Research

Matteawan State Hospital Correction Officers' Observation 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 contains observations recorded by Matteawan State Hospital correctional officers (sometimes other hospital staff members) regarding inmate behavior. Entries record the date and time a particular action was observed; a brief description of the patient's actions; measures taken, if any, by the correctional officer; the patient's name and number; and the correction officer's signature. Records are restricted.
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Quantity:
0.2 cubic feet (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1975-1976
Series Number:
A1526

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Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains notes made by Matteawan correctional officers (and occasionally other staff members) regarding the behavior of inmates.

The notes record the date and time a particular action was observed; a brief description of the patient's actions; measures taken, if any, by the correctional officer; the patient's name and number; and the correction officer's signature.

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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