Research

Research files for a department history

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series contains final and working drafts, research notes, and correspondence relating to the compilation of "The History of the State's Care of the Mentally Ill." There are also abstracts of laws pertaining to the state's concern for the mentally ill and abstracts of historical articles from Psychiatric Quarterly.
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Quantity:
7 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1941-1948
Series Number:
A0764

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Scope and Content Note

This series contains final and working drafts, research notes, and correspondence relating to the compilation of "The History of the State's Care of the Mentally Ill." The final typewritten draft runs approximately 1,000 double-spaced pages. There are also abstracts of laws pertaining to the state's concern for the mentally ill and abstracts of historical articles from Psychiatric Quarterly. The record director appears to have been Dr. Horatio M. Pollack, with Karl L. Brooks as Research Assistant.

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