Image from page 201 of “New York Nursery and Child’s Hospital Annual Report” (1910)
Title: New York Nursery and Child’s Hospital Annual Report
Year: 1910 (1910s)
Authors: New York Nursery and Child’s Hospital
Subjects: New York Nursery and Child’s Hospital Maternal health services Child health services Charities, Medical–New York (State)–New York Foundlings care Child care
Publisher: New York Nursery and Child’s Hospital
Contributing Library: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Samuel J. Wood Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Metropolitan New York Library Council – METRO
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-continuedcontroversy relative to our rights in the Lexington Avenue property, andthat this decision will be favorable to our claim. The Treasurers Report annexed further emphasizes the necessityof having one institution rather than two. I would draw your attention to the fact that the Building Fundamounts to about $43,000, and would recommend that it be transferredfrom the banking house where it is now deposited, at a low rate of in-terest, and that certain of the mortgages held by the hospital be trans-ferred to the Trustees. The cash will thus be available for generalexpenses; and the Trustees amply protected. As the reports from the various officers and committees herewithattached give full information regarding the operations of the currentyear, there would seem to be no necessity of repeating them here. Thestatements in them as well as the interesting and intelligent work notedin the reports show with what energy, ability and faithfulness all havelabored during the past year. 12
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It is to be also noted that the various committees, as shown by theirreports, have received much assistance from certain associations in-directly connected with our work, as well as from many enthusiasticmembers. The labor incident to the Charity Ball was well done, render-ing it a complete success. Your President feels assured that we are about to enter upon a newand enlarged field of usefulness. He recognizes the fact that the firstyears of a combination between two separate bodies are ones of stress,during which it is difficult to do ample justice to the traditions of thepast and yet fulfill the aims of the future. The work of a charitable hospital may be divided into three parts: 1. That similar to any other corporation, namely: the question offinance. This phase has been necessarily prominent during the pasttwo years. If however, we come to an agreement with the city, we willthen be in a position to view more clearly the broader principles whichshould shape the policy of all char
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