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William B. Crawford Papers, 1876-1933

Manuscript Collection #64

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Title: William B. Crawford Papers
Creator: Crawford, William B.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Papers (1876-1933) including correspondence, financial papers, speeches, office ledger of Dr. E. H Hornaday, entries of patients showing fees charged and illness treated, pamphlet of instruction.
Extent: 0.073 Cubic feet, 25 items , correspondence, newspapers, ledger, a pamphlet, certificates, speeches, and other miscellaneous items.

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Accessions Information

November 5, 1968, 25 items; Correspondence, financial papers, speeches, poetry, newspapers, and an office ledger. Gift of Donald R. Lennon, Greenville, N.C.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

William B. Crawford Papers (#64), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Donald R. Lennon

Processing Information

  • Processed by D. Lennon

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Biographical / Historical Note Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

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.

Description Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

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).

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Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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This is a finding aid. 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. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
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