Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a bound, carefully-edited copy of Uncle Doc’s Diary: The Daily Journal of Dr. Thomas Clayton McCarty. The original is in private hands. It is a lively record of the life and medical practice of a Spottsville, Henderson County, Kentucky country doctor. Several days a week Dr. McCarty noted the weather, results of hunting trips and farm and family doings along with original poems, patients treated, and other news. The document includes a list of deliveries and deaths...