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James A. Butin account sheets and diary

Call Number: RH MS B74


This collection includes a volume, Physicians' diary 1924, and 2 account sheets from 1958-1961 of Dr. James A. Butin, who had practices in Fredonia and Chanute, Kansas.


  • Creation: 1924, 1958-1961


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of James Abram Butin

James Abram Butin (1893-1966) grew up in Fredonia, Kansas, and attended the University of Kansas, graduating with an A.B. in 1916. He graduated from Rush Medical College in Chicago in 1920. After his internship and residency, he set up his first practice in Fredonia in 1923-24 and then spent 2 years in a group practice in Dubuque, Iowa. Butin moved back to Kansas and began 35 years as a general practitioner in Chanute, Kansas. He was active in the community, serving as President of the Chanute Board of Education during the late 1930s and assisting with the founding of the Martin and Osa Johnson (Safari) Museum in Chanute.


1 volume (19 cm.; 1 folder (25x30 cm))

Language of Materials


Scope and Contents

Both the diary (1924) and the account sheets (1958-1961) list patient names, sometimes the services rendered, and the amount owed.

Physical Location


Physical Location

RH MS P641

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, March 1995

Guide to the James A. Butin Collection
James A. Butin account sheets and diary
Finding aid prepared by mab, 2006. Finding aid encoded by mab, 2006; revised by mrm, 2010.
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James A. Butin Collection , Kansas Collection, RH MS B74, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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