Lemont A. Gates Day Books, 1911-1937  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Gates, Lemont A. (Lemont Addison), 1873-1937
Title
Lemont A. Gates Day Books
Dates
1911-1937
Quantity
2 volumes
Collection Number
Collection 0883, MtBC, us (collection)
Summary
The Lemont A. Gates Day Books are a two volume collection recording medical transactions between Dr. Gates and his patients in chronological order. Entries date from January 1, 1911 to August 13, 1937. Both volumes list the names of patients and the amount charged for services. In many cases there are brief notations of the named person's illness, injury, or treatment for the same.
Repository
Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Montana State University-Bozeman Library
Merrill G Burlingame Special Collections
P.O. Box 173320
Bozeman, MT
59717-3320
Telephone: 406-994-4242
Fax: 406-994-2851
spcoll@www.lib.montana.edu
Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Dr. Lemont Addison Gates was born in Brookfield, Missouri on July 28, 1873, the son of Edward E. and Emma (Thurston) Gates. Lemont was educated at the Northwestern University medical department in Chicago and the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Keokuk, Iowa, graduating with honors in 1898. He first moved Thermopolis, Wyoming to begin private practice and moved on to Bridger, Montana where he lived the rest of his life. In addition to practicing medicine, Gates also owned and operated a drug store at Bridger. He married on December 25, 1899, to Janet Mowry, a native of New York state and again on September 28, 1909 to Emily Hyde of Pompey's Pillar, Montana. Gates died August 29, 1937 in Billings, Montana.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Gates day books are a two volume collection recording medical transactions between Dr. Gates and his patients in chronological order. The entries of volume one begin on January 1, 1911 and continue through December 7, 1929. The second volume covers August 1, 1930 through August 13, 1937. In both the names of patients are listed and the amount charged for services. In many cases there are brief notations of the named person's illness, injury, or treatment for the same.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Medicine -- Practice -- Montana -- Bridger
  • Physicians -- Montana -- Bridger
  • Personal Names :
  • Gates, Lemont A. (Lemont Addison), 1873-1937
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Business records -- Montana -- Bridger