Research

Registers of commitments

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:
This series contains lists of male inmates committed from each county except for New York, Kings, and Richmond. Registers provide date admitted, name and occasionally a notation if recommitted. Also included is a typescript county list of inmates paroled from the New York State Training School at Warwick whose supervision was transferred to the State Agricultural and Industrial School but who were never actually in the institution. Records are restricted.
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Quantity:
0.5 cu. ft. (2 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1896-1942
Series Number:
A3053

Arrangement

Alphabetic by county, then chronological by date admitted.

Scope and Content Note

These volumes list male inmates committed from each county except for New York, Kings, and Richmond counties, from which no commitments were made.

The registers provide: date admitted; name; and occasionally a notation ("recom") if recommitted (Volume 1 only). Volume 2 also contains a typescript county list of inmates paroled from the New York State Training School at Warwick whose supervision was transferred to the State Agriccultural and Industrial School in 1939 but who were not entered in the registers because they were never actually in the institution. The total number of inmates admitted from each county was published in the institution's annual reports.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Restricted in accordance with Executive Law, Section 501-c(1)(b), relating to confidentiality of individuals in custody of the Division for Youth (now Office of Children and Family Services).

Custodial History

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

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