Brief Overview of Collection, MC81

Name William Harrison Wilkerson Papers
Dates 1856-1882
Extent .10 cubic foot (3 items)
Historical Note

William Harrison Wilkerson was born September 4, 1836 in Troup County, Georgia.  He attended Graefenberg Medical Institute in Dadeville, Alabama, and graduated from there August 10, 1857.  He married Lucinda Hammock on January 6, 1861, in Tallapoosa, Alabama.  During the Civil War he served in the 53rd Alabama Regiment and spent two years as a prisoner of war.  In 1866 Wilkerson and his family moved to Harperville, Mississippi, where he practiced medicine.  He died on December 31, 1902, in Pineville, Mississippi.

Scope and Contents

Consists of one diploma from the Graefenberg Medical Institute, one matriculation card from Graefenberg and a Mississippi state medical license.

Arrangement None
Accession Number M2000-21
Provenance Donated to the UAB Archives in September 2000.
Fnding Aid Printed descriptive guide by Jennifer L. Beck available in repository.
Access Points

Graefenberg Medical Institute (Dadeville, Ala.).
Wilkerson, William Harrison.,  d  d. 1902.

Document Types

Certificates.
Diploma.
Matriculation card.

Location Manuscript Stacks
Related Series

PMC81

Physical Condition Acid free folders and acid free box


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