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Franklin Gates and W.W. Johnston Ledgers and Daybooks


Dr. Franklin P. Gates (1859-1922), a native of Kinston, North Carolina established a practice in Manteo after graduating from Bellevue Hospital Medical College in 1886. He was the town doctor until shortly after World War I. Dr. Wiley Warren Johnston (1885-1978), a native of Brinkleyville, North Carolina, moved to Manteo in 1914 directly out of medical school and joined Gates' practice. Johnston was called into service in the U. S. Army Medical Corps during World War I, but returned to Manteo and resumed his practice with Gates. After Johnston's return, Gates began a practice in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr. Johnston practiced medicine in Dare County for over 40 years and was director of health dep ... (more below)

Title

Franklin Gates and W.W. Johnston Ledgers and Daybooks

Collection Number

PC.5044

Date(s)

1891-1928

Box 1
Language

English

Physical Description
Items
20.00
Abstract

Dr. Franklin P. Gates (1859-1922), a native of Kinston, North Carolina established a practice in Manteo after graduating from Bellevue Hospital Medical College in 1886. He was the town doctor until shortly after World War I. Dr. Wiley Warren Johnston (1885-1978), a native of Brinkleyville, North Carolina, moved to Manteo in 1914 directly out of medical school and joined Gates' practice. Johnston was called into service in the U. S. Army Medical Corps during World War I, but returned to Manteo and resumed his practice with Gates. After Johnston's return, Gates began a practice in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr. Johnston practiced medicine in Dare County for over 40 years and was director of health departments in Dare, Currituck, and Hyde Counties for 25 years.

This collection consists of daybooks and ledgers of Drs. Gates and Johnston. The books contain the day by day account of patients seen and medicines prescribed, charges rendered and bills paid. Also included in the collection are several pieces of correspondence, two prescriptions, several clippings from  Time magazine, as well as serials on the production and handling of milk.

Physical Location

3A3

Creator

Gates, Franklin P., 1859-1922

Creator

Johnston, Wiley Warren, 1885-1978

Repository

Outer Banks History Center


This collection is divided into three series: ledgers and daybooks, correspondence and business related documents, and materials related to the production and handling of milk.


Available for research.


Copyright is retained by the authors of these materials, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law (Title 17 US Code). Individual researchers are responsible for using these materials in conformance with copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.


Processed by Outer Banks History Center staff prior to 2001

Encoded by Kelly Grimm, August, 2009


Dr. Franklin P. Gates (1859-1922), a native of Kinston, North Carolina and a widower with two children, moved to Manteo to practice medicine after graduating from Bellevue Hospital Medical College in 1886. He was the town doctor until shortly after World War I.

Dr. Wiley Warren Johnston (1885-1978), a native of Brinkleyville, North Carolina, moved to Manteo in 1914 directly out of medical school and joined Gates' practice. Johnston was called into service in the U. S. Army Medical Corps during World War I, but returned to Manteo and resumed his practice with Gates. After Johnston's return, Gates began a practice in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr. Johnston practiced medicine in Dare County for over 40 years and was director of health departments in Dare, Currituck, and Hyde Counties for 25 years.


Formerly classified as 33MSS-44


[Identification of item], 33MSS-44, Drs. Frank Gates and W. W. Johnston Ledgers and Daybooks, Outer Banks History Center, Manteo, N.C., U.S.A.


Donated by BeBe Woody


This collection contains the daybooks and ledgers of Drs. Gates and Johnston, which detail the day by day accounts of patients seen and medicines prescribed, charges rendered and bills paid. There are also several pieces of correspondence, two prescriptions, several clippings from  Time magazine, as well as a bill and a receipt. There are also two serials dealing with the handling and production of milk. Also in this collection is a ledger book that is unrelated to the practice of Drs. Gates and Johnston. It is a ledger book of the J. Fields, Jr. and Son Company at Fields Station, N.C.


  • Gates, Franklin P., 1859-1922
  • Johnston, Wiley Warren, 1885-1978
  • Dairy processing
  • Patients--North Carolina--Manteo--Registers
  • Patients--North Carolina--Dare County--Registers
  • Medicine--North Carolina--Manteo
  • Physicians--North Carolina--Manteo

Item: 1:2.1  
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">1903-1904</unitdate>
1903-1904

Item: 1:2.2  
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">1916-1921</unitdate>
1916-1921

Item: 1:2.3  
Ledger, J. Fields, Jr. and Son