Research

Daily record of escapes

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 consists of a chronological register of escapes from the State Agricultural and Industrial School. Information includes date; inmate name; name of colony or hospital from which escaped; inmate number, age, county of residence; and date of return or location if not returned. Records are restricted.
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Quantity:
0.1 cu. ft. (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1919-1930
Series Number:
A3059

Arrangement

Chronological by date escaped.

Scope and Content Note

This is a chronological register of escapes providing: date; inmate name; name of colony or hospital from which escaped; inmate number, age, county of residence; and date of return or location if not returned (e.g. Pennsylvania Training School, Elmira Reformatory).

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).

Related Information

Related Materials

Series A3054, Registers of Escapes from Farm Colonies, is a record of escapes by colony including the date span covered by this series.

Custodial History

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

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