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Asylums ephemera.

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Box file containing items of ephemera in acid free sleeves. Includes Argyll and Bute District Lunatic Asylum (bill, 1915), Ashwood House (Kingswinford, a private asylum for ladies and gentlemen, 1879?), Tooting Bec Asylum (1907), Home Heidebloem, Wesemael, Dundee Royal Lunatic Asylum (1908), Berkshire County Asylum, Moulsford (fund-raising theatre programmes,1874-1905, including two "nigger entertainment"s), Royal Albert Institution (1920s), Devon Mental Hospital (1951), The Cassel Hospital, Devon Mental Hospital management committee, Glasgow Royal Lunatic Asylum (receipt, 1888), Haydock Lodge (Aston-in-Mackerfield, Lancashire), Lawrence House (York), Laurel Bank (Fulham), Laverstock House (Salisbury), Lime Tree House (Acomb, York), Stretton House (Church Stretton), Moat House (Tamworth), Peckham House (Peckham, London), House of recovery and retreat for the insane (Loughall, Co. Armagh), the National Society for Lunacy Reform, Metropolitan Asylums Board, North Wales Mental Hospital (Denbigh, 1960), City Mental Hospital (Whitchurch, 1944), City of London Mental Hospital (1900?), County of Lancaster Lunatic Asylum (1852), Glasgow Royal Asylum / Royal Lunatic Asylum (1891, 1913, 1915), The Coppice Lunatic Asylum, Nottingham (1862, 1881),Mental Nurses Association, Licensed Victuallers' Asylum (Old Kent Road, 1877), Derby County Lunatic Asylum (1886), Upton Mental Hospital visiting committee (Chester, 1927),Morpeth County Asylum (1883), Cheshire County Lunatic Asylum (Parkside, near Macclesfield, 1903), Wiltshire County Asylum (Devizes, 1915), Coton Hill Institution (Stafford, 1860s), Charity Organisation Society (1903), Dinsdale Park Retreat (near Darlington, ca. 1870 : for mental invalids)

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1 box ; 34 x 33 cm.


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