J. M. Flippin Papers

1894-1945, undated
The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD 01.19
Creator(s)
Flippin, James Meigs
Physical description
0.06 Cubic Feet
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.
Repository
Laupus Library History Collections
Access
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Papers of physician J. M. Flippin including correspondence, bills, ads (medical and general), medical journal reprints, and class notes.


Biographical/historical information

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.


Scope and arrangement

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


Administrative information
Custodial History

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.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Dr. Gloria F. Graham

Processing information

Processed by Melissa Nasea, 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

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Related artifacts held at The Country Doctor Museum, Bailey, North Carolina.

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