C. H. Brantley Papers

1891, undated
The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD 01.80
Brantley, Cornelius Henry
Physical description
0.06 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
C. H. Brantley Papers (CD 01.80), The Country Doctor Museum, at The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
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Papers of physician C.H. Brantley (1860 – 1942). The papers consist mainly of a medical school photograph with cadaver and prescription slips.

Biographical/historical information

Cornelius Henry Brantley, M.D. was born 17 June 1860 to Handy and Susan (Medlin) Brantley. He attended the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Baltimore and graduated in 1887. He practiced medicine in Stanhope, North Carolina from 1887 - 1912, and then in Bailey, North Carolina from 1912 – 1942. Brantley married Edna Vick Westray in 1890 and they had Susan (Bissette), Paul Clayton, Edgar Lee, George Westray, Grace, and Donald Bowles. Brantley died 31 July 1942.

Scope and arrangement

Papers of physician C.H. Brantley. The papers consist mainly of a medical school photograph with cadaver and prescription slips.

Administrative information
Custodial History

1968: Collection contains 46 instruments, 40 books, and 2 carriage lamps. Gift of Sudie Brantley Bissette.

2009: Collection contains 1 19th century photograph of Dr. C. H. Brantley and others, Dr. C. H. Brantley Medical School Diploma, and framed print "The Doctor" in 19th century original frame. Gift of Alan Brantley.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Sudie Brantley Bissette.

Gift of Alan Brantley.

Processing information

Processed by Allison N. Miller, 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


Key terms
Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions

Container list
Box 1 Folder 1 Receipts, Prescriptions, and Postcard, 1891, undated