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Scrapbook: Georgetown University Hospital, June 1947-March 1953

Identifier: GTA-000040-DS

Scope and Contents

Contains material on Georgetown University, with a focus on the Hospital. Includes clippings on: move to new Hospital; opening of Cancer Center; Hypertension Clinic; plastic heart valve operation; appointment of Paul A. McNally, S.J., as Medical School Regent; deaths of David V. McCauley, S.J., John L. Gipprich, S.J., and Joseph J. Kelly; use of artificial kidney; Hospital finances; laying of cornerstone of McDonough Gym; dedication of Children’s Wing by U.S. President Harry S. Truman (photograph is included); fellowship award to Peter Tali Coleman, Law student and native of Samoa; and donation of chalice by William C. Martens in memory of William H. Prendergast (cufflinks of Enrico Caruso were incorporated into chalice). Also photographs, including of memorial plaque to Georgetown alumni who died in World War II.


  • 1947-1953
  • Majority of material found within 1947 - 1953


1.75 Linear Feet

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Processed by Stephen McDonald.

March 2010
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Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Archives Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057