International Leprosy Association -
History of Leprosy

International Leprosy Association -
History of Leprosy

Database

Archivo Historico Provincial de Badajoz

Location

Category Institutional Archive
Country Spain
Address Avda. José María Alcaraz y Alenda, 1 (pasaje), 06011 - Badajoz, Spain.
Telephone + 924 255 505 and + 924 255 709
Fax + 924 255 515
Email archivo@dip-badajoz.es
URL http://dip-badajoz.es/

Notes

Archivo Historico Provincial de Badajoz [Historical Archive in Badajoz]

The Archivo Histórico Provincial de Badajoz holds all the documentation related to the old hospitals, health care, charity and welfare institutions since the sixteenth century. This is mainly administrative, legal and financial documentation. This includes a series of boxes that were transferred to the Archive together with the Civil Government Holdings. One of the Sections of the Archive includes welfare and health care activities developed by public and private associations. Moreover, the general clinical records of the Hospital de San Sebastián are also kept in the Archivo Histórico Provincial de Badajoz, including all type of patients; infectious and leprosy patients.

Name of the section: Beneficencia; Dates: 16th century and 19th and 20th centuries

Origin of the documents: charity, church and private foundations, hospital and asylum institutions related to several municipalities in the province Badajoz.

General identification Code: 1.3.2.13 Sanidad y Asistencia Social; Section: Beneficencia/Asistencia; Holdings: 16 boxes; Dates: 1554 to 1997 (Most of the documents belong to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries)

Name of the Series: Hospital de San Sebastián

Type of documents:

  • Defunciones [Deaths]: 1769 to 1993
  • Ingresos y altas de enfermos [movement of patients]: 1801 to 1834

Historias clínicas [Clinicar records]: 1927 to 1991 (Signatures: GC Cajas: 323 to 327 and 329 to 339)

Some Leprosy records on patients and institutions are included.

Entry made September 4, 2006

Contact

Name Archivist
Organization Archivo Historico Provincial de Badajoz
Address Avda. José María Alcaraz y Alenda, 1 (pasaje),, 06011 - Badajoz, Spain.
Telephone + 924 255 505 / + 924 255 709
Fax + 924 255 515
Email archivo@dip-badajoz.es

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