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Simmons College Library

Items in the Simmons College Library Collection

Memorial: To the Legislature of Massachusetts
Dorothea Dix’s 1843 speech petitioning the Massachusetts Legislature for funds to improve the living condition of people with mental illnesses at Worchester Hospital. Her speech includes detailed descriptions of conditions in state and privately…

An Address Delivered Before the Massachusetts Society for Suppressing Intemperance
Abiel Abbot, pastor of the First Church in Beverly, addresses the Massachusetts Society for Suppressing Intemperance at their third anniversary meeting.

First Annual Report of the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice
The first annual report of the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice includes information about the Society’s incorporation, mission, and statistics about crime in New York in 1874."This Institution was forced into existence by the enormity…