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Creator:
New York State Reformatory (Elmira, N.Y.)
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B0126
 
 
Dates:
1915-1930
 
 
Abstract:  
This single volume was used by the keepers of the State Reformatory at Elmira to specifically enumerate and track inmates of Italian birth. Institutional authorities considered Italian immigrants to be among the new "dangerous classes" threatening American society. State authorities also feared that .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

2
Creator:
New York (State). State Commission of Correction
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
11846
 
 
Dates:
1967-2001, 2007-2011
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of meeting minutes, sheriffs' reports, facility files, statistical reports, and other records pertinent to the functions of the State Commission of Correction. Chiefly these records are the administrative files collected or created in the course of overseeing state prisons and assessing .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

3
Creator:
New York (State). Department of Correctional Services
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
17620
 
 
Dates:
1956-1975
 
 
Abstract:  
The series consists of the inmate history system subfile known as Release File. The release file contains detailed criminal and demographic data on all inmates released annually from DOCS facilities. The release file contains two record types: the receiving blotter (I-2 record) for all annual releases; .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

4
Creator:
Elmira Reformatory
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B0130
 
 
Dates:
1907-1948
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of information on men returned to Elmira for parole violations. Information includes name and number; date of return; date of first admission; maximum sentence or "Class" number; crime; county of sentencing; previous occupation; previous incarcerations; age; marital status; color; .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

5
Creator:
Sing Sing Prison
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B0146
 
 
Dates:
1919-1944
 
 
Abstract:  
The "Statistical Department" of Sing Sing Prison compiled a country by country list of foreign born convicts containing the following information: convict's number; age; date of admittance; country; crime; sentence; and disposition. This appears to have been created by the prison administration for .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

6
Creator:
New York (State). Department of Correctional Services
 
 
Abstract:  
The Admission and Release files contain criminal and demographic data on all inmates admitted to and released from facilities supervised by the Department of Correctional Services (DOCS) between 1976 and 1984. Each record identifies inmate's name, gender, ethnicity, education level, occupation, drug .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

7
Creator:
New York (State). Department of Correction
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
21832
 
 
Dates:
1930-1963
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of 250 files for inmates executed for capital crimes. These are not complete case files of inmates, but administrative files pertinent to their actual executions. Each file typically contains identifying documents; correspondence; blotter records; notices of stays and respites of .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

8
Creator:
New York State Prison (New York, N.Y.)
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A0775
 
 
Dates:
1797-1810
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains summary information on prisoners received into the State Prison of the City of New York (Newgate Prison). The register is divided into sections by gender and race and lists name, birthplace, crime, county of conviction, sentence, and date of sentence. Some entries include residence, .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

9
Creator:
Auburn Prison
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B1827
 
 
Dates:
1908-1922
 
 
Abstract:  
Foreign-born prisoners accounted for nearly fifty-five percent of the prison population increase in the early twentieth century. Individual facilities gathered detailed information about their foreign-born inmates to document the increase and burden on the state. This series consists of information .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

10
Creator:
New York (State). Department of Correction
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B2021
 
 
Dates:
1930-1935
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of appointment cards or visitor passes issued by the superintendent of an unnamed (presumably) correctional facility authorizing interviews or visits between inmates and visitors. Slips provide name of inmate and brief relationship to visitor and are signed by the clerk of the "cage .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

11
Creator:
New York State Prison (New York, N.Y.)
 
 
Abstract:  
This single leaf from a bound volume contains summary information on prisoners discharged from the State Prison of the City of New York (Newgate Prison) in 1828 with last names beginning with the letter "C" through "E" only. The inspectors of the prison maintained this record in compliance with Chapter .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

12
Creator:
New York (State). Department of Correctional Services
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
W0057
 
 
Dates:
1976-2004
 
 
Abstract:  
Wende Correctional Facility, located in Erie County, N.Y., is a maximum 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..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

13
Creator:
Eastern New York Reformatory
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B0132
 
 
Dates:
1900-1909
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of summary information of inmates discharged from the Eastern New York Reformatory. Information includes name; date discharged; county where convicted; conviction date; name of court; judge's name; crime; sentence length; former trade or occupation; employment status; color; age; .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

14
Creator:
Eastern New York Reformatory
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B0133
 
 
Dates:
1900-1908
 
 
Abstract:  
The series consists of summary information on inmates received at the Eastern New York Reformatory. Most inmates were received from the New York State Reformatory at Elmira. Others were received from Auburn, Sing Sing or other State prisons or were returned to the reformatory for violating parole. Information .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

15
Creator:
New York (State). Division of State Police. Troop A, Batavia
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
22421
 
 
Dates:
1968-1971
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of paper records that were gathered as evidence by the Division of State Police in the aftermath of the Attica Correctional Facility uprising of September 9-13, 1971. State Police personnel tagged the documents as evidence for the investigation and eventual prosecution of acts considered .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

16
Creator:
Sing Sing Prison
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B0143
 
 
Dates:
1842-1852, 1865-1965, 1970-1971
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of information on each inmate received at the prison. The early volumes provide information such as: admission date; alias; county from which received; age; birthplace; marital and family status; residence; height; weight; complexion; eye and hair color; other physical characteristics; .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

17
Creator:
Sing Sing Prison
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B1239
 
 
Dates:
1927-1928
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of daily inmate census reports indicating the location and numbers of inmates each day. For each day, information includes total number of inmates received and discharged; number of men at each prison location when the daily census was taken; and total inmate count..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

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Creator:
Sing Sing Prison
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B1240
 
 
Dates:
1911-1919
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of logs of inmate escapes from Sing Sing prison. For each escape, information includes name of inmate; date received; crime and term; date escaped; date of capture; and remarks..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

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Creator:
Sing Sing Prison
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B1242
 
 
Dates:
1892-1907
 
 
Abstract:  
This volume tracks activity relating to inmates who were awaiting execution at Sing Sing Prison. For each inmate, the log lists dates for the following categories when applicable: awaiting execution; commuted to life sentence; new trial granted; died while awaiting execution; escaped; and disposition .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

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Creator:
Sing Sing Prison
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B1243
 
 
Dates:
1917-1923
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of original copies of commutations of sentence signed by the governor. Most relate to Sing Sing inmates but some for Auburn and Clinton inmates are also included. Information includes name of inmate; county of sentence; name of prison; original prison term; and signature of gove.........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

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