The collection includes correspondence, photographs, news clippings, certificates, printed ephemera, and an inscribed silver bowl.
Certificates related to the medical and clerical careers of Louisville physician and Baptist minister, Josiah Alexander Ireland. The materials were salvaged and purchased.
Collection includes: 1. Diploma, Louisville Medical Institute, 1842 2. Catalog, Louisville Medical Institute, 1842 3. Membership certificate, Louisville Medical Society 4. “Physicological Temperance Society of LMI,”
Donated in 1992 by the Dr. Neal McKee Woods’ grandson, Frank M. McClain, this collection consists of fourteen cartes de visite of young men who attended medical school in Louisville, Kentucky around 1876. The photographs, produced by three different identified Louisville studios (two photographs have no studio name). The collection does not include a photo of Neal McKee Woods.