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Department of Institutions & Agencies (Human Services) - Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital


The State Asylum for the Insane at Morristown was established in 1876 as New Jersey's second psychiatric hospital. In 1893, its name was changed to the New Jersey State Hospital at Morris Plains.

The name of the hospital was again changed, in 1925, to the New Jersey State Hospital at Greystone Park. It operates today as Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital.

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 Hospital at Greystone Park
Minutes of the Board of Managers, 1876-1906
Control #:
SINGR001
Format:
1 c.f. (4 vols.)

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Hospital at Greystone Park
Account of Maintenance and Clothing Charges for Indigent Patients, 1876-1883
Control #:
SINGR002
Format:
0.2 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
By patient and then chronologically
Restrictions:
May be subject to access restrictions as per NJSA 30:4-24.3

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Hospital at Greystone Park
Autopsy Records, 1888-1900
Control #:
SINGR003
Format:
0.75 c.f. (3 vols.)
Restrictions:
Some records may be confidential as per NJSA 30:4-24.3

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Hospital at Greystone Park
Account Book, 1908-1914
Control #:
SINGR004
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Hospital at Greystone Park
Miscellaneous Records, 1879-1944
Control #:
SINGR005
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Hospital at Greystone Park
Annual Reports, 1876-1965 [with gaps]
Control #:
SINGR006
Format:
3 c.f. (6 boxes)
Notes:
The hospital was first called the State Asylum for the Insane at Morristown and later New Jersey State Hospital at Morris Plains.

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Hospital at Greystone Park
Employee Payroll Account Ledgers, 1885-1894
Control #:
SINGR007
Format:
0.8 c.f. (3 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Commission to Select a Site and Build an Asylum for the Insane of New Jersey
Reports, 1869-1886
Control #:
SZINL001
Format:
0.15 c.f. (11 reports)
Notes:
Includes 1869, 1871-1877, 1878, 1884, 1886. Relates to asylum at Morristown/Morris Plains (now Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital).


~ The collections listed on this page represent 6.4 c.f. of paper records ~



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For additional and/or more recent records relating to this topic, contact:


Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital, Greystone Park, NJ 07950, tel. 973-538-1800, website: www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dmhs/psych-hospitals.html


This page last updated 05/17/2006