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Miscellaneous accounts journal

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 receipts and disbursements journal. Accounts relate to receipts and disbursements for women and men state industries, compensation, convict earnings, special funds, capital and regular maintenance and repairs. There are daily amounts and monthly totals.
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Quantity:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1907-1920
Series Number:
B1277

Arrangement

Chronological by date of entry, then by account name.

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of a one-volume journal that documents receipts and disbursements in Auburn's financial accounts from October 1, 1907 to July 31, 1920. The pages of the journal are paired, with the left page containing receipts entries and the right page containing disbursements entries.

Receipts pages are divided into the following accounts: Maintenance; Ordinary Repairs; State Industries; Women's State Industries; Compensation; Convict Deposits and Miscellaneous Earnings; Women's Prison Maintenance; Women's Prison Special Repairs; Women's Prison Convict Deposits and Miscellaneous Earnings; Special Fund; and Prison Capital Fund.

Disbursements pages are divided into the following accounts: Clerk Maintenance; Storekeeper Maintenance; State Industries; Women's State Industry; Compensation; Convict Deposits and Miscellaneous Earnings; Women's Prison Maintenance; Women's Prison Ordinary Repairs; Women's Prison Convict Deposits and Miscellaneous Earnings; Special Fund; and Prison Capital Fund.

Daily amounts are entered under the various accounts and totals are provided monthly. There is usually a loose slip filed with each month that documents the monthly balances for major prison accounts (Maintenance, State Industries, Compensation, etc.). These are signed by the prison's Assistant Clerk.

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Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

Custodial History

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

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