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Eastern State Hospital for the Insane Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3881

This collection features a single, mounted black and white photograph of 6 female patients and 15 female nurses from the Eastern State Hospital for the Insane dating circa 1915.

Dates

  • circa 1915

Language

This material is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection features a single, mounted black and white photograph of 6 female patients and 15 female nurses from the Eastern State Hospital for the Insane dating circa 1915.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Eastern State Hospital for the Insane was located in Knoxville, Tennessee from its founding in 1886 until its closing in 2012. In 1927, the facility was renamed the Eastern State Psychiatric Hospital and later, in 1977, to Lakeshore Mental Health Institute.

Arrangement

This material is in one folder.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480