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Dorothea Dix

Activist (4-Apr-1802 — 17-Jul-1887)


David Gollaher. Voice for the Mad: The Life of Dorothea Dix. New York: Free Press. 1995. 538pp.

Francis Tiffany. Life of Dorothea Lynde Dix. Houghton, Mifflin. 1890. 392pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition (vol.8, p.346)

  6. Webster's American Biographies (p.279)

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (pp.292-93)

  8. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.192)

  9. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.146)

  10. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.236)

  11. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.171)

  12. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.154)

  13. Legends in Their Own Time (p.68)

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