Guide to the Program in Hospital Administration, General Administrative Files

Collection Title: Program in Hospital Administration, General Administrative Files
Dates: 1945, 1948-1962
Identification: 12/2/1
Creator: Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Program in Hospital Administration
Extent: 1 Boxes
Language of Materials: English
Abstract: This series consists of records pertaining to general administrative matters of the Northwestern University Program in Hospital Administration. The records span the years 1945 and 1948 to 1962. Included in the records are four files relating to employment possibilities for Program graduates, one pertaining to hospital accounting, one containing case studies in hospital administration, one including lists of Program applicants and admission inquiries, and one including fund-raising literature for the Program.
Acquisition Information: The files were received from the Program's office in the Graduate School of Management in July, 1976.
Repository: Northwestern University Archives
Deering Library, Room 110
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL, 60208-2300
URL: http://www.library.northwestern.edu/archives
Email: archives@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-3354

Scope and Content

This series consists of records pertaining to general administrative matters of the Northwestern University Program in Hospital Administration. The records span the years 1945 and 1948 to 1962.

Included in the records are four files relating to employment possibilities for Program graduates, one pertaining to hospital accounting, one containing case studies in hospital administration, one including lists of Program applicants and admission inquiries, and one including fund-raising literature for the Program.

Folder 1 contains several job placement exchanges between employers, Program graduates, and the faculty of the Program. The records date from 1948 to 1962.

Folders 2, 3, and 4 also include placement exchanges (separated chronologically) between employers and officials of the Program.

Folder 5 contains lists of applicants (1957, 1958-1960) and inquiries (1959-1961) for and about admission to the Program, a few lists of students, and a small amount of correspondence concerning student candidates for admission.

Folder 6 contains papers, outlines, a copy of a speech by C. Rufus Rorem entitled “Hospital Accounting”, a newspaper article concerning the publication of an accounting textbook by T. Leroy Martin, associate professor of accounting at Northwestern, and correspondence dealing with the importance and functions of hospital accounting and the role of the hospital accountant. These records span the years 1950-1956.

Folder 7 contains copies of a number of short case study problems used in the teaching of Hospital Administration courses. The dated copies fall between the years 1953 and 1959.

Folder 8 includes a brochure (1952) and two letters (1952?) soliciting contributions to the Northwestern University Program in Hospital Administration in the name of Malcolm T. MacEachern–a founder and the first director of that program.

Addition

One file on the Program in Hospital Administration - Personnel Committee has been added to the collection.

Subjects

Corporate Name

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Program in Hospital Administration--Administration


Container List / Contents

  • Addition
      Description of the addition:  One file on the Program in Hospital Administration - Personnel Committee has been added to the collection.
    • Personnel CommitteeBox 1, Folder 9
  • Employment—AlumniBox 1, Folder 1
  • Employment—1959 and beforeBox 1, Folder 2
  • Employment, 1957-1959Box 1, Folder 3
  • Employment, 1960-1962Box 1, Folder 4
  • Lists Applications, Inquiries, etc.Box 1, Folder 5
  • Hospital AccountingBox 1, Folder 6
  • Case StudiesBox 1, Folder 7
  • The Malcolm T. MacEachern FundBox 1, Folder 8