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Matteawan State Hospital Log of inmate visits to physicians

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 records the names of inmates who left their ward to visit one of the physicians at the Matteawan State Hospital. Each entry provides the date of visit, name and number of inmate, ward number, physician's name, inmate visited, date returned, and name of doctor who returned the inmate. Some entries also provide times left and returned. Records are restricted.
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Quantity:
0.1 cubic feet (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1974
Series Number:
A1513

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

This volume records the names of inmates who left their ward to visit one of the physicians at the Fishkill Correctional Facility (Matteawan).

Each entry provides the date of visit, name and number of inmate, ward number, physician's name, inmate visited, date returned and name of doctor who returned the inmate. Some of the later entries also provide times left and returned.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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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