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Oregon State Insane Asylum.  Second biennial report of the Board of Trustees and of the Superintendent of the Oregon State Insane Asylum for the two years ending ... November 30, 1886. Salem, Oregon: W.H. Byars, state printer, 1886. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). 49pp.
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The Oregon State Insane Asylum was authorized by the legislature in 1882 and construction began in 1883 in the Kirkbride Plan design. It received its first patients in 1885. Tables statistically give data on the patients: their civil status, place of birth, nation of origin, place of residence, age, and "supposed cause of insanity." Other information included relates to clothing and food stuffs.

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