Department of Corrections: Menard Correctional Center - Hospital Case Records, 1935-1967 | Illinois State Archives
Title: Department of Corrections: Menard Correctional Center - Hospital Case Records, 1935-1967
Extent: 49.0 Cubic Feet
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Scope and Contents: Hospital case records include examinations of prisoners on entrance to prison, prison hospital admission files, correspondence and memoranda relating to medical care, and occasionally, medical records of prisoners from previous institutions. Intake examinations show the date; prisoner's name and number; age; height; weight; skin, eye and hair colors; birth date; nativity; crime and sentence; educational level; occupation; marital status; number of children; religion; family history; and a detailed physical examination. Hospital admission files show the prisoner's name and number; crime and sentence; age; height; weight; race; physical condition on admission to prison; laboratory test results; and summaries of symptoms, diagnoses, and treatments.