Research

Bedford Hills Correctional Facility Office of the Superintendent Subject Files

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 subject files from the Superintendent of Bedford Hills Correctional Facility (previously Westfield State Farm). Records consist of correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, lists, and other material relating to the administration of the facility. Subjects include correction officer's orders; procedures and work assignments; inmate education; training; recreation programs; inmate accidents; classification and parole reviews; clinic schedules; inmate misbehavior and discipline; inmate hospitalization; and visitors. Records are restricted to protect personal privacy.
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Quantity:
4 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
approximately 1962-1974
Series Number:
B1018

Arrangement

Alphabetical by subject.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of subject files from the Superintendent of Bedford Hills Correctional Facility (previously Westfield State Farm). The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, lists, and other material relating to the administration of the facility from approximately 1962 to 1974.

The records pertain to such subjects as: correction officer's orders; procedures and work assignments; inmate education; training; recreation programs; inmate accidents; classification and parole reviews; clinic schedules; inmate misbehavior and discipline; inmate hospitalization; and visitors.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Restricted to protect personal privacy. Access may be permitted under certain conditions upon application to and approval by the State Archives.

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