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Department of Health and related agencies - Administrative Records


New Jersey's State Board of Health was established in 1877. Its administrative functions were vested in the Department of Health, which was created in 1947. In 1996, the latter was renamed the Department of Health and Senior Services.


Series:
State Board of Health/Department of Health
Minutes, 1877-1947
Control #:
SHE00001
Format:
15 c.f. (61 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
State Board of Health/Department of Health
Annual Reports, 1874-1975
Control #:
SHE00002
Format:
20 c.f. (102 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Reports 1874, 1877-1915 (Vols. 1-39) are for the State Board of Health; reports for 1916 forward (Vol. 40+) are for the Department.
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Series:
Department of Health
Public Health News, 1915-1971
Control #:
SHE00003
Format:
4.25 c.f. (5 boxes [42 vols.])
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
Department of Health
Tuberculosis Exhibit Scrapbook of Dr. Hugh Palmer, 1911-1915
Control #:
SHE00004
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Roughly chronological

Series:
Department of Health
Miscellaneous Publications, 1921-1996
Control #:
SHE00005
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)

Series:
Department of Health
Subject Files of Vincent D'Alessandro, Assistant Commissioner, 1950-1982
Control #:
SHE00007
Format:
1.5 c.f. (2 boxes)

Series:
Department of Health
Division of AIDS Prevention and Control
Subject Files of Kenneth Black, Executive Assistant, 1983-1991
Control #:
SHEAI001
Format:
2 c.f. (2 boxes)

Series:
Department of Health
Division of Alcoholism, Drug Abuse & Addiction Services
Prevention and Tobacco Control Services Unit
Publications, Correspondence and Promotional Material, 1970s-1990s
Control #:
SHEAL001
Format:
5 c.f. (5 boxes)

Series:
Department of Health
Division of Chronic Illness Control
State Committee on Volunteer Friendly Visitors
Records, 1962-1980
Control #:
SHECI001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Foldered by subject

Series:
Department of Health
Commissioner's Office
Departmental and Subject Files, 1975-1980
Control #:
SHECO001
Format:
9 c.f. (9 boxes)

Series:
Department of Health
Division of Family Health Services
Bureau of Health Promotion and Disease Control
Rape Care Program Files, 1981-1991
Control #:
SHEFA001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Department of Health
Division of Family Health Services
Maternal & Child Health Planning and Regional Services
Annual Hospital Summary Reports, 1967-1995
Control #:
SHEFA002
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological within record type
Notes:
Reports included to as late as 1992; miscellaneous material included to 1995.

Series:
Department of Health
Division of Family Health Services
Maternal & Child Health Planning and Regional Services
March of Dimes, Central Jersey Chapter - Health Professionals Advisory Committee Minutes, 1992-1997
Control #:
SHEFA003
Format:
1 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
A member of the Division of Family Health Services apparently served on the Advisory Committee.

Series:
Department of Health
Division of Health Facilities Evaluation
Bureau of Licensing, Certification and Standards
Case Files, 1976-1981
Control #:
SHEHF001
Format:
4.5 c.f. (9 boxes)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by facility

Series:
Department of Health
Bureau of Child Hygiene
Annual Reports, 1918 & 1925-1927
Control #:
SHEHY001
Format:
0.4 c.f. (4 vols.)

Series:
Department of Health
Division of Laboratories and Epidemiology
Background Material for Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act, 1977
Control #:
SHELA001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Department of Health
Division of Occupational and Environmental Health
Miscellaneous Publications, ca. 1963-2003
Control #:
SHEOC001
Format:
3.5 c.f. (7 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Publications dated through 2003 have been itemized.

Series:
Department of Health
Division of Public Health and Environmental Labs.
Records of Dr. S. I. Shahied, Assistant Commissioner, 1986-1988
Control #:
SHEPU001
Format:
1.5 c.f. (2 boxes)

Series:
Alzheimer's Disease Study Commission
Records, 1984-1986
Control #:
SZALZ001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Governor's Advisory Commission on Diabetes
Interim Report of Findings and Recommendations, 1985
Control #:
SZDIA001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
State Board of Health
Circulars, 1883-1907
Control #:
SZHEA001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
By circular number
Notes:
State Board of Health circulars can also be found printed in the Minutes of the Board.

Series:
New Jersey Health Care Facilities Financing Authority
Annual Reports, 1979-1980
Control #:
SZHEC001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (2 reports)

Series:
New Jersey Hospital Rate Setting Commission
Minutes, 1979-1990
Control #:
SZHOS001
Format:
15 reels (16-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
New Jersey Hospital Rate Setting Commission
Annual Reports, 1981-1986
Control #:
SZHOS002
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
Commission on Legal and Ethical Problems in the Delivery of Health Care (NJ Bioethics Commission)
Records, ca. 1986-1992
Control #:
SZLEG001
Format:
14 c.f. (14 boxes)
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Series:
New Jersey Mental Health Planning Committee
Final Report, 1976
Control #:
SZMEE001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (2 vols.)

Series:
Narcotic Drug Study Commission
Records, 1963-1967
Control #:
SZNAS001
Format:
3.75 c.f. (8 boxes)
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Series:
Commission to Study the Administration of Public Medical Care
Report and Recommendations, 1959
Control #:
SZPUM001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
State Commission on Tuberculosis in Animals
Register of Expenses, 1910-1916
Control #:
SZTUB001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
The commission's responsibilities were transferred to the Department of Agriculture in 1916.


~ The collections listed on this page represent 90.4 c.f. of paper records and 15 reels of microfilm ~



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This page last updated 02/05/2007