Joseph Coleman Carter medical account books

Abstract

The Joseph Coleman Carter medical account books (dated 1859-1892; 1.35 cubic feet; 3 boxes) comprise ledgers that document the nineteenth century Woodford County, Kentucky physician's practice, with accounts of his patients' visits, treatments, and payments.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Joseph Coleman Carter medical account books
Extent
1.35 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Medical records -- Kentucky -- Woodford County.
Medicine -- Practice -- Kentucky.
Physicians -- Kentucky -- Woodford County.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Kaitlyn Bucholtz and Sarah Mackenzie Wade
Preferred Citation
53m7 : [identification of item], Joseph Coleman Carter medical account books, 1859-1892, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Born in Charlottesville, Virginia, Joseph Coleman Carter moved with his parents to Woodford County, Kentucky in 1809. He studied medicine with Dr. Daniel Drake in Cincinnati from 1827-1832 and in 1832 graduated from the Ohio Medical College. He married Margaret T. Carlyle that year and began practicing medicine in Woodford County. He was active in the treatment of victims of the cholera epidemic of 1832-1833.
Scope and Content
The Joseph Coleman Carter medical account books (dated 1859-1892; 1.35 cubic feet; 3 boxes) comprise ledgers that document the nineteenth century Woodford County, Kentucky physician's practice, with accounts of his patients' visits, treatments, and payments. Most volumes contain alphabetical name indexes and some detail patient birth and death dates. Later ledgers were maintained by the doctor who took over the practice after Carter's death.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

1859-1860

  • Box 1, folder 1
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1860-1861

  • Box 1, folder 2
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1862-1863

  • Box 1, folder 3
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1864

  • Box 2, folder 1
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1865

  • Box 2, folder 2
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1868-1870

  • Box 2, folder 3
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1898-1870, 1888-1891

  • Box 2, folder 4
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1871-1874

  • Box 3, folder 1
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1873-1874

  • Box 3, folder 2
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1876-1881, 1892

  • Box 1, folder 4
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1878-1887

  • Box 3, folder 3
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