Research

Daily journal of the city office

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
Maintained by the clerk in the Manhattan office of the Society for the Reformation of Juvenile Delinquents, the daily entries include description of the weather; names of persons requesting passes with name of person visited; names of persons requesting information about inmates; and delivery of correspondence and reports listing names of the sender and receiver but not contents.
Creator:
Title:
Quantity:
0.3 cu. ft. (1 volume) Copies: 1microfilm reel; 35mm
Inclusive Dates:
1876-1880
Series Number:
A2055

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

William C. Desmond, a clerk in the Manhattan office of the Society for the Reformation of Juvenile Delinquents, kept this journal.

The volume is labeled "No. 4" on the title page, but no other volumes are extant. Daily entries contain the following information: description of the weather; names of persons requesting passes with name of person visited; names of persons requesting information about inmates; and delivery of correspondence and reports, including the names of the sender and receiver, but no indication of contents.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

Alternate Formats Available

Microform is available at the New York State Archives through interlibrary loan.

Custodial History

The Department of Correction placed these records on loan to the Syracuse University Library from 1960-1977.

Access Terms

Corporate Name(s):
Geographic Name(s):
Subject(s):
Genre(s):
Function(s):