Includes correspondence in letter and email form, newspaper clippings, a photograph, meeting memorandums, affiliation agreements, East Carolina University School of Medicine dean candidate information, and reports.
Dr. Earl Trevathan Jr. was born in 1924 to Ethel Turnage and Earl Trevathan. He hails from the town of Tarboro, North Carolina in Edgecombe County. Dr. Trevathan is noted to have become a member of the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) in 1954. Known as a pediatrician in Greenville, North Carolina Trevathan became a part of the difficult task of attempting to create East Carolina University's first medical school beginning in the early 1970s. Dr. Trevathan also served in the military during WWII. With his knowledge of health care in eastern North Carolina for the past fifty years, Dr. Trevathan continues to encompass the history of medicine during East Carolina University's time of development.
The Dr. Earl Trevathan Jr. Papers describe his professional career involving the creation of the East Carolina University School of Medicine. The professional life series contains documents important to the introduction and completion of the East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, School of Medicine Dean Candidate Information, and documents pertaining to the East Carolina University and Pitt County Memorial Hospital Medical Education Liaison Committee along with the Liaison Committee with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The personal life series contains one photograph, a document/pamphlet relating to honoring Dr. Trevathan, and newspaper articles detailing the importance and legacy of his work.
2019 July 25: Large file folder of archival materials. Gift of Earl Trevathan.
Gift of Earl Trevathan
Processed by Kaleah Braswell, 2019.
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