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19th Century
Mental Institutions, Insane and Lunatic Asylums


Source: "Index to Hospital Reports" covering c. 1830-1896

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ALABAMA
TUSCALOOSA
Alabama Insane Hospital
Alabama Bryce Insane Hospital
American Association for the Cure of Inebriates.


ARKANSAS
LITTLE ROCK
Arkansas Lunatic Asylum.


CALIFORNIA
NAPA
Napa State Asylum for the Insane

PATTON
Southern California State Asylum for the Insane and Inebriates.

SANTA CLARA
State Insane Asylum at Agnews

STOCKTON
Asylum for the Insane of the State of California


COLORADO
PUEBLO
Colorado Insane Asylum


CONNECTICUT
HARTFORD
Retreat for the Insane at Hartford.


CONNECTICUT
LAKEVILLE
Connecticut School for Imbeciles.

MERIDEN
State Reform School (Meriden, Conn.)

MIDDLETOWN
General Hospital for the Insane of the State of Connecticut Connecticut Hospital for the Insane
Connecticut Hospital for Insane, Middletown, Conn. [1881?] v.63

Connecticut Industrial School for Girls

NEW HAVEN
General Hospital Society of Connecticut

WETHERSFIELD
Connecticut State Prison (Somers, Conn.)
1876: v.41
Index to Hospital Reports, Part 1, by Place and Name 6


DAKOTA TERRITORY
YANKTON
Dakota Hospital for the Insane (Yankton, Dakota Territory)

JAMESTOWN
North Dakota Hospital for the Insane


DELAWARE
Delaware State Hospital


GEORGIA
MILLEDGEVILLE
Georgia Lunatic Asylum


ILLINOIS
Cook County Hospital for the Insane

ANNA
Illinois Southern Hospital for the Insane

CHESTER
Illinois Asylum for Insane Criminals (Chester, Ill.)

ELGIN
Illinois Northern Hospital for the Insane (Elgin, Ill.)

JACKSONVILLE
Illinois Institution for the Education of Feeble-Minded Children (Jacksonville, Ill.)
Illinois State Hospital for the Insane (Jacksonville, Ill.)
Illinois Central Hospital for the Insane (Jacksonville, Ill.)

KANKAKEE
Illinois Eastern Hospital for the Insane (Kankakee, Ill.)

LINCOLN
Illinois Asylum for Feeble-minded Children


INDIANA
EVANSVILLE
Southern Indiana Hospital for the Insane

INDIANAPOLIS
Indiana Hospital for the Insane
Central Indiana Hospital for the Insane

LOGANSPORT
Northern Indiana Hospital for the Insane at Longcliff, near Logansport

RICHMOND
Eastern Indiana Hospital for the Insane.


IOWA
CLARINDA
Iowa Hospital for the Insane (Clarinda, Iowa)

INDEPENDENCE
Iowa Hospital for the Insane (Independence, Iowa)

MOUNT PLEASANT
Iowa Hospital for the Insane (Mount Pleasant, Iowa)


KANSAS
OSAWATOMIE
Kansas State Insane Asylum (Osawatomie, Kan.)

Kansas State Insane Asylum at Topeka


KENTUCKY
ANCHORAGE
Fourth Kentucky Lunatic Asylum
Central Kentucky Lunatic Asylum
Central Kentucky Asylum for the Insane

HOPKINSVILLE
Western Lunatic Asylum of Kentucky
Second Kentucky Lunatic Asylum
Western Kentucky Lunatic Asylum
Western Kentucky Asylum for the Insane

LEXINGTON
Kentucky Eastern Lunatic Asylum
First Kentucky Lunatic Asylum
Eastern Kentucky Lunatic Asylum
Eastern Kentucky Asylum for the Insane


LOUISIANA
JACKSON
Louisiana Insane Asylum


MAINE
AUGUSTA
Maine Insane Hospital


MARYLAND
BALTIMORE
Maryland Hospital for the Insane.
Mount Hope Institution (Baltimore, Md.)
Mount Hope Retreat (Baltimore, Md.)
Sheppard Asylum.
St. Joseph's General Hospital (Baltimore, Md.)

SYKESVILLE
Second Hospital for the Insane of the State of Maryland


MASSACHUSETTS
BARRE
Private Institution for the Education of Feeble-minded Youth

BOSTON
Boston Lunatic Hospital
Boston Insane Hospital
McLean Asylum for the Insane in Charlestown
Massachusetts School for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Youth
Perkins Institution and Massachusetts Asylum for the Blind

BRIDGEWATER
State Farm (Bridgewater, Mass.)

DANVERS
State Lunatic Hospital (Danvers, Mass.)
Danvers Lunatic Hospital (Danvers, Mass.)

FOXBORO
Massachusetts Hospital for Dipsomaniacs and Inebriates

MEDFIELD
Medfield Insane Asylum

NORTHAMPTON
Northampton Lunatic Hospital. aka State Lunatic Hospital (Northampton, Mass.)

TAUNTON
State Lunatic Hospital at Taunton (Mass.) aka Taunton Lunatic Hospital (Taunton, Mass.)

TEWKSBURY
State Almshouse (Tewksbury, Mass.)

WESTBOROUGH
Westborough Insane Hospital (Mass.)

WINTHROP
Boston Insane Hospital. Plans, descriptions and estimates of the Boston Hospital for the Insane, at Winthrop.

WORCESTER
Worcester Lunatic Hospital aka State Lunatic Hospital at Worcester
Temporary Asylum for the Chronic Insane (Worcester, Mass.)


MICHIGAN
IONIA
Michigan Asylum for Insane Criminals aka Michigan Asylum for Dangerous and Criminal Insane at Ionia

KALAMAZOO
Michigan Asylum for the Insane

PONTIAC
Eastern Michigan Asylum for the Insane aka Eastern Michigan Asylum

TRAVERSE CITY
Northern Asylum for the Insane at Traverse City (Mich.) aka Northern Michigan Asylum at Traverse City


MINNESOTA
ROCHESTER
Second Minnesota Hospital for Insane

ST. PETER
Minnesota Hospital for Insane.


MISSISSIPPI
JACKSON
Mississippi State Lunatic Asylum

MERIDIAN
East Mississippi Insane Asylum


MISSOURI
FULTON
Missouri State Lunatic Asylum (Fulton, Mo.)

NEVADA
State Lunatic Asylum (Nevada, Mo.)

ST. JOSEPH
Missouri State Lunatic Asylum (Saint Joseph, Mo.)

ST. LOUIS
St. Louis County Insane Asylum (Mo.) aka St. Louis Insane Asylum (Saint Louis, Mo.)
St. Vincent's Institution for the Insane (Saint Louis, Mo.)


NEBRASKA
LINCOLN
Nebraska Hospital for the Insane.

NORFOLK
Norfolk Hospital for the Insane (Norfolk, Neb.)


NEVADA
RENO
Nevada State Insane Asylum
Nevada Hospital for Mental Diseases


NEW HAMPSHIRE
CONCORD
New Hampshire Asylum for the Insane


NEW JERSEY
MORRISTOWN
State Asylum for the Insane (Morristown, N.J.).

NEWARK
Essex County Asylum for the Insane (N.J.)

TRENTON
New Jersey State Lunatic Asylum at Trenton


NEW YORK (State)
AMITYVILLE
Long Island Home (Amityville, N.Y.)

AUBURN
Asylum for Insane Convicts (Auburn, N.Y.) aka State Asylum for Insane Criminals (Auburn, N.Y.)

BINGHAMTON
New York State Inebriate Asylum
Binghamton Asylum for the Insane
Binghamton Asylum for the Chronic Insane
Binghamton State Hospital

BUFFALO
Buffalo State Asylum for the Insane aka Buffalo State Hospital

CANANDAIGUA
Brigham Hall (Canandaigua, N.Y.) a private hospital for the insane,

MATTEAWAN
State Asylum for Insane Criminals (Matteawan, N.Y.) aka Matteawan State Hospital

MIDDLETOWN
State Homeopathic Asylum for the Insane (Middletown, N.Y.) aka Middletown State Homeopathic Hospital (N.Y.)

NEW YORK (N.Y.)
Kings County Lunatic Asylum (N.Y.)
Long Island State Hospital.
Manhattan State Hospital
New York City Lunatic Asylum (Roosevelt Island, New York, N.Y.)
New York City Asylum for the Insane (Wards Island, N.Y.)
New York Hospital

OGDENSBURG
St. Lawrence State Asylum for the Insane

POUGHKEEPSIE
Hudson River State Hospital for the Insane

ROCHESTER
Rochester State Hospital (N.Y.)

ROME
Rome State Custodial Asylum (N.Y.)

SYRACUSE
New York State Asylum for Idiots

TROY
Marshall Infirmary (Troy, N.Y.)

UTICA
New York State Lunatic Asylum
Utica State Hospital (N.Y.)

WILLARD
Willard Asylum for the Insane (N.Y.) aka Willard State Hospital (N.Y.)


NORTH CAROLINA
GOLDSBORO
Eastern North Carolina Insane Asylum (Goldsboro, N.C.) aka Eastern Hospital (Goldsboro, N.C.)

MORGANTON
Western North Carolina Insane Asylum (Morganton, N.C.)
State Hospital (Morganton, N.C.)

RALEIGH
Insane Asylum of North Carolina


NORTH DAKOTA
JAMESTOWN
North Dakota Hospital for the Insane (Earlier reports under Dakota Territory)


OHIO
ATHENS
Athens Hospital for the Insane (Athens, Ohio) aka Athens State Hospital.

CINCINNATI
Commercial Hospital and Lunatic Asylum of Ohio
Longview Asylum (Cincinnati, Ohio) aka Longview Hospital (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Cincinnati Sanitarium (Cincinnati, Ohio)

CLEVELAND
Northern Ohio Lunatic Asylum (Cleveland, Ohio) aka Northern Ohio Hospital for the Insane
Cleveland Hospital for the Insane aka Cleveland Asylum for the Insane
Cleveland State Hospital

COLUMBUS
Ohio Lunatic Asylum (Columbus, Ohio)
Central Ohio Lunatic Asylum aka Central Ohio Hospital for the Insane
Columbus Hospital for the Insane aka Columbus State Hospital (Ohio)

DAYTON
Southern Ohio Lunatic Asylum (Dayton, Ohio)
Western Ohio Hospital for the Insane (Dayton, Ohio)
Dayton Hospital for the Insane (Dayton, Ohio) aka Dayton Asylum for the Insane (Dayton, Ohio)
Dayton State Hospital (Ohio)

OXFORD
Oxford Retreat (Oxford, Ohio)

TOLEDO
Toledo Asylum for the Insane (Ohio) aka Toledo State Hospital (Ohio)


OREGON
PORTLAND
Oregon Hospital for the Insane (Portland, Or.)

SALEM
Oregon State Insane Asylum


PENNSYLVANIA
DANVILLE
State Hospital for the Insane, at Danville, Penn'a.

DIXMONT
Western Pennsylvania Hospital
Hospital for the Insane, at Dixmont

HARRISBURG
Pennsylvania State Lunatic Hospital

NORRISTOWN
State Hospital for the Insane for the South-eastern District of Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA
Alms-House (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason
Friends' Asylum for the Insane
Philadelphia (Pa.). Guardians for the Relief and Employment of the Poor.
Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane.

WARREN
State Hospital for the Insane at Warren (Pa.)

WERNERSVILLE
State Asylum for the Chronic Insane of Pennsylvania


RHODE ISLAND
PROVIDENCE
Butler Hospital for the Insane


SOUTH CAROLINA
COLUMBIA
South Carolina Lunatic Asylum


SOUTH DAKOTA
YANKTON
Hospital for the Insane (Yankton, S.D.) (Earlier reports under Dakota Territory)


TENNESSEE
BOLIVAR
Western Hospital for the Insane (Bolivar, Tenn.)

KNOXVILLE
Eastern Hospital for the Insane (Knoxville, Tenn.)

NASHVILLE
Tennessee Hospital for the Insane (Nashville, Tenn.)
Central Hospital for the Insane (Nashville, Tenn.)


TEXAS
AUSTIN
Texas State Lunatic Asylum (Austin, Tex.)

SAN ANTONIO
Southwestern Insane Asylum (Tex.)

TERRELL
North Texas Insane Hospital aka North Texas Hospital for the Insane
North Texas Lunatic Asylum


VERMONT
BRATTLEBORO
Vermont Asylum for the Insane
Brattleboro Retreat

WATERBURY
Vermont State Asylum for the Insane (Waterbury, Vt.)


VIRGINIA
MARION
Southwestern Lunatic Asylum (Marion, Va.)
Southwestern State Hospital (Va.).

RICHMOND & PETERSBURG
Central Lunatic Asylum for Colored Insane, Virginia
Central State Hospital (Petersburg, Va.).

STAUNTON
Western Lunatic Asylum (Va.)
Western State Hospital (Va.)

WILLIAMSBURG
Eastern Lunatic Asylum (Va.) aka


WASHINGTON, D.C.
Government Hospital for the Insane (U.S.)


WASHINGTON (State)
FORT STEILACOOM
Asylum for the Insane of Washington Territory
Hospital for the Insane in the Territory of Washington
Western Washington Hospital for the Insane

MEDICAL LAKE
Eastern Washington Hospital for the Insane


WEST VIRGINIA
SPENCER
Second Hospital for the Insane (Spencer, W. Va.)

WESTON
West Virginia Hospital for the Insane


WISCONSIN
MADISON
Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane

MILWAUKEE
Milwaukee Asylum for the Insane

WINNEBAGO
Northern Hospital for the Insane (Wis.)

 


 


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