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Craig Colony Administrative 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 consists of administrative documents used by officials of the Craig Colony for Epileptics. Included are: a map and general plan of the grounds, catalog and price list of articles manufactured by state prisoners, journal articles on epilepsy, correspondence about the facility's sewage disposal with illustrative diagrams, listing of food rations, cooking class schedules, an 1900 payroll analysis. numerous blank forms, graduate examination questions and scores for the Craig Colony Training School for Nurses.
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0.25 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1899-1900
Series Number:
B2449

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of various administrative documents used by Craig Colony officials. The records include a map and general plan of the grounds, catalog and price list of articles manufactured by state prisoners, journal articles on epilepsy, correspondence about the facility's sewage disposal with illustrative diagrams, listing of food rations, cooking class schedules, and an analysis of payroll for April 1900. There are numerous blank forms for administrative use, including blank application and admissions forms with directions for filling them out, and blank daily and weekly supervisor's report forms. Records also include graduate examination questions and scores for the Craig Colony Training School for Nurses.

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There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

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Related Materials

Series B1813 Property maps, contains related maps depicting the buildings and grounds of Craig Colony.

Acquistion Information

These records were originally acquired by the Minnesota Historical Society. They were subsequently transferred to the New York State Archives in 1981.

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