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Collection Number: 04383

Collection Title: John Whitehead and William White McKenzie medical account books, 1899-1908

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Abstract John Whitehead was born in Salisbury, N.C., graduated from Davidson College, and received a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1880. He practiced general medicine in Salisbury from 1880 until 1926. William White McKenzie (1869-1929) also practiced general medicine in Salisbury. He was born in Salisbury and graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1891 and from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia in 1893. He was president of the Board of Medical Examiners of North Carolina in 1908 and vice-president of the North Carolina Medical Association in 1903. Two account books, 1899-1908, from Whitehead and McKenzie's general medical practice in Salisbury, N.C., recording payments made to the office for medical services. Entries show patients' names and payments made, but do not record treatments.
Creator Whitehead, John, 1855-1926.
Language English
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Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
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[Identification of item], in the John Whitehead and William White McKenzie medical account books #4383, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Transferred from the Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in February 1984.
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John Whitehead was born in Salisbury, North Carolina, 18 December 1855. He graduated from Davidson College and the University of Pennsylvania, where he received his medical degree in 1880. Whitehead began his general medical practice in Salisbury in 1880. He continued practicing in Salisbury until his death in 1926.

William White McKenzie was born in Salisbury, North Carolina, 12 October 1869, the son of Charles Harris and Ellen Sumner McKenzie. He graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1891 and from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia in 1893. McKenzie practiced general medicine in Salisbury until his death in 1929. He was president of the Board of Medical Examiners of North Carolina in 1908, and vice president of the North Carolina Medical Association in 1903.

(Source: Medical Society of the State of North Carolina Transactions, 1929)

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Account books from John Whitehead and William McKenzie's medical practice in Salisbury, North Carolina, recording payments made by patients, 1899-1908.

Two account books, 1899-1908, from Whitehead and McKenzie's general medical practice in Salisbury, North Carolina, recording payments made to the office for medical services. All entries for a particular patient or family are grouped together, and these sets of entries are entered chronologically by the first visit of the patient or family or the fist payment made. Entries show payments made, but do not record treatments.

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