Georgia State Board of Physicians medical license
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Georgia State Board of Physicians medical license

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia State Board of Physicians.
Title: Georgia State Board of Physicians medical license
Dates: 1845
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0221

Biographical/Historical Note

The Georgia State Board of Physicians was created by the Georgia legislature in 1825.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a license to practice medicine and surgery, issued to John Calvin Drake (1814-1891) by the Georgia State Board of Physicians, dated Milledgeville, December 2, 1845.

Index Terms

Drake, John Calvin, 1814-1891.
Georgia State Board of Physicians.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from grandson of license recipient.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Georgia States Board of Physicians medical license, MS 221, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Dr. John Calvin Weaver, 1957.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.