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Title Years
Index of Patients [28.10.1853 - 22.11.1910] (R8674016) 1853 - 1910

Item ID Agency Series Accession Record group Box / Item Sep Record no. Part Alternative no. Record type
R8674016 ADCB 16174 H-MHD5 1 / 1 text

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H-MHD5



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RECORD SERIES period responsible
16174
Registers and indexes [record group] more detail…

This series is comprised of patient indexes and registers created by the Department of Health, Mental Health Division and its predecessors. The volumes contain details of mental hospital/asylum patients including voluntary boarders and minors.

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1853? - 1960?

CONTROLLING AGENCY / DEPARTMENT period responsible
ADCB
Department of Health, Mental Health Division [record group] more detail…


The Department of Health, Mental Health Division was responsible for administering mental health services in New Zealand. Its major activities were the administration of mental hospitals; providing advisory, education and research services and the training of mental health staff.



1853? - 1960?

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Access Statement: Mental Health Division registers and indexes are restricted. For access to the information contained in these volumes, the following procedure must be followed:

1. Researchers may request an index in the usual way.
2. Once retrieved, Archives staff wil examine the index for a name (or names) specified by the researcher.
3. If the name is located in the index, the researcher must contact the Ministry of Health requesting an access approval letter.
4. Once an access letter is obtained, Archives staff will provide a transcript of the relevant register entry (or entries). The register itself cannot be issued unless the access letter specifies this.

Additional restriction: before any research based on Health Department archives is published it must be submitted to the Director-General of Health (or his representative).

Every researcher using Health Department archives must sign the declaration agreed upon between the Department and National Archives. These declarations are filed alphabetically on 6/2/2 HEALTH.

For authority see correspondence of 4 April 1979 and 11 May 1979 on NA 6/2/1.

Access Contacts: Ministry of Health 133 Molesworth St P.O. Box 5013 Wellington New Zealand



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Version Number: 3
Date Approved: 17/09/2007