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Bryans, Dr. Herbert L., Papers (1885-1966)

 Collection — Container: M1982-08
Identifier: M1982-08

Scope and Contents

Personal and business records including correspondence, reports, minutes, programs, and patient case files. Includes the business records of Bryan's Pharmacy including receipts, narcotic and drug records, and accounting files. The files of organizations include comprehensive records pertaining to Dr. Bryan's service as a member and officer of many key Florida Medical associations; these include the American Medical Association, 1928-1956; the Escambia Blook Bank, 1960; the Escambia County School Board, 1914-1951; the Florida Crippled Children's Commission, 1940-1954; the Florida Medical Association, 1926-1961; the Florida Nurses Association, 1950-1957; and the Florida State Board of Health, 1933-1959.

Other organizations and correspondents include the American College of Physicians, 1928-1938, Baptist Hospital, Chemstrand Corporation, Edward J. Kelly (Mayor of Chicago), Oscar G. Mayer, Pensacola Hospital, C. W. Mayo, Sacred Heart Hospital, John C. McSween, the Escambia County Medical Society, escambia General Hospital, Florida Governors Fuller Warren and LeRoy Collns, the U.S. Public Health Service, and Zelica Grotto, order of Veiled Prophets.

The Bryans papers also include biographical materials of his father, Dr. Robert L. Bryans, and records of the Escambia County Board of Health, 1885-1889, 1931. [4716 pieces]


  • Created: 1885-1966
  • Other: Date acquired: 06/00/1982


Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers, dependent on our compliance with U.S. Copyright Law, HIPPA requirements, donor agreements and other applicable state and federal statutes. Occasionally we may need to review a collection before permitting immediate access.

Conditions Governing Use

Digital photography, scanning, and photocopying of materials is prohibited. Permission may be granted by the Special Collections Librarian for such reprography dependent on issues of copyright, ownership, condition, donor agreements, etc. In general, staff do not make reproductions of copyright materials or materials for which title is not owned by the institution. Recent revisions in the U.S. Copyright Law extended the copyright of correspondence, letters, and other personal papers to the life of the author plus seventy years.

Patient records may not be examined except by permission of the Special Collections Librarian.


4716.00 items

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Source of Acquisition

Robert L. Bryans, June 1982

Accruals and Additions

Addition, December 19, 1985

Processing Information

Revised 12/19/1985

Cataloged 05/24/1984

Bryans, Dr. Herbert L., Papers (1885-1966)
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Repository Details

Part of the UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center Repository

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