Postcard of the Copley Hospital in Aurora, Illinois. "Copley Hospital: - was founded in 1886 as 'Aurora Hospital'. The name was changed to Copley Hospital in 1932 at which time an endowment was received from Col. Ira C. Copley of Aurora, and a new addition constructed. Copley Hospital is accredited by the College of Surgeons and bears a 'Class A' Rating given by that organization. It maintains a reputation among its patients and former patients as being one of the finest equipped hospital in the country."