Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0623
Overview Original appraisement and account book pertaining to the estate of John S. Camden, 1862-1881. There are two ledgers of T.B. Camden, a physician, covering his medical practice in sixteen counties, listing private accounts, cost of medical care, insurance claims, and statements of Camden's income, 1865-1907. There is a scrapbook of clippings, numerous broadsides, and correspondence on professional and political activities of Camden including letters from friends regarding his dismissal as...
Collection Number: A&M.3754
Overview Account ledger of Weston State Hospital (formerly the Lunatic Asylum at Weston) for the mentally ill. Over 360 pages, it includes transactions listed chronologically by month for period January 1866 to March 1868, and by day for 1873-1887. Many of the entries document construction expenses. Although patients were first admitted in 1864, construction of the facility continued until 1881.
Dates: 1866-1868, 1873-1887
Collection Number: A&M.2193
Scope and Contents Collection includes a timebook with entries for 1860-73, the Fourth Annual Report of the institution dated 1859, a copy of an act of the W.Va. Legislature dated 1863, changing the name of the institution to "Lunatic Asylum at Weston", and a freight bill presented to the institution dated Nov. 19, 1868. The timebook contains a month by month listing of the employees, their occupations, the number of hours worked, and the amount paid. The annual report summarizes the expenses of the institution,...
Collection Number: A&M.2125
Scope and Contents The material consists of business invoices and payment receipts for goods and supplies purchased for the operation of the Weston State Hospital, Weston, Lewis County, West Virginia. The records cover the period: May 1883-Dec. 1883; June 1884; August 1884; Nov. 1884- Dec. 1884; Jan. 1888-Sept. 1888; Nov. 1888; April 1892; July 1892; and March 1893. Many business firms are represented including ones from New York, Chicago, Toledo, Pittsburgh, and Baltimore. West Virginia firms...