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GOSS, David. 150 Years of Caring : The Continuing History of Canada's Oldest Mental Health Facility . Compiled from the public records held at Centracare. (Saint John, NB: MindCare New Brunswick), June 1998. Pp. (2),-110,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. "Step behind the bricks and mortar of a Saint John landmark to view a fascinating story of struggle and dedication, a story of progress and adaptation in the delivery of mental health care to New Brunswickers. Along the way discover: the role of 'the Farm'; the Houdini mystery; a case of mistaken identity; the saga of Stephen Inness; and more..." - from rear. Contents: 1. The Dr. George Peters Era, 1835-1848; 2. The Laying of the Asylum Cornerstone; 3. On the Construction of Hospitals for the Insane, 1871; 4. The Dr. John Waddell Era, 1849-1875; 5. Some Notes on the Land, Buildings and Staff, 1848-1858; 6. The History of the Late Stephen Inness, 1868-1869; 7. Dorothea Dix Visits the Asylum, 1872; 8. The Dr. James T. Steeves Era, 1875-1895; 9. Rules of 1875 for Running an Asylum; 10. A Deception Dr. Steeves Found Amusing, 1887; 11. Dr. James Steeves at Gheel, 1892; 12. Harry Houdini's Speculative Link with theAsylum, 1896; 13. The Dr. George A. Hetherington Era, 1896-1903; 14. Of Th is and That; 15. The Dr. James Vickers Anglin Era, 1904-1934; 16. Christmasat Centracare; 17. The Dr. E.C. Menzies Era, 1934-1956; 18. The Annex Farm on Sand Cove Road, 1885-1976; 19. The Dr. Robert A. Gregory Era, 1956-1969 ; 20. Mental Health: A Report by Lois O. Smith, 1960; 21. The Final Years on Lancaster Avenue, 1960-1998. With bibliography. Very good. Signed by Gosson the flyleaf. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be a bit ch eaper than quoted. 20.00
Title: 150 Years of Caring : The Continuing History of Canada's Oldest Mental Health Facility. signed pbk.
Publisher: MindCare New Brunswick, Saint John, NB, 1998, ISBN:0968335209:
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