City Hospital Dispensary

Location: Corner Saratoga and Calvert Streets, Baltimore, MD

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1890
    Notes: “The City Hospital Dispensary was reopened in the new building of the College of Physicians and Surgeons on Monday….” See source for remainder of information.
    Source: “Medical ItemsMaryland Medical Journal XXIV(November 1, 1890): 22
  • Dates: 1901
    Notes: (Formerly, the Washington University Dispensary. Under present management since 1877) Corner Saratoga and Calvert Sts. C&P telephone, St. Paul 1865; Maryland telephone, Courtland 614. Hours, 12 m. to 2 p.m. Part of the City Hospital. Connected with, and supported by, the College of Physicians and Surgeons. Separate department for diseases of the eye and ear; throat, nose and chest; nervous systems; gynecology; genito-urinary diseases; diseases of the stomachl dermatology; diseases of children; surgery, and general medicine. Clinical laboratory has been added. Accident ward open day and night. Outside visits sometimes made. In 1900, 25,000 prescriptions filled.
    Source: Charity Organization Society, Directory of the Charitable and Beneficent Organizations of Baltimore together with Legal Suggestions, Etc. Baltimore: : 44