Athens County

Beatty, Elizabeth Grover, and Stone, Marjorie S. Getting to Know Athens County. Athens, Ohio:
The Stone House, 1984.

Blower, James G.
A Brief History of Trimble Township, Athens County, Ohio: its towns, villages
and people
. Akron, Ohio, 1965.

Bush, Fred W.
The Centennial Atlas of Athens County, Ohio. Athens, Ohio: Centennial Atlas
Association, 1905.

Gillespie, Mary Ellen.
A History of Student Health Services at Ohio University. M.S. Thesis, Ohio
University, Athens, Ohio, 1959.

Hollow, Betty.
Ohio University, 1804–2004: the spirit of a singular place. Athens, Ohio: Ohio
University Press, 2003.

Hunter, Garry E., Eliason, Lisa A., Venrick, Ed.
Athens County: the second century, 1905–2005.
Athens, Ohio: Taylor Publishing Co., 2005.

Lake, D.J.
Atlas of Athens County, Ohio. Philadelphia: Titus, Simmons & Titus, 1875.

Walker, Charles M.
History of Athens County. Cincinnati: R. Clarke & Co., 1869.

Ziff, Katherine K.
Asylum and Community: connections between the Athens Lunatic Asylum and
the Village of Athens, 1867–1893
. Ph.D. Thesis, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2004.

Ohio

Cordingley, Gary. “From mesmerism to heart surgery in merely 200 years, or the unpretentious
rise of medicine in the heartland.”
Ohio Magazine. Feb. 1994, vol. 16, issue 11, pp. 75–80.

Cordingley, Gary. “Good for what ails you: a most expert tour of Ohio’s medical past.”
Ohio
Magazine
. Feb. 1994, vol. 16, issue 11, pp. 76–79.

History of Hocking Valley, Ohio. Chicago: Inter-State Publishing, 1883.

Miller, Carol Poh.
A Second Voice: a century of osteopathic medicine in Ohio. Athens, Ohio: Ohio
University Press, 2004.

Rodabaugh, James H. and Rodabaugh, Mary Jane.
Nursing in Ohio: a history. Columbus, Ohio:
The Ohio State Nurses’ Association, 1951.

General

Dolan, Josephine A. History of Nursing, Twelfth Edition. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company,
1968.

El-Hai, Jack.
The Lobotomist: a maverick medical genius and his tragic quest to rid the world of
mental illness
. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005.

Gevitz, Norman.
The D.O.’s: osteopathic medicine in America. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins
University Press, 1982.

Lopate, Carol.
Women in Medicine. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1968.

Rosenberg, Charles E.
The Care of Strangers: the rise of America’s hospital system. New York:
Basic Books, Inc., 1987.

Rothstein, William G.
American Physicians in the 19th Century: from sects to science. Baltimore:
The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985.

Starr, Paul.
The Social Transformation of American Medicine: the rise of a sovereign profession
and the making of a vast industry
. New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1982.

Tomes, Nancy.
The Art of Asylum-Keeping: Thomas Story Kirkbride and the origins of American
psychiatry
. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994 paperback reprint of 1984
hardcover edition.

Valenstein, Elliot S.
Great and Desperate Cures: the rise and decline of psychosurgery and other
radical treatments for mental illness
. New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1986.  
Further Reading

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Stories of Medicine in Athens County, Ohio