Monroe County, New York. Penitentiary Papers, Addition.

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Monroe County Penitentiary papers addition
Creator: Monroe County Penitentiary (Rochester, N.Y.)
Call Number: D.346
Dates: 1882-1906
Physical Description: 7 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Series I: Board of Prisoners
Series II: Subpoenas and warrants
Series III: Game and Fisheries
Series IV: Financial materials
Series V: Inmate identification cards
Collection Overview
Title: Monroe County Penitentiary papers addition
Creator: Monroe County Penitentiary (Rochester, N.Y.)
Call Number: D.346
Dates: 1882-1906
Physical Description: 7 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
The collection of the Monroe County Penitentiary Papers, Addition is added material to the collection D.48 Monroe County Penitentiary Papers. The time span for these added materials housed in 7 oversized boxes is 1882-1906. They include Board of Prisoners for different years. These lists include names of prisoners, offense, date of arrest, date disposed, turnkey fee. The materials also include forms for serving subpoenas and warrants; the account and certificates of the Game and Fish Protectors and also expenses by each town in the county.

Scope and Content
This box contains 321 inmate identification cards that include the inmate's name, prison term and dates, criminal act and previous record. The cards also describe physical information about the inmate including: height, race, length of head, ears, and feet, information about their teeth, nose, hair, complexion, and weight. The cards also identify age, date of birth, nativity, and occupation. Crimes range from stealing milk or a young pig, to cutting a girl's face with a razor. With the exception of two African American male inmates, the cards all identify white males.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Monroe County
Prisons
Prisoners
Law enforcement
Monroe County Penitentiary (Rochester, N.Y.)
Monroe County (N.Y.). Board of Prisoners
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Sheriff's Office of Monroe County, received June 11, 1990.Access
The Monroe County Penitentiary papers addition is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Monroe County Penitentiary papers addition, D.346, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
See also: Monroe County Penitentiary Papers .


Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
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Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
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Content List
Series I: Board of Prisoners
Box 1, Folder 1-2Board of Prisoners, 1882-1885
Box 2, Folder 1-2Board of Prisoners, 1886-1889
Box 4, Folder 3Board of Prisoners, 1891
Box 5, Folder 3-4Board of Prisoners, 1893-1894
Box 6, Folder 5-6Board of Prisoners, 1897-1899
Box 7, Folder 1-3Board of Prisoners, 1900-1902
Box 7, Folder 4-7Board of Prisoners by town, 1902-1906
Box 7, Folder 8Board of Prisoners (City of Rochester), 1905-1906
Series II: Subpoenas and warrants
Box 2, Folder 3Forms for serving subpoenas, 1889-1890
Box 2, Folder 4Subpoenas, 1889-1890
Box 3, Folder 1Forms for serving warrants of arrest, 1890
Box 3, Folder 2Forms for serving subpoenas, 1890
Box 3, Folder 3Subpoenas, 1890
Box 3, Folder 4Warrant, 1890
Box 4, Folder 2Form for serving subpoenas, 1891
Box 4, Folder 4Subpoenas, 1891-1892
Box 6, Folder 3-4Subpoena account, 1898-1899
Series III: Game and Fisheries
Box 4, Folder 1Account and certificate, Game and Fishery, 1891
Box 5, Folder 1Account and certificate, Game and Fisheries, 1894
Box 5, Folder 2Game and Fish Protectors, 1893-1894
Series IV: Financial materials
Box 4, Folder 5Expenses, 1891
Box 6, Folder 1Jailer account, 1898-1899
Box 6, Folder 2Miscellaneous account, 1898-1899
Box 7, Folder 9Summation of expenses by town, 1905
Series V: Inmate identification cards
Box 8Inmate identification cards, 1905-1908


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