Papers, 1922-1977

Harrison, Preston Ershell, 1911-1975


71,213 leaves.
Correspondence; administrative, legal, and financial materials; patient records; biographical information; writings; and other papers, reflecting Harrison's career as chief administrator at Big Spring State Hospital, and membership in professional associations, including American Psychiatric Association, Texas Association for Mental Health, Texas Medical Association, and Texas Psychological Association. Topics include early psychiatric thought and practices, hypnosis, alcoholism, depression, geriatrics, schizophrenia, vocational rehabilitation, religion, patient care, mental illness, drug treatment, mental hospitals, and Texas Dept. of Mental Health and Mental Retardation.
Physician and hospital administrator, of Texas.
Finding aid in the repository.

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