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Bedford Hills Correctional Facility Daily 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 daily journal summarizing activity at Westfield and Bedford Hills Correctional Facility. It is unknown if the journal relates to Westfield's Reformatory or Prison Division. Included are handwritten notes summarizing officer duty and inmate activity during each day. Notes include names of officers at specific stations or absent; number of meals served; names of inmates sick; number of inmates at special activities or classes; names of visitors; and summary of disciplinary action taken. Records are restricted.
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1 cubic foot (7 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1960-1964, 1972
Series Number:
B1284

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of a daily journal that summarizes activity at Westfield and Bedford for the years 1960 to 1964 and for 1972. There is no indication if the journal relates specifically to either Westfield's Reformatory Division or Prison Division. For each day, the journal contains one or two pages of handwritten notes summarizing officer duty and inmate activity at various times during the day.

The notes include: names of officers at specific stations or absent; number of meals served; names of inmates sick; number of inmates at special activities or classes; names of visitors; and summary of disciplinary action taken.

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Access Restrictions

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

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Related Materials

Series B1013 Westfield State Farm Daily Inmate and Officer Log, contains related records.

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