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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Records

UPC 12

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the University of Pennsylvania. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: University Archives and Records Center
Title:
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Records
Date [bulk]:
1921-1994
Date [inclusive]:
1891-2003
Call Number:
UPC 12
Extent:
15 Cubic feet
Language:
English
ABSTRACT:
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Records document the development and activities of the facility from 1891 to 2003. Portions of this collection are closed.
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Biography/History

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania opened in 1874 to provide a clinical environment for the University's School of Medicine at its new West Philadelphia Campus. In the ensuing decades, the Hospital has grown to be major health care center for the city and region.

Scope and Contents

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Records document the development and activities of the facility from 1891 to 2003. In addition to administrative activities, the records also provide insight into the Hospital's handling of AIDS patients and the growth of managed care during the late Twentieth Century. In addition, the physical development of the Hospital in the early to mid-twentieth century is document - particularly the construction of the Ravdin Building.

Some files are closed to research for twenty-five years from the date of creation.

ARRANGEMENT

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Records are organized into five series: Administrative, Facilities, Information Systems and Technology, Managed Care, and Nursing. Each series is arranged alphabetically.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: University Archives and Records Center,  September 2014

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Joseph-James Ahern

Access Restrictions

Access to collections is granted in accordance with the Protocols for the University Archives and Records Center.

PROVENANCE

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Records were transferred to the University Archives between 1993 and 2009 from various offices; including Nurses' Alumni Association (2004:018, 2004:003, and 2009:026), Finance Business Office (2000:079), Information Systems & Technology (2000:083), Managed Care (2000:026), Senior Vice President for Hospital Services (2008:036), and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine – Cytopathology Section (1993:095).

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Administration.
  • University of Pennsylvania. Hospital.
Subject(s)
  • Hospitals--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
  • University hospitals--Administration.

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Collection Inventory

Administrative.

Box Folder

Berrang, Elizabeth C., 1962-1963.

1 1

Board of Trustees, 2003 September 5.

1 2

Board of Trustees, 2003 December 9.

1 3

Board of Trustees Budget and Finance Committee, 2003 November 7.

1 4

Constitution, 1934.

1 5

Correspondence, 1897-1906.

1 6

Correspondence, 1927-1941.

1 7

Data Communications Plan, n.d.

1 8

Data Processing, 1985.

1 9

Day Care (I) (1), 1981-1983.

1 10

Day Care (I) (2), 1981-1983.

1 11

Day Care (II), 1981-1982.

1 12

Day Care (III), 1981-1982.

1 13
Day Surgery Unit.
Box Folder

1979-1984.

1 14

1981-1983.

1 15

1981-1984.

1 16

(I), 1981-1982.

1 17

(II), 1980-1981.

1 18

(III) (1), 1981-1982.

1 19

(III) (2), 1981-1982.

1 20

(IV), 1981-1982.

1 21

Statistics, 1983.

1 22
Box Folder

Dermatology, 1976.

1 23
Dermatology Department.
Box Folder

(1), 1924-1926.

1 24

(2), 1924-1926.

1 25

(3), 1924-1926.

1 26

1927-1928.

1 27

1934-1943.

1 28

Nina Proper Award, 1982-1986.

2 1

Photograph, 1971.

2 2
Box Folder

Diabetes Study, 1981.

2 3

Diagnostic Related Groups Statistics, 1982.

2 4

Diagnostic Statistics, 1982.

2 5

Dialysis, 1978-1979.

2 6

Display Case, 1980-1983.

2 7

Disposable Item Analysis, 1973.

2 8

Eliason, Eldridge L. Photograph, n.d.

OS 1

Environmental Research Laboratories, n.d.

2 9

Ex Interns and Residents Association Ledger, 1946-1973.

2 10
Executive Committee.
Box Folder

Volume 1 (1), 2003 September 24.

2 11

Volume 1 (2), 2003 September 24.

2 12

Volume 2 (1), 2003 September 24.

2 13

Volume 2 (2), 2003 September 24.

2 14

Volume 2 (3), 2003 September 24.

2 15

Volume 2A, 2003 September 24.

2 16
Finance.
Box Folder

Discharge Planning Program, 1985-1987.

2 22

Out-Patient Registration Task Force, 1989.

2 25
Box Folder

Frazier, Charles H., 1923-1934.

2 27

Health System Joint Conference Committee, 2003 September 5.

2 28

Health System Joint Conference Committee, 2003 December 9.

2 29

Health System Standing Committee of Department Chairs and Directors of Centers and Institutes, 2003 May 28.

2 30

Health System Standing Committee of Department Chairs and Directors of Centers and Institutes, 2003 September 25.

2 31

Historic Life of Philadelphia Program, 1895.

2 32
Hospital Resource Allocation Board.
Box Folder

1979.

3 1

(1), 1979-1980.

3 2

(2), 1979-1980.

3 3

(1), 1981.

3 4

(2), 1981.

3 5

(3), 1981.

3 6

(1), 1981-1982.

3 7

(2), 1981-1982.

3 8

(3), 1981-1982.

3 9

FY 84 Volume I Summaries, Minutes, Comp. Requests (1), 1982-1983.

3 10

FY 84 Volume I Summaries, Minutes, Comp. Requests (2), 1982-1983.

3 11

FY 84 Volume I Summaries, Minutes, Comp. Requests (3), 1982-1983.

3 12

FY 84 Volume II Cost Center Detail 600-667 (1), 1982.

3 13

FY 84 Volume II Cost Center Detail 600-667 (2), 1982.

3 14

FY 84 Volume II Cost Center Detail 600-667 (3), 1982.

3 15

FY 84 Volume III 668-717 (1), 1982.

3 16

FY 84 Volume III 668-717 (2), 1982.

3 17

FY 84 Volume III 668-717 (3), 1982.

3 18

FY 84 Volume IV 718-797 (1), 1982.

4 1

FY 84 Volume IV 718-797 (2), 1982.

4 2

FY 84 Volume IV 718-797 (3), 1982.

4 3

FY 84 Volume V 798-999 (1), 1982.

4 4

FY 84 Volume V 798-999 (2), 1982.

4 5

FY 84 Volume V 798-999 (3), 1982.

4 6
Box Folder

Hospital Store, n.d.

4 7

Jackson, Chevalier, 1930.

4 8

Job Descriptions Non-Professional Staff, 1937-1938.

4 9

Labor Relations District 1199C, 1977-1981.

4 10

Labor Relations Unionization, 1977-1988.

4 11

Long Range Program Preliminary Budget Supplement, 1974.

4 12

Master Plan Photographs, n.d.

4 13

Medical Center Campaign, 1957.

4 14

Medical Center Campaign and English House, 1957-1960.

4 15

Medical Center Campaign Expense Reports, 1957-1959.

4 16

Medical Staff By-Laws, 1978, 1982.

4 17

Meditation Room and Chapel, 1954-1961.

4 18

Mothers Club Reports, 1938-1944.

4 19

Mothers Club Reports, 1945-1954.

4 20

Nursery (1), 1960-1963.

4 21

Nursery (2), 1960-1963.

4 22

Nutrition Support Services, 1981.

4 23

Obstetrics, 1924-1934.

4 24

Obstetrics, 1975-1983.

4 25

Occupational Therapy, 1924-1938.

4 26

On-Admission Testing, 1972-1981.

4 27

Operating Room Phase IV, 1981-1982.

4 28

Operating Room I, 1978-1985.

4 29

Operating Room II, 1981-1983.

4 30

Orthopedics, 1925-1937.

4 31

Orthopaedics, 1978-1982.

4 32

Otolaryngology, 1925-1937.

5 1

Out-Patient Department, 1924-1935.

5 2

Out-Patient Department Survey, 1934.

5 3

Pathology, 1978-1981.

5 4

Patient Activity Projections Fiscal Year 1986, n.d.

5 5

Patient Classification System, 1980-1983.

5 6

Patient Day Projections Fiscal Year 1983 (1), 1981-1982.

5 7

Patient Day Projections Fiscal Year 1983 (2), 1981-1982.

5 8

Patient Day Projections Fiscal Year 1984, 1982-1983.

5 9

Patient Day Statistics Fiscal Year 1982, 1982.

5 10

Patient Day Statistics Fiscal Year 1983, 1983.

5 11

Patient Flow, 1981-1982.

5 12

Patient Flow Study, n.d.

5 13

Patient Identification Task Force (1), 1981-1983.

5 14

Patient Identification Task Force (2), 1981-1983.

5 15

Patient Origin Studies, 1981, 1983.

5 16

Patient Referrals, 1981-1982.

5 17

Patient Rights, 1982-1983.

5 18

Patient Unit Study, 1979.

5 19

Patient Valuables, 1982-1983.

5 20

Pediatrics, 1928-1937.

5 21

Pediatrics-Clinical Staffing, 1981.

5 22
Penn Medicine.
Box Folder

Audit and Compliance Committee Report, 2003 October 6.

5 23

Audit and Compliance Committee Report, 2003 November 20.

5 24

Development Committee, 2003 October 22.

5 25

Executive Committee, 2003 June 10.

5 26

Executive Committee, 2003 September 9.

5 27

Executive Committee, 2003 October 23.

5 28

Finance Committee, 2003 May 7.

5 29

Finance Committee, 2003 September 9.

5 30

General Meeting, 2003 October 23.

5 31
Box Folder

Pennsylvania Hospital Board of Managers, 2003 November 10.

5 32

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1963-1968.

5 33

Physical Therapy, 1926-1937.

5 34

Planning, 1953-1960.

5 35

Planning and Systems Department Annual Report, 1980.

5 36

Preliminary Planning, 1960-1962.

6 1

Preparedness Plan Committee, 1970-1971.

6 2

Presbyterian Medical Center Trustee Board, 2003 November 14.

6 3

Private Duty Nurses (1), 1960-1985.

6 4

Private Duty Nurses (2), 1960-1985.

6 5

Psychiatry, 1931-1964.

6 6

Quality Assurance Subcommittee, 2003 September 5.

6 7

Quality Assurance Subcommittee, 2003 December 9.

6 8

Radiation Safety, 1961-1990.

6 9
Radiology Department.
Box Folder

1926-1930.

6 10

1930-1939.

6 11

1931-1932.

6 12

1960.

6 13

Equipment, 1955-1957.

6 14
Box Folder

Randall, Alexander, 1931-1935.

6 15

Smith, Edgar Fahs Photograph, n.d.

OS 1
Social Services.
Box Folder

1923-1926.

6 16

1926-1931.

6 17

1927-1930.

6 18

1929-1931.

6 19

(1), 1931-1939.

6 20

(2), 1931-1939.

6 21

1933-1939.

6 22

History, 1933, 1985.

6 23
Box

Society of Ex-Resident Physicians Ledger, 1899-1908.

OS 1

Space Allocation Committee (1), 1956-1962.

6 24

Space Allocation Committee (2), 1956-1962.

6 25

Surgery Department, 1922-1927.

6 26

Surgery Department, 1928-1931.

6 27

Surgery Department, 1930-1932.

6 28

Surgery Department, 1931-1934.

6 29

Surgical Clinic, 1934-1937.

6 30

Surgical Out-Patient Department, 1931, 1964.

6 31

Surgical Suite and Day Surgery (1), 1982-1983.

6 32

Surgical Suite and Day Surgery (2), 1982-1983.

6 33

Twenty-Five Year Club, 1965-1990.

7 1

Unidentified Ledger, 1904-1928.

7 2

University Trustees Audit and Compliance Committee, 2003 October 22.

7 3

Urology Department, 1926-1934.

7 4

Volume 5: Interim Report - A Workbook, 1973.

7 5

William Pepper Laboratory, 1891.

7 6

William Pepper Laboratory, 1921-1929.

7 7

William Pepper Laboratory, 1923-1935.

7 8

Wissahickon Hospice Board of Trustees, 2003 June 9.

7 9

Wissahickon Hospice Board of Trustees, 2003 November 4.

7 10

Facilities.

Box Folder

Building Plans, 1948-1953.

7 11

Building Program, 1962-1963.

7 12

Centennial Plan Patient Care Unit, 1970.

7 13

Donner Building Plans Radiology, 1960-1962.

7 14

Elevators and Phones, 1958-1959.

7 15

Gates Building Construction, 1947-1956.

7 16

Housekeeping Food and Linens, 1957-1962.

7 17

Hyperbaric Medicine, 1968.

7 18

Martin Maloney Memorial Clinic, 1941-1978.

7 19

Martin Maloney Memorial Clinic Labor and Material Requirements, 1928.

7 20

Maternity Wing Alterations, 1928.

7 21

Operating Room Drawings, 1957-1962.

7 22
Ravdin Building.
Box Folder

Bidders and Drawings, 1958-1959.

7 23

Committee, 1961-1962.

7 24

Construction, 1960-1963.

7 25

Construction, 1961.

7 26

Departments Units and Services, 1962-1967.

7 27

Extra Floors, 1960.

7 28

Fire Stair Variance, 1958.

7 29

Furnishings and Equipment, 1958-1962.

7 30

Press Release, 1962.

7 31

Radiology Equipment, 1957-1960.

7 32

Radiology Planning, 1960-1961.

7 33

Razing Wards H and L, 1957.

7 34

Research Laboratories, 1958-1962.

7 35

Site Demolition and Dedication, 1958, 1962.

7 36
Box Folder

Schmidt, Garden and Erikson, 1959-1963.

7 37

Spiller Unit, 1932-1963.

7 38

Information Systems and Technology.

Clinical Administration Task Force.

Medical Center Trustee Board.
Box Folder

Executive Committee, 1992.

9 21

Meeting (1), 1992 January 14.

9 22

Meeting (2), 1992 January 14.

9 23

Meeting (1), 1992 April 28.

9 24

Meeting (2), 1992 April 28.

9 25

Meetings, 1992-1994.

9 26

Managed Care.

Box Folder

Admissions, 1988.

10 3

CHAMPUS Philadelphia Naval Hospital, 1987, 1989.

10 14

Gallstone Lithotripsy, 1988.

10 26

Health Care Financing Administration Heart Bypass Center Demonstration, 1988.

10 29

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Evaluation of Employee Health Benefits Utilization and Cost, 1987.

10 34

John Hancock Health Plan, 1989.

11 1
Ledger.
Box Folder

(1), 1988.

11 5

(2), 1988.

11 6

(1), 1988-1989.

11 7

(2), 1988-1989.

11 8

(3), 1988-1989.

11 9

(4), 1988-1989.

11 10

(1), 1989.

11 11

(2), 1989.

11 12

(3), 1989.

11 13

(4), 1989.

11 14

(5), 1989.

11 15

(6), 1989.

11 16

(7), 1989.

11 17

(8), 1989.

11 18
Box Folder

Managed Care Overview, 1986-1989.

12 18

Medical Center Work Plan, 1987.

12 23

Partners National Health Plan (1), 1987-1989.

13 8

Partners National Health Plan (2), 1987-1989.

13 9

PruCare (1), 1986-1988.

13 16

PruCare (2), 1986-1988.

13 17

Prudential Mental Health Services, 1986-1987.

13 18

Transplant (1), 1986-1989.

13 26

Transplant (2), 1986-1989.

13 27

Transplant Bone Marrow, 1988-1989.

13 28

Transplant Kidney, 1987.

13 29

Veterans Administration.

Nursing.

Box Folder

CHI Study (II), 1975.

14 11

Cost Containment (1), 1979.

14 12

Cost Containment (2), 1979.

14 13

Council of Teaching Hospitals Survey, 1978.

14 14
Levels of Practice.
Box Folder

(1), 1982-1983.

14 15

(2), 1982-1983.

14 16

(3), 1982-1983.

14 17

(4), 1982-1983.

14 18

(5), 1982-1983.

14 19

(6), 1982-1983.

14 20

1983.

14 21

Applications, 1983.

14 22

Committee, 1980-1984.

14 23

Job Descriptions, n.d.

14 24

Maintenance Committee Minutes, 1983.

14 25

Policies (1), 1983.

14 26

Levels of Practice, 1983.

14 27

Projected Numbers, 1982.

14 28

Research, 1983.

14 29

Revised Material, 1984.

14 30

Salaries, 1983.

14 31
Box Folder

MSI Study, 1981-1982.

14 32

MSI Study (II), 1981.

15 1

MSI Study (III), 1981.

15 2

Nuclear Planning, 1982.

15 3

Operational Quality Assurance Committee, 1983-1984.

15 4

Partnership in Nursing, 1979-1984.

15 5

Partnership in Nursing (1), 1983-1984.

15 6

Partnership in Nursing (2), 1983-1984.

15 7

Partnership in Nursing, 1984.

15 8

Professional Quality Assurance Committee, 1981-1984.

15 9

Quality Assurance Program, 1980-1981.

15 10

Quality Assurance Program Draft 3, 1984.

15 11

School of Nursing Project, 1976.

15 12

Unification, 1980-1982.

15 13

Unification (1), 1979-1980.

15 14

Unification (2), 1979-1980.

15 15

Unification - Early, 1979-1982.

15 16

Unification Committee (1), 1980-1981.

15 17

Unification Committee (2), 1980-1981.

15 18