Dr. Robert Battey medical correspondence
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Dr. Robert Battey medical correspondence

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Battey, Robert, 1828-1895
Title: Dr. Robert Battey medical correspondence
Dates: 1872-1881
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS23f

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Robert Battey supervised Confederate hospitals during the Civil War, and maintained a gynecological practice in Rome, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains thirty-two letters to Dr. Robert Battey from other physicians and two replies by Battey. The correspondence deals primarily with gynecological consultations. Nine of the letters are from J. Marion Sims, an early practioner of gynecology in South Carolina, who at the time of the letters was living in Europe.

Index Terms

Sims, J. Marion, (James Marion), 1813-1883
Women's health services--Georgia

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dr. Robert Battey medical correspondence, MSS 23f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1972.


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

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11Medical correspondence, 1872-1881