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Department of Institutions & Agencies (Human Services) - State Village for Epileptics at Skillman


The State Village for Epileptics at Skillman was established in 1898. In 1953, it became the New Jersey Neuro-Psychiatric Institute.

Researchers should note that patient registers and records disclosing the delivery of mental health care are subject to statutory privacy restrictions. Access to the collections listed on this page is administered accordingly.


Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Village for Epileptics at Skillman
Minutes of the Board of Managers [incomplete], 1898-1953
Control #:
SINEP001
Format:
6.3 c.f. (20 vols. and 1 folder)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes 1898-1901 and 1907-1953; minutes for February 1901 to December 1907 were missing at the time of accession.
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Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Village for Epileptics at Skillman
Annual Reports of the Board of Managers, 1898-1949
Control #:
SINEP002
Format:
0.5 c.f. (38 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Reports for the following years are missing: 1911, 1912, 1913, 1915, 1918, 1926, 1939, and 1941.
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Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Village for Epileptics at Skillman
Letter Book of S. Olin Garrison, Secretary of the Board of Managers, 1898-1899
Control #:
SINEP003
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Village for Epileptics at Skillman
Admission Registers, 1899-1952
Control #:
SINEP004
Format:
3 c.f. (13 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Restrictions:
Some records may be confidential per NJSA 30:4-24.3
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Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Village for Epileptics at Skillman
Personnel Registers, ca. 1899-1940
Control #:
SINEP005
Format:
2 c.f. (15 vols.)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical
Restrictions:
Available only to individuals requesting their own records
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Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Village for Epileptics at Skillman
Record of Visits of the Board of Managers, 1902-1909
Control #:
SINEP006
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Village for Epileptics at Skillman
Guest Book, 1903-1925
Control #:
SINEP007
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Village for Epileptics at Skillman
Miscellaneous Administrative Records and Publications, 1914-1993
Control #:
SINEP008
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box, 1 map folder)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes lists of board members and staff, and material on funding and building use.
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Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Village for Epileptics at Skillman
Program and Event Files, 1922-1948
Control #:
SINEP009
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes typed programs and printed booklets commemorating Village social events.
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Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Village for Epileptics at Skillman
The Village Quarterly, 1924-1944
Control #:
SINEP010
Format:
0.25 c.f. (18 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Issues generally include announcements of upcoming events, news from the residential cottages, and original poems.
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Series:
Department of Institutions and Agenices
New Jersey State Village for Epileptics at Skillman
Deeds, Agreements and Miscellaneous Land Records, 1854-1947
Control #:
SINEP011
Format:
0.25 c.f. (29 manuscripts)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Village for Epileptics at Skillman
Photographs, ca. 1909-1950s
Control #:
SINEP012
Format:
3 c.f. (3 boxes)

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Village for Epileptics at Skillman
Commitment Registers, 1900-1952
Control #:
SINEP013
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Restrictions:
Some records may be confidential per NJSA 30:4-24.3

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey Neuro-Psychiatric Institute
Incident Forms, ca. 1920-1950s
Control #:
SINNE005
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box of 16-mm microfilm)
Arrangement:
By case file/admission number
Notes:
Includes records from the New Jersey State Village for Epileptics at Skillman.
Restrictions:
Some records may be confidential per NJSA 30:4-24.3

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey Neuro-Psychiatric Institute
Case Files, ca. 1898-1950s
Control #:
SINNE006
Format:
8 c.f. (8 boxes of 16-mm microfilm)
Arrangement:
By file type & case file number
Notes:
These records include patient files of the New Jersey State Village for Epileptics.
Restrictions:
Some records may be confidential per NJSA 30:4-24.3
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~ The collections listed on this page represent 25.4 c.f. of paper records ~



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This page last updated 05/17/2006