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Orders transferring inmates to the Annex of State Training Schools for Boys

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 unsigned copies of orders of the commissioner of social welfare transferring inmates from a state training school for boys to the higher security Annex at New Hampton. Information includes transferee's name; place and date of birth; dates of commitment and admission to a training school; training school to which committed; name of committing judge; statement of reasons necessitating transfer to the Annex; and date of transfer. Records are restricted to protect personal privacy.
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Quantity:
0.5 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1947-1960
Series Number:
B0648

Arrangement

Reverse chronological order by date of transfer.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains unsigned copies of orders of the commissioner of social welfare transferring inmates from a state training school for boys to the higher security Annex at New Hampton.

Generally, boys were transferred to the Annex if they had behavior problems or presented an escape risk greater than the ability of the training schools to handle. Each order gives the following information about the transferee: name; place and date of birth; dates of commitment and admission to a training school; training school to which committed; name of committing judge; statement of reasons necessitating transfer to the Annex; and date of transfer.

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Restricted to protect personal privacy.Access may be permitted under certain conditions upon application to and approval by the State Archives.

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