Historical Records Repositories in New York State
Collections located in a preliminary search of the Research Libraries Information Network (RLIN) and the Online Cataloging Library Center (OCLC)
Medical Biography Collection, 1824-1983. 38.0 linear feet
Clippings, articles, biographies, photographs, and illustrations, with an occasional letter or manuscript concerning important individuals in the history of medicine, arranged alphabetically, 1824 to the present. Items of note include manuscripts from the by Dr. Rufus Blakeman of Greenfield, Connecticut, on physiology, bloodletting, temperance, perception, and other topics; medical recipe book of Benjamin B. Fredenburgh of Coeymans, New York, 1824-c.1870; and correspondence of Dr. Willis R. Whitney of General Electric Research Department, 1920-48, concerning research collaboration between G.E. and Albany Medical College, medical cases, the subconscious, and his vacations.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Records, [ca. 1948-1985] ca. 130 cubic ft.
Records of the College and its related departments and affiliated institutions, including Stern College for Women, Teacher Institute for Women, Rabbi Isaac Elchanon Theological Seminary, Bernard Revel Graduate School, Sue Golding Graduate Division of Medical Sciences, Lincoln Hospital/Mental Health Services, Soundview-Throggs Neck Community Mental Health Center, Yeshiva University, and Montefiore Hospital. Materials include newsletters, catalogs, annual reports, news clippings and releases, special reports, and photographs. Records also include the minutes and committee reports of the Executive Faculty Committee (1955-1969) and Senate (1969-1984); and the personal files of former faculty members, consisting of resumes or curriculum vitae, addresses, reports, photographs, and certificates.
Bellevue Hospital. Psychiatry Division. Records, [ca. 1940-1970] 24 cubic ft.
Unsorted correspondence between the Psychiatry Division and the New York City Department of Hospitals discussing different methods of dealing with patients concerning release plans, modes of outpatient treatments and facilities available, as well as various kinds of psychiatric tests. Location:.
Bellevue Hospital. Minutes and Board of Trustees letters, 1864-1986. 39 linear ft.
Numerous volumes containing minutes of the Executive Committee, 1864-1986; and minutes of the Board of Trustees, 1887-1953. Minutes provide information on hospital rules, as well pharmacy reports and monthly reports concerning alcohol used for medication, and the day-to-day activities of the hospital. Also, lists and statistics of acquired insanities and dementia and disposition of these cases. Rules and regulations for doctors and nurses regarding of treatment of patients, appointments of staff, and reprimands. Collection also contains letters written by the Board of Trustees to hospital personnel, the administration, and vendors, early 1900s.