Malthus R. Freeman Papers

1913, 1931-1941, undated
The Country Doctor Museum Manuscript Collection, CD 01.88
Creator(s)
Freeman, Malthus Reaumer
Physical description
0.391 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
Malthus R. Freeman Papers (CD 01.88), 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

Account book for Dr. Freeman, a diploma, and photographs.


Biographical/historical information

Malthus Reaumer Freeman was born 1888 December 4 in Oldfields, North Carolina to Howard F. and Sallie (Williamson) Freeman. In 1913, he graduated from the Medical College of Virginia with his doctorate in medicine. After graduation, Freeman opened an office in Bailey, North Carolina, but took a temporary leave to serve in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during World War I. He enlisted on 1917 September 9 and served as a 1st Lieutenant in the Medical Detachment of 338th Infantry, 85th Division, and was discharged 1919 June 21. He married Pearl Miller in 1920. Freeman died 1962 September 28 in Wilson, North Carolina.


Scope and arrangement

Dr. Freeman's papers include an account book for Dr. Freeman dating from 1931 to 1941, a large group photograph of Medical Detachment 338 Infantry, Camp Custer, Michigan, photograph of Dr. Freeman and his friend dressed in hunting attire, photograph of Dr. Freeman and other students at the University College of Medicine in Richmond, VA, and Dr. Freeman's medical school diploma.


Administrative information
Custodial History

2001 August 2: 1 account ledger of M. R. Freeman, MD. Gift of Gail Rackley Barnes.

2019 January 5: photographs and a diploma. Gift of Berkley Cone.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Gail Rackley Barnes. Gift of Berkley Cone.

Processing information

Processing revised by Ashley Williams, 2015. Updated by Layne Carpenter, 2019.

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

Related material

Freeman Family Papers (CD 01.21), The Country Doctor Museum, at The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.


Container list
Box 1 Folder 1 Account Book, 1931-1941
Map-case 3 Drawer 3 Folder 1 Malthus R. Freeman Medical School Diploma, 1913 May 29
Map-case 3 Drawer 3 Folder 2 Hunting and Medical School Photographs, undated