John Edwin Wilson papers

Descriptive Summary

Title
John Edwin Wilson papers
Creator
Wilson, J. E, 1867-1948.
Extent
3.01 Cubic feet
Subjects
Medical records--Kentucky--Falmouth.
Notebooks.
Physicians--Kentucky.
Students.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by subject.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Sarah K. Piester
Preferred Citation
62M108:[identification of item], John Edwin Wilson papers, 1817-1948, 1882-1938, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
John Edwin Wilson was born in Falmouth, Kentucky and graduated from Ohio Medical College in 1888. He returned to Falmouth where he practiced medicine for over 50 years. Besides his medical work, Wilson was an active civic leader, serving as councilman and as mayor of Falmouth from 1921 to 1937. He helped establish the water works and electrical light system in Falmouth. Wilson also served as Pendleton County Health Officer.
Scope and Content
The John Edwin Wilson papers consist of material belonging to John Edwin Wilson, a Falmouth, Kentucky, physician and local government official. Included are his student notebooks of notes from medical college classes and hospital work. Also included are expense and receipt books along with medical ledgers from his Falmouth medical practice. The collection also contains personal letters from Wilson's family and that of his wife, the former Fanny S. Lee. The collection also contains account books of Julia Ball, several diaries of Lucy A. Wigglesworth, letters of Allie McClanahan, Mrs. Fanny Wilson's student notebooks from Mount Holyoke College, various children's and religious books, poetry, certificates, and the minutes of the Board of Directors of the Falmouth Public Library (now Pendleton County Public Library) from 1900-1902.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.

Contents of the Collection

General,

  • Box 2, folder 3
The General series contains certificates, ephemera, ledgers, Board minutes, and receipt books. These materials document the Sons of Veterans Group, Children's Books and Merits, and the Falmouth Public Librar.

Certificates, 1909

  • Box 5, Folder 5
Two certificates. One certificate of John E. Wilson on January 21, 1909 for membership to The Lincoln Farm Association. One certificate of C.H. Lee Jr. for life membership to the Jefferson Davis Home Association.
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Children's and Religious Books and Merit Certificates, 1817-1879

  • Box 4, Folder 7
Small children's books, hymn books, money ledgers, and certificates of merit awarded to Julie M. Ball.
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Cloth

  • Box 2, Folder 3, Item 5
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Cloth bag

  • Box 5, Folder 6
Small cloth bag with small pieces of fabric inside.
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Ledger

  • Box 2, Folder 3, Item 3
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Minutes from the Board of Directors of the Falmouth Public Library, 1900-1902

  • Box 2, Folder 3, Item 1
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Pamphlet: Court of Appeals of Kentucky, Summer Term, 1874

  • Box 2, Folder 3, Item 2
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Scrapbook, 1882

  • Box 6
Scrapbook of pressed plants. Loose pages removed from cover. Inside cover of scrapbook reads "Fanny S. Lee. Mt. Holyoke Sem. South Hadley Mass. Sept. 27 1882".
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Sons of Veterans Receipt Book, 1890

  • Box 2, Folder 4, Item 1
Receipt book of Sons of Veterans Camp number 34 located in Falmouth, Kentucky.
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Sons of Veterans Roll of Members Book

  • Box 2, Folder 4, Item 2
Roll of members book for Sons of Veterans Camp number 34 located in Falmouth, Kentucky.
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The Standard History of the World: Supplement, 1930

  • Box 3, Folder 2, Item 1
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Fanny S. Lee Notebooks, 1881 October 2-1883 September 27

  • Box 1, Folder 6
Six notebooks belonging to Fanny S. Lee. Notes made on notebooks are "Fanny S. Lee Mt. Hol. Sem. March 17 1883," Fanny S. Lee South Hadley Mas. Mt. Holyoke Seminary Oct. 2nd 1881,"French Exercises Fanny S. Lee," Fanny S. Lee Mt. Holyoke Sem. South Hadley Mas.", "Peak Sisters Sitka, Alaska" and "Fanny S. Lee, Topics in Zoology."
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Lucy A. Wigglesworth,

Diary, 1881

  • Box 2, Folder 5, Item 2
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Diary, 1881-1882

  • Box 2, Folder 3, Item 4
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Diary, 1883-1884

  • Box 3, Folder 2, Item 2
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Dr. John Edwin Wilson: Medical Practice Documents,

Cash Ledger, 1883

  • Box 4, Folder 1
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Ledger, undated

  • Box 3, Folder 1, Item 2
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Ledger, 1883-1884

  • Box 3, Folder 4
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Ledger, 1883

  • Box 4, Folder 2
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Patient Ledger, 1903

  • Box 5, Item 1
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Correspondence, 1915-1919

  • Box 4, Folder 5
Letters from the Department of Revenue and Collector's Office of Sixth District of Kentucky: Covington, Kentucky.
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Opium and Coca Register for Physicians, 1915-1919

  • Box 4, Folder 6
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Opium Order Forms, 1915-1919

  • Box 4, Folder 3
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State Board of Health of Kentucky Health Pamphlets, circa 1918

  • Box 4, Folder 4
Contains three pamphlets: On Guard, Keeping Fit: For Boys, The Problem of Sex Education in Schools all published by the State Board of Health of Kentucky.
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Correspondence,

Personal letters regarding Allie McClannahan, John Edwin Wilson's family and his wife, the former Fanny S. Lee.

Allie McClannahan, 1944-1949

  • Box 5, Folder 1
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Wilson family, 1834-1891

  • Box 5, Folder 2
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Wilson family, 1855-1937

  • Box 5, Folder 3
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Wilson family, 1937-1938

  • Box 5, Folder 4
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Ohio Medical School Course Notebooks,

Anatomy with Prof. Ransohoff, 1887 August 4-1888 February 25

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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Clinics, 1886 October 20-1886 December 10

  • Box 1, Folder 4
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Clinics: Hospital and College, 1887-1888

  • Box 1, Folder 5
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Diseases of Children with Prof. Forcheimer, 1886 November 15-1887 November 18

  • Box 1, Folder 3
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Dr. Beebe and Dr. Whittaker, 1887 March 15-1887 April 29

  • Box 1, Folder 3
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Good Samaritan Hospital with Prof. Whittaker, 1887 November 16-1888 January 20

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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Hospital, 1886 October 11-1887 January 26

  • Box 2, Folder 1
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Notes on Didactic Lectures, 1881-1888

  • Box 1, Folder 5
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Lecture notes, 1887 December 5-1888 January 19

  • Box 2, Folder 2
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Lecture notes, 1888

  • Box 3, Folder 1
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Lecture notes, 24 September 1887-6 December 1887

  • Box 3, Folder 3
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Pathology and Hygiene with Prof. Rebler, 1886 September 22-1887 February 16

  • Box 1, Folder 2
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Prof. Conner, 1886 November 9-1887 August 22

  • Box 1, Folder 3
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Prof. Dawson and Dr. Beebe, 1887 October 25-1887 February 18

  • Box 1, Folder 4
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Prof. Palmer, 1886 September 28-1887 February 24

  • Box 2, Folder 2
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Prof. Seely, 1886 November 10-1887 February 23

  • Box 1, Folder 4
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Prof. Whittaker and Dr. Cilley, 1886 October 5-1886 December 22

  • Box 1, Folder 2
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Prof. Whittaker and Prof. Nickles, 1886 October 5-1886 December 9

  • Box 1, Folder 2
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Prof. Reamy, 1886 October 4-1887 April 18

  • Box 2, Folder 1
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Skin Diseases, 1886 November 8-1887 April 18

  • Box 2, Folder 1
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Theory and Practice Clinic with Prof. Whittaker, 1887 January 6-1887 April 18

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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