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Record Group Number: 000893
Series/Collection Number: .S 439
Creator: Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Hospital.
Title, Dates: Birth certificate receipts, 1948-1958.
Amount: 2.00 cubic ft.
Medium Included:
Organization/Arrangement: Chronological.
Restrictions: NONE.  Because all records in this series are over 50 years old, these otherwise confidential/exempt records  are available for research per section 257.38(2), Florida Statutes: "All public records transferred to the custody of the division shall be subject to the provisions of s. 119.07(1), except that any public record or other record provided by law to be confidential or prohibited from inspection by the public shall be made accessible only after a period of 50 years from the date of the creation of the record." 

(Patient medical records under 50 years old in the State Archives of Florida are restricted by Section 395.3025, Florida Statutes, Patient and personnel records; copies; examination, which states in part, "Patient records are confidential and must not be disclosed without the consent of the patient or his or her legal representative. . ."  Chapter 405, F.S., Medical Information Available for Research, provides for access to confidential patient records by specified parties "only for the purpose of advancing medical research or medical education in the interest of reducing morbidity or mortality. . .")
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Summary:     The series contains the birth certificate receipts of the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Hospital from 1948 to 1958.  The records are incomplete for 1948 and are missing for 1949.  The receipts for the birth certificates issued by the hospital contain the date and place of birth, parents names and occupations, and other birth information as given on the birth certificate.
Finding Aids: Box listing available.
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Electronic Records Access:
Subject Access Fields: Teaching hospitals Florida
Registers of births, etc. Florida --Leon County
African Americans Statistics, Vital. Florida
Birth records. aat
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