John A. Lewis papers

Abstract

The Lewis papers document his medical writings, speeches and lectures.

Descriptive Summary

Title
John A. Lewis papers
Extent
1.3 Cubic feet
Subjects
Lectures and lecturing--Kentucky.
Medicine--Practice--Kentucky.
Medicine--Study and teaching.
Arrangement
The collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Alison Sperry
Preferred Citation
60m88: [identification of item], John A. Lewis papers, 1811-1910, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
John A. Lewis was a medical doctor that lived in Georgetown, KY. He gave many lectures and presentations to the Kentucky State Medical Association on diseases and treatments such as anesthesia, and rectal diseases. He also accepted private students to study under him over the course of his career.
Scope and Content
The John A. Lewis papers document his medical writings, speeches and lectures. Included with the collection are pamphlets, general correspondence and newspaper clippings about various Confederate veterans.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note 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.

Contents of the Collection

General Papers, 1811-1857

  • Box 1, Folder 2
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New Haven School Prospectus, 1828 May 1

  • Box 1, Folder 12
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Woodford Female Institute Brochure, 1846

  • Box 1, Folder 10
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General Correspondence, circa 1848

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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Lecture Notes, circa 1852

  • Box 1, Folder 6
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Medical Speeches, 1868-1906

  • Box 1, Folder 7
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Newspaper Clippings, 1884-1910

  • Box 1, Folder 8
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Pamphlets, circa 1892

  • Box 1, Folder 9
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Lectures on Disease Treatments, 1892 May-1907 March

  • Box 1, Folder 5
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Anesthesia Handbooks, 1903 April

  • Box 1, Folder 4
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Confederate Veteran Issues, 1908 March

  • Box 1, Folder 3
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Confederate Veteran Issues, 1909 April

  • Box 1, Folder 3
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School Note Books, undated

  • Box 2, Item 1
  • Box 3, Item 1
  • Box 1, Folder 11
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