Research


Middletown Psychiatric Center Newsletters

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 newsletters produced at Middletown State Hospital (later Middletown Psychiatric Center). Titles include "Empathy," the quarterly newsletter of staff and volunteers (1965, 1968); "We Speak," patient newsletter (1958-1967); The "Hilltop," patient newsletter (1935-1953); "The Hilltop Herald," and "MPC Herald," staff newsletter (ca. 1978-1996); and other short-lived or untitled publications (1961-2002).
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2.5 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1935-2002
Series Number:
B1922

Arrangement

Arranged by title and roughly chronological therein.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of newsletters produced by staff, patients, and volunteers at Middletown State Hospital (later Middletown Psychiatric Center). Titles include "Empathy," the quarterly newsletter of staff and volunteers (1965, 1968); "We Speak," patient newsletter (1958-1967); The "Hilltop," patient newsletter (1935-1953); "The Hilltop Herald," and "MPC Herald," staff newsletter (ca. 1978-1996); and other short-lived or untitled publications (1961-2002).

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Access Restrictions

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

Related Information

Related Materials

Series B1540 Issues of "Marcy News," Marcy Psychiatric Center Newsletter, 1968-1976

Series B1585 Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center Newsletters, 1957-1994

Series B1453 Willard State Hospital Newsletter, 1957-1980, and

Series B1480 "The Opal" Patient Newsletter, 1851-1860, also contain newsletters of mental health institutions.

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box

Accretion: B1922-06
1958-1960 "We Speak" 1
1962-1965 "We Speak" 2
1965-1967 "We Speak" 3
1965, 1968 "Empathy" (volunteer quarterly newsletter) 4
1961-2002 Other short-lived or untitled publications 4
1935-1953 "The Hilltop" patients’ newsletter 5
circa 1978-1988 "The Hilltop Herald" staff newsletter 6
1989-1996 "MPC Herald" 6
1984-1990 "MPC Education and Training Dept Newsletter" 7
1978-1979 "MPC Staff" 7
1958-1962 "We Speak" 7
1990-1995 "PRN – Nurses Talk to Nurses" 7
1994-2000 "MPC Pharmacy Focus" (scattered issues) 7