Misericordia Hospital

...ued to expand and would add two more wings over the years, bring the total number of beds to 400 by 1968.[12] The Nursed Record of the First Graduating Class of the Misericordia Hospital (Philadelphia 1921), 32. An important component of Misericordia hospital was its use as a teaching center

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Research guide for parish histories

...Pennsylvania. Inquiries on parishes outside of Pennsylvania can be made by phone or e-mail. Some material for parishes outside of Pennsylvania may be found in the General Pamphlet Collection which can be searched through our web site. The Parish History Collection and General Pamphlet Collection are accessible through our online

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Daughters of Charity Nursed Wounded Civil War Soldiers at West Philadelphia hospital

...ts capacity to accommodate 4,500 wounded soldiers. A 14-foot high fence surrounded the property, which now sprawled south to Baltimore Avenue and west to 46th Street. On the grounds there was a post office, clothing store, laundry facility, carpenter shop, printing shop, dispensary, library, and three kitchens referred to as

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Digitizing the Halvey Photograph Collection, Step One

...ian Grady, and I used sampling to accomplish this task. After counting the number of envelopes in each box, we counted the number of negatives in a sample population of envelopes, as each envelope contains a sometimes vastly different number of negatives. Based on the results, we can reasonably estimate

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