Nannie C. Hicks Papers

The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD01.121
Hicks, Nannie Carr
Physical description
0.307 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
Nannie C. Hicks Papers (CD01.121), The Country Doctor Museum, at The William E. Laupus Health Science Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
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Diploma, photographs, invoices, and a prescription belonging to nurse Nannie C. Hicks.

Biographical/historical information

Nancy "Nannie" Carr Hicks was born to John Willis Hicks and Melissa Ann Edwards in Warren, North Carolina on 1886 June 6. She attended Wilson Sanatorium Training School for Nurses and graduated on 1909 June 21. Hicks practiced as a nurse in eastern North Carolina and lived in Goldsboro for much of her adult life. She married Edward Miller Davis in Goldsboro on 1913 June 11. Nannie Hicks died in Goldsboro, North Carolina on 1958 March 1.

Scope and arrangement

This collection of items is from Nannie C. Hicks' professional life as a nurse in North Carolina. The photograph file includes images of Hicks as a nurse at Girl Scout Camp and her nurse training school class photograph. Her diploma for graduating from Wilson Sanatorium Training School for Nurses, a copy of a letter she wrote in 1913, a prescription, and her office invoices complete the collection.

Administrative information
Custodial History

2018 December 6: photographs, invoices, and a prescription. Gift of Linda J. Northcutt. 2018 December 7: photograph and diploma. Gift of Nancy Armstrong.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Linda J. Northcutt and Nancy Armstrong

Processing information

Processed by Layne Carpenter, 2019

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

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Related material

Related book held at The Country Doctor Museum, Bailey, North Carolina.

Container list
Box 1 Folder 1 Photographs, 1909, 1931-1936, undated
Box 1 Folder 2 Letter, Prescription, and Invoices, 1913-1923, undated
Map-case 3 Drawer 5 Folder 1 Wilson Sanatorium Training School for Nurses Diploma, 1909 June 21