Newark Eye & Ear Infirmary

1880 - <1892>: Rankin Mansion (High Street & Springfield Avenue)
<1892> - <1906>: 60 Stirling Street (building sold to the Hebrew Educational Alliance)
<1908> - <1912>: 77 Central Ave.
1969 - <?>: 15 So. 9th Street

Incorporated January 1, 1880 - Existed in 1982
1957 - Merged with 3 other Organizations to form United Hospitals Medical Center.

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History (Rutgers University Library)

History & Records Location (Rutgers University Library)


Memorial Tablet to Late Dr. Kipp at Infirmary - Newspaper Article

Merged with Presbyterian Hospital and relocated to So. 9th Street around the late 1960's.

From "Essex County, NJ, Illustrated 1897":

One of the most charitable institutions in Essex County, is the Eye and Ear Infirmary. The hospital was founded in February, 1880 for the gratuitous treatment of the poor.

From: Social Services Directory of Newark 1912

Receives patients afflicted with diseases of the eye and ear. Capacity, about 40: two private rooms and 38 ward patients. The eye and ear patients 2 PM daily, except Sundays. Diseases of the nose and throat treated daily at 11 AM except Sundays.