Circa 1870 - 1960 Archive of the Career of a Military & Hospital Medical Administrator in New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia + Miscellaneous Ephemera
(Americana - Career Archive - Medical Professional - Hospital Administration)

New York, NY: Not Published, 1890. F Hundreds of career-related separate pieces of ephemera for Julius Edward Stohlman, Jr. (Circa 1869 - 1962). Included is a list of his hospital administration and superintendent positions at: the Presbyterian Hospital, NYC; The German Hospital (Superintendent before WWI, became Lenox Hill Hospital); City Hospital Jersey City; General Hospital, Paterson NJ; German Hospital (Brooklyn- became Wyckoff Heights Hospital); New York Asylum; St. Luke's Philadelphia; Osteopathic Hospital Phil. He also had a military career in the medical reserves, seeing deployment during the Buffalo railroad strikes in the 1890s, during WW I and into the 1920s; Stohlman tried to re-enlist in 1940 but was turned down due to his age (71 at the time). Papers here record his commissions, references and notes on service. After his long medical administrative career he worked for the Philadelphia Credit Bureau on Chestnut St. The company "Digest" (here) notes that " is a sincere pleasure to introduce "Doc" Stohlman to you who will be 86 years of age in November 1956. He is proud of his record of never being late and seldom away from work..." In 1958, Stohlman typed a letter to the Social Security Administration, noting that he is "...a widower in my 88th year of age...still employed clerically at the Phila. Credit Bureau...," inquiring whether he must report his SS as an earning on his taxes. Here also are dozens of letters or copies of letters of recommendation and recommendation from employers and military commanders familiar with him and his work. Also in the archive is a large scrapbook with news-clippings and notes regarding his career in medical administration, often detailing the controversies dealt with by himself and the institutions served. With ephemeral material including a few scraps concerning Stohlman family business, including a coal outfit in Brooklyn and materials regarding applying to West Point and other schools. (with) A 1848 printing of "Singet dem Herrn ein neues lied!..." by Friedrich Stohlmann, Baltimore: Im Verlage des Luth. Kirchenboten. This volume with extensive annotations and tipped-in slips of paper with corrections and quotes in German, perhaps by the author. An OCLC search at time of cataloging indicates two institutional holdings for this printing, United Lutheran Seminary, PA. & the U. of Chicago. Miscellaneous materials include greeting cards, letters from the military, social security and banking institutions and a few photographs. Scrapbook newsprint pages worn, chipped, darkened; printed materials in good condition, an interesting and chronologically lengthy medical administration and related career archive. Good Paperback (Item ID: 26071)


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