The Resource Sarah Palmer Lea memoirs, (microform)

Sarah Palmer Lea memoirs, (microform)

Label
Sarah Palmer Lea memoirs, undated
Title
Sarah Palmer Lea memoirs
Inclusive dates
undated
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Language
eng
Summary
Memoirs, undated, of Sarah Palmer Lea (1832-1892) of Richmond and her experience in the Eastern Insane Asylum in Williamsburg, Virginia. Also includes her experiences in an asylum in Philadelphia (most likely the Blockley) and autobiographical information. Included are details regarding the manner in which the institutions were run, the supervisors, and her experiences with both institutes. Located on frames 576-638
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Biographical or historical data
Sarah (Palmer) Lea was the daughter of William and Elizabeth Enders Palmer of Richmond, Virginia. Her sister Emma Palmer married James Caskie of Richmond. Sarah married David M. Lea (1826-1880) owner of the David M. Lea Box Manufacturing Company of Richmond. They had four children: David, Helen, a daughter who died in infancy, and John. John Palmer Lea (1876-1966) was a lawyer in Richmond. David M. Lea worked in the fire insurance business in Washington, D.C. Helen Lea married V.D. Venable, an automobile dealer in Farmville, Virginia.
Cataloging source
VIC
Funding information
Filming funded by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation.
Location of originals duplicates
The Huntington Library;
Label
Sarah Palmer Lea memoirs, (microform)
Note
  • This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California
  • The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation
  • Microfilmed as arranged by The Huntington Library
  • BR 5
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Base of film
safety base polyester
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  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
silver halide
Extent
1
Generation
service copy
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Foundation, The Roller-Bottimore Foundation, and The Robins Foundation
Positive negative aspect
negative
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001575663
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01
ReductionRatioRange
low reduction ratio
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Terms governing use
Should you wish to quote from or reproduce images of any of the materials, you must write to the Librarian of the Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, requesting formal permission to do so. Please note that you do not have to obtain permission if you are quoting fewer than fifty words, or if you are only citing the document. Images made with microfilm-reader printers are for research use only and may not be used for publication without permission.
Type of unit
reel (63 images)

Library Locations

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