Research

Great Meadow Correctional Facility Discharge Registers

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:
Inmate information given in these registers commonly includes name, inmate or register number, release date and status, county of conviction, sentence, date received at Great Meadow, and date received in previous facility. No personal information or information about criminal history is usually given.
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Quantity:
3 cubic feet, 4 volumes
Inclusive Dates:
1966-1983
Series Number:
B2398

Scope and Content Note

Inmate information given in these registers commonly includes name, inmate or register number, release date and status, county of conviction, sentence, date received at Great Meadow, and date received in previous facility. No personal information or information about criminal history is usually given.

Inmate information for years 1979-1983 includes date of discharge, name, inmate number, term of sentence, crime, and destination. Entries are arranged by type of discharge or correctional facility to which transferred.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Summary information on adult inmates is disclosable under law. State Archives staff will review records containing probation, parole, medical, and juvenile criminal history data and disclose information pursuant to the Freedom of Information Law and Personal Privacy Protection Law. The identity of victims of sex crimes is not disclosable. Unless a specific law forbids disclosure indefinitely, all records must be disclosed after 75 years.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series B2396 Admission Registers, contains information for inmates admitted to Great Meadow Prison and Great Meadow Correctional Institution.

Other finding aids

Volume list is available at the repository.

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