Knoxville’s Hospitals — a 1917 Overview

The hospitals of this city are very interesting in their every detail. There are about thirty-five hospitals and sanitariums in Knoxville. The Knoxville General is constructed of beautiful red brick, with all the walls covered with green trailing vines. The … Continue reading

Knoxville Hospitals 80-Year Retrospective in 1961

Hospital Was Luxury in ’80’s – First Had few Beds by Henry Evans Only a year or so before the first copies of the Knoxville News Sentinel were inked and sold, Knoxvillians had discovered a new luxury – the hospital. … Continue reading

Carnegie Report Derides Tennessee Medical Schools (1910)

Attack Made on Tennessee More Low-Grade Medical Schools than any State Carnegie Foundation Formulates Accusation Some Excuses Made for the Alleged Conditions, but the State Is Charged with Making the Worst use of the Means at Its Command New York, … Continue reading

LMU Hospital Almost Became First Baptist Facility

Baptists May Assume Lincoln Hospital Knoxville, Tenn., Nov. 18. — (Special.) — Lincoln Memorial hospital, valued at $100,000, located at Knoxville, but the property of Lincoln Memorial university at Harrogate, which is soon to be closed for financial reasons, may … Continue reading

Fort Sanders 20 Years Old (1940)

Hospital Launched Feb. 22, 1920; Party Is Held A little more than 20 years ago, two doctors were busy at old Lincoln Memorial Hospital.  Dr. Kyle Copenhaver had a non-infectious patient.  The late Dr. L. L. Sheddan had an infectious … Continue reading

Lincoln Memorial University Described in 1908

Tells of Lincoln University.  Representative W. P. Brownlow of Tennessee Talks of Realization of One of Martyred President’s Dreams New York Friday, Dec. 11. — Writing of the Lincoln Memorial University, which the Lincoln Centennial Endowment Fund Committee proposes to … Continue reading

Lucille Dobson Goggans, 1913 Graduate

We have not yet been able to verify Lucille Dobson Goggans was a graduate of KGH.  Research continues.   Mrs. Roy Goggans, Ex-Head of Nurses at TB Clinic, Dies Mrs. Roy Goggans, former matron and superintendent of nurses at Woodlawn … 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