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Physicians -- Massachusetts -- Nineteenth century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Gamaliel Bradford daybook

Identifier: MSS 2/225
Scope and Contents Chronological record of Gamaliel Bradford’s medical practice, 1819 Sept. 12-1822 Dec. 31 (gap, 1821 Mar. 11-Aug. 1) in Boston, 1819-1820, and Cambridge, Mass., 1820-1822. Entries list patient attended, reason for visit or procedure, and fee charged with notes on settlement of the account. Includes monthly summary of accounts. Includes occasional notes from Gamaliel Bradford, including one, dated July 1821, where he specifies accounts which, in the event of his death, are not to be pursued by...
Dates: 1819 - 1826

Gustavus Darling Peck daybook

Identifier: MSS 2/226
Scope and Contents Chronological record of G. D. Peck’s medical practice in Milford, Mass., 1832 Oct. 24-1834 Mar. 31. Entries list name of patient, reason for visit, fee charged, and ledger account number. Several patent medicines prescribed. Monthly summary accounts for 1832 and 1833 included. Also includes recipes and notes, including a reference, dated 1833 Jan. 1, to taking E. W. Carpenter as a medical student.
Dates: 1832 - 1834

John G. Metcalf ledger

Identifier: MSS 2/051
Scope and Contents Financial ledger of John G. Metcalf for practice in Mendon, Mass., and surrounding Worcester County, 18441883. Includes payments in goods or services and occasional notes on inability to pay due to poverty or death. Several patients served and died in Civil War, including Samuel Everton (p. 143) "starved to death by the Rebels at Andersonville, Ga." in 1864. Includes occasional accounts with Town of Mendon for Metcalf’s services as treasurer and for visiting schools.Index to names...
Dates: 1844 - 1883

Lucius Wood papers

Identifier: MSS 2/318
Scope and Contents The collection contains seventy-nine letters and postal cards received, 1883-1893, nine diaries, 1890-1899, two account books, 1886-1891, one recipe book, [n.d.], and miscellaneous items, [n.d.], documenting the personal life and patent medicine business of Lucius F. Wood in West Townsend, Mass. and the surrounding area. The series of letter and postal cards received, 1883-1893, is divided into two subseries: personal and business. Both subseries are arranged chronologically. An alphabetical...
Dates: 1883 - 1891