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St. Mary’s Hospital (Knoxville, Tenn.)

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John Burkhart interview , 2003

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Scope and Contents Interview with Dr. John Burkhart by McClung Collection Director Steve Cotham in 2003.

Burkhart discusses growing up in Knoxville in the 1920s and 1930s, attending Belle Morris Elementary School and Knoxville High School, Fountain City, street cars, medical school, his career as a physician at his private practice and St. Mary's Hopsital, Dr. Nichopolous and Elvis Presley, preaching at the Prebyterian Church and his work with local civic organizations.
Dates: 2003

St. Mary’s Hospital Collection (Gift of John M. Burkhart, MD).

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Identifier: MSC 0317
Scope and Contents Opened on April 22, 1930, St. Mary’s Memorial Hospital was built on Knoxville’s Oak Hill Avenue as the third Catholic hospital established in Tennessee. Through the leadership of the Sisters of Mercy, many landmark additions were made to the hospital over the years including the East Tennessee Cancer Clinic in 1937 and the first cerebral palsy clinic in East Tennessee in 1948. Many notable doctors and staff worked for St. Mary’s over the years including Drs. Herbert Acuff, Jacob Bradsher, &...
Dates: 1927-2019

St. Mary’s Hospital, Knoxville, Tenn.

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Identifier: PAS 0115
Scope and Contents St. Mary’s Hospital, Knoxville, Tenn. Newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs documenting the history of St. Mary’s.
Dates: 1920S-1990S