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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. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
Physician’s Daily Memorandum belonging to Dr. Charles A. Burritt. The ledger contains patient account information for the year 1907. Dr. Burritt practiced in Toledo, Ohio.
Dr. Charles Amos Burritt was born in Canton, Illinois on October 9, 1872 to Dr. William Harvey Burritt and Julia Elizabeth (Reed) Burritt. He attended the University of Michigan and graduated with a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1895. In July 1895 he opened a practice at 319 South St. Clair Avenue in Toledo Ohio. He worked as an obstetrician for most of his career.
Dr. Burritt served as a surgeon in the Naval Brigade of the Ohio National Guard and was commissioned on 1899 December 14. He also served as a captain in the army medical corps in World War I. He was a member of The Ohio State Medical Society and its auxiliary chapter, the Northwestern Ohio Medical Association. On 1904 November 1, he married Edith Eleanor Emrick of Wooster, Ohio. Burritt still practiced medicine in Toledo until 1948 when he retired at the age of 76. Dr. Burritt died on 1963 March 31.
2018 May 3: one ledger. Gift of Trish Worthington Cobb.
Gift of Trish Worthington Cobb.
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Charles A. Burritt Ledger (CD01.119), The Country Doctor Museum, at The William E. Laupus Health Science Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Processed by Layne Carpenter, 2019.
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