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First Hospital

FIRST HOSPITAL IN THE LATE 1890S DR. WM. F. SNOW CONCEIVED THE IDEA OF A STUDENT HOSPITAL GUILD FOR STANFORD STUDENTS. A TYPHOID EPIDEMIC IN 1902-3 EMPHASIZED A NEED FOR A HOSPITAL. CONCERNED ...


FIRST HOSPITAL
IN THE LATE 1890S DR. WM. F. SNOW CONCEIVED THE IDEA
OF A STUDENT HOSPITAL GUILD FOR STANFORD STUDENTS. A
TYPHOID EPIDEMIC IN 1902-3 EMPHASIZED A NEED FOR A
HOSPITAL. CONCERNED CITIZENS AND STUDENTS PROVIDED FUNDS
FOR THE TRANSFORMATION OF A THREE-STORY HOME ON THE
CORNER OF LYTTON AND COWPER INTO THE CITY'S FIRST HOSPITAL

PLAQUE PLACED BY CITY OF PALO ALTO IN COOPERATION WITH
THE PALO ALTO HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION ON THE OCCASION OF
PALO ALTO'S 75TH ANNIVERSARY, APRIL 14, 1969.

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