Greenbury Crisfield Beeks Papers, 1832-1871, 1973

The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD 01.05

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Greenbury Crisfield Beeks Papers
    Creator: Beeks, Greenbury Crisfield
    Repository: Laupus Library History Collections
    Language: English
    Abstract: Papers of preacher, physician, and dentist Greenbury Crisfield Beeks, including correspondence, medical school documents, drug preparation recipes, and a biography.
    Extent: 0.3 Cubic feet,
  • Description
     

    Papers of preacher, physician, and dentist Greenbury Crisfield Beeks contains correspondence, medical school documents, drug preparation recipes, list of boarders and monies paid, business tax documents, and a biography.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    Greenbury Crisfield Beeks was born 17 November 1809 in Virginia to James and Cornelia (Christfield) Beeks. He married Cornelia Crane Stagg.

    Between 1847 and 1850 he attended the University of Louisville, Medical Department, in Kentucky, and Indiana Central Medical College in Indianapolis for two years each. In 1871 Beeks received an ad eundem medical degree from the University of Louisville, Medical Department, in Kentucky. Beeks was an itinerant preacher in the Methodist Episcopal Church; a member of the Board of Health in New Albany, Indiana; a Master Mason; a chaplain and surgeon for the Indiana Volunteers during the Civil War; and a dentist. Beeks died 23 October 1878 in Maitland, Florida.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    Donated probably in 1975: Correspondence, medical school documents, drug preparation recipes, business documents, and biography of Greenbury Crisfield Beeks. Materials presumably donated by Dr. James B. Lounsbury of Wilmington, North Carolina.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials presumably donated by Dr. James B. Lounsbury of Wilmington, North Carolina.

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

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

    Preferred Citation

    Greenbury Crisfield Beeks Papers (CD 01.05), The Country Doctor Museum, at The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Janet Heath and Melissa Nasea, 2015

    Sponsor Statement

    Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina Access and Digitization Grant Program.

Container List

Correspondence and a Drug Preparation Recipe, 1832-1866, undated
University of Louisville Medical Department Student Documents, 1847-1871, undated
Indiana Central Medical College Matriculation Cards, 1849-1850, undated
Business Tax Documents, 1865-1870
Biography of Greenbury Crisfield Beeks by James B. Lounsbury, 1973

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Container List

Correspondence and a Drug Preparation Recipe, 1832-1866, undated
University of Louisville Medical Department Student Documents, 1847-1871, undated
Indiana Central Medical College Matriculation Cards, 1849-1850, undated
Business Tax Documents, 1865-1870
Biography of Greenbury Crisfield Beeks by James B. Lounsbury, 1973


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