Bailey Daniel Webb papers
Scope and Contents
This collection documents Webb's role as a member of the Board of Trustees of Wright Refuge, and the relationship between Wright Refuge and the Wright School. Correspondence forms the bulk of the material, but the collection also includes research files, news clippings, and Wright School publications and newsletters, as well as summaries of events compiled by Webb in the late 1990s.
- 1963 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.
Biographical / Historical
Bailey Daniel Webb was an early female graduate of the Duke University School of Medicine, and a pediatrician in private practice in Durham from 1949 to 1987. Webb treated children at Wright Refuge beginning in the 1940s and became a member of the board in the late 1950s.
The Wright Refuge was founded in 1922 with funding from Durham entrepreneur Richard H. Wright as a home for poor and needy children in crisis. When the Wright Refuge closed in 1962, the trustees leased the land and building on Roxboro Street to the state of North Carolina to be used for the Wright School, a residential mental health treatment program for children ages 6 to 12 with serious emotional and behavioral disorders. Wright Refuge transferred its assets to the Triangle Community Foundation and established the Wright Refuge Fund in 1988.
.5 Linear Feet (1 document box)
Language of Materials
The collection maintains original order, and it is primarily arranged chronologically.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Bailey Daniel Webb
- Finding Aid for the Bailey Daniel Webb Papers
- Stephanie Barnwell
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Gift Agreement