Babies' Hospital/Coit Memorial

<1908> - <1926>:437 High Street, corner Bank Street
15 Roseville Ave.
So. 9th Street

Opened in 1896

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History & Records Location (Rutgers University Library)

Newspaper Articles

December 12, 1909 - Two Members Resign from Hospital Board

 

From: Social Service Directory of Newark 1912:

Babies received up to three years old. Offers medical and surgical aid and nursing for babies suffering from acute and non-contagious diseases. Capacity, 30 ward patients. Admission to the hospital is by direct application. Charity cases taken by application to the Overseer of the Poor and on the written permit from Board of Health (City Dispensary).

Clinic - For Children only, under three years of age and suffering from non-contagious diseases.

A Training School for Nursery Maids is maintained.

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During the latter part of the 1960's Babies' Hospital merged with the Presbyterian Hospital and relocated to So. 9th Street. Babies Hospital remained a functioning hospital until February 1997 as part of the United Healthcare System. The Certificate of Need for Children's Hospital went to Newark Beth Israel Medical Center on Lyons Avenue.

1900 US Census Newark NJ
ED 68
LDS FILM NUMBER 1240964

1930 Booklet on the History of Babies' Hospital

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Pages 10-11

Pages 12-13

Name Index

Allison, G. A., Miss
Page 9

Barker, George, Mrs.
12

Bleyle, Herman C.
7

Burnett, Curtis R.
12

Burns, Florence P., Miss
12

Burrows, William R., Mrs.
13

Clark, J. William
7

Clark, W. Campbell
7

Coe, James A.
7

Coit, Henry Leber, Dr.
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13

Coit, Henry L., Mrs.
13

Coit, John Summerfield, Rev.
5

Conklin, Franklin
12

Contrell, John P.
7

Cromwell, M. A., Miss
9, 12

Dusenberry, James P.
7

Farrell, Charles L.
12

Farrell, Charles L., Mrs.
13

Flud, Felix
12

Francisco, Stephen
6

Frelinghuysen, Frederick
7

Gibson, J. R., Mrs.
9

Gwinnell, Annie M., Miss
9, 13

Hamberg, Augustus V.
12

Harden, John R.
12

Harris, Elwood, C.
7

Heath, Edmund F., Mrs.
7

Holzhauer, Charles
7

Ill, Edward. J. Dr.
7

Kinney, Thomas T., Mrs.
8

Kipp, Charles J., Dr.
7

Kitchell, Joseph F.
7, 12

Lenz, Charles, O., Mrs.
13

Martin, A. F. R., Mrs.
8

McCarter, Uzal H.
12

Morris, Fannie M., Miss
9

Murray, Eugene W., Mrs.
10, 13

Murray, Eugene W., Dr.
11, 12

Remer, John
7

Scudder, Edward W., Mrs.
13

Staehlin, Edward, Dr.
7, 8

Strauss, Bernard
7

Thomkins, Maude H., Miss
9

Walhauser, H. J. F., Mrs.
13

Ward, Leslie D., Mrs.
8

Watkins, Clara E., Miss
9, 12

Wherry, Elmer, G., Dr.
13

Young, Henry
12