Memories of William Howell, M. D.

Monument Honors “Beloved” Dr. Boyd by Charles V. Patton – Knoxville Journal, January 29, 1956, Page 3-D There stands at the corner of Gay Street and West Main Avenue entrance to Knoxville County Court House, a marble monument imposing in … Continue reading

First Knoxville Hospital Listed in 1885

First Hospital in Knoxville Listed in 1885 Makeshift Institution for Care of Patients Located in Old Strong Home by Peggy Levy Knoxville Journal, April 26, 1936 [page not indicated on clipping] What is almost our first thought today when illness … Continue reading

Price of Blood at Knoxville Hospitals in 1954

Price of Blood and Method of Repayment Differ at Each of Knox’s Four Hospitals Knoxville News-Sentinel, January 7, 1954, Page 10 A person sick enough to need a blood transfusion has neither the time nor the strength to make a … Continue reading

Hospital Was Luxury in 1880’s Knoxville

Hospital Was Luxury in ‘80s First Had Few Beds by Henry Evans – Knoxville News-Sentinel, Aug 18, 1961, Page C-10 Only a year or so before the first copies of The Knoxville Sentinel were inked and sold, Knoxvillians had discovered … Continue reading

Knoxville Hospitals’ Beds and Nurse Situation (1949)

Scarcity of Hospital Beds Ends, Nurse Situation Remains Unchanged Knoxville Journal, December 16, 1949 (page not noted on clipping) There is no longer a scarcity of hospital beds and rooms here, but officials report little change in the nursing situation … Continue reading

Knoxville Hospitals’ Spectacular Advances (as of 1942)

Knoxville Hospitals Have Made Spectacular Advances — First Unit Had 20 Beds by Clara Ferrell Pollard — “Cavalcade Section,” Knoxville Journal, Nov. 8, 1942 Fifty years ago people were afraid to go to the hospital for fear of dying, while … Continue reading

KGH Charter and By-Laws, Published 1904

CHARTER, BY-LAWS AND REGULATIONS KNOXVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL Knoxville, Tennessee 1904 Incorporated 1899 Press of GAUT-OGDEN COMPANY Knoxville, Tenn. [Page 5] CHARTER. The Knoxville City Hospital is organized and operated under the provisions of Chapter 137 of the Acts of the … Continue reading

Deed: LMU to City of Knoxville, 1917

Lincoln Memorial University to the City of Knoxville THIS INDENTURE made this 14th day of December A. D. 1917 between the Lincoln Memorial University, a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Tennessee, having its principal office at … Continue reading

City of Knoxville Purchases LMU Hospital in 1917

The City of Knoxville’s purchase of Lincoln Memorial Hospital, which was located across Cleveland Place from Knoxville General Hospital, occurred in late 1917 to early 1918.  Some resources say LMU was sold to the University of Tennessee, but that is … Continue reading