Scope and Content Note

These volumes contain correspondence and related items submitted by the Superintendent to the Executive Committee. The documents were reviewed at the Committee's weekly meetings and were the basis for many of their actions and decisions.

The records include letters written by the Superintendent, letters referred by the Superintendent to the Committee, and related materials such as news clippings. Materials were submitted to the Committee to report on such administrative matters as: employee salaries and salary classification issues; legislation affecting the institution, such as appropriations bills; progress of construction, repair, or maintenance work; estimates and summaries of expenditures; hiring, firing, and resignation of employees; and special disciplinary cases (e.g. inmate assaults on employees).