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AKIN, BENJAMIN F.
Benjamin F. Akin papers, 1888-1940

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8xx4g


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Akin, Benjamin F.
Title: Benjamin F. Akin papers, 1888-1940
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 508
Extent: .5 linear feet (1 box) and 1 oversized papers box (OP)
Abstract:Correspondence, ledgers, printed materials, photographs, miscellany, and books related to patients of Drs. Benjamin F. and Hattie T. Akin.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Gift, 1968.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Benjamin F. Akin papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Unprocessed collection.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Benjamin F. Akin, physician and graduate of the Georgia College of Eclectic Medicine and Surgery (1899), married Hattie T. Barron, physician and graduate of the Women's Medical College of Georgia (1893), sometime after 1893. They practiced medicine in Jackson and Jenkinsburg, Georgia, until circa 1940.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of materials related to Benjamin Aikn from 1888-1940. The papers include correspondence, ledgers, printed materials, diplomas, clippings, photographs, miscellany, and books related to patients of Drs. Akin, medicines, or the practice of medicine.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Photograph of Dr. B. F. Akin
1 2 Georgia College of Eclectic Medicine and Surgery invitations and pamphlet
1 3 Memo book
1 4 Prescription pad
1 5 Ledger, 1895
1 6 Mrs. Howard J. Jolly
1 7 Correspondence, memorabilia and legal records
1 8 A Treasure Album of Milledgeville and Baldwin County, Georgia
1 9 New American Materia Medica Therapeutics and Pharmacognosy
1 10 Materia Medica, Pharmacology and Special Therapeutics
1 11 Patent medicine advertising
1 12 Patient prescriptions
1 13 Stamp
OP1 1 Certificate, Women's Medical College, Hattie Barron, 1893
OP1 2 Certificate, Georgie College, Ben Akin, 1899,
OP1 3 Photograph, undated
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