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Annual reports of dispensaries

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 reports submitted by private dispensaries to the Board of State Commissioners of Public Charities containing information on the institution's history, objectives, facilities, management, finances, and on the number of patients treated since opening and during the previous year. Each annual report contains financial information on the value of real and personal property, investments, indebtedness, receipts, expenditures, and cash on hand and statistical information on patients treated, persons vaccinated, prescriptions made, home visits, and home treatments.
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Quantity:
1.7 cu. ft. (25 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1869-1896
Bulk Dates:
bulk 1873-1896
Series Number:
A1986

Arrangement

Chronological by year, then alphabetical by name of institution.

Scope and Content Note

These reports were submitted to the Board by dispensaries, which were privately operated out-patient medical clinics serving the poor.

The 1869 reports were submitted to the Board of State Commissioners of Public Charities. These reports contain information on the institution's history and objectives, on its facilities, management, and finances, and on the number of patients treated since opening and during the previous year. Beginning in 1873, reports were submitted annually to the Board of Charities. Each annual report contains financial information on the value of real and personal property, investments, indebtedness, receipts and expenditures, and cash on hand. The annual reports also contain statistical information on the number on patients treated, persons vaccinated, prescriptions made, home visits, and home treatments.

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Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

Alternate Formats Available

Microform is available at the New York State Archives through interlibrary loan.

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