LOWELL CORPORATION HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION
REGISTRY OF PATIENTS
1840-1887
 
In 1840, the first industrial hospital in America opened in Lowell, Massachusetts.  Established and supported by the Lowell textile corporations, the Lowell Corporation Hospital Association was located in the former home of manufacturer Kirk Boott.  It provided health care for the local textile workers and other local residents.

The following is an index of the Lowell Corporation Hospital, Patient Register, 1840-1887.  The register contains about 4,250 records.  Most of the patients are women who work for one of the major Lowell textile companies. They come from all over New England, as well as Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland, and other parts of the United States.  There are many diseases and injuries listed, but the primary illness is Fever and most of the patients are released cured.

 
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Listed By Year
 
1840
1841
1842
1843
1844
1845
1846 
1847
1848
1849
1850
1851
1852
1853 
1854
1855
1856
1857
1858
1859
1860 
1861
1862
1863
1865
1866
1867
1868 
1869
1870
1871
1872
1873
1874
1875 
1876
1877
1878
1879
1880
1881
1882 
1883
1884
1885
1886
1887
 

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