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Alexian Brothers Hospital records

MC 31

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Summary Information

University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
Alexian Brothers.
Alexian Brothers Hospital records
Date [inclusive]:
Call Number:
MC 31
0.4 Linear feet
The Alexian Brothers are a Roman Catholic religious order devoted to the care of the sick. This collection consists of photocopies of historical information and records regarding the Alexian Brothers Hospital in Chicago, established 1866.
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Alexian Brothers Hospital records, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Center staff, updated by Bethany Myers

Access Restrictions

This collection is unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Copyright restrictions may apply. Please contact the Center with requests for copying and for authorization to publish, quote or reproduce the material.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Dr. Walter Lear.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • Alexian Brothers Provincial Archives.
  • Alexian Brothers.
  • Administrative records
Geographic Name(s)
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Personal Name(s)
  • Lear, Walter J. (Walter Jay), 1923-
  • Medical care--Catholic Church.

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Collection Inventory

Series 1.  History.

Box Folder

Freehan/Schmidt Description of New Hospital, 1896.

1 1

Press Release, Text Brother Dominic, 1960.

1 2

Personal Accounts, Horrowitz, 1981.

1 3

Isenhart, 1975.

1 4

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Series 2.  Annual Reports.

Box Folder


1 5


1 6


1 7


1 8


1 9


1 10


1 11


1 12

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Series 3.  Anniversary Souvenir Brochures.

Box Folder

50th, 1916.

1 13

75th, 1941.

1 14

100th, 1966.

1 15

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Series 4.  Other Materials.

Box Folder

Newsclippings, 1866-1943.

1 16

Publicity, "Charitable Activity of the Alexian Brothers".

1 17

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