Search for People and Images

 

About the Archives

The Lillian & Clarence de la Chapelle Medical Archives serves as the final repository for the institutional records of the NYU Medical Center, NYU School of Medicine, and all affiliated institutions.  The Archives also contain records of preceding institutions including the Bellevue Hospital Medical College.  

Bellevue School of Nursing

The Training School for Nurses attached to Bellevue Hospital opened in 1873, the first school in United Stated to be run according to Florence Nightingale's nursing principles. 

Highlights from the Archives

Search the Archives to find treasures such as this Bellevue Hospital - operating room amphitheater (c. 1880s).