Oakdale Sanatorium Records
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Scope and Contents
The Records of Oakdale Sanatorium include photographs, newsletters, and patient council meeting minutes. The collection does not include patient records; these are maintained by University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
- Creation: 1920-2001
- Oakdale Sanatorium (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.
Biographical / Historical
The Oakdale Sanatorium was established in 1907 by the State of Iowa in response to a growing tuberculosis epidemic. Over the next 70 years the facility was used to house patients in need of a variety of treatments.
20.00 Linear Feet
Method of Acquisition
The records were transferred from Oakdale Hall to the University Archives in 2001. Finding aid released May 2010.
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