Selected Historical Publications

As part of the 75th Anniversary celebration of the opening of the Duke School of Medicine and the Duke Hospital, the Medical Center Archives digitized select publications that help document the early years of Duke Medicine.

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Hospital Sketch

1927
Original floor plan sketches of Duke Hospital.
 

Duke Hospital Advertisement

1930s
Advertisement describing fees and services provided by Duke Hospital.
 

Print Collection in the Reading Room of Duke Hospital Library

1938
This pamphlet lists the original pieces of the print collection donated by Thurmond Chatham to the Duke Hospital Library reading room in 1934. Also...
 

Admissions Requirements

1929
Draft of the original admissions requirements for Duke's School of Medicine and correspondence regarding specific requirements and verbiage of the...
 

Acceptance of the Buildings

1931
Speech in acceptance of the Duke Endowment's gift of buildings for Duke's new medical school and hospital. The speech was delivered by Colonel John...
 

Hospital Rates

1932, 1933
Report and letters regarding rate setting during the Great Depression.
 

The Duke University School of Medicine and Duke Hospital

1929
Transcript of a radio address given over WBTW on April 9, 1929, about the establishment of the Duke University School of Medicine and Hospital. The...
 

Commencement Program

1932
Commencement program from the first graduating class of the Duke University School of Medicine.
 

Bulletin of the Duke University School of Medicine

1930
First bulletin of the Duke University School of Medicine.
 

Highland Hospital Brochure

undated
Brouchure detailing the services and facilities offered at Highland Hospital. Highland Hospital was an institution that treated psychiatric...