Evan A. Erwin Papers, 1906-1912, undated

The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD01.117

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Evan A. Erwin Papers
    Creator: Erwin, Evan Alexander, Dr.
    Repository: Laupus Library History Collections
    Language: English
    Abstract: Includes a book and photographs belonging to Dr. Evan A. Erwin.
    Extent: 0.12 Cubic feet,
  • Description

    The Evan A Erwin Papers include images of Dr. Erwin dating from 1910 and 1912, an undated photograph, and his 1906 copy of Wellcome’s Excerpta Therapeutica.

  • Biographical / Historical Note

    Evan Alexander Erwin was born on 1889 November 28 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina to Francis Lee and Margaret E. Erwin. The family lived in the small township of Steel Creek in Mecklenburg County and supported themselves by farming. Erwin attended college at the University of Georgia and graduated from the Medical School of South Carolina in 1912. He lived in New York for a short time while completing graduate work, but soon returned to North Carolina. On 1917 January 10, Erwin married Bessie N. Covington of Laurinburg, North Carolina and they later had two children, Evan Alexander Erwin Jr and Elizabeth N. Erwin. For more than thirty years, Dr. Erwin practiced medicine in Laurinburg. He also served on the Board of Health and worked as a county physician. Dr. Erwin died on 1944 September 28 at the age of sixty-six.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    2018 March 14: one folder of archival materials including a book and photographs. Gift of Frank W. Erwin.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Frank W. Erwin

    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

    Evan A. Erwin Papers (CD01.117), The Country Doctor Museum, at The William E. Laupus Health Science Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Layne Carpenter, 2018.

Container List

Photographs, 1910-1912, undated
Wellcome’s Excerpta Therapeutica, 1906

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Container List

Photographs, 1910-1912, undated
Wellcome’s Excerpta Therapeutica, 1906

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