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Lunatic Asylum, Bull Street & Elmwood Avenue, Columbia, Richland County, SC



See 13 maps of this location


B&W Photos

HB1038250
Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E

HB1038251
Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E

HB1038252
Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E

HB1038253
Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E

HB1038254
Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E

HB1038255
Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E

HB1038256
Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E

HB1038257
Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E

HB1038258
Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E

HB1038259
Historic American Buildings Survey, Photocopy Of Original Drawing At South Carolina Archives Department, Columbia, S.c

HB1038260
Historic American Buildings Survey, Photocopy Of Original Drawing At South Carolina Archives Department, Columbia, S.c

HB1038261
Historic American Buildings Survey, Photocopy Of Original Drawing At South Carolina Archives Department, Columbia, S.c

HB1038262
Historic American Buildings Survey, Photocopy Of Original Drawing At South Carolina Archives Department, Columbia, S.c

HB1038263
Historic American Buildings Survey, Photocopy Of Original Drawing At South Carolina Archives Department, Columbia, S.c

HB1038264
Historic American Buildings Survey, Photocopy Of Original Drawing At South Carolina Archives Department, Columbia, S.c

HB1038265
Historic American Buildings Survey, Photocopy Of Original Drawing At South Carolina Archives Department, Columbia, S.c

HB1038266
Historic American Buildings Survey, Photocopy Of Original Drawing At South Carolina Archives Department, Columbia, S.c

HB1038267
Exposed Furnace, Brick Flue

HB1038268
Exposed Furnace, Brick Flue, With Scale


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Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
Bull Street & Elmwood Avenue, Columbia, SC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS SC-253
Building/structure dates: 1827 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1838 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1842 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1848 subsequent work
Significance: This institution was the first to give recognition to the fact that mental illness could be treated. Patients were placed in pleasant surroundings for treatment--not kept as prisoners or animals. Robert Mills considered this is his design.

Related Names
Mills, Robert


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer April, 1960 FRONT (NORTHWEST) FACADE OF ENTIRE BUILDING.
2. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer April, 1960 FRONT (NORTHWEST) FACADE OF ORIGINAL BUILDING.
3. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer April, 1960 PORTICO OF ORIGINAL BUILDING.
4. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer April, 1960 REAR (SOUTHEAST) FACADE.
5. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer April, 1960 ADDED WINGS ON SOUTHERN END OF BUILDING.
6. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer April, 1960 INTERIOR VIEW OF FRONT DOOR.
7. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer April, 1960 CENTER HALL WITH MAIN STAIRWAY.
8. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer April, 1960 SERVICE STAIRS IN ADDED WING.
9. Historic American Buildings Survey, Jack E. Boucher, Photographer April, 1960 TRANSVERSE HALLWAY.
10. Historic American Buildings Survey, photocopy of original drawing at South Carolina Archives Department, Columbia, S.C. (n.d.) PRINCIPAL FRONT OF THE LUNATIC ASYLUM.
11. Historic American Buildings Survey, photocopy of original drawing at South Carolina Archives Department, Columbia, S.C. (n.d.) ELEVATION OF THE BACK OR SOUTH FRONT OF THE LUNATIC ASYLUM.
12. Historic American Buildings Survey, photocopy of original drawing at South Carolina Archives Department, Columbia, S.C. (n.d.) GENERAL PLAN OF BUILDING.
13. Historic American Buildings Survey, photocopy of original drawing at South Carolina Archives Department, Columbia, S.C. (n.d.) PRINCIPAL STORY OF THE BUILDING.
14. Historic American Buildings Survey, photocopy of original drawing at South Carolina Archives Department, Columbia, S.C. (n.d.) BASEMENT OR OFFICE STORY.
15. Historic American Buildings Survey, photocopy of original drawing at South Carolina Archives Department, Columbia, S.C. (n.d.) PLAN OF THE ATTIC STORY.
16. Historic American Buildings Survey, photocopy of original drawing at South Carolina Archives Department, Columbia, S.C. (n.d.) MOLDING DETAILS FOR WINDOW AND CUPOLA.
17. Historic American Buildings Survey, photocopy of original drawing at South Carolina Archives Department, Columbia, S.C. (n.d.) ELEVATION FOR ALTERING THE UPPER PART OF CENTER BUILDING SIGNED C.G. HALL (NOT BUILT).
18. EXPOSED FURNACE, BRICK FLUE
19. EXPOSED FURNACE, BRICK FLUE, WITH SCALE


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