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Finding Aid to the Children's Hospital Medical Center Records, 1912-1999
BANC MSS 99/286 c  
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Description
Documents the administrative functions of the Medical Center and its predecessors, the Baby Hospital Association and the Children's Hospital Association of the East Bay. Included are Board and committee minutes, financial records and planning documents.
Background
The Baby Hospital Association (organized September 1912) and the Baby Hospital Association of Alameda County (organized September 1913), predecessors to The Children's Hospital of the East Bay were founded by a group of women interested in providing medical care for babies and young children whose parents or guardians were able to pay little or nothing. The hospital, located at Fifty-first and Dover Streets in Oakland, California was dedicated on September 16, 1914. In addition to caring for sick babies and children in its hospital, the Association maintained outpatient clinics for both sick and well children, and provided maternity and visiting nurse care as a service to the community. Now the Children's Hospital Medical Center, the hospital has been in operation for nearly a century.
Extent
Number of containers: 16 v., 4 boxes, 3 cartons, and 1 oversize folder Linear feet: 8.7
Restrictions
Copyright has been assigned to The Bancroft Library. Materials in these collections are protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) and may not be used without permission of The Bancroft Library. Use may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, privacy and publicity rights, licensing terms, and trademarks. All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.
Availability
Collection is open for research.