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Guide to the Elias Fulp Papers, 1872-1908 and undated

Summary

Elias Fulp was a physician from Walnut Cove, North Carolina. Postmaster of Fulp, North Carolina. The collection consists of correspondence and other papers pertaining to Fulp's role as trustee for Sidney H. Reid, who had just gone into bankruptcy. There are also several account books with accounts of a physician's practice.

Collection Details

Title
Elias Fulp papers
Date
1858-1908 and undated
Creator
Fulp, Elias
Extent
2 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

Collection consists of correspondence and other papers pertaining to Fulp's role as trustee for Sidney H. Reid, who had just gone into bankruptcy. There are also several account books with accounts of a physician's practice.

Arrangement

Collection's Volumes 1-3 are individually boxed and barcoded. Volumes 4-8 are all held in Box 1. All folders are also held in Box 1.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Elias Fulp Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Correspondence, 1869-1902

Personal and professional correspondence related to life and professional practice of Dr. Fulp.

Box 1
Account Book, 1870-1876

Ledger for practice of Dr. Fulp, includes names of individuals, dates of visits and calls, and payment received or owed.

Box 1
Volume 5
Account Book, 1882-1884

Ledger for practice of Dr. Fulp, includes names of individuals, dates of visits and calls, and payment received or owed.

Box 1
Volume 6
Account Book, 1884-1885

Ledger for practice of Dr. Fulp, includes names of individuals, dates of visits and calls, and payment received or owed.

Box 1
Volume 7
Cash and Expense Book, 1884-1888

Ledger for practice of Dr. Fulp with names of debtors and creditors with dates of debits and credits.

Volume 2
Account Book, 1886-1894

Ledger for practice of Dr. Fulp, includes names of individuals, dates of visits and calls, and payment received or owed.

Box 1
Volume 8
Day Book, 1887-1889

Ledger for practice of Dr. Fulp with names of debtors and creditors with dates of debits and credits.

Volume 3
Account Book, 1888-1891

Ledger for practice of Dr. Fulp, includes names of individuals, dates of visits and calls, and payment received or owed.

Box 1
Volume 4
Daily Account of Practice, 1900-1908

Ledger for practice of Dr. Fulp, includes names of individuals, dates of visits and calls, and payment received or owed.

Volume 1
Bankruptcy Proceedings, 1903-1906

Correspondence, receipts, payment stubs, and legal documents relating to Dr. Fulp's role as trustee for S.H. Reid during bankruptcy proceedings for the latter's general store.

Box 1
Bankruptcy Proceedings, 1905

Notice of trustee sale for assets of S.H. Reid and fragment of ledger.

Oversize-folder 1
Ledger Fragment, undated

Fragment of a ledger containing names but no account information

Box 1
 


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Provenance

The Elias Fulp Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 1956.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff

Encoded by Jennifer Snow and Carrie Mills, May 2011

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 56-137, 56-234

Updated by David Romine, Meghan Lyon, Oct. 2017