Haywood Family Papers

1878, undated
The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD 01.26
Haywood Family
Physical description
0.12 Cubic Feet
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.
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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.

Biographical/historical information

Dr. Edmund Burke Haywood was born 1825 January 13 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 1894 January 18.

Dr. Hubert Haywood was born 1855 May 13 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 1927 August 9.

Scope and arrangement

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.

Administrative information
Source of acquisition

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Processing information

Processed by Marlena Barber, 2015

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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Container list
Box 1 Folder 1 Journal of H. B. Haywood from Raleigh, N.C.; Poem "My Love" from Danbury News, 1878, undated