Creator

Date Original

1901-1978

Description

This collection contains records and pamphlets pertaining to Dr. Runyan's medical practice.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph P. Runyan founded St. Luke's Hospital in 1911, after moving to Little Rock from Pine Bluff in1898. He was nationally known for his work as a surgeon. Active in many professional organizations, Runyan served as president of the Arkansas State Board of Health (1904-1906), secretary of the Arkansas Medical Society (1901-1904), as well as dean and president of the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Little Rock, from its founding in 1906 until it merged with the medical department of the University of Arkansas in 1912.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000189

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Joseph P. Runyan collection, MS.000189

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Joseph P. Runyan collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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