|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Morrison, Mary Lane, 1907-1994.|
|Title:||Chatham Nursing Home administrative records|
|Extent:||0.5 cubic feet (1 box)|
The Chatham Nursing Home of Savannah, Georgia, was established in June, 1959, It was operated by the Nursing Home Authority of Chatham County, Inc., from 1961 until 1984. In this year, the nursing home was sold to Executive Medical Corp. (EMC). The Nursing Home Authority fought to regain control of the nursing home during the 1980s. The Chatham Nursing Home's name has changed to Riverview Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Mary Lane Morrison (1907-1994) was born in Savannah, Georgia, the daughter of Mills Bee Lane, Sr. and Mary Comer Lane. She graduated from Smith College in 1929. Morrison was the curator of the Georgia Historical Society and a member of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the state of Georgia. She also served on the Board of the Chatham Nursing Home. She was an author, writing John S. Norris: Architect in Savannah (Savannah, Ga.: Beehive Press, 1980) and editing Historic Savannah (Savannah, Ga.: Historic Savannah Foundation, 2005). Born Mary Lane, she married Howard J. Morrison; they had two sons, Howard J. Morrison, Jr. and Mills L. Morrison, as well as a daughter, Mary M. Morrison Clarke. Morrison died on July 16, 1994.
This collection consists of administrative records kept by Mary Lane Morrison while she was a member of the Board of the Chatham Nursing Home. They include by-laws and minutes of the Board to which are attached various reports for the period, including financial records, patient activities, admissions, doctors' visitations, etc. Some correspondence regarding the activities of the Board is included.
Material was acquired from collector.
[item identification], Chatham Nursing Home administrative records, MS 1211, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Mary Lane Morrison, 1972.
Collection is open for research.
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|1||By-laws (Includes copy of the original charter and revisions.)|
|2||Board minutes and other papers, 1967|
|3||Board minutes and other papers, 1968 January-June|
|4||Board minutes and other papers, 1968 July-December|
|5||Board minutes and other papers, 1969 January-June|
|6||Board minutes and other papers, 1969 July-December|
|7||Board minutes and other papers, 1970 January-May|
|8||Board minutes and other papers, 1970 August-November|
|9||Board minutes and other papers, 1971|