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Box 1 [F09.168.02.02]


Contains 8 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence, 1883 - 1929

 File — Box: 1 [F09.168.02.02], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Includes family correspondence (including fifteen letters from Alexander to her father, Dr. J. B. Alexander) written while Alexander was in medical school in Philadelphia and while she was an assistant teacher in Maryland (1883-1886); a letter from a suitor (1888); and twelve letters concerning Alexander's funding of a scholarship for the medical education of Chinese women (1920-28).
Dates: 1883 - 1929

Financial records, 1889-1892, 1914-1929

 File — Box: 1 [F09.168.02.02], Folder: 7-8
Scope and Contents Includes detailed records of Alexander's earnings and expenditures (1920-1924) and patient accounts and Alexander's 1928 physician's license.
Dates: 1889-1892, 1914-1929

Local history, 1904-1905, undated

 File — Box: 1 [F09.168.02.02], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Includes handwritten 1904-05 historian's report for the Halifax Chapter [?] of the Daughters of the American Revolution (Dr. Alexander served as the chapter's historian) and a list of city government officials.
Dates: 1904-1905, undated

Memorabilia/Miscellany, 1885, undated

 File — Box: 1 [F09.168.02.02], Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Includes advertisements for needles, medicine, and a sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan; detailed diet plans; hospital nursing rules; office stationery; document from the Women's Silk Culture Association (1885); and a pass to the North State Club assigned to Alexander's sister, Dixie.
Dates: 1885, undated

Magazine articles and newspaper clippings, 1918, 1929, 1997, undated

 File — Box: 1 [F09.168.02.02], Folder: 11
Scope and Contents Includes articles on Alexander's appointment as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army (1918), obituaries (1929), published biographical materials (1997) and women's suffrage (n.d.). [photocopies]
Dates: 1918, 1929, 1997, undated

Elmwood Cemetery

 File — Box: 1 [F09.168.02.02], Folder: 16
Scope and Contents Information regarding Alexander's burial site.
Dates: 1881 - 1929

Photographs, undated

 Item — Box: 1 [F09.168.02.02], Folder: 17, Item: P247/1-3
Scope and Contents Copies of originals at the Charlotte Public Library.
Dates: undated