Anna Cope Evans suffered a nervous breakdown in 1900 and spent time in "Bournewood" in Brookline, MA. The collection includes her letters from Bournewood as well as letters from Rachel Cope Evans, Anna's mother, on her daughter's health and recovery.
These papers, collected by Edward Charles Spitzka, contain newspaper, magazine, and medical journal clippings from 1895 to 1903 that describe the research, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness, or “insanity.”
Contains the lunacy laws, the nosology, aetiology, statistics, description, diagnosis, pathology, and treatment of insanity : with an appendix of cases (1879). Book by Bucknill, John Charles, 1817-1897.; Tuke, Daniel Hack, 1827-1895, joint author. Publisher Philadelphia : Lindsay and Blakiston
List of, and guidelines for, initial financial supporters of the Retreat, at York, for the care of persons afflicted with mental illnesses.
BOUND WITH: A meeting of Friends was held at York the 28th of 6th month, 1792, for the purpose of taking into consideration the propriety of providing a retired habitation... for the members of our Society... who may be in a state of lunacy.
The committee appointed by the Yearly Meeting, held at Philadelphia, to take under consideration the subject respecting a provision for such of our members as may be deprived of the use of their reason, reported .
Friends Hospital records. to which are added a brief notice of similar institutions in transatlantic countries and in the United States, and an essay on the causes, duration, termination and moral treatment of insanity, with copious statistics (1841)
By Earle Pliny.
Book by Conolly, John. List of plates: Derby Lunatic Asylum [a plan] -- General plan of a lunatic asylum : proposed at the request of the Hon. Hugh Bell, Halifax, Nova Scotia, for 200 patients -- Bird's-eye view of Jamaica Asylum -- General arrangement of a lunatic asylum, now in the course of erection at Kingston, Jamaica, 1847.
Characteristic traits of insanity, as displayed in the cases of one hundred and forty patients of both sexes, now, or recently, confined in New Bethlem. To the above are added, a succinct history of the establishment, its rules, regulations, treatment of patients. 1823. Publisher London, Sherwood, Jones and co.
Two treatises on the human mind from a nineteenth century physiological perspective. The first treatise is a general study of the human nervous system and discusses the doctrine of innate ideas, and the effects of climate, education and religon on human development. The second treatise is a study of nervous disorders. Language: French. Author: Georget, Etienne Jean, 1795-1828.
some suggestions are offered towards an improved mode of treating diseases of the mind, and some rules proposed which it is hoped may lead to a more humane and successful method of cure 1811. Author Cox, Joseph Mason, 1762-1822.; Dobson, Thomas, 1751-1823, publisher.; Friends Hospital records, 1812-1965.
how the Odell lunacy law has destroyed the influence of the medical superintendents of the state hospitals for the insane, and subjected both the finances and employees [sic] of these great humanitarian institutions to political control : opinions of the non-partisan medical journals. Author: Odell, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Barker), 1854-1926.
With a list of the dead; of the donations for the relief of the poor, and a variety of other interesting particulars. Author: Richard Folwell. Publisher:
Philadelphia : Printed by Richard Folwell, no. 33, Carter's-Alley
Currie, William, 1754-1828.; Dobson, Thomas, 1751-1823 printer.; Pennsylvania. Governor (1790-1799 : Mifflin), dedicatee.; College of Physicians of Philadelphia.
1794. Publisher: Philadelphia : Printed by Thomas Dobson.
to which is annexed the rise and progress of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America. Containing a narrative of the yellow fever ... 1793; with an address to the people of color in the United States. 1887.
Author: Slade, Adolphus, Sir, 1804-1877. Habit of Muslims to wear verse amulets to ward off evil; dearth of water and neglect of water works; Sultan entertaining his troops; banquet given by Grand Vizier for diplomatic corps; re colleague Cumberbatch
"committee for watering the city"; bridge over the Schuylkill; rental property of the city corporation; fire relief for Dock Street (May 9, 1806); health laws. Collection Identifier: HC.MC-1013. Box 1 Folder 4