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.
This work is an original edition of Hermann Rorschach's book on diagnosis of psychological illness and general psychoanalytical studies, and includes his work with the Rorschach test as a method of psychiatric inquiry.
Full title: Psychodiagnostik: methodik und ergebnisse eines warnehmungsdiagnostischen experiments (deutenlassen von zufallsformen) Mit den zugehörigen tests bestehend aus zehn teils mehrfarbigen tafeln
Full title: The anatomy of melancholy, vvhat it is: VVith all the kindes cavses, symptomes, prognostickes, and severall cvres of it. In three maine partitions with their seuerall sections, members, and svbsections.: Philosophically, medicinally, historically, opened and cvt vp
These records include those of the Friends' Asylum in Philadelphia, which was known for its innovative approach to mental health care for the time. Materials include the Superintendent's journals and day books, minutes of various managing committees, financial information, and weather reports.
This collection contains the diary of Elizabeth R. Shoemaker Taylor who gives an account of Morgan Hinchman's commitment to Friends' Asylum in Frankford, PA, in 1847 which resulted in a lawsuit against his family.
This collection contains one bound volume of minutes and tipped in reports, and a collection of related materials of loose papers. The minutes span from 1922 - 1932, and include minutes from semiannual meetings of the Committee. The loose papers include letters, type and printed reports, and brochures for the hospital.