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Papers relating to Alfred Smith

His diary 1877 - 1878, and with it a photograph of him, a few minor printed items and 20th c. notes about himHis diary records in minute detail the routes of his walks around York, and it also gives some detail of his Retreat lifePatient no. 881, ...

Papers relating to Elizabeth (Eliza) Pryor

Commonplace book, including loose papers and a letter to herPatient no. 685, in Retreat 1843 - 1871 (died). Age 33 on admission, Quaker, married, wife of umbrella manufacturer, from Islington, London. Melancholia and excitement

Papers relating to Mary Catlin

5 small account books detailing her purchases, 1833 - 1849; writings by her, comprising 1 paper and 4 commonplace books, undated, c. 1840s; letter by her to her niece, 1855; printed notice of death of J.J. Gurney of Earlham, Norwich, 1847; 33 bill...

Papers relating to Robert Taylor

Memorandum bookThis is part diary, part commonplace book, with notes on religious topicsPatient no. 1121, in Retreat 1867 - 1870 (died). Age 57 on admission, Quaker, single, gentleman, of York. Religious melancholia, caused by paralysis