Smyrna Hospital Auxiliary Papers

Smyrna Hospital Auxiliary

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Title: Smyrna Hospital Auxiliary Papers

Dates: 1968-1982

Creator: Smyrna Hospital Auxiliary

Summary/Abstract: The Smyrna Hospital Auxiliary was an organization devoted to volunteering at and improving the Smyrna Hospital. Records of the club, as well as information about the hospital, comprise this collection of papers.

Quantity/Physical Description: Approximately 1 linear foot

Language(s): English

Repository: Albert Gore Research Center, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 37132, (615) 898-2632

Restrictions on Access: None

Copyright: It is presumed that corporate and individual copyrights in manuscripts, photographs, and other materials have been retained by the copyright owners. Copyright restrictions apply. Users of materials should seek necessary permissions from the copyright holders to comply with U.S. copyright laws.

Preferred Citation: (Box Number, Folder Number), Smyrna Hospital Auxiliary Papers, Albert Gore Research Center, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Acquisition: The collection was de-accessioned by the Smyrna Public Library and transferred to the Albert Gore Research Center on October 5, 2005.

Processed By: Original Processor undetermined

Arrangement: The collection is arranged alphabetically by item type: attendance rolls, disaster evacuation plan, financial reports, job descriptions, membership lists, minutes, newspaper clippings, and newsletter. The attendance rolls, financial reports, and minutes are also organized chronologically. The donor’s original order has been maintained as much as possible, especially for the scrapbook.

Biographical Note: The Smyrna Hospital Auxiliary was founded in 1966. Members volunteered at the Smyrna Hospital doing anything from making beds to changing bed pans. The organization also held annual membership teas, teas to welcome new doctors to the hospital, and organized an annual fundraiser, the Christmas bazaar, to purchase new equipment for the Smyrna Hospital.

Scope and Content: The Smyrna Hospital Auxiliary Collection covers the organization's activities during the period from 1968 to 1984. The collection materials include financial reports, a hospital disaster plan, job descriptions, minutes, a newsletter, and a scrapbook.

Associated Materials: For additional information regarding the Smyrna Hospital see oral history interview MT0216 with Socrates B. Pinto.

Related Collections: There are no known related collections.

Subject Terms

Places
Smyrna, Tennessee

Subjects (General)
Hospitals
Women’s Clubs and Organizations
Volunteerism

Material Types
Financial reports
Printed Materials
Minutes
Newsletter
Scrapbook

Inventory:

Box

Folder

Series

Description of Contents

1

1

Attendance rosters

Attendance rosters, 1973-1987

1

2

Disaster evacuation plan

Disaster evacuation plan

1

3

Financial reports

Financial reports, 1979-1980, 1981-1982, 1983-1986

1

4

Hospital Week (newsletter), 1986

Hospital Week (newsletter), 1986

1

5

Job descriptions

Job descriptions

1

6

Membership lists

Membership lists, 1974-1975, 1978

1

7

Minutes

Minutes, 1973-1975

1

8

Minutes

Minutes, 1976-1977

1

9

Minutes

Minutes, 1978-1979

1

10

Minutes

Minutes, 1980-1982

1

11

Minutes

Minutes, 1983-1984

1

12

Minutes

Minutes, 1985-1987

1

13

Policy--allowable appliances

Policy--allowable appliances

2

0

Scrapbooks

Scrapbooks, 1968-1971, 1972-1975