Study of the Care of the Insane in Kentucky during the 1850s typescript

Descriptive Summary

Title
Study of the Care of the Insane in Kentucky during the 1850s typescript
Date
1955
Extent
0.1 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Psychiatric hospitals -- Kentucky
Mentally ill -- Commitment and detention -- Kentucky
Education, Higher -- Kentucky
Students.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Preferred Citation
M-205: [identification of item], Study of the Care of the Insane in Kentucky during the 1850s typescript, 1955, University of Kentucky Libraries Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
James L. Evans was a history student at the University of Kentucky in 1955.
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.

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Study of the Care of the Insane in Kentucky during the 1850s typescript, 1955

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