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|Size||2.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 2000 items)|
|Abstract||Robert Boone Outland (1907- ), North Carolina physician. Letters from Robert Boone Outland to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Outland of Rich Square, N.C. Most of the letters discuss Outland2 s academic life, his personal life, and the activities of family and friends during his undergraduate studies at Wake Forest University, his medical studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and his residency and early work as a doctor in Washington, D.C., and Elm City, N.C.|
|Creator||Outland, Robert Boone, 1907-|
|Curatorial Unit||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.|
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Robert Boone Outland (1907- ), North Carolina physician.Back to Top
Robert Boone Outland Sr., 1907- , a physician, was originally from Rich Square, N.C. He attended Wake Forest University, 1925-1930, and the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, 1930-1934. He did his residency at Municipal Hospital and Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and worked in Elm City, N.C.
This collection consists of letters from Outland to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Outland of Rich Square, N.C. The collection spans the years during Outland's undergraduate studies at Wake Forest University, his medical studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and his residency and early work as a doctor in Washington, D.C., and Elm City, N.C. Most of the letters discuss Outland's academic life, his personal life, and the activities of family and friends. There are some references to economic and social conditions during the Depression and to the difficulty of living as a Southerner in a Northern city.Back to Top
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