Research

Rome Developmental Center Colony Journal/Telephone Log

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 books record the use of the colony telephone by patients at one of the colonies at the Rome Developmental Center. The entries are recorded in diary or journal fashion by the ward attendee or other staff. Information includes names of patients and attendees, date and time phone calls were made, and duration of phone calls. The series also contains notes pertaining to the content of phone calls and patients' activities and behavior.
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Quantity:
0.25 cubic feet (3 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1974-1976
Series Number:
B2375

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

These books record the use of the colony telephone by patients at one of the colonies at the Rome Developmental Center. The entries are recorded in diary or journal fashion by the ward attendee or other staff. Information includes names of patients and attendees, date and time phone calls were made, and duration of phone calls. The series contains notes pertaining to the content of phone calls made and received, as well as extensive notes on patients' activities, interactions, and behavior.

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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