AMC Cancer Research Center (Denver, Colo.)
Phone call, 2-22-88 to the Center, director's office (Jewish Consumptive Relief Society; f. 1904; name changed 1954 to American Medical Center; in 1970's renamed AMC Cancer Research Center and Hospital; in late 1970's/early 1980 reorg. as AMC Cancer Research Center; independent, nonprofit, research organ.; small hospital attached but function primarily research)
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract In 1954 Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) changed its mission to cancer research and became the American Medical Center and later known as the AMC Cancer Research Center. AMC completely merged with the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 2014. Collection contains board of trustee's minutes, committee minutes, reports, AMC By-laws, name plates, posters, publications, programs, photographs, and scrapbooks related to the AMC Cancer Research Center from 1957 through 2012....
Dates: Other: 1904-2012
Abstract Copies of articles pertaining to the history of JCRS and AMC ranging from 1915-2010. Infomation regarding the merger with University of Colorado, tax exmeption history and a highly critical article on AMC director Marvin Rich by the Westword.
Abstract Two newspaper articles and a copy of a telegram, all relating to Bert Acosta's TB treatment at JCRS. Also a copy of chapter 14 "Medicine, Public Health, amd Hospitals" from the 1948 book "Colorado and It's People."
Abstract File contains background information on AMC, brochure, annual report infomation from 2004 and 2005, scientific staff profiles and many materials refernens the 100th anniversary which took place in 2004.
File — Box: B360.05.0038
Abstract Oversized photographs including PR scenes of patients being wlecomed and leaving, doctors looking at x-rays, doctor meeting with patient, patients learning leatherworking, interior building shots, headshots, some landscape elevations and building drawings. Also the charter for the Auxiliary Guild of Baltimore. Print of girl lighting candle and printer mockups for a new years card using the image and another card mock up with an image of a man with a shofar.
Dates: circa 1930-circa 2000
File — Box: B002.05.0359
Abstract Five copies of JCRS film "City of Hope" transferred to video cassette tape and one copy of the film on reel; misc. video casettes labeled "JCRS 1930's", "Legacy of Hope" and "The Valley of the Shadow Late 1940s".
Abstract Misceallaneous campaign drive publications from between 1950-2000.
Abstract Two copies of "The Prevention of Cancer" from 1927, copies of historic photographs, fund raising drive letters, articles and newspapers containing historical information about JCRS and AMC.
Abstract File contains copies of the walking tour of the AMC (formerly JCRS) campus. Tour script includes general historical information as well as information speciific to particular buildings. Maps of the campus are included. Building information includes date built, square footage and current (1997) use. Spivak family tree also in file.
Abstract File contains six different written histories of JCRS, AMC and why Jews immigrated to Colorado. File also contains a bibliography from Dr. Jeanne Abrams thesis with used an abundance of JCRS files and a list of Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the US.
Dates: circa 1990