J. M. Flippin Papers, 1894-1945

The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD 01.19

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: J. M. Flippin Papers
    Creator: Flippin, James Meigs
    Repository: Laupus Library History Collections
    Language: English
    Abstract: Papers of physician J. M. Flippin including correspondence, bills, ads (medical and general), medical journal reprints, and class notes.
    Extent: 0.06 Cubic feet,
  • Description
     

    Papers of physician J. M. Flippin including correspondence, medical practice stationery, medical accounts, bills, ads (medical and general), medical journal reprints, and class notes.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    James Meigs Flippin was born 29 December 1863 near Westfield, North Carolina to Samuel and Ruth (Dearmin) Flippin. He went to grammar school and high school at Dalton’s Academy from 1875 to 1880 and apprenticed for a year with Dr. Ed Hollingsworth of Mt. Airy, North Carolina before attending medical school. Flippin graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Baltimore in 1884 at the age of 20. In 1887, he went to the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and took a post graduate medical course. He practiced in Hickory, Mt. Airy, and Pilot Mountain, all in North Carolina. Flippin's first marriage was to Cora L. Marion and they had Ruth, Mary, Merge, Euge, and James. His second wife was Ida Mae Boyd and they had Ida and Gloria. Flippin died 11 January 1961 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    Probably November 1968; Papers of physician J. M. Flippin, consisting of correspondence, medical practice stationery, medical accounts, bills, and notes probably from medical school; ads (medical and general) and medical journal reprints. Gift of Dr. Gloria F. Graham of Wilson, North Carolina.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Dr. Gloria F. Graham

    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

    J. M. Flippin Papers (CD 01.19), The Country Doctor Museum, at The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by 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

Ads and Medical Journal Reprints, 1925-1945, undated

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Container List

Ads and Medical Journal Reprints, 1925-1945, undated


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