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W. S. Austin Ledger and Index

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3508

Dr. W. S. Austin used this ledger to document his work as a physician in Knoxville, Tennessee between 1905 and 1918, including some transactions made through the Tennessee Medical College and records of his salary. Also included is an index to the ledger organized by patient surname.

Dates

  • 1905-1918

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

0.82 Linear Feet

Abstract

Dr. W. S. Austin used this ledger to document his work as a physician in Knoxville, Tennessee between 1905 and 1918, including some transactions made through the Tennessee Medical College and records of his salary. Also included is an index to the ledger organized by patient surname.

Biographical/Historical Note

William Sidney Austin was born in Tennessee on November 21, 1874. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Medicine in 1899 and settled in Knoxville, Tennessee, where he was affiliated with St. Mary's Hospital, Knoxville General Hospital, and Fort Sanders Hospital. He also served as the second Vice President of the Tennessee Medical College Medical and Surgical Society, represented Tennessee at the 1908 International Congress on Tuberculosis, served as the Medical Inspector for Knoxville's schools, and worked as an Associate Surgeon for the Southern Railway and the Louisville & Nashville Railroad. Austin died of leukemia in Knoxville, Tennessee on April 10, 1950.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single box.

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