Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, page 13

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, page 13

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02435
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, page 13
Historic Street Address: 312-322 Walnut Street
Historic Street Address: 36th & Spruce Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00768, top [image dimensions 8.2 cm x 19.0 cm]:

Depicts the hospital building originally named College Hall, built 1871-72, on the West Philadelphia campus of the University of Pennsylvania. Designed by architect Thomas Webb Richards, the building later became known as Logan Hall, and then Claudia Cohen Hall. HUP, as it is known, was the nation's first teaching hospital.


Item pdcc00769, bottom right [image dimensions 16.3 cm x 11.3 cm]:

Shows a single-story cottage with a dormer roof. A lady in a long dress stands holding a window shutter on the side of the building. The Quaker Almshouse was erected in 1713 on the property of John Martin who intended it to be used to assist "poor, impotent and necessitous Friends."  It was torn down in 1876.

Building demolished: YES ca. 1876

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.147221
Geocode Latitude:39.946799

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.9
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Richards, Thomas Webb, 1836-1911 - Architect