Haywood Family Papers, 1878

The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD 01.26

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Haywood Family Papers
    Creator: Haywood Family
    Repository: Laupus Library History Collections
    Language: English
    Abstract: The collection consists of a photograph of Edmund Burke Haywood; a journal on medical practices by Hubert Benbury Haywood Sr.; and a scrap of a newspaper from H.B. Haywood Sr.’s journal.
    Extent: 0.12 Cubic feet,
  • Description

    The collection consists of a journal on medical practices by Hubert Benbury Haywood Sr. with a newspaper clipping of a poem titled "My Love" from Danbury News. It also includes an undated photograph of Edmund Burke Haywood.

  • Biographical / Historical Note

    Dr. Edmund Burke Haywood was born 13 January 1825 to John and Eliza Eagles Asaph (Williams) Haywood. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1849. The following year, Haywood married Lucy Ann Williams, and they had Edmund Burke, Alfred William, Hubert, Eliza Eagles (Bridgers), Ernest, Edgar, John, Eugene, and Carolina Frances. Haywood established the first North Carolina military hospital during the Civil War; after the war, he worked at Pettigrew Hospital in Raleigh and was elected the President of the Medical Society of North Carolina in 1869. He was the first to perform a number of surgical procedures in the state and country. He died 18 January 1894.

    Dr. Hubert Haywood was born 13 May 1855 to Edmund Burke and Lucy Ann (Williams) Haywood. He graduated from Bellevue Medical School in New York. In 1881 Haywood married Emily Ryan Benbury and they had Harriet (Syme), Emily Benbury (McIver), Edmund Burke, John Benbury, and Hubert Benbury. Haywood served as an obstetrician and consulted on typhoid and other fevers. He later became a partner in his father's medical practice as well as the Surgeon General of the North Carolina National Guard and Physician to the North Carolina State School for the Blind. Haywood died 9 August 1927.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information Acquisition Information

    Donor information unknown

    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

    Haywood Family Papers (CD 01.26), The Country Doctor Museum, at The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Marlena Barber, 2015

    Sponsor Statement

    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 Access and Digitization Grant Program.

Container List

Journal of H. B. Haywood from Raleigh, N.C.; Poem "My Love" from Danbury News, 1878, undated

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Container List

Journal of H. B. Haywood from Raleigh, N.C.; Poem "My Love" from Danbury News, 1878, undated

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