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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.
John R. Wheless classroom notebooks while at College of Physicians and Surgeons in Baltimore from 1889-1890. Notebook subjects include surgery, anatomy, obstetrics, physiology, and gynecology.
John R. Wheless was born to William G. and Harriet (Edwards) Wheless on 17 July 1868 in Spring Hope, North Carolina. He earned his medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Baltimore in 1891. His first wife was Elizabeth Perry with whom he had William Perry. His second wife was Lillian Sarage with whom he had John. Wheless died 4 December 1922 in Spring Hope.
1 February 1974: Collection contains 1 office ledger, 5 class notebooks, 1 electric centrifuge, 1 metal amutation case, 1 metal examining table, and 1 bookcase from John R. Wheless. Gift of Allen C. Barbee
Gift of Allen C. Barbee
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
John R. Wheless Notebooks (CD 01.71),The Country Doctor Museum, at The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Processing revised by Ashley Williams, 2015
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