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Guide to the Palo Alto-Stanford Hospital Collection
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • 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.