Rensselaer County Institutions

This is a database of Institutions that Rensselaer County residents are
staying at. Not all institutions will be located in Rensselaer County. The
majority of inmates/patients will be paid for by Rensselaer County. Also will
be a list of the numerous examinations of alleged lunatics.  Orphanages,
Alms-houses/Poor Farms and Public Schools will be in other databases. The
sources used with their codes are as follows:

Journal of the Board of Supervisors - Rensselaer County 1909 [JBS09]


The following institutions are recorded:

Albany County Penitentiary
Albany Hospital for Incurables
Asylum for Insane Criminals
Binghamton Asylum
Child's Hospital (Albany, NY)
Craig Colony for Epileptics (Sonyea, Livingston Co., NY)
House of Good Shepherd
House of Industry
House of Mercy (New York City)
Hudson River State Hospital (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Leonard Hospital
Marshall Infirmary
New York State Hospital
New York State Lunatic Asylum
Ray Brook Sanatorium (Ray Brook, Essex County, NY)
Samaritan Hospital
State Agricultural School of Industry (Monroe Co., NY)
State Homepathy Asylum
Troy Hospital
Willard Asylum
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