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Auburn Correctional Facility Daily Reports of Inmate and Officer Infractions and Punishments

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 a daily log listing infractions of prison rules committed by inmates and prison officers and penalties imposed. A few entries related to complaints by inmates. Information recorded daily includes inmate name and number; number of previous offenses or complaints; name of officer making report; offense or complaint (e.g., fighting, smoking, refusing work, improper sick leave); action or penalty imposed (e.g., counseled, confined, reprimanded); and number of days lost.
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Quantity:
2 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1968-1973
Series Number:
B1271

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of a daily log listing infractions of prison rules and penalties imposed for the period January 1, 1968 to December 31, 1973. The report lists infractions committed by both inmates and prison officers. The record was also used to list complaints by inmates but very few are included.

For each day there are one or more oversize sheets containing the following information: inmate number; inmate name; number of previous offenses or complaints; name of officer making report; offense or complaint (e.g., fighting, smoking, refusing to do assigned work, improper sick leave); action or penalty imposed (e.g., counseled, confined, written reprimand); and number of days lost.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Restricted to protect personal privacy. Access may be permitted under certain conditions upon application to and approval by the State Archives.

Custodial History

Originally accessioned as part of old collection #500G, accession -441.

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