Massachusetts Archives


Photographs of sanatoriums [Massachusetts Division of Sanatoria and Tuberculosis Control]

Part of: Massachusetts Division of Sanatoria and Tuberculosis Control

Photographs of sanatoriums, 1908?-194-? (Bulk: [1908?]-1930).

ca. 330 photographs in 2 boxes
Call no.: HS6.12/1353X

Scope and Content: The Trustees of Massachusetts Hospitals for Consumptives (officially the Trustees of Hospitals for Consumptives) were established preliminarily in 1907, when they were known as the Massachusetts Commission on Hospitals for Consumptives, and permanently in 1910.  They were replaced by the Division of Sanatoria in the Dept. of Public Health in 1919, which agency was known successively by various names; by 1968, from which time it ceased to function at the divisional level, as the Division of Sanatoria and Tuberculosis Control.
ArrangementIn four subseries: (1) Rutland State Sanatorium (2) North Reading State Sanatorium (3) Lakeville State Sanatorium (4) Westfield State Sanatorium
Notes: Westfield photographs may include those belonging to Henry Dexter Chadwick, first superintendent. Transferred to Archives from Dept. of Public Health (Tuberculosis Control), 1984
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