History of U.S.A. General Hospital No. 1 (Columbia War Hospital), Gunhill Road and Bainbridge Avenue, New York City, prepared for the Surgeon General by Joseph C. Yaskin.../ History of Columbia War Hospital & data from July 1st, 1919 by William P. Herrick


Typescript history of the U.S. Army's General Hospital No. 1, completed in Oct. 1919 and covering the entire time of its operation, 1917-1919. Included are a brief account of its origin as the Columbia War Hospital; descriptions of its buildings and medical services; statistics on admissions, discharges, and types of illnesses treated; lists of personnel; and photographs of grounds, exteriors and interiors of buildings, and physicians and patients.

Though Yaskin and Herrick are named as authors on the title page, it is impossible to tell from the manuscript which parts they wrote individually.


Joseph C. Yaskin

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Physical Description: 

1 v. ([5], viii, 57 p. and 20 photographs) ; 27 cm. x 21 cm.


Cite as: 

"History of U.S.A. General Hospital No.1," Archives & Special Collections, Columbia University Health Sciences Library.