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Richard Morrison King Collection

Identifier: DC016

Scope and Contents

The collection is organized as follows: 1) Biographical Information; 2) Correspondence; 3) Davidson College; 4) North Carolina Medical College; 5) Jefferson Medical College; 6) Certificates; 7) Photographs. The biographical information includes material about Dr. King's work with the Cabarrus Memorial Hospital and the Concord National Bank. The correspondence discusses his medical career, including his transfer to Jefferson Medical College from the North Carolina Medical College and his internship following his graduation. There is information about his progress at Davidson College and the North Carolina Medical College. There is information about his time at Jefferson Medical College, including a yearbook from 1903. There are certificated of appreciation for his work, and there are photographs of Dr. King and his family.


  • Creation: 1898 - 1984

Biographical / Historical

Richard Morrison King graduated from Davidson College in 1900. He attended the North Carolina Medical College in Davidson, North Carolina for two years before transferring to Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, graduating from there in 1903. He served as an intern at the Protestant Episcopal Hospital in Philadelphia before returning to Concord, North Carolina, to practice medicine. He was active in the Concord Community. He married Miriam Dumville, and the two had three children. Dr. King's brother, Parks McComb King, graduated from Davidson College in 1897.


0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)



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Processed on 10/18/1994

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Part of the Manuscript Collections Repository