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A. L. Rule Ledgers

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

Bibliography and Articles Regarding the Knoxville Academy of Medicine and the Tennessee State Medical Association

Identifier: MS-3387
Abstract This collection consists primarily of two bibliographies related to the Knoxville Academy of Medicine and the Tennessee State Medical Association. One bibliography arranges medical articles alphabetically by the author’s last name and is typed on the reverse side of Knoxville Academy of Medicine and Knox County Tuberculosis Society letterhead. A second bibliography is arranged chronologically and lists articles published between 1832 and 1937. The articles, most dating from the last quarter...
Dates: circa 1940s

Ernest R. Zemp Papers

Identifier: MS-3383
Abstract This collection consists primarily of notes that Dr. Ernest R. Zemp took on various articles published in medical journals between 1923 and 1943. Many of these publications discuss specific medical issues and how ideas change in medicine. Also included are several speeches and articles that Dr. Zemp wrote, including graduation speeches for nurses at Knoxville General Hospital and a radio program designed to promote acceptance of and assistance in implementing President Roosevelt's National...
Dates: 1923-1943 May 10

John W. Cates Account Books

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

M. T. C. Royston Ledgers

Identifier: MS-3504

These three ledgers record the accounts of Dr. M. T. C. Royston's various patients, who are listed alphabetically at the beginning of each ledger. Each entry lists, with abbreviations, what services Royston provided and the amount he charged.

Dates: 1859 January 1-1861 December 31

M. W. Gudger Account Ledger

Identifier: MS-2328

M. W. Gudger used this ledger to record accounts associated with his medical practice in Lauderdale County, Tennessee between 1867 and 1870. Entries include the patient's name, the date of treatment, the diagnosis, the treatment administered, and the amount of money due.

Dates: 1867-1870

Otis F. Hill Ledger

Identifier: MS-3505

Dr. Otis Hill used this ledger to record the names of his patients, the visits he made to them, the treatments he administered, and the rates he charged for his services. Although Hill had an office on Cumberland street, most of these entries refer to home visits. Among Hill's more prominent patients were William Brownlow and James Cowan.

Dates: 1862 January-December

Records regarding Knoxville Physicians

Identifier: MS-3386
Abstract This collection houses prescription sheets, patient lists, patient instructions, and billing information sheets from ledger books created and maintained by numerous Knoxville area physicians and druggists. Among the pharmacists named on the prescriptions are Wade H. Gooch of the Doyle Drug Store in Doyle, Tennessee and H. R. Rosenthal of Knoxville, Tennessee. Another prescription mentions Dr. J. P. Tillery and provides the address of his office in the Harris building, and the reverse side of...
Dates: circa 1880s-circa 1910s

Samuel R. McDowell Ledger

Identifier: MS-2995

This ledger belonged to Dr. Samuel R. McDowell, who practiced medicine in Sullivan County during the first half of the 20th century. It records customers' payments for his services between 1916 and 1921.

Dates: 1916-1921

T. W. Cooper Receipt

Identifier: MS-3162

This handwritten receipt charges Arthur Fuller $1.50 for T. W. Cooper's medical visit to his "negro girl." The receipt is originally dated November 29, 1857 and is updated on January 25, 1858 to note that the payment was received.

Dates: 1857 November 29, 1858 January 25

W. D. Cox Medical Ledger

Identifier: MS-3382
Abstract Dr. W. D. Cox, a physician in Lake City, Tennessee, used this ledger to record the names of his patients, the date he treated them, what charges were incurred, and whether payment was rendered in cash or goods. Several additional items were found in the ledger, including a letter from Dr. N. L. French asking Cox to forward information about patients of his that will not pay their debts, a note from Sallie Armstrong requesting that Dr. Cox make a house call on March 12, 1907, and several...
Dates: 1893 January-1907 March 12 (Bulk 1893 January-1898 December)

W. S. Austin Ledger and Index

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