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Study of the care of the insane in Kentucky during the 1850's: typescript, 1955, 1956-1955

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Title

Study of the care of the insane in Kentucky during the 1850's: typescript, 1955

Date

1956-1955

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

Arranged by pagination.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Study of the care of the insane in Kentucky during the 1850's: typescript, 1955, 1F56M-205, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

1 reel of microfilm (partial, 87 pages)

Biography/History

History student.

Scope and Content

This is a microfilm copy of a paper entitled, "A Study of the Care of the Insane in Kentucky during the 1850's," written by James L. Evans, a history student at the University of Kentucky, in 1955. The paper, which was submitted in Professor Clement Eaton's History 315a class, discussed generally the care of mental patients prior to 1850. Evans specifically covered the operations of Eastern Lunatic Asylum in Lexington and Western Lunatic Asylum in Hopkinsville in the 1850's.

Subjects

  • Eaton, William Clement, 1898-1980.
  • Evans, James L.
  • Eastern Lunatic Asylum (Ky.)
  • Western Lunatic Asylum (Ky.)
  • University of Kentucky.
  • Insane--Commitment and detention--Kentucky.
  • Psychiatric hospitals--Kentucky.
  • Education, Higher--Kentucky.
  • Students.
  • Lexington (Ky.)--History.
  • Hopkinsville (Ky.)--History

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