1852 Alabama
Documents relating to the Alabama Insane Hospital.

#1 - "A Brief Review of that part of the Governor's message relating to the Alabama Hospital for Insane Persons, by A. Lopez, M.D., 1855."
Source: Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama. J.L.M. Curry pamphlet collection, LPR100.

#2 - "Report of the Trustees of the Alabama Insane Hospital, 1855."
Source: Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama. J.L.M. Curry pamphlet collection, LPR100.

#3 - "Acts of the Legislature and By-Laws for the Execution, Organization and Government of the Alabama Insane Hospital, 1861."
Source: Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama. Alabama Insane Hospital annual reports, SG19509.

#4 - "Annual Report of the Officers of the Alabama Insane Hospital at Tuscaloosa, 1862."
Source: Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama. Alabama Insane Hospital annual reports, SG19509.

#5 - "The first issue of the Meteor, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1872." The Meteor was written, printed, and published by the patients of Bryce Hospital, 1872-1881. Its original purpose was for the benefit of the patients and to explain the practical operation of the institution to its patrons. Later, it intended to inform the friends and patrons of the hospital, state newspaper editors, and state legislators of the condition and purposes of the Hospital.
Source: Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama. Alabama Insane Hospital, The Meteor, SG19509, folder 14.

Dr. Peter Bryce, as illustrated by artist Nathan Glick.

Source: Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama. Nathan H. Glick pen and ink drawings, LPR92.

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