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Records of the Child Psychiatry Clinic at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Identifier: MSS 401

Scope and Contents note

This is a collection of records of the St. Christopher's Hospital for Children Child Psychiatry Clinic, 1956 to 1988. Materials include: statement of purposes for the clinic; memoranda on policies; information on staff members; reports of activities to the Orthopedic Foundation; brochures for the clinic; invitations and programs; reprints and copies of articles; and photographs of staff. The collection also includes a small amount of historical information on St. Christopher's and correspondence of Carol Krusen Scholz and Mildred R. Lauster.


  • 1956-1989


Biographical/Historical note

The Child Psychiatry Clinic was founded in 1936 at Temple University Medical School. In 1952 the clinic moved from Temple Hospital to St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. The Orthopedic Foundation helped fund this move and continued to be involved in funding the clinic.


0.2 linear feet (1 half document box)

Language of Materials


Records of the Child Psychiatry Clinic at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
2012; revised October 2018
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Finding aid written in English
This collection-level EAD record is a product of the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL) Consortial Survey Initiative, which was funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Repository Details

Part of the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Repository

19 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia PA 19103 United States