item RET/6/19/1/157 - Papers relating to Alfred Smith

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Papers relating to Alfred Smith


  • 1877 - 20th century (Creation)

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His diary 1877 - 1878, and with it a photograph of him, a few minor printed items and 20th c. notes about him

His diary records in minute detail the routes of his walks around York, and it also gives some detail of his Retreat life

Patient no. 881, in Retreat 1854 - 1883 (died). Age 36 on admission, Quaker, single, labourer, from Upton, Essex. Mania and delusions


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A digitised copy of this reference is available via the Wellcome Collection and can be accessed here:

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(See also extracts and notes on this at RET 1/10/2/17 and RET 1/7/1/52 and RET 1/7/1/54-60)

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