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New York State Reformatory (Elmira, N.Y.) Demeanor Report Book

Held by the New York State Archives


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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This volume contains entries from February 1, 1923 to January 31, 1924. Reports are listed monthly on fines imposed on inmates of an unidentified residential facility, probably Elmira Reformatory. Information is present for the following: consecutive number, name, class (1 or 2, probably refers to degree of infraction) and fines, and surname of officer reporting the offence. The ledger only occasionally specifies nature of offences. Nature of fines or punishments is never specified.
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0.25 cubic feet (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1923-1924
Series Number:
B2011

Arrangement

Chronological by month.

Scope and Content Note

This volume contains entries from February 1, 1923 to January 31, 1924. Reports are listed monthly on fines imposed on inmates of an unidentified residential facility, probably Elmira Reformatory. Information is present for the following: consecutive number, name, class (1 or 2, probably refers to degree of infraction) and fines, and surname of officer reporting the offence.

Date and signatures of two officials appear at the end of each month's entries. The ledger only occasionally specifies nature of offences (such as "tobacco," "crookedness," "assault," and "disobedience") for "class 2" offences. Nature of "class 1" offences is not given. Nature of fines or punishments is never specified.

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Portions of this series are 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 B0140 Ledgers relating to inmate education, labor, and conduct, contains related records concerning inmate conduct at the New York State Reformatory at Elmira.

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