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New York State Rome Developmental Disabilities Services Office Historical Background Files

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 reports, correspondence, memorandums, policy documents, manuals, newsletters, and other publications that were collected or retained by several entities at the Rome State School (later Rome Developmental Center). The records were assembled for their historical interest, to provide information to the public, or for research value in the areas of treatments and conditions, patient life, staff training, facility expansion, and infrastructure repair and improvement.
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4.25 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1910-1995
Series Number:
B2388

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Unarranged.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains a wide assortment of record types, including reports, correspondence, memorandums, policy documents, manuals, newsletters, and other publications that were collected or retained by several entities at the Rome State School (later Rome Developmental Center) and were considered to be historical or archival in nature. The records were collected and preserved for their historical interest, to provide information to the public, or for research value in the areas of treatments and conditions, patient life, staff training, facility expansion, and infrastructure repair and improvement.

B2388-19: This accretion contains documentation for Mental Health Week and the 80th Anniversary of the Rome Developmental Center.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Records identifying patients are restricted permanently 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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Acquistion Information

B2388-19: This accretion was transferred under RDA 22626.

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