Research

Rome State School Patient Index Cards

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:
These cards provide summary patient information. The front of the card includes patient's name, case number, county of origin, address if known, patient number, date of admission, and emergency contact. The reverse of the card gives visitor and/or transfer information and other notes regarding patient such as behavioral tendencies, marital status, previous attacks, etc. The cards also serve as an index and cross reference to patient case files. Cards for male patients beginning A-Fis are missing.
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Quantity:
0.75 cubic feet (circa 3500 index cards)
Inclusive Dates:
circa 1894-1945
Series Number:
B2372

Scope and Content Note

These cards provide summary patient information. The front of the card includes patient's name, case number, county of origin, address if known, patient number, date of admission, and emergency contact. The reverse of the card gives visitor and/or transfer information and other notes regarding patient such as behavioral tendencies, marital status, previous attacks, etc. The cards also serve as an index and cross reference to patient case files. Cards for male patients beginning A-Fis are missing.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Restricted in accordance with Section 33.13, Mental Hygiene Law, relating to confidentiality of clinical records. Access permitted under certain conditions upon application to and approval by the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities.

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