Dr. Joseph E. Wilson Collection

The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection (CD01.104)

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Dr. Joseph E. Wilson Papers
    Creator:
    Repository: Laupus Library History Collections
    Language: English
    Abstract: This collection contains personal belongings of Dr. Joseph E. Wilson that include reprints from Southern Medicine & Surgery, Volume 109, No. 4, April 1947, The Country Doctor Museum pamphlet (1971), The Loves of the Angels by Thomas Moore (1844), reprint of Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, photographs and tin-type photographs, and a Southern Medical Association membership card (1916).
    Extent: 0.18 Cubic feet,
  • Description
     

    This collection includes two poetry books, two University of Chapel Hill pamphlets, and The Country Doctor Museum booklet, seven tin-type images, two photographs, and one membership card. Pamphlets from Wm. DeB. MacNider, M.D., Kenan Research Professor of Pharmacology, of the University of North Carolina, The Good Doctor and Braxton Bynum Lloyd. Both pamphlets are reprints from Southern Medicine & Surgery, Volume 109, No. 4, April 1947. Personal poetry books include The Loves of the Angels by Thomas Moore (published in 1844) and a reprint of Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (Edward FitzGerald translation). Images in this collection are printed and tin-type formats. Images are of Dr. Joseph E. Wilson, Cordelia Wilson (wife), William Jesse Wilson (father), a child of Joseph and Cordelia, and the family home. Included in this collection is Dr. Wilson’s Southern Medical Association membership card. The membership was received November 14, 1916 during the 10th Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA. The cost was $3 for the year. The Southern Medical Association was founded in 1906 as a scientific body of physicians dedicated to fostering the art and science of medicine through education.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    Dr. Joseph Edwin Wilson was born July 21, 1857. He lived in Haywood County, N.C. and was a country doctor for 44 years. He died February 15, 1925.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    February 7, 2017: Two folders of archival materials including tin-type photographs, UNC booklets, books of poems, Southern Medical Association membership card. Gift of Viola C. Johnson.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Viola C. Johnson

    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

    Dr. Joseph E. Wilson Collection (CD 01.104), The Country Doctor Museum at The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Jenny Snyder, 2017

Container List

Books and pamphlets, 1844-1971, undated
Photographs, 1954, undated
Southern Medical Association membership card, 1916

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Container List

Books and pamphlets, 1844-1971, undated
Photographs, 1954, undated
Southern Medical Association membership card, 1916


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