Bennett E. Stephenson Papers

1947-1951, undated
The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD 01.56
Creator(s)
Stephenson, Bennett E.
Physical description
0.06 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
Bennett E. Stephenson Papers (CD 01.56),The Country Doctor Museum, at The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
Laupus Library History Collections
Access
No restrictions

The collection is papers found in a doctor's bag belonging to Dr. Bennett E. Stephenson. The papers include advertisements, useful prescription information cards, handwritten notes, and notes with formularies for ringworm.


Biographical/historical information

Bennett Edward Stephenson was born 1910 March 28 to Bennett and Stella Ivy (Muse) Stephenson. He graduated from the Medical College of Virginia in 1935 with his doctorate, and the same year married Alma McGee. During World War II, Stephenson became a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army. He died 1996 January 9 in Rich Square, North Carolina.


Scope and arrangement

The collection is papers found in a doctor's bag belonging to Dr. Bennett E. Stephenson. The papers include advertisements, useful prescription information cards, handwritten notes, and notes with formularies for ringworm.


Administrative information
Custodial History

2008: Dr. Bennett E. Stephenson doctor's bag and papers within. Gift of Morris W. "Pete" Pully.

2010 July 23: Collection contains two porcelain apothecary jars and lids. Gift of Morris W. "Pete" Pully.

Processing information

Processing revised by Ashley Williams, 2015

Copyright notice

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


Language of material

English

Related material

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