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Berkshire Industrial Farm Infirmary Registers

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 documents the activities of the Berkshire Industrial Farm infirmary. These logs were kept by nurses and include date and arrival time of patient, patient's last name, ailment and treatment, and notes regarding doctor's call or visit to the infirmary. Some registers include lists of patients who received vaccines, anti-toxins, and/or were sent to House of Mercy clinic or the hospital for examinations, operations, or x-rays (1928-1930).
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Quantity:
0.5 cubic feet (5 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1917-1930
Bulk Dates:
1920-1930
Series Number:
B2631

Arrangement

Mostly chronological.

Scope and Content Note

This series documents the activities of the Berkshire Industrial Farm infirmary. These logs were kept by nurses and include date and arrival time of patient, patient's last name, ailment and treatment, and notes regarding doctor's call or visit to the infirmary. Typical ailments include stomach aches and sore throats. Some registers also include the weight and height of each patient (1922-1924), while others include lists of patients who received vaccines, anti-toxins, and/or were sent to House of Mercy clinic or the hospital for examinations, operations, or x-rays (1928-1930).

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Restricted by the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), N.Y. State Public Health Law section 18, and Freedom of Information Law section 89.2(b)(ii) relating to personal health information.

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box Volume

Accretion: B2631-18
undated Berkshire Industrial Farm Infirmary Ledger 1 1
April 23, 1928- August 1930 Berkshire Industrial Farm Hospital Record 1 2
April 7, 1926- November 1929 Berkshire Industrial Farm Infirmary Ledger 1 3
1917-1922 Berkshire Industrial Farm Infirmary Ledger 1 4
May 1922- October 1924 Berkshire Industrial Farm Infirmary Ledger 1 5