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Seton Hospital Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WC-SH-2014

Scope and Content

The Seton Hospital collection occupies 1.5 linear feet and consist of 9 ledgers of varying sizes. The subject matter of the collection ranges from financial ledgers such as receipts and expenditures, cash disbursements, and business and patient accounts to patient-based information such as a list of charity patients and day book. The collection spans the years 1899 to 1925, with the bulk of the material dating from 1923 to 1925. This collection was initially given to the Archives and Rare Books Library by the Sisters of Charity on July 6, 1973. They were transferred to the History of Health Sciences Library and Museum, a precursor of the Henry R. Winkler Center, in August 1988.

Dates

  • 1899-1925
  • Majority of material found within 1923-1925

Creator

Language of Materials

The records are in English

Restrictions on Access

Because this collection contains personally identifying health information, its use is restricted according to the HIPAA Privacy Rule. Please call the Winkler Center for more information.

Restrictions on Use

Because this collection contains personally identifying health information, its use is restricted according to the HIPAA Privacy Rule. Please call the Winkler Center for more information.

History of Seton Hospital

Seton Hospital was created through a partnership between the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati and the Eclectic Medical College. As described in Harvey Wickes Felter's book History of the Eclectic Medical Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1845-1902, Seton Hospital was "constructed at an expense of $90,000,...and is located at 640 West Eighth Street, near Cutter. The building, a large stone-front structure, is located on a lot fronting sixty-three feet on Eighth Street, and running two hundred feet through to Ninth Street, thus giving a double street frontage and excellent light and ventilation." The hospital operated in the West End neighborhood of Cincinnati until 1925, when it merged with Good Samaritan Hospital.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet

Overview

A collection of ledgers from Seton Hospital

Statement of Arrangement

Ledgers from the hospital are stored in chronological order wherever possible. Previously used call numbers for the collection are documented in this EAD, but are not followed as far as shelf order.

Other Finding Aid

Eclectic Medical College Records, 1845-1942, Collection No. 3, Lloyd Library and Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio

Related Material

Good Samaritan Hospital Photograph Collection, Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions, University of Cincinnati Libraries, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Title
Guide to the Seton Hospital Collection
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Finding aid prepared by Veronica Buchanan
Date
2016
Language of description
Finding Aid Written In English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Cincinnati, Health Sciences Library, Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions Repository

Contact:
Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati Ohio 45267-0574
513-558-5120