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Newark Public Health Collection (N.J.)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier:  MG NWK Health-(Main)

Scope and Contents

Box #1. Beth Israel Hospital (Legal document re. merger of Newark Beth Israel Hospital & Newark Maternity Hospital and Dispensary, 1931; program of dedication, 1908; Annual report, 1937; Alumni Association, publication; Journal of the Newark Beth Israel Hospital, Oct. 1960; "A True Story," ca.1933; "50 Years of Service to the Community," 1951, The Community Hospital booklet, 1939; History, 1943), Coit (reprints of articles by Dr. Henry Coit on milk and pediatrics, 1900-1915), College Hospital ("Welcome to College Hospital," brochure, 1979; Dedication brochure, May 10, 1979), Health Committee Reports (handwritten, 1854, Cholera epidemic in Newark, partial list of victims), Medical Practice and Hospital Development in Newark 1850-87 (typewritten copies of articles in the Newark Daily Advertiser, compiled by Dr. Samuel Berg, 3 folders), Newark Department of Health (various forms and pamphlets issued by the department 19th & 20th century), Newark City Hospital ("Letters Relating to Newark City Hospital by Harry Moran (material on the hospital and staff from 1910-1940 and put together by Dr. Samuel Berg; loose letters; A bound collection of letters and other papers on Newark City Hospital, 1895-1941 and put together by Dr. Samuel Berg), International Center for Public Health (packet of items from its 1997 opening program).

Box #2. AIDS Memorial March & Service (1990, flyers), The Babies Hospital various articles, The Bethany Presbyterian Hospital (1909 est. booklet, scrapbook), Kenney Hospital celebrating the legacy brochure 2005, City Hospital - training school for nurses (ledgers), Community Hospital Annual reports, 1943, 47), Stuart Galishoff: Public Health in Newark 1832-1918, Harold Goettel: Medical and Allied Library Service in Newark, A Survey (1954), Mayor's Clean City Program Conference (resolution 1 & 2), College of Medicine and Dentistry of N.J., Martland Medical Center (95th anniversary, 1978, pamphlet), Harrison S. Martland Medical Center (dedication program, 1954), St. Michael's Medical Center (annual ball, invitation, 1978), St. Michael's Hospital (building campaign with donor list (ca. 1941), Medical prescriptions (19th c, 3 folders), articles from 19th c. newspapers - medical advertisements, various pamphlets, etc., Community Hospital photos; "Doctors medicine NOW" 2 brochures for Newark Health Plus and Free Discount Prescription Card (bet. 2006 and 2013); Mary Eliza Mahoney Health Center brochure (2020); Letter to Alex Boyd with report on "Consumer Oriented Strategies needed to improve Urban Health" focused on Clinton Hill (2000); "Health Facts About Newark" report by Jane Spragg in association with Greater Newark Council of Churches and Urban Training Insitute, 1960s (donated by Tim Crist 2022 found in Union Congregational Church) Box #3. Ledgers (Dr. Harings account book and disease diagnosis and treatment book, ca. 1874).

Box #4: Documents related to the sale of St. Michael's Hospital. St. Michael's Medical Center material including "Journal of St. Michael's Medical Center (1989), brochueres, 125h anniversary material. University Hospital "Letter to the Newark Community: the Future of University Hospital"(2020 or 2021)


  • 1874 - 2015

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff. Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.


1.67 Linear Feet (4 Hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials