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Dr. George Williamson Daybook, 1807-1819

Title
Dr. George Williamson Daybook, 1807-1819
ID
Mss. 92 W67
Extent
0.1 Cubic Feet
More Extent Information
186 pages.
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a physician's daybook kept by Dr. George Williamson of New Market, Virginia whose practice extended throughout the Shenandoah Valley. Spanning 1808-1819 the daybook records names of patients, treatments, and payments (for both Caucasians and African-Americans). Treatments range from inoculations and venereal disease to all night vigils.
Creators
Williamson, George (Dr.)
Subjects
African Americans--Medical care--Virginia
Medicine--Practice--Virginia
Medicine--Virginia--History--19th century
New Market (Va.)--History--19th century
Physicians--Virginia--New Market
Shenandoah County (Va.)--History
Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.)--History
Williamson, George, Dr
Genres
Account books
Journals (accounts)
Languages
English

Administrative Information

Acquired
10/16/1992.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Bookpress (from library of Dr. Gordon Jones).
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Preferred Citation
Dr. George Williamson Daybook, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Updated by Anne Johnson in November 2009.
Collection Material Type:
Records
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