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Principal Keeper's daily journal of infractions and complaints

Held by the New York State Archives


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Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series records infractions of the rules by officers or inmates, and inmates' complaints. Kept by the assistant superintendent, information recorded includes the date; inmate number (if applicable); name; whether an officer or inmate; whether there were former offenses or complaints; the offense or complaint; action or penalty imposed; days lost; and compensation not earned for the month.
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Quantity:
4.5 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1938-1969
Series Number:
B0093

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Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

These are records of infractions of the rules by officers or inmates, and of inmates' complaints.

The Correction Law required that a daily record be made of infractions, punishments, and complaints. The journal was kept by the assistant superintendent. It recorded the date; inmate number (if applicable); name; whether an officer or inmate; whether there were former offenses or complaints; the offense or complaint; action or penalty imposed; days lost; and compensation not earned for the month.

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