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Hopemont Hospital Cirkut Photographs

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3539

Scope and Contents

Ten photographs documenting the West Virginia State Tuberculosis Sanitarium at Hopemont in Preston County, West Virginia. Photographs show buildings, grounds, and patients. The photographs include views of the facility looking east and west; an interior shot of the dining hall with residents at meal time; and an exterior view of the Gore Hospital building. Includes nine cirkut or panoramic photographs (two of which show the same image) and one standard size photograph.

Contents List:

Box 1; unfoldered; State Sanitarium "looking east", Hopemont, WV (Looking East at the Buildings and Grounds at Hopemont State Tuberculosis Sanitarium, Preston County, W. Va.); 1927/07/05

Box 1; unfoldered; Gore Hospital Building on the Grounds of the Hopemont Tuberculosis Sanitarium in Preston County, W. Va.; undated

Box 1; unfoldered; Buildings and Grounds at Hopemont Tuberculosis Sanitarium, Preston County, W. Va.; ca. 1930 Panoramic Composite Box; 3539 folder; Lakin College, Hopemont, WV (Patients on the Sun Porch of Lakin Cottage at the Hopemont Tuberculosis Sanitarium, Preston County, W. Va.); ca. 1930

Panoramic Composite Box; 3539 folder; Dining Hall, Hopemont Tuberculosis Sanitarium, Preston County, W. Va; ca. 1930

Panoramic Composite Box; 3539 folder; State Sanitarium "looking east", Hopemont, WV (Looking East at the Buildings and Grounds at Hopemont State Tuberculosis Sanitarium, Preston County, W. Va.); 1927/07/05

Panoramic Composite Box; 3539 folder; Hopemont, WV (Scenic View of Hopemont Hospital Buildings and Grounds, Preston County, W. Va.); 1938/06/24

Panoramic Composite Box; 3539 folder; Hopemont Looking West (Looking West at the Buildings and Grounds at the State Sanitarium at Hopemont, Preston County, W. Va.); 1932/09/24

Panoramic Composite Box; 3539 folder; WV State Sanitarium, Hopemont, WV (Buildings Under Construction at the State Sanitarium at Hopemont, Preston County, W. Va.); 1920

Panoramic Composite Box; 3539 folder; Hopemont, WV (Grounds of Hopemont Tuberculosis Sanitarium, Preston County, W. Va.); ca. 1930

Dates

  • 1920-1938

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (Summary: 2 3/4 in. (1 document case, 2 1/2/ in); (1 oversize folder, 1/4 in.))

Overview

Ten photographs documenting the West Virginia State Tuberculosis Sanitarium at Hopemont in Preston County, West Virginia. Photographs show buildings, grounds, and patients. The photographs include views of the facility looking east and west; an interior shot of the dining hall with residents at meal time; and an exterior view of the Gore Hospital building. Includes nine cirkut or panoramic photographs (two of which show the same image) and one standard size photograph.

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/

Separated Materials

Separated to A&M 3540: Seventy-six photographs featuring Hester Luetta Harr, a patient at the sanitarium during the late 1920s, including candid portraits of patients and staff. The collection also includes several views of the Cheat River. Includes 76 photographs (53 items 2.75 in. x 4.5 in., 9 items 3.5 in. x 5.75 in., 8 items 2.5 in. x 3.5 in., 5 items 3 in. x 5 in., 1 item 1 in. x 3.5 in.).
Title
Hopemont Hospital Cirkut Photographs, 1920-1938
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

Contact:
1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US
304-293-3536