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Mentally ill

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Boston Lunatic Hospital patient register

Identifier: 8504.002
Scope and Contents note This collection contains only one volume of records from the Boston Lunatic Hospital. This volume is a list of patients who entered the Boston Lunatic Hospital between December 1839 and February 1854. A note on the first page of the volume states that this list was compiled from the monthly reports submitted to the Board of Visitors of the Hospital by the Superintendant of the Hospital. There are also a couple of pages of printed text, which list the members of the Board of Visitors for the...
Dates: 1839-1854

Record of fees in cases of insanity

Identifier: 2430.005
Scope and Contents Record of receipt of fees paid to officers and witnesses in cases of insanity.
Dates: 1862-1874

Report of the Superintendent of the Boston Lunatic Hospital and Physician of the Public Institutions at South Boston

 Item — Box SB - 011: Series IV, Folder: 6
Identifier: 0140.025
Scope and Contents note The Physician of the Boston Lunatic Hospital summarized the period from July 1, 1840 to June 30, 1841. In numerical tables and in prose, the report categorizes the admissions and discharges, the patients' ages occupations and marital status, and the duration and causes of their insanity. Separate tables provide admission and discharge statistics for diseases suffered by patients of the House of Industry hospital and at the House of Corrections hospital.
Dates: 1841 July 1