Research

Clinical laboratory 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 clinical laboratory records from Willard State Hospital. Records include results of blood alcohol tests performed for local law enforcement agencies; water supply tests for coliform bacilli; lists of surgical specimens received; biopsy reports; a list of patients tested as possible typhoid carriers; results of blood and spinal fluid tests and monthly statistical reports of tests performed. Records are restricted.
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0.75 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1915-1968
Series Number:
B1472

Arrangement

Arranged by type of record.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of clinical laboratory records from Willard State Hospital. Records include results of blood alcohol tests (1954-1968) performed for local law enforcement agencies; water supply tests (1958-1963) for coliform bacilli; lists of surgical specimens received (1947-1961); biopsy reports (1955-1962); a list of six patients tested as possible typhoid carriers; results of blood and spinal fluid tests (1915-1921) apparently performed at the Psychiatric Institute and the Division of Laboratories and Research of the Department of Health; and monthly statistical reports of tests performed (1937-1966).

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Restricted to protect personal privacy.Access permitted under certain conditions upon application and approval by State Archives.

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Custodial History

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

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