William E. Adams papers

Abstract

The William E. Adams papers (dated 1874-1954; 0.3 cubic feet; 1 box) comprise prescription books, medicinal alcohol licenses and order forms, and financial records that document his work as a physician during the early 1900s.

Descriptive Summary

Title
William E. Adams papers
Date
1874-1954 (inclusive)
Extent
0.3 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Agriculture -- Farming
Alcohol -- Law and legislation.
Cotton.
Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions.
Medicine -- History
Physicians (General practice) -- Kentucky.
Prohibition
Prohibition -- Kentucky.
Prohibition -- United States.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by subject.
Finding Aid Author
Quinn Andrews
Preferred Citation
1997ms323 : [identification of item], William E. Adams papers, 1874-1954, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Dr. William Elijah Adams was born August 17, 1866 to Robert and Zorilla Adams in Washington County Kentucky. He graduated from the University of Louisville as a Doctor of Medicine in 1889, and worked primarily in Anderson County, Kentucky as a physician. He was married to Mary Elizabeth Adams in 1896 and had eleven children. Dr. Adams died on September 14, 1944.
Scope and Content
The William E. Adams papers (dated 1874-1954; 0.3 cubic feet; 1 box) comprise prescription books, medicinal alcohol licenses and order forms, and financial records that document his work as a physician during the early 1900s.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Personal and financial papers, 1890-1939

Unidentified female portrait, undated

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Car registration and registered letter receipt, 1890-1939

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Personal financial contracts, 1890-1933

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Personal financial records, 1915-1941

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Kentucky state tax bills, 1914-1942

  • Box 1, folder 5
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Insurance records, 1905-1939

  • Box 1, folder 6
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Physician records, 1874-1940

Liquor and tobacco licenses, 1874-1881

  • Box 1, folder 7
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Prescription book, 1928

  • Box 1, folder 8
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Tobacco and opium order forms, 1928-1940

  • Box 1, folder 9
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Birth certificate and prescription alcohol orders, 1929-1940

  • Box 1, folder 10
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Wiliam E. Adams diplomas, 1889

  • Box OS-16, folder 1
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Leon Adams papers, 1951-1954

Personal letter and newspaper, 1953

  • Box 1, folder 11
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1B Britains government at work and the development of government in Britain, Isotype Strips, 1951

  • Box 1, folder 12
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Fulbright conference program and map, undated

  • Box 1, folder 13
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"Your Rugged Constitution" pamphlets, 1952

  • Box 1, folder 14
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The Virginia Quarterly Review and Your Host Guide to Greater Cincinnati, 1953-1954

  • Box 1, folder 15
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South Carolina cotton contest pamphlet and cotton essay, 1952

  • Box 1, folder 16
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Coker's pedigreed seed catalogs, 1951-1953

  • Box 1, folder 17
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Pasture grass breeding and testing plots, undated

  • Box 1, folder 17
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John Calvin essay by John Smith Alexander, undated

  • Box 1, folder 18
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