Research

Physical examination and ward transfer 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 consists of information pertaining to physical examinations and the transfer of Matteawan inmates to wards. Volume one (1957-1964) provides the inmate's name, admission date, weight, height, from where transferred (county only), ward transferred to and date. The second volume differs in content, providing the inmate's date of admission, name, number, age, marital status, date of physical examination, examining doctor, date of transfer, and to which ward (or occasionally, other institution). Records are restricted.
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Quantity:
0.2 cu. ft. (2 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1957-1977
Series Number:
A1514

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of two volumes recording information pertaining to physical examinations and the transfer of Matteawan inmates to wards.

Volume one (1957-1964) provides the inmate's name, admission date, weight (over three week period), height, from where transferred (county only), ward transferred to and date. The second volume (1975-1977) differs in content, providing the inmate's date of admission, name, number, age, marital status, date of physical examination, examining doctor, date of transfer, and to which ward (or occasionally, other institution).

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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