The following titles provide historical
overviews of the hospital:
Graham, Kristen A. History of the Pennsylvania Hospital.
Charlestown, SC: The History Press (2008).
Tomes, Nancy. A Generous Confidence: Thomas Story Kirkbride
and the art of asylum-keeping, 1840-1883. New York: Cambridge
University Press, 1984.
Williams, William Henry, 1936- . The Pennsylvania Hospital,
1751-1801, an internal examination of Anglo-America's first
hospital. [Newark], University of Delaware, 1971; [Ann
Arbor, University Microfilms, c1972].
Packard, Francis R. (Francis Randolph), 1870-1950. Some account
of the Pennsylvania Hospital, from its first rise to the beginning
of the year 1938. Philadelphia  2nd print., with
a continuation of the account to the year 1956, by Florence
Morton, Thomas George, 1835-1903. Woodbury, Frank, 1848- . The
History of the Pennsylvania Hospital, 1751-1895. New
York, Arno Press, 1973 [c1895].