Eliza Butler Kirkbride (Mrs. Thomas Story Kirkbride), 1836 - 1922, was active in educational and social welfare organizations. Her husband was director of the Department of Mental Diseases at Pennsvlvania Hospital from 1840 until his death about 1878. An elementary school at 7th and Dickinson Streets in South Philadelphia is named after Mrs. Kirkbride.
Deposited by Mrs. Margaret Creese, May, 1971. Accession no. 84.