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The Royal Albert Institution, Lancaster : for the feeble-minded belonging to Lancashire, Yorkshire, Cheshire, Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland forty-eighth annual report.
- Royal Albert Institution (Lancaster, England)
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Also known as
Annual report. 1911
Lancaster ; Manchester : Royal Albert Institution, 1912.
76 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Dated November 1912
The Royal Albert Institution was originally referred to as the Northern Counties' Asylum for Idiots and Imbeciles in 1866, then the Royal Albert Asylum from 1867-1909
Consists of a list of legacies, a prospectus (Richard F. Cavendish, Charles F. Tetley, Edward B. Dawson, Samuel Keir), list of trustees, presidents, officers and central committee members, a report of the general annual meeting at Liverpool on 28 October 1912 (Samuel Keir), the report of the central committee (Richard F. Cavendish, chairman), the report of the medical superintendent (Archibald R. Douglas), an appeal for £12,000 for the provision of farm and industrial colonies, cases of improvement, the auditor's report (A. B. S. Welch), report of the Commissioners in Lunacy (A. H. Trevor, E. Marriott Cooke), 'Feeble-mindedness and legislation' (by Sir James Crichton-Browne), financial and statistical statements (A. B. S. Welch, Samuel Keir, A. R. Douglas), list of clergymen and ministers, extracts from speeches, presents received, census of imbecile or feeble-minded persons, a list of places that inmates came from, a short article about Brunton House - the asylum's home for "special private pupils", a map and photographs of the Asylum, its grounds & other buildings and the pupils engaged in school lessons, basketmaking, joinery, tailoring etc.
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Location Status AccessClosed storesWLM28.BE5R88 1909-16 Open Online request Location AccessClosed storesWLM28.BE5R88 1909-16 Not requestable
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