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Coffin Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-029
Abstract The Coffin family were Quakers of Wayne County, Indiana. Elijah Coffin was born in 1793 in Guilford County, N.C., the son of Bethuel and Hannah Dicks Coffin. His son and daughter-in-law, Charles F. and Rhoda M. Coffin were active in the peace movement, prison reform, reform of the treatment of the insane, and the temperance movement. Father and son both served as Clerk of Indiana Yearly Meeting. The collection contains family correspondence, journals, business papers, and miscellaneous...
Dates: 1797-1932

Cope-Evans Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1170

Letters (with accompanying poetry, acrostics, drawings, clippings, etc.), marriage certificates, photographs, friendship book, estate related papers, account books, and computer disks. Primarily letters of the closely related Quaker families of Cope and Evans of Germantown (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania); other families include Brown, Drinker, and Haines.

Dates: 1732-1911

Adolf Meyer teaching materials

Identifier: HC.MC-801-11-031

These materials include two books derived from Adolf Meyer’s years of teaching psychobiology at Johns Hopkins University. One book includes student questions and answers regarding the content of his classes, while the other contains lecture materials for his classes in psychobiology, psychopathology, and personality study.

Dates: Ca. 1908-1941

Lilly Neil case history

Identifier: HC.MC-801-11-013

Materials related to the care and treatment of Lilly Neil, a patient at several hospitals with mental health programs.

Dates: 1901 - 1909

Moses Sheppard Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-137
Abstract Moses Sheppard (1775-1857) was a Quaker humanitarian and businessman of Baltimore, Maryland. He was the son of Nathan and Sarah Shoemaker Sheppard, born outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After their property was confiscated during the Revolutionary War, the family settled in Maryland. Sheppard never married and devoted most of his life to a number of social reforms, including the treatment of the insane and the colonization movement. As a member of Baltimore Monthly Meeting, he was...
Dates: 1794-1927

Edward Charles Spitzka scrapbook on insanity and psychiatry

Identifier: HC.MC-801-04-003

A scrapbook of newspaper, magazine, and medical journal clippings from 1895 to 1903 that describe the research, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness, or “insanity,” compiled by Edward Charles Spitzka.

Dates: 1895-1903

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