1895 · Des Moines
Iowa Hospital for the Insane at Mount Pleasant opened in 1861. was the first asylum in Iowa, and was built under the Kirkbride Plan. This report contains facts, figures, and statistics on patients and the day to day running of the facility, including the surrounding farm and its animal husbandry.
Includes 19 leaves of plates, the majority showing the exterior and interior of the buildings with remaining being reproductions of microscopy slides from the pathologist. Original printed purple wrappers. Signature on front wrapper. Very good. (Inventory #: 40472)