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The manuscript index contains links to finding aids for the collections of the Booth Library.  Each finding aid has a description of that collection along with a listing of the items within that collection.  The Booth Library staff and volunteers are updating the index daily in order to make your research experience more productive.

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Collection TitleMC 32 Penal System/ PrisonsCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByLaura Zanda
Date Completed:Winter 2006-2007
Date Updated:August 2007
Provenance:This collection is a series of donations made by various donors.
Extent1 linear foot
AbstractThe Penal System/ Prisons Collection contains booklets and reports relating to the New York State Elmira Reformatory.

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Report of the Protestant Chalain at the Elmira, N. Y. Correctional Facility. January 1, 1971 - January 1, 1972.DocumentsB0307
Edited research paper by W. Charles Barber? From Edison High School on the Elmira Reformatory. November 20, 1956.DocumentsB0308
Letter and certificate to John F. Tremain to appoint him a delegate to represent the State of New York at the New York State Conference by the governor. November 7, 1913.LetterC0101
Long letter to Mr. John F. Tremain. April 19, 1846.LetterC0102
A Resume of the Activities Designed to Rehabilitate Youthful Delinquents Committed to the Elmira Reformatory. No date.BookletC0301
Elmira Reformatory review. 1949.BookletC0302
State of New York Department of Correction, Elmira Reformatory Annual Report of the Educational Program from April 1, 1945 until March 31, 1946.BookletC0303
The Chemung Historical Journal. Volume 2. March 1957.BookletC0304
A draft of an essay on reform. No date.DocumentsC0401
100 Years of Progress in the New York State Correctional System, booklet. August 1970.BookletC0402
The Parole Officer…The offender's guide; society's guardian! Brochure. No date.brochureC0403
New York State Department of Corrections Reception Center at Elmira 25th Silver Anniversary Dinner and Dance. November 6, 1970.BrochureC0404
State of New York Department of Correction Annual Report. 1970.BookletC0405
Correction on Canvas, an Exhibit of Art, Sponsored by New York State Department of Correctional Services. March 15-19, 1971.BookletC0406
State of New York Select Committee on Correctional Institutions and Programs. Report No. 1. January 24, 1972.BookletC0407
State of New York Select Committee on Correctional Institutions and Programs. Report No. 2. March 15, 1972.BookletC0408
State of New York Select Committee on Correctional Institutions and Programs. Report No. 3. May 23, 1972.BookletC0409
State of New York Select Committee on Correctional Institutions and Programs. Report No. 4, Interim Monitoring Report. September 15, 1972.BookletC0410
New York State Department of Correctional Services Annual Report. May 15, 1974.BookletC0411
Institutions of the State of New York Department of Correctional Services. October 10, 1974.DocumentsC0412
Elmira Reformatory review. No date.BookletC0413-14
Pamphlet from the New York State Division of Parole. Parole: Rehabilitation and Protection! No date.brochureC0415
History of the elmira Correctional Facility by Jill Bolton McDonough. No date.EssayC0416
The New Gate (newspaper for the State of New York Department of Correctional Services?). Number 5. Summer, 1972.newspaperC0417
Correctional Services in New York State from 1971 to 1973: A digest of progress and change. June 1974.DocumentsC0418
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