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Collection Inventory

Series I. Annual Reports of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital

Scope and Content Notes:

The first series includes annual reports of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital prior to an organizational division between departments.


Box 1
Folder 1 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1848
Folder 2 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1850-1851
Folder 3 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1852 and 1853-1854
Folder 4 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1854 and 1855-1856
Folder 5 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1858
Folder 6 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1860
Folder 7 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1861

Series II. Annual Reports of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital (includes a report for the Insane Department/Dixmont)

Scope and Content Notes:

The second series consists of Annual Reports that show individual reports for the various departments of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital. The superintendents of the Medical Department and Insane Department each have their own section and statistical tables included. Of special note, starting in 1865 a report for the Brewer Fuel Fund is also presented. By the 1880's other trust funds also emerge.

Folder 8 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1865
Folder 9 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1866
Folder 10 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1867
Folder 11 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1868
Folder 12 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1871
Folder 13 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1872
Folder 14 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1873
Folder 15 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1874
Folder 16 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1875
Folder 17 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1877
Folder 18 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1878
Folder 19 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1879
Folder 20 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1880
Folder 21 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1881
Folder 22 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1882
Folder 23 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1883
Folder 24 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1885
Folder 25 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1886
Folder 26 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1887
Folder 27 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1888
Folder 28 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1889
Folder 29 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1890
Folder 30 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1891
Folder 31 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1892
Folder 32 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1894
Folder 33 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1895
Folder 34 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1896
Folder 35 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1897
Folder 36 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1898
Folder 37 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1899
Folder 38 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1900
Folder 39 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1901
Folder 40 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1902
Folder 41 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1903
Folder 42 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1904
Folder 43 Annual Report of the Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 1905

Series III. Annual Reports of the Managers of the Dixmont Hospital for the Insane, 1869, 1906, 1908, 1910-1912, 1915-1918

Scope and Content Notes:

The third series consists of Annual Reports of only the Insane Department of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital or those following the creation of Dixmont Hospital as an independent agency in 1907.


Box 2
Folder 1 Annual Report of the Managers of the Dixmont Hospital for the Insane, 1869
Folder 2 Annual Report of the Managers of the Dixmont Hospital for the Insane, 1906
Folder 3 Annual Report of the Managers of the Dixmont Hospital for the Insane, 1908
Folder 4 Annual Report of the Managers of the Dixmont Hospital for the Insane, 1910
Folder 5 Annual Report of the Managers of the Dixmont Hospital for the Insane, 1911
Folder 6 Annual Report of the Managers of the Dixmont Hospital for the Insane, 1912
Folder 7 Annual Report of the Managers of the Dixmont Hospital for the Insane, 1915
Folder 8 Annual Report of the Managers of the Dixmont Hospital for the Insane, 1916
Folder 9 Annual Report of the Managers of the Dixmont Hospital for the Insane, 1917-1918

Series IV. Assorted Records

Scope and Content Notes:

The fourth series consists of broadsides, a minute book, and a rules book. The broadsides reflect two entertainment events that took place at the Dixmont facility. The rules and regulations book is also for the Dixmont facility.

The minute book consists of twenty pages of meeting minutes of the Committee on City General Hospital, a committee of the Board of Managers of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital. Documented by the minutes are the decision to merge the Soldier's Home into the Western Pennsylvania Hospital facility in the 9th Ward of Pittsburgh and land acquisition agreements.

Folder 10 Broadside, Dixmont Minstrels 1873
Folder 11 Broadside, Mr. J. L. Toole, "The Eminent Comedian" at W. P. Hospital, Dixmont, PA. 1875
Folder 12 Committee on City General Hospital for the 9th Ward, Minutes 1870-1871
Folder 13 Rules and Regulations of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane, Dixmont, PA. 1903