John R. Wheless Notebooks

1889-1890
The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD 01.71
Creator(s)
Wheless, John R.
Physical description
0.35 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
John R. Wheless Notebooks (CD 01.71), 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

John R. Wheless classroom notebooks while at College of Physicians and Surgeons in Baltimore from 1889-1890. Notebook subjects include surgery, anatomy, obstetrics, physiology, and gynecology.


Biographical/historical information

John R. Wheless was born to William G. and Harriet (Edwards) Wheless on 17 July 1868 in Spring Hope, North Carolina. He earned his medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Baltimore in 1891. His first wife was Elizabeth Perry with whom he had William Perry. His second wife was Lillian Sarage with whom he had John. Wheless died 4 December 1922 in Spring Hope.


Scope and arrangement

John R. Wheless classroom notebooks while at College of Physicians and Surgeons in Baltimore from 1889-1890. Notebook subjects include surgery, anatomy, obstetrics, physiology, and gynecology.


Administrative information
Custodial History

1 February 1974: Collection contains 1 office ledger, 5 class notebooks, 1 electric centrifuge, 1 metal amutation case, 1 metal examining table, and 1 bookcase from John R. Wheless. Gift of Allen C. Barbee

Source of acquisition

Gift of Allen C. Barbee

Processing information

Processing revised by Ashley Williams, 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

Container list
Box 1 Folder 1 Notebooks (1 of 3), 1889-1890
Box 1 Folder 2 Notebooks (2 of 3), 1889-1890
Box 1 Folder 3 Notebooks (3 of 3), 1889-1890
Box 1 Folder 4 Papers Found in Ledger, undated
Box 2 Folder 1 Ledger of patient accounts with "D500" preprinted on the spine, 1915-1922