Using These Materials
The Child and Family Life Department records are open for research use with the exception of patient files which are restricted for 100 years from date of creation. The restricted files have been removed to the Bentley Library vault.
The following are terms of restrictions for specific genres of records found in this record group:
- patient/client records are restricted for one-hundred years from date of creation.
The record group University of Michigan Child and Family Department contains restricted files; these files have been removed to the vault.
Access Restrictions for University of Michigan Records
University records are public records and once fully processed are generally open to research use. Records that contain personally identifiable information will be restricted in order to protect individual privacy. Certain administrative records are restricted in accordance with university policy as outlined below. The restriction of university records is subject to compliance with applicable laws, including the Michigan Freedom of Information Act.
Categories of Restricted Records
Restricted files are indicated in the contents list of the collection’s finding aid with a restriction note indicating the restriction type and the date of expiration.
For further information on the restriction policy and placing Freedom of Information Act requests for restricted material, consult the reference archivist at the Bentley Historical Library (firstname.lastname@example.org) or the University of Michigan Freedom of Information Office website (https://foia.vpcomm.umich.edu/).
- USE & PERMISSIONS:
Copyright is held by the Regents of the University of Michigan but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright is not held. Patrons are responsible for determining the appropriate use or reuse of materials.
- PREFERRED CITATION:
[item], folder, box, Child and Family Department (University of Michigan) Records, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan