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Arequipa Sanatorium, Ross, California : scrapbook, 1910-1986.
HV743.B52 H5 A74 1910
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Arequipa Sanatorium, Ross, California : scrapbook, 1910-1986


Parrish, George.


Scrapbook consists of newspaper and magazine clippings; postcards; typescript histories of sanatorium; original typescript and carbon copies of reports of board meetings, treasurer's reports, articles of incorporation, etc.; invitations to exhibitions of pottery; pamphlets and brochures advertising sanatorium; original checks; biographies of people who worked at sanatorium; etc.


1910 (issued)


Arequipa pottery : made at Fairfax, California / designed and for sale by Nathan-Dohrmann Co. ([3] p. : ill. ; 16 x 16 cm. folded to 16 x 8 cm.). -- Arequipa Sanatorium : an appeal ([5] p. : ill. ; 23 cm.). -- Arequipa Sanatorium : where a tuberculous patient can be cured without expense to himself or anyone else / Richard C. Cabot ([4] p. : ill. ; 27 cm.) Reprinted from The Survey of December 7, 1912). -- Tamalpais magazine May, 1913.


Hill Farm (Ross, Calif.)
Bothin Convalescent Home for Women and Children.
Arequipa Sanatorium.
Henry E. Bothin Youth Center.
Bothin, Henry E
Rhead, Frederick Hurten -- 1880-1942
Solon, Albert L
Brown, Philip King
Wilde, Frederick H
Porter, Bruce -- 1865-
Tuberculosis -- Hospitals -- California -- Ross -- History -- Sources
Sanatoriums -- California -- Ross -- History -- Sources
Hospitals, Convalescent -- California -- Ross -- History -- Sources
Girl Scouts -- California -- Ross -- History -- Sources
Pottery -- 20th century -- California -- Ross -- History -- Sources
Pottery, American -- California -- Ross -- History -- Sources
Arequipa pottery


As part of sanatorium's program, women taught to make pottery. Program began in 1911 and was headed by F.H. Rhead. In 1913, Albert L. Solon replaced Rhead; and, in 1916, Solon replaced by F.H. Wilde. Program was abandoned in 1918.
Included among items about sanatorium is letter to San Jose Historical Museum from Mr. George Parrish requesting information on sanatorium; Mr. Parrish is possible compiler of scrapbook.
Henry E. Bothin was born in 1853, came to California in 1875 where made fortune in real estate. In 1905, established a convalescent home for children on his property in Ross; was named The Hill Farm. In 1907, formed the corporation, Bothin Convalescent Home for Women and Children; expanding home to include women. In 1910, Hill Farm visited by Dr. P.K. Brown, interested in creating tuberculosis sanatorium. In 1911, on land owned by Bothin, Dr. Brown completed first building of Arequipa Sanatorium. Designed for working women from San Francisco who contracted tuberculosis. By 1948, tuberculosis had died down; part of sanatorium offered to San Francisco Girl Scouts to be used as camping facility; by 1960's, the entire facility was being used by Scouts; renamed Henry E. Bothin Youth Center. In 1984, facility was torn down.



Physical Description:

1 v. ; 33 cm.




HV743.B52 H5 A74 1910