Henderson D. Mabe Papers, 1836, 1883, 1910, 1920, 1949-1987

Laupus Library Manuscript Collection, LL 02.25

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Henderson D. Mabe Papers
    Creator: Mabe, Henderson D.
    Repository: Laupus Library History Collections
    Language: English
    Abstract: The collection contains papers related to Dr. Mabe's personal medical practice, personal papers, product advertisements, and journal.
    Extent: 0.7 Cubic feet,
  • Description
     

    The collection contains papers related to Dr. Mabe's personal medical practice, personal papers, product advertisements, and journal. Medical practice papers include a combination of personal and legal correspondence, such as legal letters from North Carolina Medical Society wanting to reform North Carolina’s Medical Liability practices. Personal papers include family letters, holiday cards, photographs, and a newspaper article about Dr. Mabe receiving the Man of the Year Award. Dr. Mabe's journal includes personal notes on procedures conducted on his patients and notes and diagrams from the 1948 gynecology conference. The rolodex cards focus on the different diseases and procedures used by Dr. Mabe and his personal notes on the subjects of his procedures.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    Dr. Henderson D. Mabe was born 20 October 1924 in Kinston, North Carolina to Henderson D. and Pauline (Joyner) Mabe. He received his graduate degree in medical sciences at Wake Forest College and did his residency at Watts Hospital in Durham. Mabe relocated to Erwin as a temporary subsitute for a local doctor recovering from illness, but ended up spending the rest of his career in Erwin except while he served as a medical doctor in the United States Navy during the Korean War. Mabe was well known for seeing patients into the night and then making rounds at the local hospital over his 49 year career. Mabe died 24 March 1999.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

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    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

    Henderson D. Mabe Papers (LL 02.25), The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Kaitlin Clothier, 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

Medical Related Papers, 1953-1961, 1979-1987
Personal Papers, 1883, 1956-1959, 1971
Found in Books, 1836, 1910, 1920, 1949, 2004, undated
Physician's Daily Record Book, 1958
Log Records, 1947-1948
Two Stethoscopes (Littmann; A. J. Metal Products) originally belonging to Dr. Henderson Mabe Jr., undated
Operating Otoscope in original box (Welch Allyn, Inc., Skaneateles Falls, N.Y.), undated

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Container List

Medical Related Papers, 1953-1961, 1979-1987
Personal Papers, 1883, 1956-1959, 1971
Found in Books, 1836, 1910, 1920, 1949, 2004, undated
Physician's Daily Record Book, 1958
Log Records, 1947-1948
Two Stethoscopes (Littmann; A. J. Metal Products) originally belonging to Dr. Henderson Mabe Jr., undated
Operating Otoscope in original box (Welch Allyn, Inc., Skaneateles Falls, N.Y.), undated


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