Douw Hospital. Report.
Notes from PHS visit 1-02-2013
Douw Hospital. Report. Douw Hospital for Women and Children, Peking, China. (Peking: Presbyterian Mission, 1921) (20 pages)
Contains 11 b/w images (most ca. 2” x 4”, low res)
Archives RG 352
Perkins, Sara Emily. Papers, 1950-55.
Folder 352-1-3 contains newspaper clippings with pictures (photocopies) of her release from Chinese prison in 1955.
Folder 352-1-4 contains 3 small b/w photos w/ Sara Perkins. One is from 1950 with a Chinese graduate nurse, in a garden in front of building with tall pillars. One after her release from prison, 1955. One is undated.
Archives RG 360-30-47
Cochran, Mary F. Williams (Mrs. Williams Cochran).
Folder contains application documents to Board of Foreign Missions for becoming a missionary wife, resumes and biographical info, and misc. correspondence, typed and handwritten. 1 b/w portrait photo, 1931 (approx. 2” x 3”). She was married to a missionary physician, Williams Cochran, and some of their time was at Douw. They returned to U.S. permanently in 1950.
Archives RG 360-30-46
Cochran, Williams, M.D.
Folder contains records of his medical missionary work in China, as well as correspondence. He was at Douw twice: July – Dec. 1948 and Oct 1949-June 1950. Married to Mary, Williams Cochran, see above.
RG 31, Box 38, Foreign Missions
Full of very fragile, handwritten correspondence, but no minutes.
R7 PA ZNB (2 items)
(1) North China Mission (Pres. Ch. In U.S.A.). A brief report of work, 1909-10.
p. 14: Medical Work for Women. Reports on Douw Hospital. Pressing/urgent needs: waiting room for more affluent patients who can pay; isolation ward. Slight advance in women willing to undergo surgery, including one who had 85 lb. tumor removed, and who brought 100 eggs as a thank you. No pictures of Douw.
(2) North China Mission (Pres. Ch. In U.S.A.). A brief report of work, 1910-11.
p. 7 – brief report on Women’s Hospital (Douw Hosp. for Women). Dispensary visits nearly 9,000 but only 83 in-patients. Wards too small. 150 house calls, including calls to palaces of a princess and of a duchess. Dr. Elizabeth Lewis & Dr. Leonard made most of the house calls. Miss McKillican trained nurses — 3 Chinese girls graduated. No images of Douw.
includes 2 photos: Lewis (Dr.?), Mrs. Lewis (Dr.wife?), Dr. Eliza Leonard, Miss MicKillcan (1906 photo); and 1910 photo includes Dr. Leonard, Dr. Lewis, Miss McKillican.
MR7 PA ZNM v. 1
Minutes of the North China Mission of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., 1911-23
1911 Index: Douw Hospital: p. 2, 4, 18, 20, 21
Decision to move the location of the Women’s Hospital to a newly-acquired property west of the Men’s Hospital and to convert the current Women’s Hosp. into a residence.
1912 Index: Hospitals, p. 5.
Intention of Peking Station to use Stokes legacy funds for enlargement and consolidation of two hospitals. (is one Douw?)
p. 19, in Report of Mission Estimate Committee, under B. — Class VIII: Requests for New Property, in order of importance.:
“1. Peking, Additional land west of men’s hospital………300 (U.S. Gold)
(Have on hand a small balance of the grant from the Kennedy fund; will need in addition the amount here stated.)”
1913 Mentions Douw Chapel (is that affiliated with the Hospital, or separate?) — $1500 (Gold) needed to finish (p. 14, under Estimates for Class VIII-New Property.in order of relative importance. 7 in list.
Hospitals, p. 36 (index): plans to enlarge Men’s & Women’s hospitals and place them in close proximity, but not join them at this time.
1914: Estimates (p. 16) mentions Douw Chapel [is chapel related to hospital?]: “2: Balance needed for Douw Chapel 3,300.” Nothing in index.
Index: Douw Fund, Use of the p. 29 [ note that Douw fund does not seem to relate to hospital]
Douw Hosp, Nurse for p. 14 – nurse needed because of heavy work load of Drs. Leonard and Bash, running new hospital, in addition to medical and teaching work.
1916: nothing in index
1917: nothing in index
1918: Medical Committee Report (p. 4): nothing about Douw.
1919: Medical Committee Report (p. 22): no meeting, nothing to report.
1920: Hospital Committee Report: Nurses Training: Douw Hosp. – Miss McKillican, Miss Winchester.
Property Committee: basement of Douw Hosp. – “nurses’ dining room servants’ room fumigating room, two store rooms and a six bed charity ward have been put into shape.”
1921 [ stopped here – ran out of time]
Notes from PHS visit 1-10-2013
NJ2St83d Sweeter, A.J. A directory of medical missions, head stations and foreign staff, London, World Dominion Press, 1927
p. 9: Peking, Douw Hospital. Dr. Clementine Bash (Miss). Nurses F. 1; Beds 45; inpat 488; outpat 4890.
NT8 D661 lm Dodd, E.M. [Edward Mills], M.D. Medican Missions in Peace and War. Board of Foreign Missions of the Presb. Ch. In U.S.A. New York, .
Nothing specific about Douw.
NT8 P92whc Women’s Foreign Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church (Philadelphia). Medical Mission Series: Hospitals in China, 1912. Small booklet.
P. 10: “The Douw Hospital for Women is under Dr. Leonard. The receipts pay all the current expenses, but it greatly needs a waiting-room for the high-class patients, and an isolation ward. Newarly 10,000 patients visited the dispensary last year. The physician is called to many official families.”
MR7 PA ZNM v. 1
Minutes of the North China Mission of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., 1911-23 (continue from 1921):
1921 – pages 23-24. Dr. Hinkhouse. Dr. Bash on leave. Interesting discussion re reluctance of patients to enter hospital, said to be improving. Scan?
1922 – p. 31 -32: Dr Bash has returned from her furlough and Dr. Hinkhouse goes out this year on her furlough. Dr.Kuoa has entered her fourth year of service, and Dr. Wang has completed her first year of internship. Stats cited, and money requests (“Mex.” — Mexican?)
1923 – p. 12, [exec. Comm. Actions] 152. “Owing to serious illness of Dr. Kuo as well as Dr. Leonard, we unted with the Peking Station in asking the Council to request the Board to allow Douw Hospital to apply temporarily the funds earmarked for a foreign nurse to the running expenses of the hospital.”
Pp. 24-28 Medical and Hospital Committee Report: long, interesting discussion of state of missions — including problems of severe and sometimes fatal illnesses of staff. Douw not specifically mentioned.
Vol. 2, 1924-34
1924 -Medical and Hospital Comm. Report, pp. 26-30. Rather uneventful year (no floods, famine, war or plague).
p. 28 Douw has planned but not yet implemented a hospital advisory board.
List of committee recommendations.
p. 29 Douw Hospital plan proposed.: [Report of Hosp. & Med. Comm. Recommendations]: “2569. (4) That we as a Mission approve the action of the Peking Station in the plan to convert Douw Hospital into a general hospital and re-open medical work for men as soon as the building formerly occupied by the An-Ting hosital for men can be put in repair for the use of a Nurses’ Home, and the appointment of a man physician-surgeon is secured. The above plan is intended to take the place of the more extensive program adopted by this Mission in 1922, I.e., participaton with the Americna Board in a union hospital for men, at a cost of Gold $65,000 per mission.”
p. 15 Douw boiler grant request. [Executive Comm. Adopted] “16201. Approved the Peking request that we ask from the Council’s Emergency Fund the sume of $1425. for the purchase of a new steam boiler for Douw Hosptial.”
p. 28 – addition of Dr. Margaret Hudson on the Douw Hospital Staff for the present year.
p. 19 – Douw Hosp. Septic Tank.
[Exec. Comm Adopted] 2720 Voted to request a grant of Mex. $560. from the China Council Emergency Fund to meet an expense incurred in connection with the septic tank of Douw Hospital, Peking.”
Douw mentioned pp. 10, 14, 15
10 – “2810. Voted to ask for the return as soon as possible of Miss Sara E. Perknis, R.N. to Douw Hospital, to be the Superintendent of the Nurses’ Training School, with the understanding that she will be given ample time for language study.”
p. 14 – “2853. Voted to ask the Board for an annual appropriation of $2500 gold, for the operating expenses of Douw Hospital.”
p. 15 – “ 2854. Voted to ask the Board for an emergency appropriation of $2500 gold, to take care of the deficit and expenses of Douw Hospital for the year 1928-29.”
p. 15 – “ 2858. Voted to ask the China Council for a grant of $60 per month, local currency, for the salary of Dr. Chang T’ing Jui, to be employed by Douw Hospital.”
Medical Committee Report: p. 23 Dr. Hinkhouse at Douw Hosp. ; p. 24 Recommenedations:
[2891. That Dr. Hinkhouse be requested to remain in Peking in Douw Hospital until the middle of October when Dr. Bash is expected to return, after which time Dr. Hinkhouse returns to Paotingu.”
p. 28 - Medical Committee Report - para on Douw Hosp. reported by Dr. Bash and Miss Perkins.
Douw Hosp. appropriation, p. 37.
[Property Comm. Recommendatons]: “3082. It is recommended that the Mission request the Board to grant permission to Douw Hospital to use the gold balance of approximately $400 which is left from special appropriation No. 7820 (for the completion of the west wing) in changing the heating system in the east section of the hospital building from a one-way pipe system to a two-way pipe system in order to put the entire heating system into satisfactory condition.”
Med. Comm. Report p. 30 “Douw has finished off the second floor of the west wing for a growing obstetrical practice, a sun porch has been added to the men’s ward. The out-patient department and laboratory have been re-arranged resulting in increased efficiency to both.
“…..The libraries, English and Cinese, both at Hugh o”Neill and at Douw, have been greatly improved owing to the gifts of generous friends….”
p. 31 Douw stats (also for other 2 stations)
Frontispiece: Photograph by the Secretary of the 1931 meeting of North China Misson.
Medical Comm. Report, p. 26
Frontispiece: Photograph by the Secretary of the 1932 meeting of North China Misson.
Medical Comm. Report, p. 27.
Medical Comm. Report, p. 22
Douw mentioned p. 23
Medical Comm. Report, p. 29-36
Douw mentioned pp. 30, 31, 32
Vol 3: 1935-1941
Medical Comm. Report
p. 23 mentions Douw staff.
p. 24 Medical Comm. Report – mentions Douw (1 para)
p. 49 Property List, 1936.
1. Peiping–Douw Hospital, completon, of X-ray apparatus………..10 C 42 T………C $2,000
Chinese physician’s house……..10 C 12.……….$3,000
Medical Comm. Report
Pp. 29-30 Douw Hosp. Report (scan?)
1938 – has very poor quality group photo, no caption.
Medical Comm. Report
Pp, 38- 39 Report on Douw Hosp. (scan?)
1939 – has slightly better but poor quality photo, no caption.
Medical Comm. Report
Pp. 33-34 > 1 p. report on Douw (scan?)
p. 31 Douw Hospital
Exec. Comm. Actions: “House No 6 for Douw Hospital. Voted to request the Board, through China Council, to set aside House No. 6 Peking (10 C 11) as part of Douw Hospital for use of the Chinese Women staff members.”
p. 64 Douw Hospital in property list, 1940: “3. Peking. Douw Hospital Extension of Outpatient Department US$2000.
p. 43 – over a page report on Douw (scan?)
p. 17 Douw Hospital Chinese Physician’s Residence
[Exec. Comm. Report] “4107. Douw….Residence. In view of the fact that the plans for the Douw Hospital, Chinese physicians’s residence (10C12) have been approved by the Architect Building Bureau and the contract already let, it is voted to accept the plans and authorize the construction of the building.”
p. 22 - 4139. Peking Station, Douw Hospital, Chinese Executive Committee. Voted to approve the action of Peking station in entrusting the administration of Douw Hospital to a Chinese executive committee.”
p. 52 Report of Medical Comm.
Para about Douw. Slight increase in outpatient treatment. Totally inad. Out-p. facil. Bed occupancy over 87%.
MR7 PA ZNAS North China Mission of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Annual Station Reports, August 1905-August 1906. 1906.
p. 4: “The Douw Hospital was open for eleven months of the past year. Dr. Leonard reports 94 in-patients….144 visits to homes, and 7375 dispensary treatments……[continues to page 5 - scan?]