Research

Matteawan State Hospital Inmate Clothing 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 six bound volumes describing clothing issued to and received by inmates at Matteawan State Hospital. In addition, volume six contains an overall inventory of an unknown ward detailing unused clothing and clothing ordered. The content varies between volumes, but generally provides information on what clothing was issued to an inmate, his/her name, number, date of admission, private clothing owned by the inmate, and ward number to which inmate was transferred.
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Quantity:
0.6 cubic feet (6 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1964-1977
Series Number:
A1516

Arrangement

Chronological within ward.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of six bound volumes describing clothing issued to and received by inmates at Matteawan State Hospital. In addition, volume six contains an overall inventory of an unknown ward detailing unused clothing and clothing ordered. The format of the series differs from volume to volume but they basically provide information on what clothing was issued to an inmate, his/her name, number, date of admission, private clothing owned by the inmate, and ward number to which inmate was transferred.

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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