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Hospital records of Attica Prison inmates

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 lists admission, treatment, and discharge information for inmates of the Attica Correctional Facility. Information includes inmate name and number; location, date admitted and discharged; diagnosis, complications, treatment, sequelae (after effects or secondary injury), assignment, and remarks (referral, death date, refusal of treatment, etc.). Records are restricted.
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0.6 cu. ft. (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1931-1963
Series Number:
B1427

Scope and Content Note

This volume, labeled "Hospital Record Attica Prison" lists admission, treatment, and discharge information for 14, 843 inmates of the Attica Correctional Facility.

Information is present under all or some of the following headings: inmate name, inmate number, location (often blank), date admitted, diagnosis, complications, treatment, date discharged, results (cured, improved, recovered, etc.), sequelae (after effects or secondary injury), assignment (returned to work, invalided, observation, etc.), and remarks (referral, death date, refusal of treatment, etc.).

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Restricted to protect personal privacy: 75 years;Use only with supervision of archivist.

Related Information

Related Materials

Accretion 14610-88F, Attica Prison Inmate Case Files, contains case files of prisoners confined at Attica during this period.

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