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Guide to the Roy E.​ Mitchell Physician Business Records,​ 1913-​1948

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Summary Information

Title: Roy E. Mitchell Physician Business Records

Inclusive Dates: 1913-1948

Creator: Mitchell, Roy E.

Call Number: Eau Claire Mss CG

Quantity: 2.8 c.f. (7 archives boxes and 1 flat box)

Repository: Housed at the Area Research Center, William D. McIntyre Library, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society, Library-Archives Division

Archival Locations: UW-Eau Claire McIntyre Library / Eau Claire Area Research Ctr.

Abstract: Business records of an Eau Claire, Wis. physician providing a fairly complete view of the business operations and workload of a medical doctor. The records consist mainly of patient visit and payment daybooks (1919-1948) with date, head of household, brief notes, and charges. Also included is a financial record book of income received from other than professional services (1919- 1940); physician expense account books (19131939); a general ledger (1931-1940); a record book of opium and coca prescribed including patient name and diagnosis; and miscellaneous items.

Note: There is a restriction on access to this material; see the Administrative/Restriction Information portion of this finding aid for details.

Language: English

Search Terms/Subject Terms

  • Medical fees—Wisconsin—Eau Claire
  • Medicine—Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
  • Physicians (General practice)—Wisconsin—Eau Claire

Administrative/Restriction Information

Access Restrictions

This collection contains patient information which may be confidential. Researchers wishing to use these materials must consult the reference archivist and complete a “use of restricted materials” form agreeing not to disclose any individual identifiable information from these records.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Marjorie Mitchell Barnes, Eau Claire, Wis., 1974. Accession Number: M74277

Processing Information

Processed by Gayle Martinson, 1996.

Contents List

Physician's Daybook Journal
Box/Folder 1/1 Sep. 1919 - June 1920
Box/Folder 1/2 June 1920 - July 1921
Box/Folder 1/3 July 1921 - Aug. 1922
Box/Folder 2/1 Aug. 1922 - Feb. 1924
Box/Folder 2/2 Feb. 1924 - Aug. 1925
Box/Folder 3/1 Aug. 1925 - Apr. 1927
Box/Folder 3/2 Apr. 1927 - Mar. 1929
Box/Folder 4/1 Mar. 1929 - Aug. 1933
Box/Folder 4/2 Apr. 1931 - Aug. 1933
Box/Folder 5/1 Aug. 1933 - Oct. 1935
Box/Folder 5/2 Oct. 1935 - Dec. 1937
Box/Folder 5/3 Jan. 1938 - July 1938
Box/Folder 6/1 Aug. 1938 - Dec. 1948
Box/Folder 6/2 Income Other Than From Professional Services, Jan. 1919 - March 1940
Expense Account Book
Box/Folder 6/3 Jan. 1913 - Dec. 1917
Box/Folder 6/4 Jan. 1923 - Sep. 1926
Box/Folder 6/5 Oct. 1926 - Jan. 1929
Box/Folder 7/1 Jan. 1931 - June 1935
Box/Folder 7/2 July 1935 - Aug. 1939
Box/Folder 8/1 General Ledger, 1931-1940
Box/Folder 8/2 Opium and Coca Register, 1915-1921
Box/Folder 8/3 Miscellaneous Papers, 1915, 1939

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