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Psychiatric hospitals--Virginia

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

L.W. Lane, Jr. Letters

Identifier: SC 00059
Scope and Contents Two letters from L.W. Lane, Jr. on William and Mary stationery dated May 3, 1906 and November 6, 1906.  Lane was the Commissioner of State Hospitals for the insane in Virginia.  He was also on the staff at William and Mary as the Treasurer and Secretary of the Board of Visitors.  The letters are in response to Mr. Deas in Newport News who wants to remove idiots from his jail and also a thank you to Judge Carter Scott in Richmond for his endorsement of Lane's re-appointment as Commissioner...
Dates: 1906

Victoria Morris Piedmont Sanatorium autograph album

Identifier: SC 01825
Content Description

An album belonging to Victoria Morris containing autographs and sentiments from African American patients at the Piedmont Sanatorium in 1931, a recovery center in Burkeville, VA for patients recovering from tuberculosis.

Dates: 1931

Sheldon Business Papers and Accounts

Identifier: Mss. 39.1 Sh4
Scope and Contents Papers, 1826-1857, (including accounts and memorandum books) of various mercantile firms with which Jacob D. Sheldon was associated in Williamsburg, Virginia, such as Jacob Sheldon & Co.; Cole & Sheldon; Sheldon & Maupin; Peachy & Sheldon; Thomas G. Peachy & Co.; and W. W. Webb & Co. Also includes papers of Jacob C. Sheldon and of Roscow Cole. The collection includes accounts with professors and students and staff at William & Mary; with Eastern State Hospital;...
Dates: 1826-1857