Finding Aid for the Louis A. Livingood Account Book Biomed.0711

Finding aid prepared by Jasmine Larkin, 2020.
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Online finding aid last updated 2020 December 3.
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Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Title: Louis A. Livingood account book
Creator: Livingood, Louis A.
source: Palinurus Antiquarian Books
Identifier/Call Number: Biomed.0711
Physical Description: 1 unknown (1 account book)
Date (inclusive): 1883-1894
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Language of Material: Materials are in English.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Palinurus Antiquarian Books, 2010.

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UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 9964636133606533 

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Louis A. Livingood account book (Collection 711). Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library History and Special Collections for the Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles.

Scope and Contents

A manuscript record of physician Louis A. Livingood's medical practice in Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania, a borough east of Harrisburg and north of Lancaster, from 1883 through 1894. New entries were added chronologically on 640 [i.e., 641] of 696 pages in a pre-bound, lined ledger. Each page is headed by the name of a head of household; patient visits and reasons are entered chronologically in two columns, along with fees charged. Additional handwritten notes, describing Livingood's obligations to certain patients for other products or services for himself, are pinned to or laid-in alongside the name of the community member.

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Subjects and Indexing Terms

Palinurus Antiquarian Books