The Resource (bulk 1920-1936)

(bulk 1920-1936)

Label
(bulk 1920-1936), 1888-1958
Title remainder
(bulk 1920-1936)
Inclusive dates
1888-1958
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Papers, 1888-1958 (bulk 1920-1936) of Dr. George Chambers Woodson documenting his medical practice in Richmond, Virginia, and work with the Churchill Medical Society. Included are account books, birth records, case notes and reports, correspondence, diploma, manuscripts and writings, photographs, publications, and speech notes. Of note are the Physicians Record Book of Births, 1916-1936, which contain 236 recorded births in Richmond, Virginia. Included are ages of mother and father, birthplace, occupation, race, address, date of marriage, and name, place, and time of children's birth
  • The case notes and reports include information on the patients medical history, illness and symptoms, treatment and recovery. Included are notes on cases of bronchial asthma, cancer, cardiac disease, dementia, diphtheria, hysteria, morphine addiction, and tape worms in patients. The manuscripts include clinical papers written by Dr. Woodson on a variety of medical topics including acute Bright's disease, bronchial asthma, miscarriages, and the treatment of pneumonia. He also wrote about the effects of some medicines such as digitalis, salicylin, serums, vaccines, and opium. Also included is a copy of the manuscript, "Technique of Contraception," by Dr. James F. Cooper, medical director of the American Birth Control League (later Planned Parenthood)
  • Also included is an account book, 1939-1958, including personal accounts, taxes, and stock and dividends held. Publications include brochures from Catawba Sanitarium in Roanoke, Virginia, and Clifton Springs Sanitarium in Clifton Springs, New York. Also included are several notes and speeches given to the Churchill Medical Society, 1921-1928, regarding a new hospital proposal, review of previous years work of the organization, and the welfare of constituents
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  • Described
Biographical or historical data
George Chambers Woodson was born 23 February 1885 to John and Marth Saunders Woodson of Buckingham County, Virginia. He attended Richmond High School and Medical College of Virginia, graduating in 1907. After his internship at the Richmond City Hospital, 1907-1908, he was associated with Dr. W.H. Parker in general practice at the Chimborazo Sanatorium for the treatment of tuberculosis from 1908 to 1912. He did post graduate work in New York. He married Lillian Burger Woodson and had one son, George Stuart Woodson. Dr. Woodson maintained a practice in Richmond and was a member of the Churchill Medical Society. He died 24 November 1967 and was buried in Hollywood Cemetery.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
Label
(bulk 1920-1936)
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi01269.xml
Note
  • Folder located in Oversize Box 12
  • BOX 3 OF THE COLLECTION IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL 2014
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  • The Library of Virginia
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  • Inventory
  • Inventory
Extent
  • .90
  • 1
Immediate source of acquisition
Crown Collectibles
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001546747
Type of unit
  • cu. ft. and
  • oversize folder.

Library Locations

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