Creator

Date Original

1929

Description

This correspondence is in regard to the actions of then Arkansas Governor Harvey Parnell amending state law in order to control the appointment of the Secretary of the Arkansas State Health Office.

Biographical/Historical Note

This correspondence is from Secretary of the Kentucky State Health Officer Arthur Thomas McCormack, to Dr. William Bathurst, Little Rock, Arkansas. Dr. McCormack was the Kentucky State Health Officer starting in 1913 until his death in 1943. He worked as a health officer for Warren County, Kentucky from 1897-1900 while simultaneously working as the assistant state health officer from 1898-1912. Dr. William Bathurst came to Prescott, Arkansas, in 1898 where he entered into general medicine practice. In 1902, he went to Europe and studied dermatology. Bathurst returned to Arkansas where he taught dermatology at the University of Arkansas until 1923, after which he joined Robert Patterson in private practice.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.0170.0006

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Arthur Thomas McCormack letter, SMC.0170.0006

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Arthur Thomas McCormack letter, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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