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Scope and Content Note
The William Randolph Sims Papers consists of records primarily related to the York County Hospital. Dr. William Randolph Sims, Jr. (1886-1972) was a longtime Chairman of the York County Hospital as well as the former Vice-President and Manager of J.P. Phillips Drugs Inc. The York County Hospital opened on May 15, 1940 in the corporate limits of the Town of Ebenezer (now part of Rock Hill, SC) and included a nursing school and a home for nursing students. It was approved by the American College of Surgeons on February 2, 1944. It was later replaced by the Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, which was built in 1983. The papers consists of board of trustee meeting minutes, financial records, business correspondence, papers on construction, and correspondence concerning the York County Hospital.
The Dr. W.R. Sims, Sr. Papers were deposited with the Archives via Mr. Fred Ellison on June 12, 1981.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Dr. William Randolph Sims Papers - Accession 406". Finding Aid 1324.