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This is a collection guide. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Division,
J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our
reading room. To see what's been digitized in this collection, click on the thumbnail at the top right of this page
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The bulk of the correspondence is personal and business letters relating to the affairs of William B. Crawford, M.D. Other items include routine testimonial speeches, poetry, assorted financial papers, and three newspapers of the 1890s.
An item of major interest is the office ledger of Dr. E. H. Hornaday, covering the period 1891-1892. Entries are by patient, showing fees charged and often the illness treated.
An 1884 pamphlet of instructions for medical examiners of the insurance department of the American Legion of Honor is in the papers also.
Newspapers include the Raleigh, N.C.,
State Chronicle (December 29, 1892); the
North Carolina Christian Advocate (October 16, 1895); and the Chicago, Illinois,
Ram's Horn (February 7, 1895).
These papers represent an accumulation received from Oak Glen Farm at Goldsboro, N.C. The farm was the home (now demolished) of William B. Crawford and others represented in the papers.
November 5, 1968, 25 items; Correspondence, financial papers, speeches, poetry, newspapers, and an office ledger. Gift of Donald R. Lennon, Greenville, N.C.
Gift of Donald R. Lennon
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
William B. Crawford Papers (#64), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
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