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RS-*2086-80

Indiana University, Bloomington (Bloomington, IN 47405-7000)
Ellen Dwyer (Project Director: 03/06/1980 to present)

History of Mental Institutions in New York State, 1843-1890

To support research for a manuscript on the social and intellectual history of the categorization and treatment of the insane in New York State from l843- l890, focusing on the definitions of insanity revealed in asylum records, psychiatric publications, and patients' writings.

Project fields:
History, General

Program:
State and Local and Regional Studies

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$40,000 (approved)
$39,988 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/1/1980 – 6/30/1983