Papers relating to other asylums

Scope and Content

These include some manuscript and some printed material. Some of these items are here because of the connections of Retreat staff; others must have been sent to, or acquired by, The Retreat, in some cases for comparative purposes. Other asylums had Quaker or Retreat connections

Alternative Form Available

Much of the Retreat Archive has been digitised with funding from the Wellcome Collection. Copies of digitised records can be viewed online where available by following links provided within the catalogue.

Related Material

See RET 8/1 for papers relating to York Lunatic Asylum and RET 8/3 for papers relating to the Lebanon Hospital for the Insane

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