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Hospital Addition
Pecos, Texas


Description: Hospital addition
Other Names:
Address: 601 South Hickory, Pecos, Reeves County, Texas
Type: medical
Original Client: Drs. Jim Camp and Hilliard Camp
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1937
Condition: extant

Architect or Firm: Gustavus A. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: approximately 70 feet x 30 feet

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: stuccoed
Roofing Materials: shingle
Other Materials Used: wood eaves
Remodeling and Additions:

Present Owner:
Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library, L-68, one blueprint floor plan, dated February 20, 1937.
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography: (1)Alton Hughes, Pecos РA History of the Pioneer West, (Seagraves, Texas: Pioneer Book Publishers, 1978). On the hospital, see pages 50-51; on Dr. Jim Camp, see pages 268-269.

Remarks: (1) The plans are to add a wing with offices, a lab, and an emergency room. The wing harmonizes with the pre-existing building.
(2) The original building of 1929 was the first hospital in Pecos, and was designed by Trost & Trost.

Prepared for the El Paso Public Library by Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1990