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Auburn Prison Registers of Indefinite and Definite Sentences

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 indefinite and determinate sentence information on inmates at Auburn prison. The four indefinite registers contain the inmate's name; residence; inmate number; minimum and maximum sentence terms; date paroled; expiration date of maximum sentence; discharge date; and date of parole violation if applicable. The two determinate or definite registers contain the same information except there is an added notation citing number of days of jail time.
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Quantity:
1.2 cu. ft. (6 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1897-1932
Series Number:
B0066

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of six bound volumes containing both indefinite and determinate sentence information on inmates at Auburn prison. The four indefinite registers contain: the inmate's name; residence (city only); inmate number; minimum and maximum sentence terms; date paroled; expiration date of maximum sentence; discharge date; and date of parole violation if applicable. The two determinate or definite registers contain the same information except there is an added notation citing number of days of jail time.

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Alphabetical name index in each volume.

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box Volume

Accretion: B0066-77
1921 June 7-1929 February 28 Determinate Sentences 1 1
1929 January 19-1932 May 18 Determinate Sentences 1 2
1897 June 2-1906 November 26 Indefinite Sentences 2 3
1915 January 30-1923 July 24 Indefinite Sentences 3 4
1923 August 11-1928 December 19 Indefinite Sentences 4 5
1928 December 19-1932 June 13 Indefinite Sentences 5 6