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Name of Collection: Ogden (Hamer) Methodist Hospital Superintendent’s Log  

Accession Number: AM15-82                               

Given By: Alfred G. Snelgrove, Jr.         

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt: May 15, 2014 

Extent: 1 item 

Inclusive Dates: 1921 - 1958    

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

Log book maintained by Hamer Ogden, Superintendent of Methodist Hospital, from 1921 to 1958. It contains a brief summary of the business of the hospital for each fiscal year beginning in 1922 and ending in 1958. Data includes gross earnings, operating expenses, cash receipts, cash disbursements, cash in bank, accounts payable, free/unpaid work, deaths, births, average daily patients, cost per patient per day, average stay per patient, total operations, students in training, as well as other information.

The log also contains a list of funds given to the Mississippi Methodist Annual Conference each year. The total for the timespan of the log is over $1,000,000.

Mr. Ogden was hired by a member of the Tatum family, possibly Frank. His first day on the job was November 1, 1921.


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