A. Jones Smith Papers

1934-1939, 1947, 1953, undated
The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD 01.62
Smith, A. Jones
Physical description
0.06 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
A. Jones Smith Papers (CD 01.62),The Country Doctor Museum, at The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Laupus Library History Collections
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Papers include account books, booklet, and receipts for services rendered.

Biographical/historical information

Anderson Jones Smith was born 1894 July 3 in North Carolina to George Adam and Annie M. (Jones) Smith. George was a doctor, and moved the family from Siler City to Fremont in 1912. Smith first traveled into the county in his father's buggy. After completing his preparatory courses at Guilford College, Smith took the two-year med school course available at the University of North Carolina and then enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and earned his doctorate in 1921. He then moved to Black Creek, North Carolina and began his practice. He married Betty Allen in 1922 and they had five children: Edna, Anderson Jr., John, Claude, and Franklin. Smith was recognized in 1971 for fifty years of practice in the Black Creek area. He died 1978 June 7 in Wilson, North Carolina.

Scope and arrangement

Papers include account books, booklet, and receipts for services rendered. Artifacts are held at Country Doctor Museum in Bailey, North Carolina.

Administrative information
Custodial History

1985 December 27: medical equipment (medical bag, medicine, forceps and obstetrical instruments, centrifuge, several books) of Dr. Anderson J. Smith of Black Creek, NC. Gift of Edna S. Stem.

1993 August 16: The Cyclopedia of Medicine (35 books), and 13 other books. Gift of Edna S. Stem.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Edna S. Stem

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


Related material

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

Container list
Box 1 Folder 1 Account Book, 1947
Box 1 Folder 2 Account Books, 1953, undated
Box 1 Folder 3 Receipts, 1934, undated
Box 1 Folder 4 "Suggestions to Assist Examing Physicians" Booklet, 1939