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Robert Burns Pusey papers, 1863-1889

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Desirae Carron Desirae Carron

Title

Robert Burns Pusey papers

Date

1863-1889

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

Collection is arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

47M12 : [identification of item], Robert Burns Pusey papers, 1863-1889, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

1.95 Cubic feet

3 boxes, 3 items

Abstract

The Robert Burns Pusey papers comprises daybooks and ledgers (dated 1863-1889; 1.95 cubic feet, 3 boxes, 3 items) that were used to record the accounts of Dr. Pusey's medical practice in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

Biography/History

Robert Burns Pusey, born in 1836, was a physician and native of Kentucky. Pusey attended Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He practiced medicine in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Pusey passed away in 1889.

Scope and Content

The Robert Burns Pusey papers comprises daybooks and ledgers (dated 1863-1889; 1.95 cubic feet, 3 boxes, 3 items) that were used to record the accounts of Dr. Pusey's medical practice in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Also included in the collection is the Pocket Companion, a portable pharmacopoeia.

Subjects

  • Ledgers (account books)
  • Elizabethtown (Ky.)--History.
  • Pusey, Robert Burns, 1836-1889
  • Medical records.
  • Medicine--Practice--Kentucky--Elizabethtown.
  • Physicians

Collection Inventory

Daybook, 1868 June 15 - 1871 November 16
[Box: 1, Folder: 1]
Daybook, 1871 November 17 - 1875 December 29
[Box: 1, Folder: 2]
Daybook, 1876 - 1879 August 22
[Box: 1, Folder: 3]
Daybook, 1879 August 22 - 1883 October 19
[Box: 2, Folder: 1]
Daybook, 1883 October 20 - 1887 August 16
[Box: 2, Folder: 2]
Daybook, 1887 August 17 - 1889 September 2
[Box: 3, Folder: 1]
Ledger, 1863-1870
[Box: 3, Folder: 2]
Pocket Companion; portable pharmacopoeia, undated
[Box: 3, Folder: 3]
Ledger, 1870-1880
[Item: 1]
Ledger, 1879-1888
[Item: 2]
Ledger, 1880-1889
[Item: 3]

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