Finding aid for the George Washington Crile World War I Photographs

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Crile, George Washington
Title: George Washington Crile World War I Photographs
Dates: 1915-1919
Extent: 0.60 linear feet (2 containers)
Abstract: George Washington Crile (1864-1943) was an internationally-known surgeon and co-founder of the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. He was also a respected medical scientist whose research and writings included surgical shock, glandular function, blood pressure and transfusion, shell shock, and the effects of wartime surgery. He served in the Army Medical Corps during the Spanish American War. During World War I, he was surgical director at the American Ambulance Hospital in Neuilly, France. In 1917, he organized and trained medical personnel from Lakeside Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, who then served at United States Army Base Hospital No. 4 in Rouen, France. In 1921, he co-founded the Cleveland Clinic, serving as president (1921-1940) and as a trustee (1921-1936). In 1913, Crile helped found the American College of Surgeons, and was a member and officer not only of that organization, but also of the American Medical Association, American Surgical Association, Royal Academy of Surgeons, and the Royal Academy of Medicine. The collection consists of mounted photographs of layout pages for the Album de Las Guerre, depicting Army Base Hospital No. 4 in France during World War I. Includes a folder of original negative sleeves with notes for this picture group and for PG 15 George W. Crile Family Photographs.
PG Number PG 108
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English