Hermann Hospital (Houston, Tex.)

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Hermann Hospital (Houston, Tex.)

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  • Hermann Hospital

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  • Hermann Hospital

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Hermann Hospital was a public hospital endowed by George Hermann (1843-1914) with a fortune accumulated through investments in oil and real estate. The hospital opened south of downtown Houston in the summer of 1925. It merged with Memorial Hospital in 1999 to create Memorial Hermann Health System. The original Spanish-style building is now part of Children's Memorial Hermann in the northwest corner of the Medical Center.


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Hermann Hospital archives (1869-1999)

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Hermann Hospital archives

is the predecessor of

Hermann Hospital (Houston, Tex.)

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The Hermann Hospital archives predated and overlapped with Hermann Hospital but occupy IC 086 and include materials from both the Hermann Estate offices and the Hospital itself.

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Memorial/Hermann Healthcare System (1997-)

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Memorial/Hermann Healthcare System

is the successor of

Hermann Hospital (Houston, Tex.)

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Description of relationship

Memorial Hermann Health System, IC 071, was created in 1999 through a merger of Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hospital.

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