Author Biographical Info

James Greenwood Sr. was born April 18, 1878, in Seguin, Texas to James and Corinna (Henderson) Greenwood. He graduated from University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Galveston in 1901 and began practice in Seguin. From 1902 to 1906 he was on the staff of the San Antonio State Hospital for Mental Diseases. From 1906 to 1908 he maintained a private practice in Seguin, Texas. From 1908 to 1912 he served on the faculty of the Department of Medicine at UTMB Galveston. In 1912 he opened the Greenwood Sanitarium for the treatment of neuropsychiatry diseases in Houston, Texas, located northwest of the current intersection of Fannin St and Old Spanish Trail, and continued its operation until his retirement in 1947.


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Publication Date(s)

circa 1930




2nd page of 13pg typed essay on possible causes of mental illness with examples from patient histories. See more at James Greenwood Sr. and Jr., MDs Papers and its finding aid.


Mental illness, Mental illness-Etiology, Greenwood Sanitarium, Sanatoriums, Mental illness--Treatment, Psychiatric hospitals, Houston (TX), San Antonio (TX), Southwestern Insane Asylum, James Greenwood Sr, essays


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