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Guide to the Arequipa Sanatorium Records, 1911-1958
BANC MSS 92/894 c  
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Box 1, Folders 1-6.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1911-1958.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent, and then chronologically. A general correspondence file preceeds those of individuals. Incoming and outgoing letters between the sanatorium and various local individuals and institutions.
Box 1, folder 1

General correspondence 1911-58

folder 2

Bell's Dog Farm 1951-52

folder 3

College of Marin 1956-57

folder 4

Harnden, Nora 1912-17

folder 5

Marin Country Day School 1957

folder 6

Pacific Gas & Electric Company 1954

Box 1, Folders 7-14.

Series 2: Administrative Records, 1912-1956.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Annual Reports, Board of Directors' minutes and correspondence, and reports to the County of Marin. Also includes contract and specifications for construction of a nurses' quarters in 1947, and the Sanatorium's rules and regulations.
Box 1, folder 7-8

Annual reports 1912-16, 1922

folder 9

Board of Directors—

Minutes and correspondence
1947-49

folder 10

Contract and specifications for

construction of nurses' quarters
ca. 1947

folder 11

Marin County Reports 1955-56

folder 12

Monthly Reports 1921-35

folder 13

Rules and Regulations n.d.

folder 14

Veterans' Administration regulations & forms 1947-50

Box 1, Folders 15-16.

Series 3: Philip King Brown, 1910-1931 & n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and published writings.
Box 1, folder 15

Correspondence 1910-31

folder 16

Writings n.d.

Box 1, Folders 17-18; Oversize Folder 1.

Series 4: The Arequipa Pottery, 1913-1914 & n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous materials related to The Arequipa Pottery, including a history of the Pottery, design sketches, certificates relating to incorporation and trademark, and other ephemera.
Box 1, folder 17

Miscellaneous 1913-14

folder 18

Designs sketches n.d.

oversize Oversize, folder 1

Certificates of incorporation & trademark 1913

Box 1, Folders 19-24; Carton 1; Carton 2, Folders 1-43.

Series 5: Patients Files, 1913-1954 & n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Divided into 3 sub-series: of individual patients. The bulk of the series consists of medical files of individual patients, arranged chronologically, and then by patient number. Includes one folder of letters to and from patients and various in-house publications and other writings by patients.
 

Correspondence, 1916-1954.

Box 1, folder 19

Letters to and from patients 1916-54

 

Writings, 1921-1938

Box 1, folder 20

Hi-Life 1921-22

folder 21

Mountaineer 1931-32

folder 22

Quipa Tab 1938, n.d.

folder 23

Poetry n.d.

folder 24

Ephemera n.d.

 

Medical Files, 1913-1952

Ctn. 1, folder 1-4

Patient Nos. 127-136, 754 1913, 1922

folder 5-7

Patient Nos. 752, 755, 999 1924-25

folder 8-23

Patient Nos. 1349-1399 1930

folder 24-70

Patient Nos. 1401A-1464 1931

Ctn. 2, folder 1-6

Patient Nos. 1467-1472 & no # 1931

folder 7-32

Patient Nos. 1470-1499 & no # 1932

folder 33-35

Patient Nos. 1621, 1747, 1794 1934-36

folder 36-37

Patient Nos. 2023-1407A 1940

folder 38-40

Patient Nos. 2305A, 1628A, 2404 1946-48

folder 41-42

Patient Nos. 2589, 2735 1950, 1952

folder 43

Miscellaneous & unidentified n.d.

Carton 2, Folders 44-47; Carton 3, Folder 1.

Series 6: Medical Records, 1955-1957 & n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Lists of types of medication given to patients and supplies purchased, as well as daily calendars of doctors' orders and a nursing administrator.
Ctn. 2, folder 44

Medications given n.d.

folder 45

Medical supplies n.d.

folder 46-47

Daily calendars of Doctors' orders 1955-57

Ctn. 3, folder 1

Daily calendar of [Nursing Administrator ?] 1956

Carton 3, Folders 2-21.

Series 7: Financial Records, 1916-1958.

Scope and Content Note

Incomplete sets of financial records, including monthly reports, daily journal and balance sheets, receipt books, a staff time log, and files relating to various funds. Of interest are the records pertaining to the Patients' Fund, on which patients could draw for short-term loans in order to pay for their treatment.
Ctn. 3, folder 2

Monthly financial reports Nov. 1923-1924

folder 3

Monthly financial reports 1930

folder 4

Monthly financial reports 1940-43

folder 5-6

Monthly financial reports 1946-51

folder 7

Monthly financial reports 1954-57

folder 8

Daily journal ledger 1924

folder 9

Balance sheets 1936-38

folder 10

Disbursements 1951-57

folder 11

Receipt book 1946-50

folder 12-13

Receipt books 1954-57

folder 14

Community Chest Allotment Applications 1924, 1946-47

folder 15

Friends of Arequipa 1951-52

folder 16-17

Patients' Fund 1916-24

folder 18

Staff time book 1951-57

folder 19-21

Miscellaneous financial 1943-58

Box 2, Folders 1-7.

Series 8: Ephemera, 1930-1950s & n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous collection of ephemeral materials, including clippings and other printed materials, a guest book, and greeting cards sent to the patients in response to a 1950s radio program called The Sunshine Shower.
Box 2, folder 1

Printed ephemera n.d.

folder 2

Clippings n.d.

folder 3

Guest book 1930

folder 4-7

Get well cards from The Sunshine Shower 1950s