Monroe County, New York. Penitentiary Papers, Addition.

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Collection Overview
Call Number: D.346
Dates: 1882 - 1906
Physical Description: 7 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation

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. Gift of Sheriff's Office of Monroe County received June 11, 1990.

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.

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[Item title, item date], MONROE COUNTY, NEW YORK. 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: Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055

Content List
Box 1
1. Board of Prisoners, 1882-1883
2. Board of Prisoners, 1884-1885
Box 2
1. Folder 1 - Board of Prisoners, 1886-1888
2. Folder 2 - Board of Prisoners, 1888-1889
3. Folder 3 - Forms for Serving Subpoenas, 1889-1890
4. Folder 4 - Subpoenas, 1889-1890
Box 3
1. Forms for Serving Warrants of Arrest, 1890
2. Forms for Serving Subpoenas, 1890
3. Subpoenas, 1890
4. Warrant, 1890
Box 4
1. Account and Certificate- Game and Fishery, 1891
2. Form for Serving Subpoenas, 1891
3. Board of Prisoners, 1891
4. Subpoenas, 1891-1892
5. Expenses, 1891
Box 5
1. Account and Certificate, Game and Fisheries, 1894
2. Game and Fish Protectors, 1893-1894
3. Board of Prisoners, 1893-1894
4. Board of Prisoners, 1894
Box 6
1. Jailer Account, 1898-1899
2. Miscellaneous Account, 1898-1899
3. Subpoena Account, 1898
4. Subpoena Account, 1899
5. Board of Prisoners, 1897
6. Board of Prisoners, 1898-1899
Box 7
1. Board of Prisoners, 1900-1901
2. Board of Prisoners, 1901
3. Board of Prisoners, 1902
4. Board of Prisoners by Town, 1902-1903
5. Board of Prisoners by Town, 1903-1904
6. Board of Prisoners by Town, 1904-1905
7. Board of Prisoners by Town, 1905-1906
8. Board of Prisoners (City of Rochester) 1905-1906
9. Summation of Expenses by Town, 1905
Box 8
Inmate Identification Cards, 1905-1908

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