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DeKalb Public Hospital Records


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Cashbook (1 volume)

Addendum 1

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Collection Overview

Title: DeKalb Public Hospital Records, 1911-2007

ID: RHC/RC/224

Extent: 2.0 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 03/16/1995

Subjects: Hospitals, Kishwaukee Community Hospital, Public hospitals--Illinois--DeKalb, St. Mary’s Hospital

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The records for the DeKalb Public Hospital include information pertaining to the building of the new hospital, the Kishwaukee Community Hospital, and the selling of the old property, the DeKalb Public Hospital. The records include meeting minutes, constitutions, correspondence, reports, and legal documents.

Collection Historical Note

The DeKalb Public Hospital was built with monies bequeathed by Mrs. Clinton Rosette and Joseph F. Glidden.  The building was named the Glidden Memorial Hospital and the Board of Trustees would use the building to house the DeKalb Public Hospital.  The hospital opened in October, 1922.  An addition was added using monies bequeathed by Mrs. S.B. Bonney (daughter of I.L. Ellwood) and the Estate of Jacob Haish.  In October, 1975, the new Kishwaukee Community Hospital was opened on Bethany Road.   The old hospital building became the Barb City Manor Retirement Center.

Subject/Index Terms

Kishwaukee Community Hospital
Public hospitals--Illinois--DeKalb
St. Mary’s Hospital

Administrative Information

Repository: Northern Illinois University

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.

Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.

Acquisition Source: Averil Schreiber

Acquisition Method: Averil Schreiber donated the records for the DeKalb Public Hospital to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center on March 16, 1995.

Box and Folder Listing

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[Box 1],
[Box 2],
[Volume 1: Cashbook (1 volume), May 1, 1911-May 1, 1917],
[Addendum 1],

Box 1
Folder 1: DeKalb Public Hospital, Constitution and By-laws, 1973, 1975
Folder 2: Kishwaukee Community Hospital, Constitution and By-laws, 1970-1971
Folder 3-4: Meeting Minutes, 1955-1960, 1973-1976
Folder 5: Special Hospital Committee, 1976
Folder 6: DeKalb City Council Minutes regarding DeKalb Public Hospital, 1976-1977
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1975-1979
Folder 8: Insurance, 1976
Folder 9: Leases, 1952, 1976-1977
Folder 10: Legal Correspondence and Documents, 1976
Folder 11: Financial Statements and Supplementary Data, April 30, 1975, December 27, 1975
Folder 12: Financial, 1975-1977
Folder 13: Appraisal Report, DeKalb Public Hospital, December 29, 1975
Folder 14: DeKalb Public Hospital-Sycamore Municipal Hospital Summary Report, Long-Range Plan for Health Care Facilities, no date
Folder 15: Plans for Hospital Buildings, 1975-1977
Folder 16: Proposal for Haish Manor by DeKalb Public Hospital Board of Directors, 1975-1976
Folder 17: Sale of Hospital, 1975-1977
Box 2
Folder 1: Sale of Hospital, 1976-1977
Folder 2: Hill-Burton Act, 1981
Folder 3: Dresser Hospital Complex, 1970-1975
Folder 4: Kishwaukee Community Health Services Center, 1970-1973
Folder 5: Equipment Transferred from DeKalb Public Hospital to Kishwaukee Community Hospital, 1975
Folder 6: Sale of Surplus Hospital Equipment, 1979-1980
Folder 7: Surplus Receipts, 1979-1980
Folder 8: Charity Patients, 1962-1966
Folder 9: St. Mary's Hospital, 1963, 1965
Volume 1: Cashbook (1 volume), May 1, 1911-May 1, 1917
Addendum 1
Box 2
Folder 10: Hospital Brochures and Booklets, circa 1955-1957
Folder 11: Employee Lists, circa mid-1950's
Folder 12: Financial Reports, 1954-1958
Folder 13: Will Leaving Gifts to DeKalb Public Hospital, 1953-1956
Folder 14: New Hospital, 2007

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[Box 1],
[Box 2],
[Volume 1: Cashbook (1 volume), May 1, 1911-May 1, 1917],
[Addendum 1],

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