General collection, 1889-


General collection, 1889-

This record group contains the board of directors minutes; some board of directors correspondence, including a letter from George Eastman concerning a $10,000 donation; a few of the hospital's annual reports (1889/90. 1960-1979, 1987); Highland Hospital newsletters (Hahnemann Advocate, Highland Advocate, Highland Highlights); departmental newsletters; newspaper clippings about Highland Hospital and its employees (laminated); employee and patient handbooks; and brochures about various departments and programs. This record group also contains: fundraising materials and reports; bequests to the hospital; construction information about several of the buildings, including material recovered from the original time capsule; chronologies; printed histories; anniversary material; photographs; photo albums; slides; negatives; and an 8mm film.

12 linear ft.

Related Entities

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Hahnemann Hospital (Rochester, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Eastman, George, 1854-1932 (person)

Highland Hospital (Rochester, N.Y.). (corporateBody)

Joseph Biegler founded Highland Hospital in 1889 as a six-bed hospital. Originally called Hahneman Homeopathic Hospital, it was known as the "rebel on the hill" because of its then-radical conviction that patients should be cared for as people, instead of as interesting specimens of illnesses or collections of symptoms. In 1921, the name was changed to Highland Hospital of Rochester due to its close proximity to Highland Park. During its long tenure, Highland Hospital ha...