Physicians -- Maine
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Doctor William Henry Allen's Business Ledgers
Brice Booker, interviewed by Lee Foster
John G. Brown Notebook
A physician's handwritten notebook dated January 1, 1825, Waldoborough, Maine, which includes notes on diagnosis of diseases of the chest with a stethoscope, prescriptions for diseases, medicinal recipes, and a drawing of areas of the skull.
Dr. Frederick Martin, interviewed by Sarah Jane Adamski
0887 Dr. Frederick Martin interviewed by Sarah Jane Adamski, November 29, 1974, York, Maine. Martin tells of his childhood in York and career as a chemist; his education, notably taking two extra years of high school to learn Latin and French in order to attend college; working for the Goodrich Company 1917-1952; footwear and the naming of the zipper; working with observation balloons during WWI; and recollections of York circa 1900. Text: 21 pp. transcript. Recording: T 0857 1 hour.
Dr. Williard H. Bunker, interviewed by Sarah Jane Adamski
0871 Dr. Williard H. Bunker, interviewed by Sarah Jane Adamski, March 15, 1975, York Harbor, Maine. Bunker talks about the medical profession in the early twentieth century; his education and early jobs to pay for it; summer job on a boat; his surgery degrees; unusual surgery experiences; operating in patients’ homes; typhoid epidemic; and his disbelief in poultices. Text: 14 pp. transcript. Recording: T 0839 1 hour.
Frances Pelletier, interviewed by Beverly McLaughlin
Thelma Cowin, interviewed by Kerry Sisson
0888 Thelma Cowin interviewed by Kerry Sisson, November 21, 1974, Orono, Maine. Cowin discusses her father’s career as a country doctor in Hampden in the early 1900s; why she decided to go into nursing; her courtship in the 1920s; childhood Christmases; why Prohibition didn’t accomplish anything; her view of voting and women in politics; and the change in gender roles, especially in politics, over time. Text: 24 pp. transcript. Recording: T 0858 / CD 0820 1 hour.
Virginia Wolfe, interviewed by Terri Peterson
Alphonso N. Witham Case Book
A journal kept by Dr. Witham in which he recorded "those cases that occur in my practice which seem worth noting down and especially all my labor cases." The entries are arranged by disease and note patients' names, symptoms and treatment. The volume covers Witham's practice in Atlantic and Swans Island, Webbs Mills, Casco, South Paris, North Windham and Westbrook, Maine.