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Medical practice--Virginia--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Bell Hospital Records

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1995.61 and Mss. Acc. 1999.11
Scope and Contents Mss. Acc. 1995.61, one business ledger 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 1965.

 

Mss. Acc. 1999.11, one business ledger of receipts and expenditures for Dr. Baxter I. Bell for Bell Hospital from 1953 to 1964.

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 attending...

James F. Clarke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00486
Scope and Contents Papers, 1856-1907, of James F. Clarke, physician, of Mt. Solon, Va. Includes letters and accounts.

Waverly M. Cole Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.176
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs, letters, and ephemera related to the life and career of Dr. Waverly M. Cole, an anesthesiologist from Richmond, Virginia. Included in the papers are awards and school diplomas, photographs of Cole while a student at the College of William and Mary and the Medical College of Virginia (MCV), and letters written to Human Rights organizations.

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.

Gideon Christian Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad21-30
Scope and Contents Ledgers of Gideon Christian, physician of Charles City County, Virginia.  10 Ledgers.

Hart Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.112
Scope and Contents Autographs albums, library catalogs of personal libraries, maps, math notes and scrapbooks.

Many collections and material were purchased from John Hart during the 1930's and filed under their own accession numbers or interfiled with existing collections.

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...

Manuscripts - People and Family Names

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.2 Man3a
Scope and Contents An artificial collection of papers created from material acquired during the 1930's and 1940's.  Mostly letters, financial records, published material and official records of individuals in Virginia and elsewhere.  Includes documents and signatures of well known people, such as Benjamin Harrison, John Randolph and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Documents from this collection are currently being transferred to the Small Collection  as individual items with SC identification numbers.  Please...

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.