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Bell Hospital Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1995.61
Scope and Contents

Business ledgers of receipts and expenditures for Dr. Baxter I. Bell for Bell Hospital in Williamsburg, Virginia and one folder of loose business papers (25 items). 1926 to 1970. (Acc. 1995.61 and 1999.11)

Gideon Christian Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00150
Scope and Contents Papers, 1838-1882, of Gideon Christian, physician, of Norfolk, Va. The collection includes letters, accounts, lotteries, prescriptions, and forms for excusing draftees into the Confederate Army on medical grounds. A 1993 addendum to this collection (Mss. Acc. 1993.63) consists of two medical essays and one College of William and Mary student notebook belonging to Dr. Gideon Christian.  The student notebook begins October 15th 1840. Medical essays include notes made while...

Dr. Nathan Colgate Whitehead Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00095
Scope and Contents

One page letter from Dr. Nathan Colgate Whitehead in Norfolk dated 19 February 1836.  It is an order from Dr. Whitehead for various elixirs and compounds presumably to be used for administration to his patients.  Included in his requests is sarsaparilla, li[qu]orice, French Chloride Lime, French Chloride Soda, Jujube paste, and Chloride Lime among other requests.

James Keen Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01458
Scope and Contents Medical ledger of James Keen, a physician in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. Notes about visits to patients which include treatments, medicines dispensed, prescriptions, notes, calculations, and payment records. There are over 60 entries for the treatment of enslaved individuals and several are named. One entry notes the removal of a tumor from a "Negro Woman." The last page of the ledger lists births of foals and their lineage.A handwritten note is on page two, “James...

Medical Accounts of Drs. Peter Ludlow and Alexander Somervail

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00919
Scope and Contents

Medical accounts of Dr. Richard P. Ludlow and Alexander Somervail in Essex County, Virginia with members of the Rowzee family. Includes invoices against the estate of John Rowzee.

Physician's Account Book (Albemarle County, Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Am21
Scope and Contents

Account book of unknown physician who lived in area of Albemarle County and Charlottesville, Virginia.  Many of his patients were faculty or students at the University of Virginia.

Questions on Physiology

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00663
Scope and Contents

Handwritten note for possible examination, "Questions of Physiology", dated February 17, 1820. Found inside a printed volume from the Western State Hospital Medical Library collecion, The Elements of Physiology by A. Richerand. Reverse side has notes on vaccinations and catheters.

William J. Harrison Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Am10
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1843-1858, of William J. Harrison, physician of Sussex County, Va.

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