Hospices (Terminal care)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 1683
Overview: The papers consist of scattered correspondence, minutes, reports, writings and audiocassettes primarily documenting Edward Dobihal's involvement with, and the early administrative history of, Connecticut Hospice, Inc. These papers form part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection.
Dates: 1964-2005, bulk 1971-1973
Call Number: MS 1659
Overview: The papers document the professional careers of Florence and Henry Wald, pioneers in the hospice movement. The collection includes records documenting the founding, planning, and inception of Hospice, Inc., the first hospice program in the United States. The Hospice, Inc. records also provide particularly useful documentation of an example of a community based institution that relied on grass roots support for its development and administration. Meticulous notes and other documentation Wald...