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us: Public Health Service Hospital (Lexington, Ky.)


  • [The name of the United States Narcotic Farm at Lexington, Ky. (established 1935) was changed in 1936 to United States Public Health Service Hospital. In 1967 the name was changed to National Institute of Mental Health Clinical Research Center. The facility was closed in 1974.]
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    • us: U.S. Public Health Service Hospital (Lexington, Ky.)
    • us: United States. Public Health Service Hospital (Lexington, Ky.)
    • us: United States. Public Health Service. Hospital (Lexington, Ky.)
  • Variants

    • us: U.S. Public Health Service Hospital (Lexington, Ky.)
    • us: United States. Public Health Service Hospital (Lexington, Ky.)
    • us: United States. Public Health Service. Hospital (Lexington, Ky.)
  • Additional Information

    • Activity Start

        (edtf) 1936
    • Activity End

        (edtf) 1967
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Lexington (Ky.)
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  • Earlier Established Forms

      United States Narcotic FarmUnited States Narcotic Farm
  • Sources

    • found: Treadway, W. L. Dedication & opening ... 1935: t.p. (Lexington Narcotic Farm) p. 1 (United States Narcotic Farm at Lexington, Ky., opened 5/25/35)
    • found: Drug addiction and ... 1978: p. vii, etc. (2 narcotic hospitals (at Lexington, Ky. & Ft. Worth, Tex.) authorized 1929; Lexington facility opened 1935; name chgd. 1936 to United States Public Health Service Hospital; transferred 1967 from Bureau of Medical Services [of U.S. Pub. Hlth. Serv.] to National Institute of Mental Health & renamed National Institute of Mental Health Clinical Research Center; closed Feb. 1974)
    • found: NUCMC data from Disciples of Christ Historical Society for Corey, S.J. Papers, 1897-1958 (U.S. Public Health Service Hospital, Lexington, Ky.)
  • General Notes

    • [The name of the United States Narcotic Farm at Lexington, Ky. (established 1935) was changed in 1936 to United States Public Health Service Hospital. In 1967 the name was changed to National Institute of Mental Health Clinical Research Center. The facility was closed in 1974.]
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Old catalog heading: United States. Public Health Service Hospital, Lexington, Ky.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1979-05-18: new
    • 2016-01-12: revised
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