Charles Peters Banks Collection

Identifier: EBL-0091

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Materials related to Dr. Charles Peter Banks who was a Graduate of the University of Nashville and practiced medicine in Franklin County, Alabama for over 40 years.


  • 1875-1876

Conditions Governing Access

All collections are subject to applicable Vanderbilt University privacy and confidentiality policies. Collection specific restrictions: No Restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Charles Peters Banks was born Somerville, Alabama on February 4, 1831 son of John Field Banks and Frances Elizabeth Roberts. He graduated in 1855 from the Medical Department of the University of Nashville. Following graduation, he practiced medicine briefly in Decatur, Alabama, and then Newburgh, Franklin County, Alabama where he practiced medicine for over 40 years. Highly respected by his community, he represented Franklin County in the Alabama State Legislature in 1894-95 term. He died in Newburgh on June 22, 1897.


0.19 Cubic Feet (2 folders contained in 1/2 Holinger box) : Biographical notes on standard 8.5" x 11" pages Account book 12" x 5" half bound Marble front board detached, back board missing. ; Account book 12" x 5" biographical notes on standard 8.5" x 11" pages

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Physical Location

EBL Vault

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by: Kathryn W. Smith in 2016.

Charles Peters Banks Collection
History of Medicine Collections Staff
February 19, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Eskind Biomedical Library Manuscripts Collection Repository

Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232


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