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1892--Executive Committee authorizes rental of house owned by James Galt to be used as infirmary (Executive Committee Minutes, August,  1892, p. 72)
 
1892--Executive Committee authorizes rental of house owned by James Galt to be used as infirmary (Executive Committee Minutes, August,  1892, p. 72)
question of establishment of an infirmary referred to Executive Committee, BofV provided the amount to be expended shall not exceed the sum of $1400 (BofV, p. 316)
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..question of establishment of an infirmary referred to Executive Committee, BofV provided the amount to be expended shall not exceed the sum of $1400 (BofV, p. 316)
"I should suppose that a frame building with four comfortable rooms, in the rear of the lot, would be suitable for our purposes. (BofV, p. 320)
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.."I should suppose that a frame building with four comfortable rooms, in the rear of the lot, would be suitable for our purposes. (BofV, p. 320)
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1893--committee to obtain plans and specifications (BofV, June  1893, p.  351)
 
1893--committee to obtain plans and specifications (BofV, June  1893, p.  351)
plans accepted (BofV, Sept.  1893, p. 357)
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..plans accepted (BofV, Sept.  1893, p. 357)
"The infirmary to be placed on the lot to be purchased form Mr. M. Morris.if not, in the College inclosure about opposite said lot." 90' x 200' lot from Mattie C. and Willard F. Morris
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.."The infirmary to be placed on the lot to be purchased form Mr. M. Morris.if not, in the College inclosure about opposite said lot." 90' x 200' lot from Mattie C. and Willard F. Morris
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1894--Built west of Old Taliaferro Dormitory
 
1894--Built west of Old Taliaferro Dormitory
BofV and its committees hereafter to meet in Infirmary building (BofV, June 1894, p. 366)
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..BofV and its committees hereafter to meet in Infirmary building (BofV, June 1894, p. 366)
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1895-1919-used for BofV meetings
 
1895-1919-used for BofV meetings
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1919--small wooden building
 
1919--small wooden building
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1922--mens, right of Taliaferro, women's in Jefferson, Rm 7 (BofV, 1922, p. 377)
 
1922--mens, right of Taliaferro, women's in Jefferson, Rm 7 (BofV, 1922, p. 377)
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1928-29--Infirmary also on third floor of Tyler
 
1928-29--Infirmary also on third floor of Tyler
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1930--plans presented for new infirmary, contract to J.W. Davis, Newport News for $69,630.00 (BofV, March 1930, p. 261)
 
1930--plans presented for new infirmary, contract to J.W. Davis, Newport News for $69,630.00 (BofV, March 1930, p. 261)
contract March 14, to be completed by September 1
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completed by September 5 (JACC to John G. Pollard, Sept. 5, 1930, 1982.45 under Budget--Infirmary
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..contract March 14, to be completed by September 1
College hospital built (present Hunt Dormitory)
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..completed by September 5 (JACC to John G. Pollard, Sept. 5, 1930, 1982.45 under Budget--Infirmary
to be located where the garden pool is situated on South Boundary Street, south of Tyler Hall, east of Dining Hall.  Brick, 135' x 60', 2 1/2 stories,  one side for women, other for men.  Some individual rooms, most space made into wards.    Central portion between men's and women's sections to be rooms for nurses, diet kitchens, reading rooms, etc.  Automatic elevator, electric signal system in rooms and wards.  Upper decks of porches at each end of building for sun porches.   (FH, 3/7/1930, 1)
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foundation nearing completion (FH,  5/2/1030,  1)
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..College hospital built (present Hunt Dormitory)
contract to J.W. Davis of Newport News for $74,912.86 (BofV, June 1930, p. 271)
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completed and open.  Girls' section south side, boys' section on north. Single and double rooms on 1st and 2nd floors.    3rd floor isolation ward, 6 sun parlors, 2 on each floor at extreme northern and  southern  ends  (FH,  9/26/1930,  7)
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..to be located where the garden pool is situated on South Boundary Street, south of Tyler Hall, east of Dining Hall.  Brick, 135' x 60', 2 1/2 stories,  one side for women, other for men.  Some individual rooms, most space made into wards.    Central portion between men's and women's sections to be rooms for nurses, diet kitchens, reading rooms, etc.  Automatic elevator, electric signal system in rooms and wards.  Upper decks of porches at each end of building for sun porches. (FH, 3/7/1930, p. 1)
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..foundation nearing completion (FH,  5/2/1030,  1)
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..contract to J.W. Davis of Newport News for $74,912.86 (BofV, June 1930, p. 271)
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..completed and open.  Girls' section south side, boys' section on north. Single and double rooms on 1st and 2nd floors.    3rd floor isolation ward, 6 sun parlors, 2 on each floor at extreme northern and  southern  ends  (FH,  9/26/1930,  7)
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1934--designated as David King Infirmary by BofV, June 8,  1934, p. 10.  Named for David J. King.
 
1934--designated as David King Infirmary by BofV, June 8,  1934, p. 10.  Named for David J. King.
 
1938--used for men
 
1938--used for men
1951--old infirmary (8  rooms) should be converted for rental by College staff (BovV, May 1951, p. 196)
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1951--old infirmary (8  rooms) should be converted for rental by College staff (BovV,May 1951,p.196)
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1958--old infirmary still used as dormitory, capacity of 13  (BofV, Sept. 6, 1958, p. 87) [also used for football players according to Dudley Jensen]
 
1958--old infirmary still used as dormitory, capacity of 13  (BofV, Sept. 6, 1958, p. 87) [also used for football players according to Dudley Jensen]
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1964--old infirmary torn down to make way for new bookstore (had been moved to rear of Morris House)    (BofV, May 9, 1964, p. 518-519;  FH,  10/16/1964,  4)
 
1964--old infirmary torn down to make way for new bookstore (had been moved to rear of Morris House)    (BofV, May 9, 1964, p. 518-519;  FH,  10/16/1964,  4)
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1965--King Infirmary 2nd and 3rd floors converted to dormitory rooms  (FH,  5/14/1965,  1)
 
1965--King Infirmary 2nd and 3rd floors converted to dormitory rooms  (FH,  5/14/1965,  1)
 
1973--Old King Infirmary renamed James Madison Hall, converted to residence hall    (FH,  10/5/1973,  10)
 
1973--Old King Infirmary renamed James Madison Hall, converted to residence hall    (FH,  10/5/1973,  10)
  
1974--New David J. King Infirmary Built.  College Hospital renamed Althea Hunt Residence.   (WMN, 5/21/1974, 4; BofV, May 1974, p. 243)
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1974--New David J. King Infirmary Built.  College Hospital renamed Althea Hunt Residence. (WMN, 5/21/1974, 4; BofV, May 1974, p. 243)
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1987--north end porch rebuilt, double hung windows installed. Summer  1987.
 
1987--north end porch rebuilt, double hung windows installed. Summer  1987.
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PHOTOGRAPHS
 
PHOTOGRAPHS
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1894-95-William and Mary Catalog, P. 41
 
1894-95-William and Mary Catalog, P. 41
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1901-Colonial Echo, p. 68
 
1901-Colonial Echo, p. 68
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1904-05-Catalog,  p.  28
 
1904-05-Catalog,  p.  28
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1908-Catalog, p.  1
 
1908-Catalog, p.  1
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1918-Catherine Dennis Scrapbook (1984.10,  p.  33)
 
1918-Catherine Dennis Scrapbook (1984.10,  p.  33)
  
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
*University Archives Buildings File (2007), '' '', Earl Gregg Swem Library, The College of William and Mary.
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*University Archives Buildings File (2007), ''Infirmaries'', Earl Gregg Swem Library, The College of William and Mary.
  
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''See also Hunt Hall''
  
 
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[[Category: College of William and Mary Buildings]]
 
[[Category: College of William and Mary Buildings]]

Revision as of 13:01, 23 October 2007

Infirmaries

1892--Executive Committee authorizes rental of house owned by James Galt to be used as infirmary (Executive Committee Minutes, August, 1892, p. 72) ..question of establishment of an infirmary referred to Executive Committee, BofV provided the amount to be expended shall not exceed the sum of $1400 (BofV, p. 316) .."I should suppose that a frame building with four comfortable rooms, in the rear of the lot, would be suitable for our purposes. (BofV, p. 320)

1893--committee to obtain plans and specifications (BofV, June 1893, p. 351) ..plans accepted (BofV, Sept. 1893, p. 357)

.."The infirmary to be placed on the lot to be purchased form Mr. M. Morris.if not, in the College inclosure about opposite said lot." 90' x 200' lot from Mattie C. and Willard F. Morris

1894--Built west of Old Taliaferro Dormitory

..BofV and its committees hereafter to meet in Infirmary building (BofV, June 1894, p. 366)

1895-1919-used for BofV meetings

1919--small wooden building

1922--mens, right of Taliaferro, women's in Jefferson, Rm 7 (BofV, 1922, p. 377)

1928-29--Infirmary also on third floor of Tyler

1930--plans presented for new infirmary, contract to J.W. Davis, Newport News for $69,630.00 (BofV, March 1930, p. 261)

..contract March 14, to be completed by September 1

..completed by September 5 (JACC to John G. Pollard, Sept. 5, 1930, 1982.45 under Budget--Infirmary

..College hospital built (present Hunt Dormitory)

..to be located where the garden pool is situated on South Boundary Street, south of Tyler Hall, east of Dining Hall. Brick, 135' x 60', 2 1/2 stories, one side for women, other for men. Some individual rooms, most space made into wards. Central portion between men's and women's sections to be rooms for nurses, diet kitchens, reading rooms, etc. Automatic elevator, electric signal system in rooms and wards. Upper decks of porches at each end of building for sun porches. (FH, 3/7/1930, p. 1)

..foundation nearing completion (FH, 5/2/1030, 1) ..contract to J.W. Davis of Newport News for $74,912.86 (BofV, June 1930, p. 271) ..completed and open. Girls' section south side, boys' section on north. Single and double rooms on 1st and 2nd floors. 3rd floor isolation ward, 6 sun parlors, 2 on each floor at extreme northern and southern ends (FH, 9/26/1930, 7)

1934--designated as David King Infirmary by BofV, June 8, 1934, p. 10. Named for David J. King. 1938--used for men

1951--old infirmary (8 rooms) should be converted for rental by College staff (BovV,May 1951,p.196)

1958--old infirmary still used as dormitory, capacity of 13 (BofV, Sept. 6, 1958, p. 87) [also used for football players according to Dudley Jensen]

1964--old infirmary torn down to make way for new bookstore (had been moved to rear of Morris House) (BofV, May 9, 1964, p. 518-519; FH, 10/16/1964, 4)

1965--King Infirmary 2nd and 3rd floors converted to dormitory rooms (FH, 5/14/1965, 1) 1973--Old King Infirmary renamed James Madison Hall, converted to residence hall (FH, 10/5/1973, 10)

1974--New David J. King Infirmary Built. College Hospital renamed Althea Hunt Residence. (WMN, 5/21/1974, 4; BofV, May 1974, p. 243)

1987--north end porch rebuilt, double hung windows installed. Summer 1987.


PHOTOGRAPHS

1894-95-William and Mary Catalog, P. 41

1901-Colonial Echo, p. 68

1904-05-Catalog, p. 28

1908-Catalog, p. 1

1918-Catherine Dennis Scrapbook (1984.10, p. 33)


References

  • University Archives Buildings File (2007), Infirmaries, Earl Gregg Swem Library, The College of William and Mary.

See also Hunt Hall