Mental illness--United States
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Abby Edwards Diary
Diary, 1911-1913, of Abby Edwards of Riverside California. Includes information about Edwards' trips to the beach, her depression and treatments for it, people that she visited, and events she attended, among others. There is also a letter, 1897, from Frank Edwards to Abby that was tucked inside the diary.
Marjorie Carlisle Letter
Letter to Louise Withelm asking her to please write back even if she is busy at college and detailing Marjorie's mental breakdown while at school and her sicknesses upon returning home.
Diary (Portland, Me.)
This collection contains the diary of a patient named Binnie in Maine General Hospital in Portland, Maine. She describes her life on the ward, her treatments, and the movements of other patients on and off of her ward.
Eastern Lunatic Asylum Ledgers
Eastern State Hospital Records
James W. "Jym" Robear, Jr. Diary,
The journal of Jym Robear details his struggles to come to terms with two major issues in his life: his identity as a gay man and his mental illness. Some pages include drawings made by Robear.
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