource Locator, for sites on the World Wide Web.