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Waverly Hills Sanitorium


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Merrill Montgomery correspondence and photographs

Identifier: 2011_063-UA
Content Description

Montgomery's outgoing correspondence spans the years 1922 to 1928 and is addressed to a childhood friend, Lynn Faulkconer. In his correspondence, Montgomery narrates his struggle with tuberculosis at facilities in Cincinnati, Ohio; Saranac Lake, New York; and both Hazelwood and Waverly Hills hospitals in Louisville, Kentucky. The collection includes several photographs from his Hollywood years, including images of Douglas Fairbanks' swimming pool and silent film star Alma Ruben.

Dates: 1922-2011; Majority of material found within 1922-1928

Waverly Hills Training School for Nurses records

Identifier: KORN194
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a ledger of student records transferred from the Waverly Hills Sanitarium to the Louisville General Hospital School of Nurses.It also contains the report of a LGH committee who reconstructed the curriculum in 1943 so they could supply transcript-like information (‘Proof of Theory and Practice’) needed by the alumnae of Waverly Hills for licensing and continuing education purposes.

Dates: 1910-1943

Additional filters:

Tuberculosis -- Nursing 1
Tuberculosis -- Patients 1