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Dr. William L. Kirkpatrick Collection

Identifier: MSS 91-3
The collection contains some medical appointment books, medical record books, and Mrs. Kirkpatrick's "diary." There is also a medical textbook for practitioners and advanced students.


  • 1928 - 1945


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.5 Linear Feet

Biographical / Historical

Dr. William L. Kirkpatrick was born in Crabtree township (Haywood County, North Carolina). After receiving his training as a physician, he move to Pacolet, South Carolina, where he practiced for twenty-five years. Later he moved to Waynesville, North Carolina, where he had a general practice as well as surgery. After the death of his first wife, Dr. Kirkpatrick married Ms Ellie Thompson, a nurse at Haywood County Hospital.

Repository Details

Part of the Hunter Library - Special Collections Repository

Cullowhee United States