Central Indiana Hospital for the Insane
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: OBC096
Scope and Contents This collection includes four architectural drawings of Central State Hospital buildings in Indianapolis, Indiana circa 1896. The first three drawings show floor plans of the basement and first and second floors of the "Hospital for Sick Insane, Central Indiana Hosptial for Insane." The fourth drawing depicts both floors of the "Pathological Department" (today known as the Old Pathology Building).
Scope and Contents This collection includes mainly newspaper clippings as well as the 1955-1956 annual report, newsletters, articles, and materials on volunteer activities from Central State Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1927 to 1978 regarding Central State Hospital and other psychiatric facilities throughout Indiana, with information on the topics of alcoholism, child abuse, and mental illness research. The newspaper clippings include award-winning articles written by Skip Hess of the...
Scope and Contents The collection contains the correspondence between George F. and Amanda Chittenden during their engagement and during the U.S. Civil War. The letters written during the Civil War discuss health conditions, army life, the siege of Vicksburg, life and politics in Indiana, and Confederate prisoners at Camp Morton. Also included are letters to Amanda Chittenden from family members and to George Chittenden regarding Republican politics, his work with the Indiana Hospital for the Insane, and other...