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Utah Territory. Territorial Insane Asylum



  • Existence: 1885


The Utah Territorial Insane Asylum (1885-1896) was a mental health facility in Provo, Utah.

Laws of Utah, 1888 : p. 693 (There shall be established an institution for the care and treatment of the insane to be known as the Territorial Insane Asylum)

Laws of Utah, 1896 : p. 390 (The institution formerly known as the Territorial insane asylum shall hereafter be known as the State insane asylum)

OCLC, July 12, 2007 (hdg: Utah. Insane Asylum; Utah. Insane Asylum of the Territory of Utah)

Utah State Hospital via WWW, Aug. 6, 2007 (The Utah State Hospital began as the Territorial Insane Asylum in 1885 at Provo, Utah )

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Utah State Insane Asylum account book

 File — Volume 1
Identifier: MSS 266
Scope and Contents

Handwritten account book. The volume contains records of financial transactions at the hospital, with several loose sheets inside the back of the book. The accounts were kept by the treasurers of the institution, Wilson H. Dusenberry from 1889 to 1896 and Joseph T. Farrer from 1896 to 1900. The hospital was known as Utah Territorial Insane Asylum until 1896 when the name was changed to Utah State Insane Asylum.

Dates: 1889-1900