Guide to the Palo Alto-Stanford Hospital Collection

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2012 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0086
Title: Palo Alto-Stanford Hospital collection
Dates: 1938-1966
Bulk Dates: 1953-1966
Physical Description: 1.5 Linear feet
Summary: Collection consists of two parts. The first pertains to Stanford's acquisition of Palo Alto's share of the hospital and includes correspondence, legal documents, financial reports, and floor plans, 1951-1966. The second part consists of scrapbooks and clippings, 1938-1960, on the Palo Alto-Stanford hospital, health insurance programs, labor unions in hospitals, Stanford Medical School, and other hospitals.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Palo Alto-Stanford Hospital Collection (SC0086). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

In 1921 Stanford University took over the administration of Palo Alto's Peninsula Hospital; ownership was jointly shared by Palo Alto and Stanford. In 1931 a new hospital building was opened on university land. In July 1968 Stanford University became the sole owner of the Palo Alto-Stanford Hospital.

Description of the Collection

Collection consists of two parts. The first pertains to Stanford's acquisition of Palo Alto's share of the hospital and includes correspondence, legal documents, financial reports, and floor plans, 1951-1966. The second part consists of scrapbooks and clippings, 1938-1960, on the Palo Alto-Stanford hospital, health insurance programs, labor unions in hospitals, Stanford Medical School, and other hospitals.

Access Terms

Palo Alto-Stanford Hospital Center.
Stanford University. Hospital.
Stanford University. School of Medicine.
Hospitals, University.


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence re acquisition of the Palo Alto half of the hospital 1964 May - 1966 March

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence re acquisition of the Palo Alto half of the hospital 1966 April - 1966 November

Box 1, Folder 3

Palo Alto-Stanford hospital center basic legal documents

Box 1, Folder 4

Appraisal of Palo Alto half of hospital; tables and charts re relative Palo Alto/Stanford ownership; report of joint owner committee 1966

Box 1, Folder 5

Miscellaneous notes re purchase of the hospital

Box 1, Folder 6

Financial reports

Box 1, Folder 6

Annual budgets 1957-1958

Box 1, Folder 6

Auditors reports 1957-1958

Box 1, Folder 6

Annual budgets 1951-1953, 1964-1965

Box 1, Folder 6

Supporting documents for the 1952-1953 budget 1952-1953

Box 1, Folder 7

Palo Alto-Stanford hospital floor plans

Box 1, Folder 8

Legal agreements, contracts, and leases between Stanford and Palo Alto re hospital

Box 2, Folder 1

Palo Alto-Stanford Hospital Medical Center developments and dedication, clippings 1959 April 30 - November 19

Box 2, Folder 2

Palo Alto Hospital, news and transfer to Stanford Medical Center, clippings 1959 February 21 - December 3

Box 2, Folder 3

Palo Alto-Stanford Medical Center, medical developments, clippings 1959 February 27 - October 14

Box 2, Folder 4

Stanford-Lane Hospital, San Francisco, clippings 1959 February 3 - October 15

Box 2, Folder 5

Health insurance programs clippings 1959 February 16 - August 3

Box 2, Folder 6

Palo Alto hospital scrapbook 1938 January 26 - 1953 September 26

Box 2, Folder 7

Palo Alto hospital scrapbook 1954 July 5 - December 13

Box 2, Folder 8

Palo Alto hospital scrapbook 1958 January 3 - 1959 January 27

Box 2, Folder 9

Stanford medical school, medical developments, clippings 1956 July 8 - 1958 December 24

Box 2, Folder 10

Palo Alto-Stanford Hospital, financial difficulties, clippings 1960 March 24-26

Box 3, Folder 1

Bay area hospitals, miscellaneous clippings 1956 May 19 - 1958 October 7

Box 3, Folder 2

Bay area hospitals, miscellaneous clippings 1958 October 19 - 1959 February 9

Box 3, Folder 3

Labor unions in hospitals, clippings 1959

Box 3, Folder 4

Palo Alto-Stanford expansion project, clippings 1953 July 28 - 1956 July 11

Box 3, Folder 5

Palo Alto-Stanford expansion project, clippings 1956 July 18 - 1959 October 2

Box 3, Folder 6

Stanford medical school, clippings 1959

Box 3, Folder 7

Other hospital, clippings 1959