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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Public Relations Records
1898-1988 (bulk 1950-1983)

UPC 511

1.5 Cubic feet

Prepared by Joseph - James Ahern

September 2015

Access to collections is granted in accordance with the Protocols for the University Archives and Records Center.

PROVENANCE

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Public Relations Records were transferred to the University Archives by John Shea, editor of Penn Medicine, in January 2000 (accession number: 2000:04). 

 

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ARRANGEMENT

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Public Relations Records are organized into two series: Subject Files and Photograph Files. Each series is arranged alphabetically. 

 

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AGENCY HISTORY

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania opened in 1874 to provide a clinical environment for the University's School of Medicine at its new West Philadelphia Campus. In the ensuing decades, the Hospital has grown to be major health care center for the city and region. The Hospital's Public Relations Department was responsible for providing media with information and images related to Hospital events. 

 

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SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Public Relations Records contains information files and photographs related to the expansion and operations of the Hospital. Most of the photographs from the 1980s were used to illustrated Hospital publications. Of particular note are files and images related to the Henry Phipps Institute, I.S. Ravdin, and the construction of the Gates Pavilion. 

 

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CONTROLLED ACCESS HEADINGS

Corporate Name(s)

  • Henry Phipps Institute.
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Administration.

Personal Name(s)

  • Ravdin, Isidore S., (Isidore Schwaner), 1894-

Subject(s)

  • University hospitals--Administration.

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INVENTORY

 

Subject Files 

Box

Folder

Henry Phipps Institute 1912-1968 

1

1

Henry Phipps Institute 1913, 1953 

1

2

Henry Phipps Institute for Research in Community Disease Director's Report 1964 May 1 

1

3

Henry Phipps Institute Form Letters 1921-1922 

1

4

Henry Phipps Institute Parker, Evelyn Page 1945-1956 

1

5

History of the University City Science Center 1967 November 6 

1

6

HUP, Pennsylvania Hospital, and Graduate Hospital Consolidation Proposal 1950 

1

7

McFarlane, J. M. "The University Botanic Garden, A Short History of the Garden" 1899 

1

8

Newspaper Clipping Scrapbook 1981-1983 

 OS 1

 

Notice to Resident Physicians 1918 March 12 

1

9

Ravdin, I.S. 

 

 

Biographical and General Information 1953-1972 

1

10

Biographical Sketches 1932-1966 

1

11

Correspondence 1963-1972 

1

12

Information 1927-1972 

1

13

Miscellaneous 1948-1965 

1

14

News Releases 1949-1972 

1

15

Newspaper Clippings 1936-1964 

1

16

Newspaper Clippings 1951-1973 

1

17

Newspaper Clippings 1964-1972 

1

18

Text of Speeches 1947-1965 

1

19

Scrapbook 1981-1983 

 OS

 

Sims, J. C. to Geo. McFadden 1898 

1

20

Story of White Haven Sanatorium: A Memorial to Dr. Lawrence F. Flick 1956 

1

21

Television 1952, 1990 

1

22

U of P Medical Bulletin 1952-1954 

1

23

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Photograph Files 

Box

Folder

Abbott, Nellie ca. 1980 

1

24

Basketball Team 1983 

1

25

Bondi, Edward 1982 

1

26

Brighton, Carl ca. 1980 

1

27

Cohen, Sid ca. 1980 

1

28

Cooper, Richard ca. 1979 

1

29

Davis, Stratton 1982 

1

30

Delivoria-Papadopolos, Maria ca. 1980 

1

31

Eisman, Sylvan 1979 

1

32

Fagan, Claire ca. 1980 

1

33

Fager, Samuel S. ca. 1980 

1

34

Farmer, Harold E. 1953 

1

35

Fine, Glen ca. 1980 

1

36

Gates Pavilion Scrapbook 

 

 

Accepted Plan for Gates Memorial Pavilion n.d. 

1

37

Berrang, Elizabeth C., Hospital Director ca. 1950 

1

38

Buerki, Robin C., Vice President in Charge of Medical Affairs ca. 1950 

1

39

Cafeteria ca. 1950 

1

40

East to West View of University Hospital 1950 

1

41

Gates Pavilion Construction 1951 January 18 

1

42

Gates Pavilion Facade from Spruce Street ca. 1950 

1

43

Gates Pavilion Ground Breaking 1950 June 12 

1

44

Gates Pavilion McCloskey and Co. General Contractors 1950 June 26 

1

45

Gates Pavilion Under Construction 1951-1953 

1

46

Group in Auditorium - I.S. Ravdin on Stage ca. 1950 

1

47

Hallway Area ca. 1950 

1

48

Hospital Library ca. 1950 

1

49

Hospital Waiting Area ca. 1950 

1

50

I.S. Ravdin at Podium in Medical Alumni Hall Amphitheater ca. 1950 

1

51

Logan Hall ca. 1950 

1

52

Lunch Counter ca. 1950 

1

53

Main Entrance to University Hospital 1950 

1

54

Martin Maloney Memorial Clinic ca. 1950 

1

55

Medical Alumni Hall Cornerstone Laying 1951 June 16 

1

56

Medical Alumni Hall new Amphitheater 1952 

1

57

Medical Alumni Hall Under Construction 1951 February 22 

1

58

Medical Center Campaign Opening Dinner 1948 February 18 

1

59

Medical Laboratories Building ca. 1950 

1

60

GNew Telephone Exchange 1950 June 29 

1

61

Old Amphitheater n.d. 

1

62

Original Expansion Sketch n.d. 

1

63

Study Area ca. 1950 

1

64

Time Capsule Event ca. 1950 

1

65

X-Ray Machine ca. 1950 

1

66

Glover, Jessie ca. 1980 

2

1

Grant, "Chubby" (L) and Dr. Lewy (R) ca. 1983 

2

2

Grotkowski, Leon ca. 1979 

2

3

Heiss, Kathy ca. 1980 

2

4

Henry Phipps Institute ca. 1950 

2

5

Hollander, Joseph ca. 1980 

2

6

Hospital Wards 1979 

2

7

HUP Nurses 1981 July 

2

8

Jacobson, Shelly ca. 1980 

2

9

Kelly, Mark contact sheet n.d. 

2

10

Ledger, Marshal n.d. 

2

11

Medical Class 1933 

 OS2

 

Mikuta, John J. ca. 1980 

2

12

Miller, Doug ca. 1980 

2

13

Miller, Leonard ca. 1980 

2

14

Miller, Paul n.d. 

2

15

Montgomery, Thaddeus L. 1953 

2

16

Nephrology Nursing Outpatient Dialysis Unit 1981 

2

17

Nursery ca. 1980 

2

18

Patients (1) ca. 1980 

2

19

Patients (2) ca. 1980 

2

20

Persky, A. H. ca. 1950 

2

21

Pfeiffer, Mildred 1988 

2

22

Pharmacy ca. 1979 

2

23

Production Layout Pages n.d. 

 OS 3

 

Raffenspergh, Ed ca. 1980 

2

24

Ravdin, I.S. 1930-1956 

2

25

Ravdin, I.S. 1952-1967 

2

26

Respiratory Treatment n.d. 

3

1

Scheuller, Ray ca. 1980 

3

2

Spiller, William G. ca. 1925 

3

3

Staff Unidentified (1) ca. 1980 

3

4

Staff Unidentified (2) ca. 1980 

3

5

Student Nurses ca. 1979 

3

6

Thomas, Curtis ca. 1980 

3

7

Unidentified Portraits ca. 1950 

3

8

University Campus Shots - contact sheets and negatives 1980 

3

9

Vagnoni, Jim ca. 1980 

3

10

Wards 1964 

3

11

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