Research


Craig Colony Admission Registers

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 admission registers documenting patients at Craig Colony for Epileptics (known after 1920 as simply Craig Colony). Each register provides admission number, name, admission and discharge dates, county, reimbursing or indigent, sex, age, occupation, age at onset, marital status, nativity of patient and parents, heredity, number in patient's fraternity, birth order, prenatal influences, probable cause, character and frequency of attack, seizures when awake or asleep, nature of aura, mental state, physical examination, paralysis, and results.
Creator:
Title:
Quantity:
1.5 cubic feet (2 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1901-1905, 1930-1933
Series Number:
B2316

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

Information contained in these volumes typically includes admission number, name, date of admission, date of discharge, county, reimbursing or indigent, sex, age, occupation, age at onset, civil condition (marital status), nativity of patient and parents, heredity, number in patient's fraternity, number in line of birth, prenatal influences, probable cause, character of attack, frequency of attack, seizures when awake or asleep, nature of aura, mental state, physical examination, paralysis, laboratory [always blank], results, and autopsy summary [always blank].

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 for People with Developmental Disabilities.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series B1714 Patient admission histories and

Series 14197 Patient case files, contain related records documenting patients at Craig Colony and later the Craig Developmental Center.

Other finding aids

Name index to earlier volume is available.

Volume list.

Acquistion Information

This series was transferred to the New York State Archives by the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities.

Access Terms

Corporate Name(s):
Geographic Name(s):
Subject(s):
Genre(s):
Function(s):

Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box

Accretion: B2316-11
1901 March-1905 October Admission Registers 1
1930 May-1933 October Admission Registers 2