Resources for Researchers
Medical History in Indiana
Journal of the American Medical Association
Indiana Medical Journal
Indiana Medical History Quarterly
The Snakeroot Extract
Central State Hospital
aka Indiana Hospital for the Insane, Central Indiana Hospital for the Insane
Henry M. Hurd, ed., The Institutional Care of the Insane in the United States and Canada, Volume 2 (1916)
Evelyn C. Adams, The Growing Concept of Social Responsibility Illustrated by a Study of the State's Care of the Insane in Indiana (1936)
Kathryn M. Wilmot, The Indiana Hospital for the Insane: Varying Perspectives on the Moral Treatment Landscape (2006)
Dr. Lucy Jane King, From Under the Cloud at Seven Steeples, 1878-1885: The Particularly Saddened Life of Anna Agnew at the Indiana Hospital for the Insane, Guild Press (2002).
Ellen Dwyer, "Mental Health Care in Early Twentieth Century Indiana and the Limits of Reform." Indiana Medical History Quarterly, Vol. 9 (1983), 23-27.
The Old Pathology Building and The Indiana Medical History Museum
“Pathological Building. Dedication of the New Department of the Insane Hospital.” Indianapolis News (December 19, 1896).
“Pathological Study. New Building and Equipment at the Central Hospital.” Indianapolis News (December 16, 1896)Robert A. McDougal, MD, Indiana Medical History Museum: German-American Connections, "The Palatine Immigrant," Vol. 26, no. 4 (September, 2001), pp. 190-194.
Dr. Lucy Jane King and Dr. Alan Schmetzer, Dr. Edenharter’s Dream: How Science Improved the Humane Care of the Mentally Ill in Indiana, 1896-2012, Hawthorne Publishing (2012).
Laura M. Bachelder, "Inaugurating a Scientific Era: The Pathological Department, Central Indiana Hospital for the Insane (1896-1996)," Indiana Medical History Museum (1996).
“Old Pathology Building”. Indiana Medical History Quarterly, Vol. 1, no . 1 (July 1974).
Katherine Mandusic McDonell, “Old Pathology Building: The Indiana Medical History Museum’s Most Priceless Artifact," Indiana Medicine (December 1987).
Norma Erickson, "From Age to Age: The American Laboratory," Lab Management (July 2004).
Erin E. Niland, Audrey McGuire, Mary H. Cox, and George E. Sandusky, "High Quality DNA Obtained with an Automated DNA Extraction Method with 70+ year old Formalin-Fixed Celloidin-Embedded (FFCE) blocks from the Indiana Medical History Museum," American Journal of Translational Research, Vol. 4, no. 2 (2012), pp. 198-205.