Patient Records, 1904-1989
Language of Materials
The records are primarily in English, but some materials are in other languages, including Hebrew, Yiddish, German, and Russian.
Biographical / Historical
This series contains patient records and files from the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society and AMC Cancer Center. In the beginning, patients were primarily young Jewish immigrants and many were tailors from Russia. As time progressed, men and women from a variety of backgrounds became patients.
93 Linear Feet (93 record boxes)
Scope and Contents
This series of patient records includes medical reports and histories, statistical data of patients, x-rays, and death certificates. The patient files include applications, correspondence and some may also contain photographs and personal items.
The series is primarily arranged by patient identification numbers.
- From the Collection: Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.) (Organization)