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Articles by Dr. Benjamin Brabson Cates

Identifier: MS-3880
Abstract A collection of articles by Dr. Benjamin Brabson Cates and his colleagues outlining surgical procedures and treatments for a variety of injuries, illnesses, and diseases, from August 1888 to July 1939. Published papers and articles are bound together in this collection along with handwritten notes by Dr. Cates. Articles come from sources including the university publications as well as national journals of medicine and surgery.

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 of...

Collection Regarding Knoxville Chiropractors

Identifier: MS-0184
Abstract This collection houses a variety of minutes, legal papers, and publications documenting Knoxville chiropractors during the early 20th century. Of particular interest are telegrams sent in support of legislation creating a Board of Chiropractic Examiners in Tennessee and minutes of the Chiropractors Association of Tennessee discussing possible affiliation with the American Chiropractic Association. Two of the publications promoting chiropractic were published for Dr. Walt F. Evans, who...

Helen Mae Lennon Hospital Record Book

Identifier: MS-3509
Abstract This 248-page ledger book appears to be a nurse's patient record for the Helen Mae Lennon Hospital. Each entry includes the date, the patient's name, treatment instructions or progress, and a doctor's signature. Treatments are varied, but often feature castor oil, soda bicarb, soft diet, bed rest, and hot water bottles. Doctors' signatures include E. F. Lennon, M. L. Boyd, and S. M. Clark.

J. G. M. Ramsey Receipt

Identifier: MS-2238
Abstract The J. G. M. Ramsey Receipt, dated December 5, 1845, notes payment of $4.50 by Moses Armstrong for medical services rendered on September 24, 1845.

James S. Robinson Apothecary Prescription Ledger

Identifier: MS-3298
Abstract This collection consists of a pharmacy ledger containing approximately 3,000 handwritten prescriptions filled by the James S. Robinson Apothecary in Memphis, Tennessee from 1893 May 2 to 1893 June 7.

James S. Robinson Apothecary Prescription Ledger

Identifier: MS-2100
Abstract This bound ledger contains approximately 2,250 prescriptions written by Memphis physicians and veterinarians in 1898. The prescriptions themselves are mounted in groups of 8 to 10 per page.

Joseph L. Long Letter

Identifier: MS-2412
Abstract In a December 7, 1846 letter to Messrs Thornton, Joseph Long of New Market, Tenn., writes about his concern for the gentlemen and his recommendation of Doctor Baring's Lung Syrup, which provides a certain care for asthma & consumption.

Knox County Health Department Records

Identifier: MS-3301
Abstract This collection houses vital statistics reports, photographs, slides, budgets, scrapbooks, and other materials documenting over a century of health care in Knoxville and Knox County, Tennessee. The bulk of the material is composed of news articles collected in scrapbooks dating from 1931 to 1991 and vital statistics showing Knoxville, Knox County, and Tennessee between 1909 and 1996.

Nursing Photograph Album

Identifier: MS-3289
Abstract This collection consists of 252 photographs, primarily of women in nursing uniforms, taken in Memphis, Tennessee in about 1923.

Physician's Account Book

Identifier: MS-1447
Abstract This account book, kept by an unidentified doctor, records patient charges and indicates whether the appointment took place his office or at the patient's residence. Page 60 lists tallies showing appointments by residence, office, and total and income by cash, charge, and total.

Samuel R. McDowell Ledger

Identifier: MS-2995
Abstract 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.

Tennessee Medical Notebook

Identifier: MS-2217
Abstract The Tennessee Medical Notebook, ca. 1823, lists treatments and prescriptions and other notes maintained by a practitioner in Dover, Tenn.

William Travis Letter

Identifier: MS-3123
Abstract This collection contains a May 27, 1837, letter from William Travis to Henry Hodge of Hardeman County, Tenn. In it, he describes his treatment of the sick mulatto woman of Mr French.

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