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Rome State School Medical Inspector's Reports

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 inspection reports on Rome State School colonies track the population census. Data represents the overall Rome population for most reports (wards and colonies). There are also some reports for individual colonies, but it is unclear whether all colonies were inspected individually on a routine basis.
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Quantity:
0.2 cubic feet (2 binders)
Inclusive Dates:
1936-1947
Series Number:
B2377

Arrangement

Reverse chronological.

Scope and Content Note

These inspection reports on Rome State School colonies track the population census. Data represents the overall Rome population for most reports (wards and colonies). There are also some reports for individual colonies, but it is unclear whether all colonies were inspected individually on a routine basis.

Included in the reports are the time inspection started and concluded; the number of patient accidents, injuries, and deaths; the number of patients not located at time of inspections; the number of colony employees, admissions, discharges, and escapes; the types of occupational therapy and education work conducted at the colonies; the general health of patients; and general remarks on observations made.

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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