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Identifier: SC 01415
Scope and Contents
The collection is composed of material, chiefly 1862-1868, relating to Eastern Lunatic Asylum (now Eastern State Hospital), Williamsburg, Va. Includes correspondence, a list of female patients and "coloured" female patients, patient reports, and requisition orders of Dr. Peter Wager, director of the hospital during the Union occupation of Williamsburg. There are also replies, 1956-1957, to inquiries for information about Dr. John de Sequeyera [or Sequeyra], a physician at the hospital from...
- Subject: Eastern State Hospital (Va.)--History
- Subject: Mental illness--United States
- Subject: Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
- Names: Eastern Lunatic Asylum (Va.)