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The Anti-Insane Asylum Society

Exhibitions

Ahead of our talk this Saturday on the UK's 'Alleged Lunatics’ Friend Society' we look at the US Anti-Insane Asylum Society founded by Elizabeth Ware Packard.

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Virtual Book Club X (Part 2)

History, Literature, Personal accounts

This month one of our collection volunteers looks at the life of English pianist and composer, John Ogdon, in "Piano Man: A Life of John Ogdon" by Charles Beauc

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Virtual Book Club X (Part 1)

History, Literature, Personal accounts

This month one of our collection volunteers looks at the life of English pianist and composer, John Ogdon, in "Piano Man: A Life of John Ogdon" by Charles Beauc

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Virtual Book Club VIII

Literature

This month's book club explores Sylvia Plath's fictionalised autobiography, 'The Bell Jar'.

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Book Review: ‘Human Traces’

History, Literature

We've been reviewing books related to mental health on the blog.  This month we look at 'Human Traces' by Sebastian Faulks.

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Book Review: ‘Beyond the Glass’ and ‘The Vet’s Daughter’

Literature

Find out more about the novels of historic patient, Antonia White.

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