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Minutes of meetings of the Board of Parole

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 meeting minutes of the Parole Board of Auburn Prison and the State Prison for Women. Early minutes include transcriptions of interviews with inmates; family relations, prospective employment after parole, and similar matters of interest to the Board. After 1930, minute only list of cases heard. Information includes inmate name, number, date paroled or held, address paroled to or reason held. Some minutes are for hearings on applications for executive clemency. Records are partially restricted.
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Quantity:
3.3 cu. ft. (16 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1905-1952
Series Number:
B0076

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

Minutes of meetings of the Board of Parole held at Auburn Prison and the State Prison for Women (latter through 1933 only).

Through 1929 the minutes consist of transcriptions of interviews with inmates concerning their behavior in prison; family relations, prospective employment after parole, and similar matters of interest to the Board. Sometimes letters and memoranda relating to the cases are attached to the minutes.

Beginning in 1930 the format of the minutes changes to a list of cases heard, each entry giving inmate name and number, date paroled or held, date of expiration of maximum sentence, and address to which paroled or reason held. There are separate categories for initial applicants for parole, re-applicants for parole, parole violators, and parole violators from Elmira Reformatory. The Board of Parole was required to hold monthly meetings by the Prison Law of 1909.

Some of the minutes are for hearings on applications for executive clemency.

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Access Restrictions

Restricted. Some records contain information exempt from disclosure under Public Officers Law Art. 6.Access is pursuant to regulations of the commissioner of correctional services or (for applications for executive clemency) by permission of the governor's office.

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Minutes, 1905-1929:each month's minutes indexed.

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box Folder

Accretion: B0076-77
1905 April-1908 December Parole Board Minutes [1 of 4] 1 1
1905 April-1908 December Parole Board Minutes [2 of 4] 1 2
1905 April-1908 December Parole Board Minutes [3 of 4] 1 3
1905 April-1908 December Parole Board Minutes [4 of 4] 1 4
1909 January-1910 December Parole Board Minutes [1 of 5] 1 5
1909 January-1910 December Parole Board Minutes [2 of 5] 1 6
1909 January-1910 December Parole Board Minutes [3 of 5] 1 7
1909 January-1910 December Parole Board Minutes [4 of 5] 1 8
1909 January-1910 December Parole Board Minutes [5 of 5] 1 9
1911 January-1912 December Parole Board Minutes [1 of 3] 2 1
1911 January-1912 December Parole Board Minutes [2 of 3] 2 2
1911 January-1912 December Parole Board Minutes [3 of 3] 2 3
1912 October-1917 July Parole Board Minutes [1 of 3] 2 4
1912 October-1917 July Parole Board Minutes [2 of 3] 2 5
1912 October-1917 July Parole Board Minutes [3 of 3] 2 6
1917 July-1920 July Parole Board Minutes [1 of 4] 3 1
1917 July-1920 July Parole Board Minutes [2 of 4] 3 2
1917 July-1920 July Parole Board Minutes [3 of 4] 3 3
1917 July-1920 July Parole Board Minutes [4 of 4] 3 4
1920 July-1922 July Parole Board Minutes [1 of 3] 3 5
1920 July-1922 July Parole Board Minutes [2 of 3] 3 6
1920 July-1922 July Parole Board Minutes [3 of 3] 3 7
1922 July-1924 June Parole Board Minutes [1 of 3] 4 1
1922 July-1924 June Parole Board Minutes [2 of 3] 4 2
1922 July-1924 June Parole Board Minutes [3 of 3] 4 3
1924 July-1925 July Parole Board Minutes [1 of 3] 4 4
1924 July-1925 July Parole Board Minutes [2 of 3] 4 5
1924 July-1925 July Parole Board Minutes [3 of 3] 4 6
1925 July-1926 July Parole Board Minutes [1 of 3] 5 1
1925 July-1926 July Parole Board Minutes [2 of 3] 5 2
1925 July-1926 July Parole Board Minutes [3 of 3] 5 3
1926 July-1927 June Parole Board Minutes [1 of 3] 5 4
1926 July-1927 June Parole Board Minutes [2 of 3] 5 5
1926 July-1927 June Parole Board Minutes [3 of 3] 5 6
1927 June-1928 July Parole Board Minutes [1 of 4] 6 1
1927 June-1928 July Parole Board Minutes [2 of 4] 6 2
1927 June-1928 July Parole Board Minutes [3 of 4] 6 3
1927 June-1928 July Parole Board Minutes [4 of 4] 6 4
1928 July-1929 June Parole Board Minutes [1 of 4] 6 5
1928 July-1929 June Parole Board Minutes [2 of 4] 6 6
1928 July-1929 June Parole Board Minutes [3 of 4] 6 7
1928 July-1929 June Parole Board Minutes [4 of 4] 6 8
1929 July-1930 June Parole Board Minutes [1 of 4] 7 1
1929 July-1930 June Parole Board Minutes [2 of 4] 7 2
1929 July-1930 June Parole Board Minutes [3 of 4] 7 3
1929 July-1930 June Parole Board Minutes [4 of 4] 7 4
1930 July-1933 December Parole Board Minutes [1 of 3] 7 5
1930 July-1933 December Parole Board Minutes [2 of 3] 7 6
1930 July-1933 December Parole Board Minutes [3 of 3] 7 7
1934 January-1945 December Parole Board Minutes [1 of 4] 8 1
1934 January-1945 December Parole Board Minutes [2 of 4] 8 2
1934 January-1945 December Parole Board Minutes [3 of 4] 8 3
1934 January-1945 December Parole Board Minutes [4 of 4] 8 4
1946 January-1952 December Parole Board Minutes [1 of 3] 8 5
1946 January-1952 December Parole Board Minutes [2 of 3] 8 6
1946 January-1952 December Parole Board Minutes [3 of 3] 8 7