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Subseries 14. Hillman Cancer Center (Shadyside Hospital and UPCI), 1946-2012

Scope and Content Notes:

Subseries 14 contains correspondence, memoranda, articles, newspaper clippings, press releases, and other records covering Elsie Hillman’s involvement in the planning and establishment of the Hillman Cancer Center in addition to her prior involvement with Shadyside Hospital and the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI). Hillman served on the board of Shadyside Hospital up until the acquisition of Shadyside Hospital by UPMC in 1996. Hillman was also involved with the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, a regional cancer care and research consortium. Her involvement with UPMC increased further with the establishment of the Hillman Cancer Center, the flagship center for the UPCI. The center, located in Shadyside, began construction in 1999 and was opened in 2002. As a result, there are a number of files relating to the planning of the opening ceremonies and events associated with the Hillman Cancer Center.

Box 68
Folder 1 Building a Future Without Cancer Event, 2005
Folder 2-4 Correspondence, 1986-2012
Folder 5 Highmark Negotiations, 2002
Folder 6 Hillman Cancer Center, Bioterrorism Preparedness Appropriations Request, 2003
Folder 7 Hillman Cancer Center, Case Statement for State Funding, 1999
Folder 8 Hillman Cancer Center, Congratulatory Correspondence on Opening, 2002
Folder 9 Hillman Cancer Center, Consultation of Design of Placement of Artwork and Sculpture, 2001
Folder 10 Hillman Cancer Center, Correspondence, 2001-2005
Folder 11 Hillman Cancer Center, Donor and Contributions List, 2001
Folder 12 Hillman Cancer Center, Groundbreaking Event Invitation, 1999
Folder 13 Hillman Cancer Center, Newspaper Clippings and Articles, 1999-2013
Folder 14 Hillman Cancer Center, Opening Events Agenda and Schedules, 2002
Folder 15-16 Hillman Cancer Center, Program Booklets for Hospital Events, 2004-2010
Folder 17 News Bureau Fact Sheets, c.2005
Folder 18 Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Missions and Goals, c.1980s
Folder 19 Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Reception Guest List, 1990
Folder 20 Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Regional Advisory Council Meeting Minutes, 1992
Folder 21 Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, State Legislator Fundraising Trip, 1990
Folder 22 Shadyside Hospital, Correspondence, 1963-1996
Folder 23 Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh Symphony Benefit Concert, Newspaper Clipping, 1946
Folder 24 Spirit of Hope Gala, List of Guests and Sponsors, 1998
Folder 25 University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Council and Leadership Retreat, Report, 1996