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Letter from H. M. Green, Physician, Knoxville to Gov. Ben W. Hooper, August 13, 1912.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2017.026

Scope and Contents

Letter from H. M. Green, Physician, Knoxville to Gov. Ben W. Hooper, August 13, 1912. Letter from Green, physician to Bessie Hamilton, concerning her murder by her husband Dennis Hamilton, currently a prisoner in the state penitentiary. Henry Morgan Green (1877-1939) was one of the leading African American physicians of Knoxville. It was largely through his efforts that the colored unit of Knoxville General Hospital was built. He was a leading authority on pellagra.

Dates

  • 1912

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 typescript letter on letterhead ( 3 leaves) , corrected, not signed

Title
Letter from H. M. Green, Physician, Knoxville to Gov. Ben W. Hooper, August 13, 1912.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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