Research


Scope and Content Note

Printed reports of juvenile reformatories in the U.S., Great Britain, and France and copies of printed proceedings of national conferences on prisons and reformatories, which were part of a reference library at the House of Refuge.

There are 64 volumes of reports of various juvenile reformatories in the U.S., 1826-1887; 5 volumes of reports of reformatories in Great Britain, 1854-1857; 5 volumes of "Pamphlets" or "Miscellaneous Pamphlets"; 5 volumes of the Proceedings of the New York State Conference of Charities and Correction, 1908, 1910, 1914, 1918, 1927; 1 volume of laws and decisions relating to charitable institutions in the state of New York; 7 volumes of the Proceedings of the National Conference of Charities and Correction, 1887, 1889-1890, 1892 (3 copies); 11 volumes of the Proceedings of the Annual Conferences of the American Prison Association, 1909-1910, 1912-1915, 1917, 1919-1921; 1 volume of the Transactions of the International Penitentiary Congress, 1872; 5 volumes of the Reformation and Refuge Journal (British), 1861-1866, 1870-1875, 1879-1881; 1 volume of the annual report of the Reformation and Refuge Union, 1884; and 4 volumes of reports on French reformatories, 1879, 1882.