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Hospital annual reports and ephemera collection

Call Number: Pam Coll 2


Annual or biennial reports and other pamphlets issued by hospitals in China, Great Britain (especially London), and the United States. The states best represented are Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania. Types of hospitals include general hospitals, specialty hospitals (children's, eye, lying-in, etc.), dispensaries, asylums, and homeopathic hospitals. About 200 hospitals are represented in this collection.


  • Publication: 1805 - 1969
  • Publication: Majority of material found within 1840 - 1900

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was created by the Medical Historical Library. Provenance for individual items in the collection is unknown.


Arranged in series and subseries alphabetically by country, state, city, and hospital. Items in hospital subseries are arranged by date.


13.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

Hospital Annual Reports and Ephemera Collection
Katherine Isham

Part of the Medical Historical Library, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Repository

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