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A. S. Williams III Americana Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Board of Physicians and Surgeons of the Montgomery City Infirmary minutes W.0076

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

August 2013

Creation:

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Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Board of Physicians and Surgeons of the Montgomery City Infirmary minutes

Unit ID:

W.0076

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1888, 1894-1896

Abstract:

Ledger contains minutes of the Board of Physicians and Surgeons of the Montgomery City Infirmary. Through the years the members discussed issues such as visiting hours, expanding the operating room, controlling patient behavior, and finding a resident physician to work nights and therefore assist with patients in the maternity ward.

Location:

The A. S. Williams III Americana Collection, Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library, The University of Alabama

creator

Jordan, James Reid, 1860-1884

creator

Waller, George Platt, Dr., 1858-1919

creator

Williams, A. S., III

Access Restrictions:

None

Scope and Contents note

These minutes begin on page one of a ledger and continue through page twenty-three. Through the years the members discussed issues such as visiting hours, expanding the operating room, controlling patient behavior, and finding a resident physician to work nights and therefore assist with patients in the maternity ward. Minutes show that some of the leading physicians in the city, including Dr. Luther Hill, were members of this board.

Biographical/Historical note

The Montgomery City Infirmary Board of Trustees organized the Board of Physicians and Surgeons in 1888. Their first meeting was held March 24, 1888, at the Medical and Surgical Society of Montgomery County office. They elected Dr. J. B. Gaston as their president and Dr. J. R. Jordan as their secretary.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Haley Aaron and Donnelly Walton, 2013

Acquisition Information:

Gift of A. S. Williams III, 2010

General note

Title on spine: Minute Book of the Montgomery County Infirmary, 1888-1896

Preferred Citation:

Board of Physicians and Surgeons of the Montgomery City Infirmary minutes, The A. S. Williams III Americana Collection, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Source(s)

City Infirmary (Montgomery, Ala.). (local)

Gaston, J. B. (John Brown), -1913 (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Hill, Luther Leonidas, 1862-1946 (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Williams, A. S., III (local)

Clinical medicine--History--19th century (lcsh)

Minutes (aat)

Montgomery (Ala.) (lcsh)

Physicians--Alabama (lcsh)

Minutes Box W0076.01