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Red Bird Mission, Hospital Office Files,1927-1977

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Red Bird Mission, Hospital Office Files




Berea College Special CollectionsBerea, Kentucky 40404

Conditions Governing Access note

Copyright has not been assigned to Berea College.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Red Bird Mission, Hospital Office Files, KYSX315-A, 1927-1977Special Collections, Berea College, Berea, Ky.


2 microfilm reels; 1 partial microfilm reel

Scope and Content

These document members of the hospital staff, patients, treatment, and administration.

Documentation is included on Lydia B. Rice, the first nurse at the Mission, and Harlan Heim, the first doctor. Materials include clinic and hospital records (1922 - 1942) that document illnesses, treatments, health care activities, and expenses. School health records (1927 - 1934, n.d.), budgets (1953 - 1976), annual reports and minutes of meetings of the hospital staff and various committees are also present.


  • Bell County, Kentucky -- Health care
  • Hospitals -- Red Bird Mission Hospital
  • Bell County, Kentucky -- Hospitals
  • Women -- Settlement workers
  • Settlement workers

User Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Related Material

KYSX310-A supplies further information on the collection of which this series is a part.

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