|The Dorothy Carpenter Medical Archives wants to bring our collections to your desktop. We have developed several "virtual exhibits" and continue to create more. Click on the links below to be redirected to the Archives' Online Exhibits|Sculpture of Grandparents by Betty Sabo located at the traffic circle outside the J. Paul Sticht Center on Aging and Rehabilitation
Histories of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
The history of Wake Forest School of Medicine and North Carolina Baptist Hospital is available in several books.
A Short Tour of Forsyth's Medical Past
Explore through photographs and stories the history of Forsyth County's early physicians and hospitals excerpted from a book by Dr. Robert W. Prichard.
|Exhibit of Spotlights|
These miscellaneous photographs and the copy along with them are featured individually as "spotlights" on Carpenter Library's homepage.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Fine Art Collection
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has many paintings and sculptures of prominent Medical Center persons and donors.
This multi-year grant-funded project includes hundreds of photographs from Forsyth County Public Library, Winston-Salem State University's C.G. O'Kelly Library, and Wake Forest University's Z. Smith Reynolds Library and Coy C. Carpenter Medical Library.
North Carolina Baptist Hospital School of Nursing
From 1923 to 1974 North Carolina Baptist Hospital operated a nursing school. This online exhibit shares pieces of the Nursing School collection including photographs, a scrapbook, and the history of the school according to Miss Edna Heinzerling.
Oral History Snapshots
View list of audio excerpts from the oral histories of persons involved in history Bowman Gray School of Medicine and North Carolina Baptist Hospital.
Samuel Worcester Medical School Admission Tickets
Collection of tickets used by Samuel Worcester Butler to attend instruction as a medical student at the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania from 1848-1850. Admission tickets were used in American medical schools until the late 1800's.
Pediatric Dermatology Slides
Dr. Carolyn Coker Huntley (1924-1984) served for twenty-six years on the faculty of the Bowan Gray School of Medicine. Dr. Huntley's photographs of the pediatric dermatology conditions numbers over 200 slides and illustrates a variety of conditions including dermatitis, seborrhea, eczema, erythema multiforme, toxicodendron, and urticaria.
North Tower Photographs
These photograph panels were displayed in the main floor hallway of North Tower from the late 1980's until January 2009. The panels depict persons, buildings and events in the history of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Creative Communications created the panels in the late 1980's.
Footprints Over Time: A Building History of WFBMC
This virtual exhibit is in the form of a timeline and shows the development of the Medical Center's facilities starting with the original hospital building up to the present day. Included in the exhibit are labeled aerial photographs from each decade (starting with the 1940s), photographs of each Medical Center building, and written information about the buildings.
The yearbooks of Wake Forest School of Medicine (formerly Bowman Gray School of Medicine) and North Carolina Baptist Hospital School of Nursing are now available to the world thanks to the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center. The Center, funded by a grant, is housed in the Louis R. Wilson Special Collections Library at UNC Chapel Hill.
Thomas H. Marshburn
Dr. Marshburn, an alumnus and astronaut, donated photographs and the Certificate of Authenticity to the Dorothy Carpenter Medical Archives.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Vintage Postcard Collection
This collection of vintage postcards depicts North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Bowman Gray School of Medicine over the decades.
|Deans of the Wake Forest School of Medicine |
One of the most popular queries for Dorothy Carpenter Medical Archives staff is the deans and their tenures. As old as the school is in 2012, it has only had a total of 12 deans with several serving in different time periods and in different roles.
Katherine Davis--Miss Bowman Gray
Photos of Katherine Davis and persons with remembrances.
Succession of photos showing the demolition of the smokestack in 1969.
Remembering Old Main
A series of photos of the demolition of Old Main in 1978. Old Main was the original building of North Carolina Baptist Hospital. It was constructed in 1923.