Holy Cross Hospital records, 1875-1973

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Holy Cross Hospital (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Title
Holy Cross Hospital records
Dates
1875-1973 (inclusive)
Quantity
9.5 linear feet
Collection Number
ACCN 0588
Summary
The Holy Cross Hospital records (1875-1973) contain journals of admissions, physicians' admission journals, surgery records, and hospital patient accounts for this Salt Lake City hospital. Also present are birth (1908-1919) and death (1885-1920) records, a history of the Holy Cross School of Nursing, and meeting minutes for the hospital's Board of Governors, the Holy Cross Clinical Association, and medical staff meetings. Holy Cross Hospital was established in 1875 by the Catholic Sisters of the Holy Cross. In October 1993, the Sisters of the Holy Cross announced that they were selling all of the Holy Cross Health Care facilities in Utah to a for-profit, secular hospital corporation, Health Trust Inc. After a great deal of controversy, the sale was completed in September 1994.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 8015818863
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Holy Cross Hospital was established in 1875 by the Catholic Sisters of the Holy Cross. In October 1993, the Sisters of the Holy Cross announced that they were selling all of the Holy Cross Health Care facilities in Utah to a for-profit, secular hospital corporation, Health Trust Inc. After a great deal of controversy, the sale was completed in September 1994.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Holy Cross Hospital records (1875-1927) contains journals of admissions, physicians' admission journals, surgery records, and hospital patient accounts for this Salt Lake City hospital. Also present are birth and death records, a history of the Holy Cross School of Nursing, and meeting minutes for the hospital's Board of Governors, the Holy Cross Clinical Association, and medical staff meetings.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Collection Name, Collection Number, Box Number, Folder Number. Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Gift of the hospital in 1978.

Processing Note

Processed by Kate Kimball in 2004.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1-3 Admittance records 1883-1889
1 4 Birth record 1908-1919
1 5 Clinical Association, minute book 1922-1931
2 1 Death records 1885-1920
2 2-3 Financial records 1875-1927
2 4 Holy Cross Hospital School of Nursing: From Beginning to End, 1901-1973 1973
2 5-6 Operation records 1904-1909
3 1-2 Operation records 1909-1920
3 3 Patient's recounts 1909-1915
4 1 Patient's recounts 1919-1920
4 2-5 Staff meetings, minutes 1902-1929
5 1 Denver and Rio Grande admission records 1884-1912
5 2-3 Financial records 1926
5 4 Dr. Kahn, patient records 1908-1918
5 5 H. D. Nices, patient records 1908-1918
5 6 Patient records 1908-1917
6 Patient records 1908-1918
Folder
7 1-2 Patient records 1908-1917
7 3 Physician records 1919-1921

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Hospitals--Utah--Salt Lake City--History--Sources

Corporate Names

  • Holy Cross Hospital (Salt Lake City, Utah)--Admission and discharge
  • Holy Cross Hospital (Salt Lake City, Utah)--Medical staff

Form or Genre Terms

  • Hospital records
  • Ledgers
  • Minutes