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Medicine--Virginia--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Barraud Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 B26
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers, mostly 1810-1860, of the Barraud family of Norfolk, Virginia. Correspondence of Dr. Philip Barraud (1758-1830), his wife, Ann Blaws (Hansford) Barraud (1760-1836), and their children, included Daniel Cary Barraud (1790-1867), Otway Byrd Barraud (b. 1801), and Leliana (Barraud) Baker (b. 1805). A number of the letters, as well as some poems, are from St. George Tucker (1752-1827), a close friend of Barraud's when he lived in Williamsburg, Va....

Charles Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B84
Scope and Contents Letters, accounts, and legal papers of Dr. Charles Brown. Collection includes letters, 1813-1818, concerning patients (including slaves). Includes land signed by Henry Lee and John Tyler, items relating to "Actonplace" [Acton] English estate of William Jennings and plats of land in Albemarle County, Virginia; as well as letters of members of the Brown family. Charles Brown Papers 1792-1888, Albemarle County Virginia is available on microfilm in Swem Library’s microforms...

Joseph C. Farrar Medical Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00035
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two ledgers belonging to Joseph C. Farrar, a doctor in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. The first ledger includes accounts from 1848-1849 while the second ledger includes accounts from 1856-1861. The ledgers contain lists of patients, treatments and prices, and expenditures, as well as entries for treated slaves and "free persons of color." The 1856-1861 ledger was partially used by an unknown prior owner in 1852-1853, most likely Dr. Farrar's niece. Her...

Macon Family Manuscript Volumes

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad156-160
Scope and Contents Manuscript volumes kept by several generations of the Macon family of New Kent ["Ingleside"] and Hanover ["New Castle"] Counties, Va. including William Hartwell Macon (1759-1843), Doctor William Hartwell Macon (1819-1891) and William Hartwell Macon (1850-1918). The volumes are four ledgers concerning farming and medical practice and a diary. The earliest ledger mentions William Macon (1725-1813). In addition to members of the Macon family, individuals and subjects mentioned in the...

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.

Bushrod Rust Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Nme2
Scope and Contents Treatise on the materia medica (part 1) and the theory and practice of physic (part 2) by Bushrod Rust, physician, Upperville, Fauquier County, Virginia, circa 1807-post 1813.

S. G. Davis Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Am3
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1860-1875, of S. G. Davis, physician, Amissville, Rappahannock County, Virginia, which includes remedies for consumption, rheumatism, and cholera.

George Keesee Vanderslice Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Am13-14
Scope and Contents Cash book, 1894-1902, and account book, of George Keesee Vanderslice, of Phoebus, Va.

Dr. George Williamson Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00632
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a physician's daybook kept by Dr. George Williamson of New Market, Virginia whose practice extended throughout the Shenandoah Valley. Spanning 1808-1819 the daybook records names of patients, treatments, and payments (for both Caucasians and African-Americans). Treatments range from inoculations and venereal disease to all night vigils.