|Title:||William B. Crawford Papers|
|Creator:||Crawford, William B.|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|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.|
November 5, 1968, 25 items; Correspondence, financial papers, speeches, poetry, newspapers, and an office ledger. Gift of Donald R. Lennon, Greenville, N.C.
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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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.
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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