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Rome State School Patient Census Records

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 contains registers which record the number of patients in the custody of the Rome State School and its predecessor, the Rome State Custodial Asylum. Information includes a daily count of males and females for each month and notes regarding patient admissions, discharges, deaths, physicians travelling, inspections, visits by board members, and other significant event information on the day each occurs.
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0.2 cubic feet (2 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1905-1924
Series Number:
B2385

Scope and Content Note

This series contains registers which record the number of patients in the custody of the Rome State School and its predecessor, the Rome State Custodial Asylum. Information includes a daily count of males and females for each month and notes regarding patient admissions, discharges, deaths, physicians travelling, inspections, visits by board members, and other significant event information on the day each occurs.

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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.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series B2381 Ward reports and journals, contains some ward census data.

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