E. B. KRUMBHAAR
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In May of this year, the oldest hospital in what is now the United States entered its third century. The date of origin of institutions of a similar kind and age is often more or less in doubt, but in the case of the Pennsylvania Hospital the records allow no such obscurity. The charter given by the Assembly of the Province of Pennsylvania—with some reluctance to be sure—still is on exhibition at the hospital—bearing the date of January 23, 1751, and the minutes of the Board of Managers—carefully prepared and carefully preserved from the beginning—provide easily available original sources for
KRUMBHAAR EB. THE PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL. Ann Intern Med. 1951;34:1280–1283. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-34-5-1280
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;34(5):1280-1283.
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