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A. L. Rule Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3511
Dr. Andrew L. Rule used these two ledgers to record the names of his patients and the charges they incurred between 1905 and 1914. A note on the inside cover indicates that the ledger changed hands in 1953.

Dates

  • 1905 January 1-1914 December

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

1.7 Linear Feet

Abstract

Dr. Andrew L. Rule used these two ledgers to record the names of his patients and the charges they incurred between 1905 and 1914. A note on the inside cover indicates that the ledger changed hands in 1953.

Biographical/Historical Note

Andrew Lafayette Rule was born to Caleb and Elizabeth Louisa (Pierce) Rule in Sevier County, Tennessee on April 20, 1877. He married Mae Jeanette Williams and the couple had three children: Robert Andrew (1904-1977), St. Clair Caleb (1908-2003), and Kenneth Boyd (1918-1995). For most of his professional career, Rule worked as a physician in Knoxville, Tennessee. He died in Knoxville on May 12, 1950 and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Arrangement

This collection consists of two boxes.

Repository Details

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

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