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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Chicago Hospitals Northwestern archives
Date: Sun, 4 Jun 2006 19:04:21 -0500

There must be a wealth of info here!

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Archives

329 West 18th Street
Suite 901
Chicago, Illinois 60616-1122

Susan Sacharski, Archivist

(312) 926-3090
Fax: (312) 926-6957

The Archives collections include administrative records of
Northwestern Memorial Hospital and its predecessor institutions
including: Chicago Wesley Memorial Hospital; Passavant Memorial
Hospital; the Chicago Lying-in Hospital Dispensary; the Maxwell
Street Dispensary and Chicago Maternity Center; Hahnemann Medical
College and Hospital; Chicago Memorial Hospital; and Henrotin
Hospital. Other holdings include a non-circulating library; student
records; biographical files and personal papers; records of support
organizations and auxiliary boards; photographs; medical and surgical
instruments; scrapbooks, artifacts and memorabilia; oral histories
and audio visual collections. Access to collections by qualified
researchers is by application and prior appointment only. SERVICES:
reference and photocopying.

The Northwestern Memorial Hospital Archives contains approximately
4,000 linear feet of records from Northwestern Memorial Hospital 1972-
present; Chicago Wesley Memorial Hospital 1888-1972; Passavant
Memorial Hospital 1865-1972; the Maxwell Street Dispensary 1895-1932;
the Chicago Maternity Center 1932-1973; Hahnemann Medical College and
Hospital c. 1876-1924; Chicago Memorial Hospital 1924-1954; Chicago
Polyclinic/Henrotin Hospital 1886-1985; Wesley Memorial Hospital
School of Nursing 1890-1972; Passavant/James Ward Thorne School of
Nursing 1898-1972; Wesley-Passavant School of Nursing 1972-1981.
Other collections include the Joseph B. DeLee Papers 1894-1942;
Deering Family Papers 1905-1925; Loyal Davis, M.D. Papers 1924-1981;
and materials related to hospital construction/architecture; local
medical history; and Chicago medical philanthropy.

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