Columbia University Archives

Columbia University in World War I Collection, 1914-1970

Series III: Columbia War Hospital, 1914-1922

These records include correspondence, some minutes and reports, and general information regarding the establishment of the hospital, supplies, and administrative issues. Most of the correspondence is with Dr. Francis Carter Wood (Professor of Cancer Research and member of the administrative board of the School of Dentistry) and Samuel Lambert (Dean of the College of Physicians and Surgeons). The College of Physicians and Surgeons was instrumental in the creation of the hospital. See also the oversize folder "Collections Oversize-World War I Collection-Newspaper Clippings" for an illustrated article in The New York Times' Mid-week Pictorial, 1917.

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Box 4 Folder 5 to 8 Correspondence--A through Y, 1917-1919, 1922, 1917-1919, 1922, (4 Folders)

Box 5 Folder 1 General Information, 1917, undated, 1917, undated

Box 5 Folder 2 Related Information, 1914-1917, undated, 1914-1917, undated

Box 5 Folder 3 Supplies, 1917, undated, 1917, undated