Human Services, Department of (20 collections)

  • Danville State Hospital (PA) County Registers, 1872-1923

    This collection contains a register, arranged alphabetically by county, containing the names of persons responsible for a patient's support. Information includes: name of the responsible person, more

  • Danville State Hospital (PA) Court Commitment Books, 1884-1924

    This collection contains handwritten copies of commitment orders from the Court of Common Pleas or Quarter Sessions which committed patients to Danville State Hospital, and named more

  • Danville State Hospital (PA) Male Case Index Books, 1880-1920

    This collection, arranged alphabetically by name of patient, includes a list of each male patient's name and a referencing volume and page number to RG/023/AMEH/DANV/620- Male more

  • Danville State Hospital (PA) Patient Ledgers, 1872-1921

    Records are grouped by account and then arranged chronologically by date of transaction. Records are indexed externally, alphabetically by surname of patient in RG/023/AMEH/DANV/27- Index to more

  • Dixmont State Hospital (PA) Annual Reports, 1848, 1850-1875

    This collection contains annual reports documenting the financial status and activities of the hospital. Information provided includes reports prepared by the superintendent, treasurer, farmer, storekeeper, and more

  • Dixmont State Hospital (PA) Female Patients’ Clothing & Property Bks, 1890-1908

    This collection contains records, indexed internally and alphabetically by surname of patient, of the belongings of female patients in the care of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital more

  • Dixmont State Hospital (PA) Indigent Patient Cards, 1893-1916

    This collection contains Indigent Patient Cards, grouped alphabetically by agency name, that include the name of the agency that paid for the treatment of indigent patients, more

  • Dixmont State Hospital (PA) Male Patients’ Clothing & Property Books, 1895-1908

    This collection contains records, arranged chronologically by admission date, in multiple volumes. Each volume contains an index which alphabetically lists each patient by surname with record more

  • Dixmont State Hospital (PA) Mortuary, Pathology and Burial Records, 1857-1966

    This collection contains records associated with the burial of patients at the hospital. Specific items include: a volume of clinical pathology records from 1925-1954, a mortuary more

  • Harrisburg State Hosp (PA) Acct of Clothing Issued to Female Patients, 1851-1862

    This collection, arranged chronologically by admission date, contains records of clothing issued to female patients. Information given includes each patient's name, registration number, admittance date and more

  • Harrisburg State Hospital (PA) Journal of John Curwen, 1851-1871

    This collection contains a chronological record of daily accounts written by Dr. John Curwen at the Pennsylvania State Lunatic Hospital. The hardback volume includes the date more

  • Harrisburg State Hospital (PA) Patient Register, 1930-1932

    The collection, arranged numerically by admission number, contains a register of patients admitted to the Harrisburg State Hospital. Information includes the patient's name and registration number; more

  • Polk Center (PA) Glass Plate Negatives

    This collection includes historical glass plate negatives documenting daily life of staff and residents of Polk State School in Venango County, Pennsylvania. In the early 20th more

  • Warren State Hospital (PA) Patient Record Books, 1907-1921, 1941-1959

    The collection, arranged chronologically, contains monthly records of the patient population at Warren State Hospital. Information found generally includes the patient's name, date of admission, date more

  • Woodville State Hosp (PA) Patient Register Books of Allegheny Co Hosp for Insane 1900-1935

    This collection, arranged alphabetically by patient surname, contains registers of patient admissions and discharges at the Allegheny County Hospital for the Insane. Information includes the patient's more

  • Woodville State Hospital (PA) Discharge, Death and Transfer Books, 1942-1984

    The collection, arranged chronologically, contains record books pertaining to the discharge, death and transfer of Woodville State Hospital patients. Information given is the patient's number, name more

  • Woodville State Hospital (PA) Funeral Director Release Registers, 1951-1967

    The collection, arranged chronologically, contains annual records of removals/releases of deceased patients to funeral directors from the Woodville State Hospital. The register gives the names of more

  • Woodville State Hospital (PA) Register of Aliens, 1955-1960, 1964-1981

    This collection contains an alphabetical register of aliens admitted to the Woodville State Hospital. The register gives the patient's name, country of origin, date of birth more

  • Woodville State Hospital (PA) Return Admissions Register, 1970-1984

    The collection, arranged chronologically, contains registers of patients who were readmitted to Woodville State Hospital. Information given includes the patient's name, the date of readmission, age, more

  • Woodville State Hospital (PA) Transfer Book, 1956-1959

    The collection, arranged numerically by date of transfer, contains a record book of patients who were transferred into the Woodville State Hospital. Information given includes the more