Guide to the Dr. T.K. McKee Medical Ledger and Papers, 1897-1904

Summary Information

Title: Dr. T.K. McKee Medical Ledger and Papers, 1897-1904
Collection: AC.790
Extent: 1.0 linear feet (1 medium flat box)

This collection includes the medical ledger and papers of Dr. T.K. McKee from St. Clair's Bottom, Virginia, dating 1897-1904.

Creator: McKee, T. K.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. T.K. McKee was born in St. Clair Bottom, Virginia, where he began practicing medicine in 1897. A hospital the T.K. McKee Hospital, was named for him in St. Clair's Bottom, which is still in operation today. He moved to Saltville, Virginia in 1912.

Scope and Contents

This ledger gives entries from 1897 to 1904 of Dr. T.K. (Thomas K.) McKee's patients and payments, in St. Clair's Bottom, Virginia. Not all patients paid in cash, as evidenced by the entries of 1-1/4 bushel of wheat credited for $1.00, credit by colt for $15.00, and many other like payments.


This ledger is within a bound cover, with loose pages, housed in a flat box.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Other than special handling of the crumbling pages, this collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room without restrictions.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was purchased. Accession number AC.2000.015

Processing Information

This was processed by Anita Elliott, January 2014. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.790: Dr. T.K. McKee, St. Clair's Bottom, Virginia, Medical Ledger and Papers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Ledger and Papers, 1897-1904 Box 1