Joseph W. Bates

Joseph W. Bates
1 folder

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Finding Aid by: Edythe Huffman, Feb. 2013


Biographical Note:

Joseph W. Bates, a physician, was born in 1858.  He attended the Medical College of Ohio in Cincinnati and was graduated in 1883.  He died on May 3, 1909 in Indianapolis, Indiana. 

“Bates, Joseph W.” Directory of Deceased American Physicians, 1804-1929.  Feb. 15, 2013.  <http:/

Scope and Content:

The collection consists of a handwritten ledger of patients’ names and amounts owed, beginning date April 2, 1883 at Broad Ripple, Indiana, with entries ending Oct. 31, 1885. There are various newspaper clippings and other papers inserted between pages, including a gas bill for J. A. Bates, dated July 1, 1890.

Photocopy Policy:

Manuscript material CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in its entirety. Photocopies and/or digital reproductions (i.e. scans, digital photographs) cannot exceed 25% of a COLLECTION or FOLDER within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Please check with the Manuscript Librarian for possible alternatives.

Collection Inventory

Folder and Item Listing:

Folder 1. 

4/2/1883 – 7/1/1890 Ledger book

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1folder
Collection Dates: 1883 - 1890
Provenance:  Mrs. Edward O’Nan, 11/14/1977
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Restrictions:  None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
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