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Dr. Bryce wrote to his "dear Nellie" on the last day of 1879. She was at her family home in Columbia, South Carolina.

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A letter written by Dr. Peter Bryce to his wife on January 6, 1880, when she was in Charleston, South Carolina.

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A letter written by Dr. Peter Bryce Superintendent of the Alabama Insane Hospital to the Board of Trustees at the University of South Carolina. The letter concerned W.H. Verner's qualifications for Professorship. Dr. Bryce was joined in the letter by…

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Dr. John Francis Burnum was a native of Tuscaloosa and a graduate of the University of Alabama. He served as a combat infantryman in the Battle of the Bulge.

Upon his return from service he attended the University of Alabama School of Medicine…

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Dr. Robert Hunt Cochrane was one of the 50 doctors on staff when the new Druid City Hospital (DCH) opened in 1952. He was the first Chief of Obstetrics. According to his Tuscaloosa News obituary, Dr. Cochrane was a physician in Tuscaloosa from…

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Mary Finlay (wife of Dr. Bill Finlay) with Dr. Gordon Davis at the unveiling of Dr. Davis' portrait.

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Dr. Lewis Davis, the only physician in the small town of Gordo, Alabama, at the time, died in 1960.

“Dr. Lewis,” as he was called, delivered more than 5,000 babies, most in homes, during his 45 years of practicing medicine.

Dr. Lewis was…

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Dr. Alston Fitts was the son of James Harris Oliver Fitts and Mary Burgess. Dr. Fitts was a native of Tuscaloosa. He was both baptized and confirmed at Christ Episcopal Church in Tuscaloosa. Dr. Fitts received his A.B. from the University of Alabama…

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Dr. James C. Guin was one of the 50 doctors on staff when the new Druid City Hospital (DCH) opened in 1952. According to his obituary in the Tuscaloosa News on October 17, 1996, Dr. Guin practiced medicine in Tuscaloosa for more than 50 years. Among…

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According to his Tuscaloosa News obituary on March 17, 1949, Dr. Samuel T. Hardin was a longtime Northport physician. Dr. Hardin began his professional career as a pharmacist in Northport before he graduated from the University of Alabama Medical…
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