Research

New York State Governor's Copies of Reports of Directors of Mental Health Facilities to Boards of Visitors

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 copies of reports made by the directors of several mental health institutions to their respective boards of visitors and forwarded to the Governor's office. Reports contain a variety of narrative and statistical information including incident reports, institutional censuses, goals and objectives, and personnel status. Transmittal letters from the directors to the governor are usually included. Names of patients appear throughout the series.
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Quantity:
1 cubic foot
Inclusive Dates:
1983-1984
Series Number:
B1689

Arrangement

Alphabetical by name of facility.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of copies of reports made by the directors of several mental health institutions to their respective boards of visitors and forwarded to the Governor's office. Reports contain a variety of narrative and statistical information including incident reports, institutional censuses, goals and objectives, and personnel status. Transmittal letters from the directors to the governor are usually included. Names of patients appear throughout the series.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Restricted in accordance with Mental Hygiene Law, Section 33.13, relating to confidentiality of clinical records. Access is permitted under certain conditions upon approval by the Office of Mental Health.

Custodial History

These reports were apparently withdrawn from series 13682, Central Subject and Correspondence Files, and maintained as a separate series by Executive Chamber staff.

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