Using These Materials
The records are open to research except for these exceptions: Boxes 40-48 are closed except to the donors of the records; patient case records found in (but not limited to) boxes 1-9 are open after the researcher has read and signed the "Patient Record Access Agreement." Registration Books are closed.
The Hospital record group includes restricted material in the following categories:
- Patient/Client Records -- Boxes 2-9 and oversize volumes 2-33
- Architectural Drawings -- Boxes 40-48
- Executive Officers Records -- Boxes 131-132, 138-140, 142, 144-145, 147-152, 168, and online
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
- Executive records: Records generated by the university's executive officers, deans, directors, department heads, and their designated support staff are restricted for twenty (20) years from the date of their creation.
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 (email@example.com) 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, Hospitals (University of Michigan) records, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan