Research

Matteawan State Hospital Yard Visitor Log

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 consists of a register of persons who visited Matteawan's outside prison yard. The entries contain name(s) of officer(s) on duty, patient's name, ward number, inmate number, visitor's name and address, name of holiday if applicable, and occasionally, time in and out. Records are restricted.
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Quantity:
0.2 cubic feet (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1976-1977
Series Number:
A1510

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

This is a register of persons who visited Matteawan's outside prison yard (usually on weekends or special holidays for family events). The entries contain name(s) of officer(s) on duty, patient's name, ward number, inmate number, visitor's name and address, name of holiday if applicable, and occasionally, time in and out.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Patient data is restricted in accordance with Section 33.13, Mental Hygiene Law, relating to confidentiality of clinical records. Access permitted under certain conditions upon application to and approval by the Office of Mental Health.

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