Category Archives: Health and Health Care

William Page Saunders papers, 1854-1856.

Creator: Saunders, William Page, fl. 1854-1856.
Collection number: 1204-z
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Abstract: William Page Saunders lives in New Orleans, La. The collection includes a bill of sale for a female slave named Emeline or Eveline from Lewis Brown of Missouri to William Page Saunders Continue reading William Page Saunders papers, 1854-1856.

Josiah Smith letter book, 1771-1784.

Creator: Smith, Josiah, 1731-1826.
Collection number: 3018
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Abstract: Josiah Smith Jr. was a Charleston, S.C., merchant, financial agent, and Revolutionary War patriot. He was born in Cainhoy, St. Thomas’s Parish, S.C. A merchant for most of his life, he Continue reading Josiah Smith letter book, 1771-1784.

P. H. Winston papers, 1848-1879, 1930, 1938.

Creator: Winston, P. H. (Patrick Henry), 1820-1886.
Collection number: 963
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Abstract: Patrick Henry Winston was a prominent lawyer of Windsor, N.C. The Williams family of Bertie and Martin counties, N.C., included H. S. (d. 1858?), Samuel (d. 1855?), Joseph J. (d. 1865?), Continue reading P. H. Winston papers, 1848-1879, 1930, 1938.

Tillman and Norwood ledgers, 1859-1868.

Creator: Tillman and Norwood ledgers, 1859-1868.
Collection number: 2901
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Abstract: James A. Tillman and John Norwood were physicians of Crawford, Russell County, Ala., who, in 1860-1862, appear to have shared a practice, called Tillman and Norwood. The collection is two ledgers relating to the medical Continue reading Tillman and Norwood ledgers, 1859-1868.

Thomas Edward Cox books, 1829-1830, 1844-1854.

Creator: Cox, Thomas Edward, 1815-1855.
Collection number: 3309
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Abstract: Edward Cox (d. 1853) owned six farms in Henrico County, Va. His son, Thomas Edward Cox, physician and farmer in Henrico County, was educated at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va., and the Medical College of Virginia Continue reading Thomas Edward Cox books, 1829-1830, 1844-1854.

Christian Miltenberger papers, 1739-1841.

Creator: Miltenberger, Christian, 1764-1829.
Collection number: 513
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Abstract: Christian Miltenberger, physician, was married to Marie Aim? Mersier (fl. 1803-1841), whose family owned coffee plantations in Saint Domingue on the island of Hispaniola. After their Continue reading Christian Miltenberger papers, 1739-1841.

Peter Evans Smith papers, 1738-1944.

Creator: Smith, Peter Evans, 1829-1905.
Collection number: 677
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Abstract: Peter Evans Smith of Halifax County, N.c., civil and mechanical engineer, inventor, surveyor, cotton planter, and railroad employee. The collection includes personal and business Continue reading Peter Evans Smith papers, 1738-1944.

Arnold and Screven family papers, 1762-1903 (bulk 1818-1900).

Creator: Arnold and Screven family.
Collection number: 3419
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Abstract: Arnold family of Providence, R.I., and Bryan County, Ga., and Screven family of Savannah, Ga., whose members included Richard James Arnold (1796-1873), husband of Louisa Carolina Gindrat and native of Providence, R.I., who owned Continue reading Arnold and Screven family papers, 1762-1903 (bulk 1818-1900).

Wilson and Hairston family papers, 1751-1928.

Creator: Wilson and Hairston family papers, 1751-1928.
Collection number: 4134
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Abstract: Members of the Wilson and Hairston families were planters and merchants of Henry and Pittsylvania counties, Va., and Davie, Rockingham, and Stokes counties, N.C. Peter Hairston (1752-1832), of Pittsylvania, later Continue reading Wilson and Hairston family papers, 1751-1928.

Louis M. DeSaussure journal, 1835-1865.

Creator: DeSaussure, Louis M., 1804-1869.
Collection number: 2251-z
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Abstract: Louis M. DeSaussure was a physician and planter of Beaufort County, S.C., son of Henry W. DeSaussure, longtime state chancellor. The collection is a plantation journal of Louis M. DeSaussure relating to his Beaufort County, S.C., cotton Continue reading Louis M. DeSaussure journal, 1835-1865.