Hassell Brantley Papers

1887-1888, undated
The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD 01.10
Creator(s)
Brantley, Hassell
Physical description
0.625 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
Hassell Brantley Papers (CD 01.10), The Country Doctor Museum, at The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
Laupus Library History Collections
Access
No restrictions

Papers of physician Hassell Brantley consisting mainly of personal class notes, list of medical school graduates, and transcriptions of some of the notes.


Biographical/historical information

Hassell Brantley was born 8 July 1867 to Green and Rebecca (Ballentine) Brantley. In 1888, he graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He practiced medicine in Spring Hope, North Carolina, from 1893 to 1943. Brantley married Ida Westray in 1894. His son, Julian C. Brantley, graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia in 1916 and joined his father in medical practice circa 1919.


Scope and arrangement

The Hassell Brantley Papers consist mainly of his personal class notes while at Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia, which include four notebooks from 1887 and an undated notebook, as well as transcriptions of some of these notes. Also included is a list of the 1888 graduates from Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia and a photograph of individuals dissecting a cadaver.


Administrative information
Custodial History

October 1968: Various instruments, which belonged to Dr. Hassell Brantley. Gift from Dr. J. C. Brantley.

2 September 2009: Photograph. Gift of Alan Brantley.

Other material: Donor information unknown

Source of acquisition

Gift of Alan Brantley of Boone, North Carolina.

Donor information unknown

Processing information

Processed by Janet Heath, 2015

Copyright notice

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


Language of material

English

Key terms
Topical
Education, Medical
Medicine--Study and teaching

Container list
Box 1 Folder 1 Two notebooks of handwritten notes on a lecture by Dr. DaCosta, 1887
Box 1 Folder 2 Notebook of handwritten notes on a lecture by Prof. Bartholow, 1887
Box 1 Folder 3 Notebook of handwritten notes on "Chemical Tests" by Prof. Holland, 1887
Box 1 Folder 4 Transcription of some of Dr. Hassell Brantley's medical school notes, transcribed by Dr. Josephine Newell, 1887-1888
Box 1 Folder 5 Document and photocopy listing the 1888 graduates (which includes Hassell Brantley) from Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia, 1888
Box 1 Folder 6 Notebook of handwritten notes by Hassell Brantley at Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia, undated
Box 2 Folder 1 Dissecting a Cadaver photo, undated
Box 2 Folder 2 Copy of Dissecting a Cadaver photo, undated