L. A. High Papers

The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD 01.27

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: L. A. High Papers
    Creator: High, Larry Allison
    Repository: Laupus Library History Collections
    Language: English
    Abstract: Invoices from Winchester Surgical Supply Company, Charlotte, NC made out to Dr. L. A. High of Nashville, NC.
    Extent: 0.365 Cubic feet,
  • Description

    Invoices from Winchester Surgical Supply Company, Charlotte, NC made out to Dr. L. A. High of Nashville, NC.

  • Biographical / Historical Note

    Larry Allison High was born 2 May 1918 to Ortho Lee and Rebecca Elizabeth (Marshall) High. He graduated from the Atlantic Christian College and the Medical College of Virginia in 1941 and 1945 respectively. After graduating, High served with the U.S. Navy for a few months toward the end of World War II. For a brief time, he practiced medicine in Ashland, Virginia, but moved his family to Nashville, North Carolina in 1948, where he practiced family medicine for over 40 years. In addition to serving as president of the Nash County Medical Society, High was a member of the North Carolina Medical Society, the American Academy of Family Practice, and the Nashville United Methodist Church. High married Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Hilley and they had Becky (Tingen), Margaret (Nowell), Larry Jr., and Robert. He died on 5 February 1992.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    Probably donated in 1992; Papers of Dr. L. A. High. Probably donated by Mrs. L. A. High.

    Acquisition Information

    Probably gift of Mrs. L. A. High

    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

    L. A. High Papers (CD 01.27), The Country Doctor Museum, at The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Initial inventory by Charlotte Critcher, 2015. Processed by Janet Heath and Melissa Nasea, 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.

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