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National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives (U.S.)



Found information from National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Nov. 15, 2001 (name changed 1997 to National Jewish Medical and Research Center; History of name changes: National Jewish Hospital (1899-1924--National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives; 1925-1964--National Jewish Hospital at Denver; 1965-1977--National Jewish Hospital and Research Center; after National Asthma Center merged with National Jewish, 1978-1985--National Jewish Hospital/National Asthma Center; 1986-1996--National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine; 1997-2008 -- National Jewish Medical and Research Center; July 2008- National Jewish Health).

Found in 166 Collections and/or Records:

Medical Examination Chart , 1908

Identifier: B002.01.0100.0004.00009
Overview Medical examination chart on National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives, Denver, Colorado letterhead for Leon Skoss filled out in ink which includes personal history, family history, his previous general health and the history of his present illness, which is located on the back.
Dates: 1908

Miscellaneous Materials - S. Pisko, 1923

Identifier: B005.01.0002.0001
Overview Miscellanous materials related to S. Pisko, tuberculosis, press/newspaper clippings
Dates: 1923

Miscellanous Correspondence, 1913-1923

Identifier: B005.01.0002.0003
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection includes annual reports, correspondence, limited patient records, meeting minutes, financial statements, reports, scrapbooks, photographs, sound discs, and objects from 1899 to 2009. The items reveal patient demographics and characteristics as well as detailed information regarding the early treatment of tuberculosis.
Dates: 1913-1923

N. Dauby and S. Pisko Correspondence, 1923 July-December

Identifier: B005.01.0002.0005
Overview Correspondence related to N. Dauby and S. Pisko, Pisko file
Dates: 1923 July-December

National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives Postcard, circa 1915

Identifier: B005.06.0185.0005.00001
Overview A postcard with a drawing of a "Birdseye view of the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives, Denver, Colorado, A Free Hospital for the Poor Consumptive" from around 1915. Traffic of horse drawn wagons, cars, and a trolly are shown on Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: circa 1915

National Jewish Hospital Records

Identifier: B005
Overview In 1899, the Jewish community erected the non-sectarian National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives (NJH), the first sanatorium in Denver, Colorado, for tuberculosis victims. With the financial assistance of the International B'nai B'rith fraternal organization, patients from all over the U.S. were admitted free of charge. The NJH adopted a program that emphasized the benefits of fresh air, proper nutrition, and rest. The hospital was founded by a group of Jewish residents of Denver who were of...
Dates: 1892-

Nurse taking patient's temperature on the porch of National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives, 1907

Identifier: B063.03.0035.00102
Overview Several male patients are lying in beds on the porch at National Jewish Hospital, Denver, Colo. experiencing open-air treatment. A uniformed nurse takes one patient's temperature and pulse rate. The hospital was founded in 1899 as the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives.
Dates: 1907

Oral History Interview with Sol Abraham, 1984 October 1

Identifier: B098.01.0005.00124
Overview "Sol Z. Abraham describes his early education in New York after emigrating with his parents from Austria when he was 11 years old. He discusses the effect that contracting tuberculosis had on his early life, and details the various treatments and surgeries he underwent to treat the disease while at National Jewish Hospital (NJH). He talks about his later employment at NJH and the variety of positions he held there from 1935 until his retirement forty years later in 1975. He also articulates the...
Dates: 1984 October 1

Pisko and Grabfelder Correspondence, 1916 January-June

Identifier: B005.01.0001.0013
Overview Correspondence related to Samuel Grabfelder, President of NJH, and Seraphine Pisko, Secretary of NJH
Dates: 1916 January-June

Pisko Correspondence, 1915 January-June

Identifier: B005.01.0001.0010
Overview Correspondence related to Seraphine Pisko, Secretary of the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives
Dates: 1915 January-June