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Guide to the Robert C. Randolph papers, 1897-1919

Summary

Robert C. Randolph was a Clarke County, Virginia physician active in the early 20th century. The collection contains business and medical records of Dr. Robert C. Randolph, in the form of four medical visits notebooks, legal papers, and correspondence, all dating from the last years of the 19th century until 1919.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.01066
Title
Robert C. Randolph papers
Date
1897-1919
Creator
Randolph, Robert C.
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet, 27 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

The collection contains business and medical records of Dr. Robert C. Randolph, in the form of four medical visits notebooks, legal papers, and correspondence, all dating from the last years of the 19th century until 1919.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Robert Randolph papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Medical visits notebooks, 1910-1919
(4 volumes)
Box 1
Correspondence, legal, and other papers, 1897-1902
Box 1
 

Historical Note

Robert C. Randolph was the son of Eliza Page (Burwell) Randolph, who married Thomas H. Randolph, a Civil War veteran who was 27 in 1870; their son Robert C. was 30 in the Clarke County, Virginia census for 1900, and listed as a physician. Robert married Isabella Randolph sometime around 1896. Robert C. Randolph was thus the grandson of Lucy M. and Dr. Robert Carter Randolph (1807-1887), also a physician; Randolph senior appears in censuses for Clarke County, Virginia as a farmer, physician, and owner at one point of 31 slaves, and the father of nine children, one of whom, Thomas H., was 7 in 1850. The Randolphs were closely connected with the Burwell family of Virginia.

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Provenance

The Robert Randolph 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 Jen Snow and Carrie Mills, May 2011

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 56-477

This collection has been given basic processing: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.