REPORT OF THE REGENTS OF THE LUNATIC ASYLUM TO THE LEGISLATURE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, NOVEMBER, 1853.
South Carolina Regents of the Lunatic Asylum
South Carolina State Hospital
The South Carolina State Hospital, first named the South Carolina Lunatic Asylum, was completed in 1828 in Columbia as one of the first asylums in the county built expressly for the mentally ill and funded by the state government. The State Hospital published an annual report on its activities, needs, and goals. Detailed statistics are often provided on the patient population.
South Carolina State Library
South Carolina State Documents Depository
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