Historical information

Board of Management of The Alfred commissioned Ann M Mitchell to write a history of the hospital from its foundation until the nineteen-forties. The hospital treated its first outpatient on 6 March 1871 and its first inpatient on 13 March 1871.


Book details major milestones of hospital's history from 1860's including its naming after Prince Alfred. Records major achievements including important treatment, teaching and research. Lists many important personnel including doctors, nurses, matrons and Board Members.

Physical description

Small Book 299 Pages Red Cover

Inscriptions & markings

The Hospital South of the Yarra, Ann M Mitchell