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Staff of Whittacker Memorial Hospital (Newport News, Va.) Bylaws and Meeting Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00900

Scope and Contents

Bylaws, 1930 and meeting minutes, 1943-1948 of the medical staff of Whittacker Memorial Hospital, Newport News, Virginia. The bylaws define medical staff as medical doctors and the meetings cover all aspects of the hospital's medical services, general administration and day to day business. The meeting minutes cover a variety of business including matters related to staff and patient care. At least one reference to abortion was found by a researcher (during a class demonstration in 2/2010). Addtional coverage is possible.

Dates

  • 1930-1948

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Historical Note:

Organization of medical doctors on staff at the Whittacker Memorial Hospital in Newport News, Virginia. The Hospital was founded in 1908 to service the city's African American population. For more information see: The Journal of the National Medical Association, March, 1964, Vol. 56, No. 2. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Purchase.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and described in August 2009 by Ute Schechter.
Title
Guide to the Staff of Whittacker Memorial Hospital (Newport News, Va.) Bylaws and Meeting Minutes
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Ute Schechter.
Date
2009-08-27
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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