Hermann M. Biggs Memorial Hospital Records,1936-1956.

Collection Number: 1727

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Hermann M. Biggs Memorial Hospital records, 1936-1956.
Collection Number:
1727
Creator:
Hermann M. Biggs Memorial Hospital.
Quantity:
26 cubic ft.5 volumes
Forms of Material:
Organizational records, correspondence, and scrapbooks.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, administrative papers, annual reports, records and logbooks, memoranda, statistical data, and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings pertaining to the operation of a tuberculosis sanatorium in Ithaca, New York.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, administrative papers, annual reports, records and logbooks, memoranda, statistical data, and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings pertaining to the operation of a tuberculosis sanatorium in Ithaca, New York.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Hermann M. Biggs Memorial Hospital.
Hermann M. Biggs Memorial Hospital.

Subjects:
Tuberculosis -- Hospitals and sanatoriums -- New York (State) -- Ithaca.
Sanatoriums -- New York (State) -- Ithaca.
Hospitals -- New York (State) -- Ithaca.
Hospitals
Sanatoriums
Tuberculosis -- Hospitals

Places:
Tompkins County (N.Y.) -- Health and hygiene.
New York (State) -- Ithaca
New York (State) -- Tompkins County


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Restrictions on Use:
Information obtained from these records may not be published or otherwise released in such form that any individual patient mentioned in the records can be identified.
Cite As:
Hermann M. Biggs Memorial Hospital. Records, #1727. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Dr. N. Stanley Lincoln - applications, health department, inter-hospital memos, rehabilitations
1940-1959
Box 2
Departments in hospital (Dr. Deegan and Dr. Lincoln) Radiographer, and clinical photographer, routine admission x-ray program
1940-1950
Box 3
Departments in hospital (Dr. Deegan and Dr. Lincoln) Anesthetist and pharmacy
1930-1949
Box 4
Dr. Deegan personnel: personal, administrative, annual reports, economy commission
No Date
Box 5
Dr. Deegan, personnel
No Date
Box 6
Dr. Deegan, administrative
No Date
Box 7
Dr. Lincoln's files, A-Z; and miscellaneous material
1936-1959
Box 8
Dr. Plunkett's files
1939-1955
Box 9
Associations and chemotherapy
No Date
Box 10
Chemotherapy, associations, special nurses records
No Date
Box 11
County Tuberculosis and health association (Dr. Deegan and Dr. Lincoln). Reports regarding patients by county
1942-1946
Box 12
Case register analysis, E. Bosworth, operating manual, reports
1949-1959
Box 13
Works Progress Association, building and grounds
No Date
Box 14
Patient surgery (case studies) E.B. Bosworth
No Date
Box 15
Patients - students
No Date
Box 16
American Trudeau Society study, printed material
1947-1949
Box 17
Annual reports
No Date
Box 18
Student nurse records, tuberculosis statistical data for New York state, includes punch cards
No Date
Box 19
Patient material
No Date
Box 20
"Biggs-Eye View" hospital newspaper (not a complete run)
1947-1954
Box 21
List of patients with tuberculosis in 8 counties.
1936-1955
Does not include patients listed on study cards. Includes instructions on how to read cards. A-L Series II
Box 22
Biggs Memorial hospital material including a list of patients who received anti-tuberculosis drugs
1949-1960
Box 23
List of patients with tuberculosis in 8 counties. M-Z Series II
1936-1955
Box 24
Employee cards on cases I-Z
1936-1956
Box 25
Register of tuberculosis patients in 8 counties, excluding active cases at close J-S.
1936-1955
Box 26
Biggs memorial hospital material - received after history study index.
No Date
Box 27
Anesthesia records. Study cards pathology in restricted specimens, employees - cards A-H
No Date
Box 28
Register of tuberculosis patients in 8 counties, A-I
No Date
Box 29
Student nurses and others vaccinated with B.C.G.
1948-1956
Box 30
Biggs memorial hospital material including the Biggs/Mt Morris resection study thoracoplasty
No Date
Volume 1
Log Book
No Date
Volume 2
Log Book
No Date
Volume 3
Log Book
No Date
Volume 4
Log Book
No Date
Volume 5
Scrapbook
No Date