Name:

Touro Infirmary Archives

Type:
Archive
Address:
3450 Chestnut Street Gumbel Building, Mezzanine Level
New Orleans, Louisiana 70115
United States
Contact:
Catherine C. Kahn, Archivist
Telephone:
504-897-8090
Telephone:
1 504-897-8090
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Abstract:

Touro Infirmary Archives houses the history of the hospital from 1852 to the present. Holdings include photographs, minute books, admission books (1855-1891), Touro Infirmary School of Nursing, Touro Auxiliary. There is a lot of New Orleans Jewish history as the hospital was founded and funded by Jews.

Researchers wishing to contact staff by mail, should use the following address:
1401 Foucher Street
New Orleans, LA 70115

Holdings:

All monographs are late 19th and 20th century.
12 linear feet of historic photographs plus other.
24 linear feet of School of Nursing. 18 feet of Auxilary. About 160 linear feet in all. At least 12 feet of New Orleans Jewish community.

Subject Strengths:
History of Anesthesiology and Anesthesia; History of Cardiology; History of Cookery and Nutrition; History of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases; History of Gerontology; History of Gynecology and Obstetrics; History of Hospitals; History of Inoculation Vaccination and Immunization; History of Medical Education; History of Neurology; History of Oncology; History of Pharmacology and Pharmacy; History of Psychology; History of Radiology; History of Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy; History of Surgery; History of Tropical Medicine; History of Women in Medicine
Last Updated:
31 May 2019