St. Albans and other regional hospitals
SC 206

Summary Information

McConnell Library Archives and Special Collections
St. Albans and Other Regional Hospitals
SC 206
Date [inclusive]
0.5 Linear feet
Physical Description
Contains booklets, newsletters, reports, newspaper clippings, and articles.
Located in locked compact shelving, level 1.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], St. Albans and Other Hospitals in Virginia Collection, Special Collections, McConnell Library, Radford University, Radford, VA.

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials on St. Albans Psychiatric Hospital, Radford Community Hospital, Roanoke Memorial Hospital, and other regional hospitals. Included are brochures, annual reports, newsletters, and other information from St. Albans dating from the 1970s, materials from the Radford Community Hospital, a 1978 Annual Report from Roanoke Memorial Hospital, and articles about other hospitals dating from the 1930s and 1950s. Also included are articles about St. Albans' care for coal miners.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

McConnell Library Archives and Special Collections

McConnell Library
PO Box 6881
Radford, Virginia

Restrictions to Access

An appointment for research is required. The collection is open for research. No interlibrary loan.

Custodial History

Contains publicly available materials originally collected in clipping files in McConnell Library, culled to create this collection in 2012.

Procesing Information

Processed by Brandon Edwards and Gene Hyde, February-March 2012.

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See In appreciation of a distinct need : 75th anniversary history of Saint Albans Psychiatric Hospital, Inc. / by Monty S. Leitch (1991)

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Collection Inventory

Box 1: St. Albans and Other Hospitals in Virginia 

Folder 1: Booklets, "St. Albans Psychiatric Hospital," 1975 

Folder 2: Newsletter, "Various Topics of St. Albans," The Saint Albanac, April 1975 - January 1979 

Folder 3: Newspaper Clippings, "First Pride fo St. Albans," Roanoke Times, April 1, 1976 

Folder 4: Booklets, "St. Albans Annual Reports," 1976-1977 

Folder 5: Letter, "St. Alban Appointment of Raymond Sleszynski," March 14, 1977 

Folder 6: Brochure, "St. Albans Hospital" 

Folder 7: Brochure, "Welcome to...RCH," 1973 

Folder 8: Newsletters, "Radford Community Hospital," RCH Informer, December 1977 - Summer 1978 

Folder 9: Report, "RCH Annual Report," 1978 

Folder 10: Booklet, "History of the Crippled Children's Hospital," Richmond, VA, 1924 

Folder 11: Booklet, "Report on Receiving Systems and Hospitalization Needs," Virginia Hospitals for Mental Patients, 1934 

Folder 12: Newspaper Clippings, "Virginia Hospitals: Giles, Jackson, and Others," March 21, 1937 - July 25, 1953 

Folder 13: Brochure, "Foundation for Mental Health Publications List," 1960 

Folder 14: Booklet, "Roanoke Memrial Hospital Annual Report," 1977-1978 

Folder 15: Kit, "Blue Cross and Blue Shield Major Medical Expense Record" 

Folder 16: "Private Psychiatric Services for Miners - Appalachian Area," Bedford W. Bird and Don Philips, American Journal of Public Health - Nations Health, Vo. 56, No. 5, May 1966 (mentions St. Albans)