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Record Group Number: 900000
Series/Collection Number: M83- 26
Creator: Yarbrough family.
Title, Dates: Papers, 1880-1940.
Amount: 0.50 cubic ft.
Medium Included: photographs
Organization/Arrangement: By record type.
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Biographical/Historical:     Wilbur Fisk Yarbrough was born in 1866 at Millegeville, Georgia.  He graduated from the Atlanta Medical College in 1887, and practiced for two years at Oxford, Georgia before moving to Jefferson County, Florida in 1889.  He married Corinne Turnbull, the daughter of Theodore and Mary Turnbull.  Theodore Turnbull was a landowner and jurist of Jefferson County, Florida.  Mary Simpson Yarbrough, the daughter of Corinne and Wilbur Yarbrough, attended Leon High School and Florida State College for Women.
Summary:     The collection contains papers and photographs of the Turnbull and Yarbrough families from the 1880s until the 1940s.  The papers include some of Theodore Turnbull's land and business records. There are also medical records of Wilbur Fisk Yarbrough, notably his journal containing prescriptions and accounts for his Miccosukee, Leon County, medical practice.
    Other types of records included are:  Mary Simpson Yarbrough's 1924 scrapbook from her senior year at Leon High School; Corinne Turnbull's 1880 composition-notebook for school, later used to record family accounts; numerous photographs (including views of Magnolia Lodge and Miccosukee); and newspaper clippings and obituaries.
    There are also are some publications.  Of particular note is an 1885 pamphlet entitled "A Message from China to the Woman's Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South," concerning the formation of a joint stock company within the church to finance missionary schools in the Far East.
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Subject Access Fields: Turnbull family.
Leon High School (Tallahassee, Fla.)
Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Women's Foreign Missionary Society.
Physicians Florida
Women History 19th century Florida
Women History 20th century Florida
Jefferson County (Fla.)
Leon County (Fla.)
Tallahassee (Fla.)
Miccosukee (Fla.)
Added Entries Yarbrough, Corinne Turnbull.
Yarbrough, Mary Simpson.
Yarbrough, Wilbur Fisk, 1866-1938

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