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Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Boren Family Papers, 1839-1909.

Identifier: MSC 0001
Scope and Contents Papers of Dr. Montgomery Decater Lasley Boren and his sons David C., John C., and William G. Boren. From Carter County and East Tennessee. 1839-1909. Papers include family matters, correspondence, receipts, pension materials, distillery records, and a photograph album owned by M. D. L. Boren, which contains pictures of Union generals, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, and Hesikiah Boring. Topics include farming, business, medical practice, distillation of alcoholic beverages, and the Civil War...
Dates: 1839-1909

C. W. Crozier Notes on Diseases. [1843-1844].

Identifier: MM.1997.129
Scope and Contents C. W. Crozier’s handwritten volume of notes on diseases. (Penciled note on inside cover says 1843-1844, Lexington, Ky.). Table of contents at front of volume. 1 volume. 293 pp.
Dates: 1843-1844

D. G. Farragut memo, [1861].

Identifier: MM.1987.026
Scope and Contents D. G. [David Glasgow] Farragut memo, ca. 1861 (Dated by seller). General Order re: “Hereafter Surgeons will only recommend to be sent North men with such diseases as make it necessary. Other cases will be sent to the Hospital at Key West and returned to their ships when cured.” D. G. Farragut, F. O. Western Gulf, Blckg. [Blockading] Squadron. ADS 1 pc. + note from seller. Farragut was an Admiral, U. S. N., in command of the West Gulf Blockading Squadron during the Civil War.
Dates: 1861

Dr. Frank A. Ramsey petition, 1881.

Identifier: MM.nd.059
Scope and Contents Two pages of notes on a speech given by Dr. G. Devron to the American Public Health Association. Re: abattoirs/slaughter houses. No date. Petition to the State Board of Health containing names of 11 Knoxville area doctors. 1881. 1 p.
Dates: 1881

Dr. Herbert Acuff Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0029
Scope and Contents Papers of Dr. Herbert Acuff, operator of the Acuff Clinic, Knoxville. Papers from ca. 1940s-early 1950s. Includes photographs of 1948 dinner honoring Dr. Acuff, medical articles by Dr. Acuff, and papers presented by Dr. Acuff.
Dates: 1940-1960

”Dr. John Mason Boyd” by Hattie Love, 1933.

Identifier: MM.1994.008
Scope and Contents ”Dr. John Mason Boyd” by Hattie Love, [speech] delivered at Blount Mansion on May 11, 1933. TS 6 pp. + one handwritten page by Mrs. Carrie Louise Boyd Lutz.
Dates: 1933

Dr. Joseph C. Strong Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0232
Scope and Contents Papers of Dr. Joseph C. Strong, Jr. (1808-1878), a physician in Knoxville who moved to Shelbyville in 1826, and back to Knoxville in 1847. Collection includes: a history of the Strong family; correspondence to Dr. Strong, 1827-1852; correspondence to Dr. Strong and Dr. Kain, 1829-1831; correspondence to Dr. Strong’s wife Sophronia, 1843-1845; correspondence about Dr. Strong, 1832-1839; Dr. Strong’s receipts, notes, settlements, 1830-1851; catalog of medicines; papers of Benjamin Rush Strong,...
Dates: 1827-1852; 1868-1870

Dr. William N. Lynn, Knoxville, 1919. Certificate from the American Medical Association for 1919.

Identifier: MM.2014.006
Scope and Contents Dr. Wm. N. Lynn, Knoxville, 1919. Fellowship Certificate from the American Medical Association for 1919, signed by Drs. Arthur Dean Bevan and Alex. R. Craig. No. 11397. 1 printed form filled in and signed (6 x 8 inches). 1 pc.
Dates: 1919

East Tennessee Medical Society List of Members.

Identifier: MM.1994.003
Scope and Contents East Tennessee Medical Society list of senior and junior members, ca. 1845. Lists names and places of residence.
Dates: 1845

J. G. M. Ramsey’s receipt to Moses Armstrong, 1845.

Identifier: MM.2000.032
Scope and Contents Bill of Moses Armstrong for medical services. Signed note that payment was received in full by J. G. M. Ramsey. December 5, 1845. ADS 1 pc.
Dates: 1845

Jarnagin Account Books, ca. 1870s-1880s.

Identifier: MSC 0083
Scope and Contents Account books, ledgers, and day books from: H. T. Jarnagin (Jarnagin, Tenn., 1870s-1880s); Carmichael and Jarnagin (1890s); Harris and Jarnagin (Morristown, Tenn., 1880s); Carmichael and Craig (1890s); Harris and Jarnagin (Tampico, Tenn., 1871-1872). Collection also includes: Cash book of the Tennessee Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1922-1927; letter from F. C. Jarnagin written from Carson and Newman College, 1894; canceled checks of T. R. James, Morristown, Tenn; certificates...
Dates: 1870-1890

John N. Fain Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0084
Scope and Contents Collection of Fain family papers from East Tennessee. Includes: diaries of Eliza Rhea Anderson Fain (1816-1892), dating from 1834 to 1892; military papers of Richard G. Fain; papers from the Mossy Creek Cotton Mill, 1862-1879; account books, Bible entries for Fain and Anderson families; photographs; almanacs; recipes; slaves to Liberia (folder 31); Rhea family genealogy; Elizabeth Rhea Anderson diary; Hiram Fain diary; patent medicine circulars; ephemera. 11 boxes of processed material....
Dates: 1816-1892

Joseph C. Strong, “Lectures on Materia Medica.”

Identifier: MM.1996.008
Scope and Contents Handwritten volume of notes entitled ‘Lectures on Materia Medica.’ Thought to have been done by Joseph C. Strong.
Dates: undated

Knoxville Area Health Science Library Consortium (KAHSLC) minutes .

Identifier: MSC 0740
Scope and Contents Knoxville Area Health Science Library Consortium (KAHSLC) meeting minutes, 1970s-1990s. 10 notebooks.
Dates: 1970s-1990s

McMillan (note re: Gains McMillan, 1862).

Identifier: MM.2017.011
Scope and Contents J. Mathes, Attending Physician, note to George Pollard authorizing him to let Gains McMillan have one gallon of ardent spirits for medical purposes. July 3, 1862. ANS 1 p.
Dates: 1862

“Memoranda of Dr. T. A. West.” No date. (Gift of Mr. Jack C. Ogle).

Identifier: MM.2001.008
Scope and Contents Small manuscript volume of Dr. Thomas Andrew West. 3 3/4 x 12” 1 vol. containing handwritten medical cures and formulas. First 14 pages have been cut out (may have contained patient information). A few small loose items are inserted between the pages. No date.
Dates: undated

Middle and West Tennessee Papers, 1803-1916.

Identifier: MSC 0014
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers of the families of James Coleman of Memphis, George D. Holmes of Covington, Tenn., and William King of Sumner County, Tenn. James Coleman material includes personal correspondence with wife Ellen and family, 1853-1859; re: his service with the Confederate Army (served with Gen. John C. Breckinridge); and his work with Western Union Telegraph Company in Memphis. George D. Holmes material includes personal; letters, 1846-1916. William King material includes letters re:...
Dates: 1803-1916

Newton Franklin Phillips’ medical notes, ca. 1869.

Identifier: MM.1991.009
Scope and Contents Small notebook (cover missing) with handwritten medical notes of Newton Franklin Phillips (1845-1883). Ca. 1869. He attended the University of Nashville, 1868-1869 Medicine.
Dates: 1868-1869

Photocopies of manuscripts re: W. C. Haun, Cary Ross, Mrs. M. McMillan, and diphtheria recipe.

Identifier: MM.2000.018
Scope and Contents Four unrelated items (formerly cataloged as MM-nd-46). All photocopies. 1. Handwritten diphtheria medicine recipe. (Copied from Original in possession of Connie Yett, Sevierville, Tenn. May 1978). 1 p. 2. Entry certificate from the East Tennessee Agricultural Fair to Mrs. M. McMillan, one counterpane. October 1854. 1 pc. 3. Letter from W. C. Haun, Knoxville, to ‘Brother.’ June 17, 1864. ALS 3 pp. Lent for copying by Howard Haun, Plano Tex., May 1979. Re: old homeplace, has interest in an...
Dates: 1854-1864; 1936

Physician’s Visiting List, 1894.

Identifier: MM.1979.001
Scope and Contents 1894 Physician’s visiting book (owner unknown--T.F. Fitzgerald?). Lists names, dates, charges.
Dates: 1894

Receipt from Dr. Isaac Wright for medical services to Joseph McMinn. 1826.

Identifier: MM.2000.028
Scope and Contents Receipt from Dr. Isaac Wright (author of Wright’s Family Medicine; Knoxville physician) for payment of medical fees due from the estate of Governor Joseph McMinn, deceased. Note by [Dr.] James King of Knoxville saying the fees charged were reasonable. Signed twice by Dr. Wright. 1826. ADS 1 pc. (2 pp.).
Dates: 1826

Robert Houston Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0236
Scope and Contents Papers of Robert Houston of Knox County, Tenn,. Ca. 1793-1878. Includes: 1793, 1794, 1795, 1796 appointments of Robert Houston as Knox County Sheriff, signed by William Blount; pardon for Thomas Nelson, 17--; 1803 John Sevier and Robert Houston account; Stokely Donelson land sale certificate signed by F.A. Ramsey, 1800; Receipt from Andrew Jackson, 1803; note from William Blount, 1793; re: subscription to Knoxville Library, 1795; re: cessions of lands from the Indians, 1819; survey of Indian...
Dates: 1793-1834

Thomas Edward Roach Collection - Shields Papers (Shields and Lea family manuscripts, account books). Gift of Gracie Beatrice Jarnagin.

Identifier: MSC 0808
Scope and Contents Thomas Edward Roach (1937-1985) was a member of the East Tennessee Historical Society and an avid genealogist. He restored two structures on the National Register of Historic Places and donated a Shields family papers to the library. He wrote a number of local history articles published in the Grainger County News and the Jefferson Standard. These pieces and other writings were collected in “Gleanings from a Scrapbook” (1983). Tom started a periodical “East Tennessee Roots” and published a...
Dates: 1791-1916

W. A. McBath pharmacy record book.

Identifier: MM.1997.020
Scope and Contents Pharmacy record book (contains handwritten formulas) of W. A. McBath. Mr. William A. McBath was a “pioneer druggist” in Knoxville who died in June 1936 at age 70.
Dates: 1920s

Washington Co., Fall Branch, Tenn. 1887, Receipt for Medical services of Dr. M. F. Geralds, M. D., for services to Col. S. K. N. Patton

Identifier: Ephemera 1887.001
Scope and Contents Washington Co., Fall Branch, Tenn., 1887, Receipt for Medical services of Dr. M.F. Geralds, M.D., for services to Col. S.K.N. Patton (commander, 8th Tenn.. Vol Cav., U.S., Civil War). Recd. from son, Landon H. Patton, signed by Saml. D. Vincent. This is a receipt for medical services received on the estate of Col. Samuel Kelsey Nelson Patton, who died in late 1886. Col. Patton was a famous East Tenn. unionist and activist who served in the Tenn. legislature during and after the civil war. It is...
Dates: 1887

William Burnett’s book, 1860s-1903.

Identifier: MM.1985.009
Scope and Contents William Burnett’s book, 1860s-1903, most entries in 1880s. Identified by donor as from Union County, Tenn. Includes handwriting practice and rules; accounts; physician’s records in 1890s. Binding is loose.
Dates: 1860-1903