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Certificates of Search from Matteawan State Hospital and Fishkill Correctional Facility

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 signed forms stating that a patient had been searched prior to transfer from Matteawan State Hospital (later Fishkill Correctional Facility) to another institution. Forms provide date of search and transfer, from where transferred, to where transferred, departure and arrival times, consecutive number of inmate, inmate's name, result of search, and names and ranks of officers responsible for conducting the search and transporting the inmate. Records are restricted.
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0.1 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1971-1975
Series Number:
A1512

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

These are copies of signed forms stating that a patient had been searched prior to transfer out of Matteawan (later Fishkill Correctional Facility) to another institution.

The forms provide date of search and transfer, from where transferred, to where transferred, times of departure and arrival, consecutive number of inmate, inmate's name, result of search, and names and ranks of officers responsible for conducting the search and transporting the inmate.

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.

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