Research

Clinton Prison Register of Surgical Cases

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 one volume listing inmate admissions to the prison hospital for surgery. The entries, which are both handwritten and typed, contain the inmate number, name, age, county in which convicted, admission date, description of surgery performed, date, postoperative treatments if any, date of such treatments, patient's condition after surgery and postoperative treatments, and discharge date.
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Quantity:
0.3 cubic feet (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1897-1918
Series Number:
B0101

Arrangement

Chronological by admission date.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of one volume listing inmate admissions to the prison hospital for surgery. The entries, which are both handwritten and typed, contain the inmate number, name, age, county in which convicted, admission date, description of surgery performed, date, postoperative treatments if any, date of such treatments, patient's condition after surgery and postoperative treatments, and discharge date.

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Access Restrictions

Summary information on adult inmates is disclosable under law. State Archives staff will review records containing probation, parole, medical, and juvenile criminal history data and disclose information pursuant to the Freedom of Information Law and Personal Privacy Protection Law. The identity of victims of sex crimes is not disclosable. Unless a specific law forbids disclosure indefinitely, all records must be disclosed after 75 years.

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