Hospitals and Hospices in the Maltese Islands - A history with references by Charles Savona-Ventura. Covers civil and military, midwifery, naval and seaman's hospitals and hospices for the elderly.
Poorhouse Story - Extensive site concerning the history of poorhouses.
Eloise: The Poorhouse that Became an Asylum - Illustrated article by Mary Bailey from Detroit News on the history of the Eloise hospital near Detroit, Michigan.
Kew Asylum Museum - The Australian Science Academy Project explains its creation of a museum to document the history of this 19th-century former asylum in Victoria. Includes an illustrated history by Daniel Cass.
Waupaca County, Wisconsin, Asylum - Page at a genealogy site with information on the founding of this institution.
Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center - History of this central New York State institution for the mentally ill located in Utica.
Worcester Hospitals - Historic postcard images of the hospitals, asylum, and poor farm in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Manteno State Mental Hospital - Transform Art - Photo gallery by Dave Halbeck depicting disused Illinois asylum.
Newark State School - History of Newark, New York institution for the developmentally disabled, with historic postcard image.
History of South Carolina DMH - Illustrated history of South Carolina State Hospital and the State Department of Mental Health.
Dorothea Dix Hospital - Official site of mental hospital in North Carolina. Contains history section and many historic images.
Vshadow - Public Institutions - Illustrated Virginia university page describing the early history of two Virginia custodial institutions.
Hartwood Hospital - Illustrated history of Hartwood and other old Scotland mental hospitals.
Fairfield Hills State Hospital - Gallery of photographs of this former Connecticut mental hospital.
Diversatech - Manteno State Hospital - Recent aerial survey of the grounds of former Manteno State Hospital in Illinois.
Binghamton State Hospital - Donna Thomas reports on the preservation prospects of this former mental hospital building in New York, designed by Isaac Perry.
Public Hospital in Colonial Williamsburg - Article about this early mental hospital in Virginia
DMHDD Milestones in Tennessee - Timeline containing milestone dates for Tennessee institutions
Pennsylvania State Hospital for the Criminally Insane - Brief architectural specification page concerning mental institution in Farview, Wayne County, Pennsylvania.
Livonia Struggles to Revive Site of Abandoned Ardmore - Detroit News article concerning the status of the Ardmore Center mental hospital complex near Detroit, Michigan.
Hastings Regional Center - Rootsweb page with history of Hastings Regional Center in Nebraska.
Glore Psychiatric Museum. Roadside America - Road report and review of the Glore Psychiatric Museum at the former mental hospital site St. Joseph, Missouri.
Eastern State Hospital Bat Project - Donna Hensley designs a bat house for Eastern State Hospital grounds in Medical Lake, Washington. Several photographs.
Early St. Louis Hospitals, Homes, and Asylums - History of several historic St Louis, Missouri institutions.
Edgewood State Hospital - Railroad-oriented page features some building photos of this Long Island, New York mental hospital which has long since been closed.
Manteno State Hospital - Paragraph and several recent photos of building exteriors at this abandoned Illinois mental institution.
Flint Timeline Project - St.Joseph Hospital - History of St Joseph medical hospital in Flint, Michigan; founded in 1920.
St. Joseph's Sanitarium and Bath House - Genealogy-related page with image and early history of medical/spa sanitarium in Mt. Clemens near Detroit.
Featured New York Postcards - Health Care - Images of vintage postcards of several hospitals, sanitaria, sanatoria, and eldercare institutions in the state of New York.
Pennsylvania Hospital: History: Virtual Tour - Illustrated virtual tour of hospital originally designed by architect Samuel Rhoads.
The History of Rotherham's Hospitals - Illustrated history of four United Kingdom hospitals.
History - Newark State Administration Building - Newark NY - Architectural history of administration building for institution for the developmentally disabled located in Newark, New York from 1873 to 1974.
North Dakota State Hospital - History by Janell Cole of this state hospital opened in Jamestown in 1885.
Detroit Early Asylums - Genealogy-related page about the early institutions in Detroit, Michigan.
Old Hospitals of Greater Detroit - Index from 1967 - Lengthy list of the names and addresses of hospitals and related facilities extant in the Detroit, Michigan area in 1967
Poorfarms and Asylums - Index page with web sites pertaining to poorhouses, sanatoria, and asylums
Medical Heritage of Great Britain - A gazetteer of historic hospitals, dispensaries, spas and other medical heritage from the Bath and Wessex Medical History Group, arranged by county.
Tales of Eloise - Very extensive site offering a wide variety of information on this mental hospital in Wayne County in Michigan.
Public Hospital - Official page for the museum in the reconstructed Public Hospital at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia; first opened in 1773.
The Old Administration Building - Page at Public Health Museum site concerning main building of Tewksbury State Hospital, constructed in 1894 in the Queen Anne style to the design of Boston architect John A. Fox.
Hospitals of Hamilton, Ontario - Pre-World War I postcard images of medical hospital, asylum, and sanatorium postcards in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
St. Louis City Hospital - An online repository of photos, articles, records, and creative texts documenting the evolving life of the former City Hospital buildings in St. Louis.
The Old Operating Theatre Museum - Britain's oldest surviving operating theatre. Provides history of the museum, details of its facilities, a virtual tour and mailing list.
Norwich State Hospital - Gallery of modern photos.
Burleson Sanitarium History Page - History of Grand Rapids, Michigan sanitarium devoted to rectal disorders.
The Lost Asylum - Fairfield Hills State Hospital - Documentary of Fairfield Hills, Located in Newtown, CT., with images, interviews, history , message boards and
Bedlam: Custody Care and Cure 1247-1997 - An old Museum of London exhibition telling the fascinating 750-year-old story of Bethlem Royal Hospital, popularly known as 'Bedlam', the world's oldest institution caring for people with mental disorders.
The Manteno Project - The Manteno Project, information and photographs about the history of the Manteno State Hospital (aka the Manteno Mental Health Center), in Manteno, Illinois.
Tearing Down the Secrets - Articles about demolition of Eloise Hospital near Detroit, Michigan.
IJsselland Hospital photography - Photographs of people working in The IJsselland Ziekenhuis in Capelle a/d IJssel (Netherlands) by Janssen & De Kievith Fotografie
Hospital Architecture In Montreal - Mcgill University provides a searchable database of images, a case study of the Royal Victoria Hospital, and a bibliography.
The Run from Farm to Farm - History of Western Washington State Hospital (Fort Steilacoom)
Abandoned Memories - Photos of abandoned children's asylum buildings in Northville, Michigan called Wayne County Child Development Center. Now totally demolished. Also added is Clinton Valley Center from Pontiac, MI and Northern Michigan Asylum in Traverse City.
Long Island Insane Asylums - Images of four mental hospital complexes in Long Island, New York.
Owosso Sanitarium - Illustrated article about sanitarium at Gute Hill in Owosso, Michigan
Odd Notes on Asylum Architecture - Scholarly article from 1841 on the construction and management of hospitals for the insane.
The History of Oak Grove Hospital - Vintage account at a genealogy site of the early history of the Oak Grove mental hospital in Flint, Michigan.
New York State Inebriate Asylum - Founded 1858 and designed by architect Isaac Perry. Now known as Binghamton State Hospital. Contains recent and vintage photos, historical info, rare documents, links, and forum.
Gatehouse Museum - In the grounds of Madison State Hospital has displays illuminating the history of this mental hospital, created by the Jefferson County Historical Society.
Abandoned Hospital Info - Page of recent photographs of Brook Hospital, which dates to 1896, located in southeast London, United Kingdom.
International Network for the History of Hospitals - Promotes studies related to the historical evolution of hospitals from their beginnings to the present day. Conferences, advisory board, newsletters, membership form.
Normansfield Hospital (UK) - Photo gallery of Normansfield Hospital, founded by John Langdon Down in 1868 for people with learning disabilities.
Fairfield State Hospital - Online history of Fairfield State Hospital in CT with photos.
Western State Hospital History - History page at Western State Hospital (Virginia) site, with many historic images.
Mass Asylums - Site that features photos and history from state hospitals, state schools, and sanatoriums from Massachusetts and beyond.
Northville Tunnels - History of Northville mental hospital complex in Michigan, with many recent photos.
Former Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital Project - Web site dedicated to the history of the former Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital in Toronto, Ontario. Contains patient files, extensive photo galleries, and more.
History of Arizona State Hospital - Arizona state government page with history overview and sketch of this Kirkbride-like facility.
Caring for the Mentally Ill - Long Island, New York history page concerning Kings Park and other mental hospitals.
Historic Asylums of America - An attempt to catalog and present America's historic state hospitals (insane asylums) founded in the latter half of the 19th century.
Saint John Lunatic Asylum - New Brunswick Community College describes the history and architecture of this 19th-century Italianate insane asylum in Nova Scotia, Canada, designed by Matthew Stead. Illustrations include a floor plan.
Rossbret Asylums Website - Extensive index of asylums in the United Kingdom.
Illinois State Institutions in the Early Days - Overview of historic Illinois state institutions for the mentally ill, developmentally disabled, and other populations.
The Canadian Red Cross Memorial Hospital Shrine - A "cyberspace shrine" for the abandoned Canadian Red Cross Memorial Hospital, Maidenhead, England.
The Changing Face of Borgess - Early history including architectural information of Borgess Hospital, founded in Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1889.
Clifton Springs Hospital History - Tells the story of the spa founded by Dr. Henry Foster in 1850 at sulphur springs in New York State, which became the Clifton Springs Sanitarium. The present hospital buildings date from the 1970s, while the 1896 building has been converted into apartments for senior citizens.
Bartonville State Hospital - Page at Historic Peoria concerning this disused Central Illinois mental hospital's history and ghosts.
Pilgrim State Hospital - Photographs of the abandoned buildings at Pilgrim State Psychiatric Center in Brentwood, New York.
Kings Park Psychiatric Center: A Documentation - Through articles, photographs, and video, this site documents the now-defunct Kings Park Psychiatric Center on Long Island, New York.