Danville Photograph Album
Scope and Content
This collection contains a series of photograhs of the doctors and nurses, most likely from the Memorial Hospital or Community Hospital in Danville, Virginia, during the 1930s. Some of the photographs are labeled on the back. One photo of a group of nurses is labelled "My Class", making it likely the album creator was a nursing student or teacher at the hospital.
- ca. 1930s
Language of Materials
The materials in this collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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The people photographed in this album were doctors and nurses at a hospital in Danville, Virginia during the 1930s. The hospital is most likely the Memorial Hospital or Community Hopsital in Danville, Virginia. The Memorial Hospital was built after John Edward Hughes, a wealthy tobacco dealer, left $250,000 in his will to build a new hospital in 1922. The Community Hospital was built in 1919 and owned by Dr. Thomas W. Edmunds, who sold it to Memorial Hospital in 1929.
- Paul Liepe, "Danville Hospitals", Bits of History blog, https://hisbits.blogspot.com/2016/04/danville-hospitals.html
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
This collection contains a series of photographs of the doctors and nurses from a hospital in Danville, Virginia, during the 1930s. The hospital is most likely the Memorial Hospital or Community Hospital.
Source of Acquisition
The Danville Photograph Album was purchased by Special Collections and University Archives in November 2019.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Danville Photogrpah Album by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your- work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Danville Photograph Album completed in July 2019.
- Danville Photograph Album, ca. 1930s
- Tyler Williams, Student Worker
- 2021 (CC0 1.0)
- Language of description
- Script of description
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