Research

Parole registers

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:
These volumes contain summary information about discharge and parole/indenture ship history of inmates including: name and case number; discharge date; school division, class; religion; race; reason for or manner of discharge, occupation during previous indentures; and length of time served at the House of Refuge. Some years include date of original commitment; and dates of previous paroles.
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Quantity:
1 cu. ft.(3 volumes)Copies: 2microfilm reels; 35mm
Inclusive Dates:
1882-1933
Series Number:
A2069

Arrangement

Chronological by discharge date.

Scope and Content Note

Summary information concerns manner of inmate's present discharge and parole/indentureship history.

These volumes consist of printed standard forms containing the following information about paroled inmates: name and case number; date of discharge; school division, class, and until 1895, the class size (approximate number of students in the class); religion, which after 1898 was entered in the "class size" column as either "C", "P", or "H" for Catholic, Protestant, or Hebrew; race; reason for or manner of discharge, such as "to friends", "by court", "escaped", "transferred", "deported", etc.; to whom discharged, including the person's name or relationship to the inmate and address; occupation during previous indentureships; and length of time served at the House of Refuge. The second (1910-1922) and third (1922-1933) volumes contain the following additional information: date of original commitment; and dates of previous paroles.

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.

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