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Barton, Harold E. L., 1916-2005


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Harold Barton Collected Papers

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Barton, Harold
Abstract In the early 1940s National Mental Health Foundation originated in 1944-1945 when Harold Barton and three associates, serving at Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), announced plans for a national campaign to improve the conditions in mental hospitals. The exposure of these conditions through the efforts of men serving in CPS, and their efforts to be a nonviolent presence in mental institutions, began a new movement in mental health care in the U.S. The National Mental...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949

National Mental Health Foundation Collected Records

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-National Mental Health Foundation

Collection consists primarily of printed correspondence and pamphlets.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1946-1948

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Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Mental health -- United States 1
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Oregon -- Eugene -- History -- Sources 1