Name:

Wernersville State Hospital

Type:
Archive; Library; Museum
Address:
160 Main St
Wernersville, Pennsylvania 19565
United States
Contact:
Leslie Pirl-Roth, Director of Library Services
Telephone:
6109274706
Telephone:
1 610-927-4706
Fax: ---
Abstract:

We are a medical library with a museum/archive in another building (the original administration building) located on grounds. We provide ILLs (materials and document delivery) free of charge to our fellow librarians. We are part of AccessPA (PAs union catalog) and Docline. We provide tours to the archives by appointment only and generally only M-F, 8-4. Communication by emails only.

Holdings:

Small medical library (see Docline). Librarian maintains a separate museum with 8-9 rooms of furniture and psych related materials germane to a state hospital that started operating in 1893.

Subject Strengths:
History of Psychology
Last Updated:
23 Mar 2020