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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Betty Bumpers Papers

Identifier: MC 1204

Correspondence, reports, photographs, speeches, newspaper clippings, and audio/visual materials from the life of Betty Bumpers, with a focus on her childhood immunization efforts.

Dates: 1943-2016

George Daniel Counts Papers

Identifier: MC 537
Scope and Content Note The records consist of nine ledgers, seven "calendar diaries," and a number of notes, announcements, advertisements, etc., that had been laid in. The ledgers contain two main sets of records, the one being the accounts of G. D. Counts's medical practice, the other being the accounts of a general store owned by the doctor's brother, Lewis Marvin, at first in partnership with G. D., later in partnership with George B. Lucas. A number of the ledgers also contain some personal or household...
Dates: 1895-1944

Zula Zanzibar Deeter Oral History Typescript

Identifier: MC 1082
Scope and Content Note

Typescript of transcribed oral history interview of Zula Zanzibar Deeter by Esther B. Raun. The interview was conducted in fall 1978; the transcript was completed in 1987, and includes a foreward and postscript by Raun, as well as a topical index. Topics include cars, Civilian Conservation Corps camps, childbirth and child rearing, clothing, the Great Depression, farming, food, illnesses and medical care, religion, social life, and education.

Dates: 1987

Z. C. Johnson Papers

Identifier: MS J639 427
Scope and Content Note

Day-book, medicinal recipes, and other records created or received by Arkadelphia, Arkansas physician Z. C. Johnson, pertaining principally to his practice of medicine, but also to business affairs.

Dates: 1854-1877; undated

Kirby Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1030
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of materials related to Leonidas Kirby and his grandson, Dr. Henry Vance Kirby. It includes materials concerning four generations of the Kirby family. Materials include correspondence, ledgers, and other papers relating to Leonidas Kirby and his wife Rhoda. Fewer materials relate to the lives of their sons, including pharmaceutical laboratory notebooks belonging to Leander. A majority of materials, including correspondence, financial documents, and patient...
Dates: 1871-1993

Frederick Lee Liebolt Papers

Identifier: MC 1369
Scope and Content Note The collection includes materials relating to personal, professional and social aspects of Liebolt's life. He collected genealogical materials on his paternal line, the Liebolts, and his mother's family, the Swigerts. He maintained records of his military service, both those pertaining to his active duty as a surgeon during World War II and those relating to his postwar service in the army reserve. Throughout his life he kept most of his correspondence, personal and professional. Liebolt's...
Dates: 1905-1996

Myrtle McCormick Parks Family Papers

Identifier: MC 723
Scope and Content Note Papers and photographs of the McCormick and Parks families of Prairie Grove. The three volumes include a United States Army ledger with incomplete entries recorded by Dr. McCormick's father, James W. McCormick (1833-1886). In the back pages of his ledger, the captured Confederate soldier documented his journey to a Union prisoner of war camp, which was possibly located in Grafton, West Virginia. Private McCormick of Company B, 35th Battalion, Virginia Calvary, was accompanied by...
Dates: 1865-1945

S. H. Payne Journal

Identifier: MC 609
Scope and Content Note

Book containing handwritten list of officers, "Instructions," by-laws, and Act of Incorporation of the Arkansas Institution for the Deaf and Dumb, 1861; "S. H. Payne's Day Book for Cherokee" and "Tickets Sold" (financial records), 1876; recipes, clippings of recipes and remedies, note dated 1907.

Dates: 1861; 1876; 1907

Marion DeKalb Steele Diary

Identifier: MS St5
Scope and Content Note

Typewritten transcript of the diary and journal of the Arkansas physician and clergyman, entitled, "Marion D. Steele Book, November AD 1852, Receipts and formulays, Powhaton Ark March 1st 1855, Diary." The material, which includes records of medicines prescribed and weddings performed January 13, 1859 to August 25, 1863, pertains to the history of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South and to the history of medicine in Lawrence County, Arkansas, 1855 to 1863.

Dates: 1855-1863

Erma Van Dixon Papers

Identifier: MC 2011
Scope and Content Note This collection documents the research conducted by Erma Van Dixon, a Peace Corps volunteer, in Fiji from December 1990 to June 1992. The collection is comprised of a research paper written by Van Dixon; project letters discussing details of cost and setting up interviews; interview questionnaires; copied pages from books used as background research; books related to plants as medicine; and photographs of medicinal plants and folk medicine preparation. Van Dixon conducted interviews with...
Dates: December 1990-June 1992