Financial records, 1724-1971 (bulk 1751-1920).


Financial records, 1724-1971 (bulk 1751-1920).

The financial records of the Pennsylvania Hospital have been housed in the Pine Building since its completion, resulting in a remarkably complete set of records, which reflect the development of the Hospital from 1751 until approximately 1920, when there appear to have been changes in record-keeping procedures and shifts in responsibilities of key hospital personnel. This collection is 140 linear feet, with the majority of the records being paper documents and ledger books.

140 linear feet.


SNAC Resource ID: 7139768

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