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