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John W. Cates Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0610

This collection includes two account books of Dr. John W. Cates. The first book dates from July 1863 to April 1865. The second book dates from September 1878 to October 1881. The books are handwritten, and they include names and costs of his services.

Dates

  • 1863 July-1865 April, 1878 September-1881 October

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Abstract

This collection includes two account books of Dr. John W. Cates. The first book dates from July 1863 to April 1865. The second book dates from September 1878 to October 1881.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. John Wilkinson Cates of Maryville, Tennessee was born April 7, 1833. He graduated from Maryville College in 1851. Cates attended Nashville Medical School, and he started his own practice in 1857 in Maryville. He served as a Confederate Army surgeon during the Civil War. Following the war, he returned to his Maryville practice and was also instrumental in starting the Bank of Blount County. He died January 24, 1916 and is buried in Blount County, Tenn.

Arrangement

This collection is currently in one flat box.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480