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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.

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

Volume 1: Cashbook (1 volume), May 1, 1911-May 1, 1917

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