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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG4521.AM:  Otera C. Reynolds, 1857-1911



Records:  1890-1909

Seward, Seward County, and Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska:  Doctor

Size:  0.25 cu.ft.; 1 box



BACKGROUND NOTE



Dr. O.C. Reynolds was a prominent Lincoln physician and surgeon who trained at Louisville, Kentucky Medical College and St. Louis University.  Dr. Reynolds practiced medicine in Seward, Nebraska, for sixteen years with the medical firm, Reynolds and Potter.  He moved to Lincoln, Nebraska, around 1895.  At the time of his death he was president of the medical staff at St. Elizabeth Hospital, which was Lincoln’s only general hospital at the time.  Dr. Otera C. Reynolds died at his home in Lincoln on May 16, 1911.  He is buried in Wyuka Cemetery.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of one box of records relating to firm of Reynolds and Potter of Seward, Nebraska.  Included in the collection are a financial ledger, a letter copy book, and a folder of loose receipts and miscellany.  The records mainly deal with their pharmaceutical houses and to individuals with reference to the settlement of a medical claim against the Burlington and Missouri Railroad Company.  The account book illustrates some charges made for medical care at that time.  The records date from 1890 to 1909.



INVENTORY



Box 1

Volume/folder




  1. Financial ledger, 1898-1909

  2. Letter copy book, 1890-1891

  3. Loose receipts and miscellany, 1898-1908



 



Subject headings:



Medicine — Nebraska

Physicians — Nebraska — Seward

Reynolds and Potter (Seward, Nebraska)

Reynolds, Otera C., 1857-1911

Seward (Nebraska) — Businesses



 



JS                        09-03-1965

Revised TMM      02-08-2019