Research

New York State Department of Health Microfilm Log Book of Contagious Diseases

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 a log of microfilmed contagious diseases records produced by the Department of Health. The log shows a type and year of communicable disease outbreak, apparent reel numbers, and date sent for filming. Scattered throughout the log are notes on outcomes of film processing, such as records obliterated, missing, or mistakes in filming. There is no textual or statistical information about diseases included in the log.
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Quantity:
0.2 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1974-1975
Series Number:
B1528

Arrangement

Chronological by date sent.

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of a log of microfilmed contagious diseases records (1916-1972) produced by the Department of Health and sent to Kodak for processing. The log shows a type and year of communicable disease outbreak, apparent reel numbers, and date sent. The records sent for microfilming were apparently statistics of cases reported to the Department of Health in accordance with state law. Scattered throughout the log are notes on outcomes of film processing, such as records obliterated, missing, or mistakes in filming (exposure, inadequate leader, etc.). There is no textual or statistical information about diseases included in the log.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Processing Information

This accession resulted from a project undertaken by Archives staff in 1997 to accession or reintegrate estrayed or unidentified records.

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