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Criminal Justice Clipping Collection, 1864-2011 | SHSU Special Collections & University Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Criminal Justice Clipping Collection, 1864-2011Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1970-1995

Extent: 4.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The collection consists of documents, pamphlets, programs, and newspaper clippings arranged in order previously assigned to them by the collection creator.

Subjects: Convict labor - Texas, Death row - Texas, Escapes - Texas, Prison administration - Texas, Prisons - Texas, Texas. Department of Criminal Justice, Women prisoners - Texas

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Texas Criminal Justice Newspaper Clipping Collection (1864-2011; four boxes) contains newspaper clippings concerning criminal justice in the state of Texas.  The collection’s main focus is the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and includes many articles from the Huntsville Item and various other publications.  The Texas Criminal Justice Newspaper Clipping Collection contains many Texas prison subjects including: death row, prison personnel, prison administration, facilities, escapes, convict labor, the prison rodeo, court cases, corruption, and female inmates.

Subject/Index Terms

Convict labor - Texas
Death row - Texas
Escapes - Texas
Prison administration - Texas
Prisons - Texas
Texas. Department of Criminal Justice
Women prisoners - Texas

Administrative Information

Repository: SHSU Special Collections & University Archives

Use Restrictions:

The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.

Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.

Preferred Citation: Texas Criminal Justice Newspaper Clipping Collection. Thomason Special Collections, Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.


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Series 1Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Texas Prisons Superintendents, 2003; no dateAdd to your cart.
Newspaper article, correspondence, and article by Thomas H. Goree
Originals or Copies Note: Original and Copy
Folder 2: Buildings, 1984-2000Add to your cart.
Articles on Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice Buildings
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 3: Texas Department of Corrections, 1940-1997Add to your cart.
Miscellaneous articles on Texas Department of Corrections
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Folder 4: Clippings, 1986-2000Add to your cart.
Miscellaneous articles on Texas Department of Corrections
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 5: Clippings, 1984-1985Add to your cart.
Miscellaneous articles on Texas Department of Corrections
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Folder 6: Clippings, 1982-1983Add to your cart.
Miscellaneous articles on Texas Department of Corrections
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Folder 7: Clippings, 1980-1981Add to your cart.
Miscellaneous articles on Texas Department of Corrections
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 8: Clippings, 1978-1979Add to your cart.
Miscellaneous articles on Texas Department of Corrections
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 9: Capital Punishment and the Death Penalty, 1968-2003Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles concerning the death penalty
Originals or Copies Note: Original and Copy
Folder 10: Convict Labor, 2000; no dateAdd to your cart.
Newspaper article and photocopied article
Originals or Copies Note: Original and Copy
Folder 11: Carrasco Siege July 1974, 1974-2004Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles concerning the Huntsville prison siege by Carrasco in 1974
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 12: Carrasco, Fred Gomez, 1974-1989Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles concerning Fred Carrasco
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Folder 13: Cemetery, 1962-2004Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles concerning The Texas Prison Cemetery
Originals or Copies Note: Original and Copy
Folder 14: Corporal Punishment, 2003Add to your cart.
Photocopied article on Texas Prison Corporal Punishment
Originals or Copies Note: Copy
Folder 15: Corruption, 1983-1986Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles on Texas Prison Corruption
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 16: Death Row - Executions, 1997-2005Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles on Texas Death Row Executions
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 17: Death Row, 2006Add to your cart.
Printed finding aid for the Dr. Robert P. Pierce Collection
Originals or Copies Note: Copy
Folder 18: Directors Biography, 1957-1998; no dateAdd to your cart.
Newspaper articles concerning Texas Prison Directors
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 19: Education, 1979-1986Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles on Texas Prison Education, Ki-Notes vol.XXVIII no. 8
Originals or Copies Note: Original and Copy
Folder 20: Executions, 1984-2011Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles on Texas Executions.  Includes photograph of execution demonstrators from 1983 Alcalde
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Executions, 1983-2000Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles on Texas Executions
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Folder 2: Escapes, 1979-2001Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles on Texas Prison Escapes
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Folder 3: Executions Karla Faye Tucker, 1998Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles on Karla Faye Tucker Execution
Originals or Copies Note: Original and Copy
Folder 4: Facilities (Units), 1929-2006Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles on Texas Prison Facilities, includes pamphlets on specific units
Originals or Copies Note: Original and Copy
Folder 5: Film, 1980-1997Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles on Texas Prison Films and Documentary
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 6: Gulf Coast Trade Center, 1996-2001Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles and anniversary pamphlet on Gulf Coast Trade Center*** Includes Item ID#
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Folder 7: Health Care, 2004Add to your cart.
Newspaper article on Texas Prison Health Care
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 8: History (Convict Leasing), 1908Add to your cart.
Photocopied notes concerning Convict Leasing
Originals or Copies Note: Copy
Folder 9: History, 1864-2009Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles and information on Texas Prison History
Originals or Copies Note: Original and Copy
Folder 10: History (Sesquicentennial), 1998Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles on Texas Prison History, part on the Huntsville Item Sesquicentennial series
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 11: Industries, 2002Add to your cart.
Newspaper article on Texas Prison Industries
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 12: Hospitality House, 1986Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles on the Hospitality House in Huntsville
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 13: Journal Articles, 1985-2011Add to your cart.
Journal and Magazine articles on Texas Prison related topics. Texas Monthly, Rolling Stone, Texas Observer.
Originals or Copies Note: Original and Copy
Folder 14: Juveniles, 1959; no dateAdd to your cart.
Newspaper article and pamphlet on Juvenile Criminal Justice
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 15: Media Accounts, 1957-2001Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles and magazine articles concerning Media accounts of life in Texas Prisons
Originals or Copies Note: Original and Copy
Folder 16: Personnel, 1959-2005Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles on Texas Prison Personnel
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 17: Publications - Echo, 2001Add to your cart.
Newspaper article on the Echo Prison Publication
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 18: Mrs. Velda Quinn Dobbs - Woman Warden, 1971-1973; no dateAdd to your cart.
Newspaper articles on Velda Dobbs and a listing of Texas Prison Leadership
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Folder 19: Miscellaneous Prison Publications, 1975-1986Add to your cart.
Wynot Sober and The Joint Endeavor
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 20: Employee Turn-Over Statistical Report, 1963Add to your cart.
Detailed Employee Turn-Over Statistical Report
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Rodeo, 1939-2000Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles, 1973 program, and eleven photographs on the Texas Prison Rodeo from 1983
Originals or Copies Note: Original and Copy
Folder 2: Ruiz Case, 1981-2001Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles and documents on the Ruiz vs. State of Texas court case
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 3: Sesquicentennial, 1998Add to your cart.
Newspaper article on the Texas Prison Sesquicentennial
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 4: Texas Prison School System English Course [1 of 3], circa 1952Add to your cart.
English Course book 1 used in the Texas Prison System
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 5: Texas Prison School System English Course [2 of 3], circa 1952Add to your cart.
English Course book 2 used in the Texas Prison System
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 6: Texas Prison School System English Course [3 of 3], circa 1952Add to your cart.
English Course book 3 used in the Texas Prison System
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 7: Women Prisons and Prisoners, 1984-1989; no dateAdd to your cart.
Newspaper articles and documents on Women Prisons and Prisoners. See Gregory Papers
Originals or Copies Note: Original and Copy
Folder 8: Violence, 1978-1986Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles and documents on Texas Prison Violence
Originals or Copies Note: Original and Copy
Folder 9: CJ Records at State Archives, 2000Add to your cart.
Copy of finding aid on Criminal Justice related records at the Texas State Archives
Originals or Copies Note: Copy
Folder 10: Echo, 1933-1997Add to your cart.
Newspaper articles on the Echo Prison Publication. Copies of the Echo
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 11: Echo, 1990-1992Add to your cart.
Copies of the Echo
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 12: Echo, 1952-1990Add to your cart.
Copies of the Echo
Originals or Copies Note: Original
Folder 13: Prisoner Leasing - 1879, 1879Add to your cart.
Photocopied articles on convict leasing for use building the railroad
Originals or Copies Note: Copy
Folder 14: Huntsville (Walls) Unit, 2013-2015Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Early Articles about the TDC, 1908-1967Add to your cart.
Assorted newspaper clippings from various newspapers and dates about Prison farming
Folder 2: Major Articles, Circa 1984-1986Add to your cart.
Assorted newspaper clippings from various newspapers and dates about Texas prsions
Folder 3: Articles on TDC 1984, 1984Add to your cart.
Assorted newspaper clippings from various newspapers and dates about Texas prisons
Folder 4: Articles on TDC 1985, 1985Add to your cart.
Assorted newspaper clippings from various newspapers and dates about Texas prisons
Folder 5: Articles on TDC 1986, 1986Add to your cart.
Assorted newspaper clippings from various newspapers and dates about Texas prisons
Folder 6: Articles on TDC 1987, 1987Add to your cart.
Assorted newspaper clippings from various newspapers and dates about Texas prisons

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