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Department of Institutions & Agencies (Corrections) - New Jersey State Prison at Trenton


The State Prison at Trenton was established in 1798 as the New Jersey Penitentiary House.


Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Prison at Trenton
Inmate Registers, 1894-1975
Control #:
SINTR001
Format:
30 c.f. (57 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological within record type

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Prison at Trenton
Record of Deaths and Burials, 1941-1968
Control #:
SINTR002
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Prison at Trenton
Inmate File #17400 - Bruno Richard Hauptmann, 1934-1956
Control #:
SINTR003
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 oversized box)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes identification photo ("mug-shot") of Hauptmann and photograph of electric chair.
Restrictions:
Use of this material requires special permission from management.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Prison at Trenton
Tables for Computing Time Remittance, 1897-1931
Control #:
SINTR004
Format:
0.5 c.f. (2 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Prison at Trenton
Statistical Record of Prison Population, 1929-1966
Control #:
SINTR005
Format:
1.1 c.f. (3 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Prison at Trenton
Daily Ticklers [Population Tables], 1944-1967
Control #:
SINTR006
Format:
0.5 c.f. (2 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Contains daily tabulations of prisoners in confinement.

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Prison at Trenton
Reports, 1845-1924
Control #:
SINTR007
Format:
1 c.f. (3 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes annual and other reports, with gaps and duplicates.

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Prison at Trenton
Handbook for Members and Board of Managers, 1963
Control #:
SINTR008
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
New Jersey State Prison at Trenton
Records, 1798-1894
Control #:
SZPRI001
Format:
2 c.f. (3 boxes, 1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Also called the New Jersey Penitentiary House.
Finding Aid:
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~ The collections listed on this page represent 35.8 c.f. of paper records ~



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New Jersey State Prison, PO Box 861, Trenton, NJ 08625, tel. 609-292-9700, website: www.state.nj.us/corrections/cia/njsp.html


This page last updated 04/04/2007