Name Hale Albert Caldwell Student Notebooks
Dates 1916-1917
Extent .50 cubic foot
Historical Note

Hale Albert Caldwell was born in Michigan in 1891 but relocated to Alabama when his parents moved to Anniston by the end of that decade.  In 1918, he graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine, then located in Mobile, where he listed Anniston as his hometown.  Dr. Caldwell worked in Birmingham as a general practitioner until the early 1960s.  In 1921 he married Ruth Gladys Pitts, who was born in Alabama in 1899.  Dr. Hale Albert Caldwell died in Birmingham on May 26, 1962.  Mrs. Caldwell died in Jefferson County in 1996.

Scope and Contents

This collection includes seven hand-written notebooks from medical school classes.  Each notebook contains notes written in pencil, along with rough sketches and diagrams.

Arrangement Chronological
Accession Number M1998-04
Provenance These notebooks were donated to the UAB Archives in 1998 following their discovery by the new owner of Dr. Caldwell's former home at 707 39th Street South.
Copyright UAB maintains its proprietary rights to the item; the current holder of the copyrights to these materials is unknown.
Fnding Aid Printed descriptive guide by Donnelly F. Lancaster available in repository.
Access Points

Caldwell, Hale Albert,  d  1891-1962.
Medical students  z  Alabama  z  Mobile.
University of Alabama.  b.  School of Medicine.

Document Types


Location Manuscript Stacks
Related Series


Physical Condition Acid free folders, in an acid free box.  The notebooks are in poor condition.

This page created 2011

Copyright:  The University of Alabama Board of Trustees.