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Yearly statistical summaries of the inmate population

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 statistical summaries of Albion's inmate population. The yearly summaries compare various crimes and sentences with categories of inmate background and characteristics such as age, marital status, children, mental and physical disabilities, race, country of birth, English fluency, length of employment, literacy, education, religious education, and previous crimes, convictions, and incarceration. Also included is a summary of the movement of the inmate population with numbers of inmates in custody, admitted, transferred, discharged, and by race.
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Quantity:
0.2 cu. ft. (12 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1930-1942
Series Number:
B1282

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of statistical summaries of Albion's inmate population for the period 1930 to 1942. Each of the yearly summaries contains statistical tables listing numbers of inmates. The tables compare various categories of crime and sentence with categories of inmate background and characteristics.

Included are summaries of Albion inmates comparing the following: type of crime with length of sentence; number of times previously convicted with aggregated time imprisoned; nature of previous crimes with present crime; religious training with type of crime; age with marital condition and number of children; and type of crime with age, mental age, religious training, mental and physical disabilities, race and country of birth, country of birth of parents, ability to speak English, length of employment, and literacy and education.

Also included in each volume is a summary of the movement of the inmate population which lists numbers of inmates in custody, admitted, transferred, discharged, and by race.

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

Custodial History

Originally accessioned as part of old collection #520, accession -446.

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