The Philadelphia State Hospital at Byberry : a history of misery and medicine

[Publisher-supplied data] The Quaker City and its hospitals were pioneers in the field of mental health. Yet by the end of the nineteenth century, its institutions were crowded and patients lived in shocking conditions. The mentally ill were quartered with the dangerously criminal. By 1906, the city...

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Main Author: Webster, J. P.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Charleston, SC : The History Press, [2013]
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Pennsylvania Room (open stacks)

Call Number: UPA/Ph RC 445 .P43