Research

Matteawan State Hospital Assault 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:
These series contains brief descriptions of assaults made by patients housed at Matteawan State Hospital. Each volume contains accounts of occurrences in a particular ward. Each description provides the date, time, name of patient(s) involved, at whom the assault was directed, and name of the officer witnessing the assault. Records are restricted.
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Quantity:
0.2 cubic feet (3 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1965-1977
Series Number:
A1508

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

These volumes contain brief descriptions of assaults made by patients housed at Matteawan State Hospital. Each volume contains accounts of occurrences in a particular ward. The description provides the date, time, name of patient(s) involved, at whom the assault was directed, and name of the officer witnessing the assault.

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 of Mental Health.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series A1509 Matteawan State Hospital Suicide Attempt Register, is included in Volume 1 of Series A1508.

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