Minnesota Historical Society
Files of this task force convened to examine all possible county, state, and federal sources of funds for adult mental health with a view to improving methods of coordinating services and maximizing all funding sources and community support services, and increasing federal funding [Laws 1993, 1st Spec. Sess. c1 art7 sec48]. The records include the task force's minutes and meeting materials (November 1993 - January 1995), its preliminary and final reports (January 1994, February 1995), proposals concerning inpatient psychiatric services (November 1993), and minutes and meeting materials of its study groups on publicly operated services, finance, and community based services (July - August 1994)
Minnesota Historical Society
Statistics and lists for various components of patient admissions, discharges or other releases, deaths, and population totals. Incomplete
Minnesota Historical Society
Submitted to the department by the state institutions; most are running tallies of the daily resident population at each institution unless otherwise indicated. Institutions represented are the Anoka, Brainerd, Cambridge, Faribault, Fergus Falls, Hastings, Moose Lake, and Rochester state hospitals; the Minnesota School for the Deaf and the Minnesota Braille and Sight Saving School, both in Faribault; the Minnesota Learning Center; and the Minnesota Social Adaptation Center
Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
Per Resolves 1846, c 117, the governor of Massachusetts appointed three commissioners to inquire into the condition of idiots (contemporary term for the mentally retarded) in the Commonwealth and what could be done for them. The commission's report, written by Samuel G. Howe of the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts Asylum for the Blind, led to an experimental school being funded for three years by the state (Resolves 1848, c 65). The survey on which the report was ultimately based was addressed to municipal clerks -- Information in returns includes number of idiots in municipality, number of male idiots, and, for each person, name, age, guardianship status, self-support, property, other means of support, confinement, details of condition, condition of relatives, whether parents blood-related, whether ever considered lunatic, educability. Returns are often annotated by clerk with further detail
Ohio History Connection
Superintendent of the Ohio Institution for Feebleminded Youth, Columbus. Correspondence and business records relating to family expenditures, city real estate holdings, farms, newspaper interests, and the Ohio Institution for Feebleminded Youth. Correspondents include trustees of the Institution, Ohio political figures, and superintendents of other institutions. Contact repository for more information
Ohio History Connection
Governor of Ohio, chairman of the U.S. Subversive Activities Control Board, and justice of the Ohio Supreme Court. Correspondence and other documents from Herbert's governorship (1947-49), including files on adjutant general, agriculture, job applications and appointments, boards and commissions, conservation, education, finance, highways, and judicial, legislative, and other aspects of Ohio government. Contact repository for more information
Ohio History Connection
Mayor of Cleveland, Governor of Ohio, and U.S. Senator. Official and personal papers from Lausche's 2d through 5th terms as Govenor (1949-57), relating to the Ohio Depts. of Agriculture, Commerce, and Finance, and the State Legislature and Federal agencies; and senatorial correspondence and other papers (1957-69), relating to the Un-American Activities Committee, Foreign Relations Committee, Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee, public relations, judicial applications, and political campaigns. Contact repository for more information
University of Michigan - Bentley Historical Library
Correspondence, including papers of Dr. William Polglase, first superintendent of the school regarding selections of a site, erection of the buildings, supplies, staff, purchasing and admissions. Correspondents include: John Havener, Julian Hess, Cyrus G. Luce, John T. Rich, James Schermerhorn, John C. Sharp, and Loren A. Sherman
University of Michigan - Bentley Historical Library
Administrative files, conference proceedings, project proposals, research files, records, and photographs relating to continuing education conferences and workshops

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