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Medicine -- Mississippi -- History -- 19th century.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Ames and Hogan families papers

Identifier: MSS-2
Scope and Contents

The Ames and Hogan families papers document the history of the family from 1816-1910. The papers consist of correspondence, legal documents, speeches and essays, business receipts, an autograph album, and other items. Among the business receipts are those relating to Hogan’s business with James Nealley, documenting their trips from Ditto’s Landing to New Orleans, along with their cargo and business partners.

Dates: 1816 - 1910

Dr. William B. Watkins Ledgers

Identifier: MSS-336
Scope and Contents Daily account ledgers of Dr. Watkins of Big Springs, Mississippi, formerly in Chickasaw County and now in Clay County, including one daily medical account ledger, 1872-1873. Patients include African-Americans, whom Watkins indicates with “Freedman” beside their names. Two additional ledgers, ca. 1880s-1890s and 1930s, contain medical and farm accounts of Caucasians and African-Americans. Also included are loose materials from the ledgers: two letters (1906 and undated) and gin receipts for...
Dates: 1872 - 1937