C. H. Brantley Papers, 1891

The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD 01.80

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: C. H. Brantley Papers
    Creator: Brantley, Cornelius Henry
    Repository: Laupus Library History Collections
    Language: English
    Abstract: Papers of physician C.H. Brantley (1860 – 1942). The papers consist mainly of a medical school photograph with cadaver and prescription slips.
    Extent: 0.06 Cubic feet,
  • Description
     

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

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    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.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    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.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Sudie Brantley Bissette.
    Gift of Alan Brantley.

    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

    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.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Allison N. Miller, 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

Receipts, Prescriptions, and Postcard, 1891, undated

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Container List

Receipts, Prescriptions, and Postcard, 1891, undated


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