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Willard State Hospital Employee Payroll Records

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 payroll records for employees of Willard Asylum for the Insane (later Willard State Hospital). Payroll for each month includes employee name; service (position); rate per month; time worked; and amount due. Total amounts are given for each month. Records of overtime worked and employee time reports are included for the twentieth century portion of the series.
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2.25 cubic feet (3 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1869-1887, 1946-1960
Series Number:
B1466

Arrangement

Chronological by month.

B1466-02:Arranged by type of record, then chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of payroll records (October 1869-August 1878) for employees of Willard Asylum for the Insane (later Willard State Hospital). Payroll for each month includes employee name; service (position); rate per month; time worked; amount due; signature of employee (for early years); and remarks (few). Total amounts are given for each month.

B1466-02: This accretion consists of payroll records (1878-1887), records of overtime worked (1946-1947), and employee time reports (1949-1952, 1957-1960).

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Custodial History

These records were transferred to the State Archives from Willard Psychiatric Center at the time of its closure in April, 1995.

B1466-02: These records were transferred to the State Archives in 2002.

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