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New York State Department of Correctional Services Woodbourne Correctional Facility Inmate Case Files

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:
Woodbourne Correctional Facility, located in Sullivan County, N.Y., is a medium security correctional facility for male felons. Inmate case files describe in great detail the family and social background, arrest, confinement, and release/parole of incarcerated men.
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Quantity:
318 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1935-1988
Series Number:
W0062

Administrative History

Woodbourne Correctional Facility, located in Sullivan County, N.Y., is a medium security correctional facility for male felons.

Scope and Content Note

Woodbourne Correctional Facility, located in Sullivan County, N.Y., is a medium security correctional facility for male felons. Inmate case files describe in great detail the family and social background, arrest, confinement, and release/parole of incarcerated men.

W0062-05: This accretion contains a 2% sample of case files for inmates incarcerated in Woodbourne Correctional Facility. In addition to the sampled case files, files for prisoners incarcerated in Attica Correctional Facility at the time of the 1971 uprising are also included.

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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 14610 Inmate Case Files, provides a detailed description of the entire series of inmate case files.

Other finding aids

W0062-05: Folder list is available at the repository.

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