TMC’s Fifth Commencement (1894)

Medical College Commencement The Journal acknowledges receipt of the following invitation:  “The candidates for degrees of Tennessee Medical college request the pleasure of your company at their graduating exercises, Wednesday evening, March 28, 1894, at 8 o’clock, Staub’s theatre. The … Continue reading

Growing Need for Modern Hospital in 1891

[from the “Editorial” section] The opening of the third annual course of lectures of the Tennessee Medical college were appropriately observed at the college yesterday afternoon.  In his lecture Dr. Ristine said some very important things about the lack of … Continue reading

Details of Knoxville’s Purchase of LMU Hospital

Lincoln Memorial Hospital Will Become City’s Property for Sale Price of $65,000 City Commissioners Agree on Preposition Made by Trustees of Lincoln Memorial University. Hospital Property Acquired by Deal Will Become a Part of Knoxville General Hospital. Improvement of Buildings … Continue reading

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

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