L. A. High Papers

The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD 01.27
High, Larry Allison
Physical description
0.06 Cubic Feet
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.
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Invoices from Winchester Surgical Supply Company, Charlotte, North Carolina, made out to Dr. L. A. High of Nashville, N.C.

Biographical/historical information

Larry Allison High was born 1918 May 2 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 1992 February 5.

Scope and arrangement

The collection contains six invoices from Winchester Surgical Supply Company, Charlotte, North Carolina, made out to Dr. L. A. High as part of a proposal order to establish a new physician's office in Nashville, North Carolina.

Administrative information
Custodial History

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

Source of acquisition

Probably gift of Mrs. L. A. High

Processing information

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