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Texas Department of Corrections Ephemera Collection

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Texas Department of Corrections Ephemera Collection, 1881-2013 | SHSU Special Collections & University Archives

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Title: Texas Department of Corrections Ephemera Collection, 1881-2013Add to your cart.

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The collection contains documents, booklets, and programs concerning the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.  The collection also contains newspaper clippings arranged chronologically.

Subjects: Convict labor - Texas, Corrections - Texas - History, Death row - Texas, Prison administration - Texas, Texas. Department of Corrections, Texas. Department of Criminal Justice

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Texas Department of Corrections Ephemera collection (1881-2013; one box) contains newspaper clippings and booklets concerning the state prisons of Texas.  The collection’s main focus is the Texas Department of Corrections.  The newspaper clippings in the collection come from the Huntsville Item newspaper and various other Texas publications.  The booklets in the collection are primarily informational materials printed and distributed by the Texas Department of Corrections.  The collection materials concern many Texas prison subjects including: prison personnel, prison administration, facilities, inmates, death row, and prison industry.

Subject/Index Terms

Convict labor - Texas
Corrections - Texas - History
Death row - Texas
Prison administration - Texas
Texas. Department of Corrections
Texas. Department of Criminal Justice

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 Department of Corrections Ephemera Collection. Thomason Special Collections, Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.


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Folder 1: Texas: Her Resources and Capabilities, 1881Add to your cart.
Copy of pages from a book located in Thomason Special Collections
Folder 2: Message of Governor J. S. Hogg to the 23rd Legislature of Texas, 1893Add to your cart.
Copy of pages from a book located in Thomason Special Collections
Folder 3: Year Book for Texas, 1901Add to your cart.
Copy of pages from a book located in Thomason Special Collections
Folder 4: Classification of Prisoners, 1923 - 1937Add to your cart.
Handwritten classification listing compiled by Mrs. Frank B. Stuart
Folder 5: Proceedings of First Texas Parole Conference, 1936 March 14Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Annual Report of Chaplain's Department, 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Rules and Regulations of the Texas Prison System, 1950 July 3Add to your cart.
Handbook of guidelines used for efficient operation of the Texas Prison System.
Folder 8: Annual Report Bureau of Reports and Identifications, 1962Add to your cart.
Texas Department of Corrections
Folder 9: Monthly Report Bureau of Reports and Identifications, 1963 JulyAdd to your cart.
Texas Department of Corrections
Folder 10: Texas Department of Corrections Annual Report, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Pre-Release Manual, circa 1970Add to your cart.
Pre-release manual provided to paroled inmates to help them adjust to life outside of prison.
Folder 12: Texas Department of Corrections: An Inside Look at The Agricultural Operation, circa 1970Add to your cart.
Booklet detailing TDC's agricultural operations
Folder 13: Texas Department of Corrections: A Brief History, 1974 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
A brief history of the Texas Department of Corrections, from 1849 to 1974.  Prepared by the TDC Treatment Directorate Research and Development Division.
Folder 14: Corrections Magazine: Texas, 1978 MarchAdd to your cart.
Criminal Justice Publications, Inc. Profile Texas
Folder 15: Seventh Annual Inmate Fine Arts Festival Program, 1980 May 3Add to your cart.
The Inmate Fine Arts Festival allowed Texas Prisoners to sell their crafts to the general public.
Folder 16: Texas Department of Corrections Newspaper Clippings, 1937 - 1989Add to your cart.
Clippings on prison personnel, prison administration, facilities, inmates, and prison industry.
Folder 17: Texas Department of Criminal Justice Newspaper Clippings, 1995 - 2013Add to your cart.
Clippings on prison personnel, prison administration, facilities, inmates, death row, and prison industry.
Folder 18: Texas Department of Corrections Related Documents, 1911; undatedAdd to your cart.
Documents on Texas prisons, prison assets, and prison programs.  Includes information on Thomason Special Collections Criminal Justice collection.
Folder 19: State Penitentiary Post Card, undatedAdd to your cart.
Three Homes of the Officials of the State Penitentiary, Huntsville, Texas
Folder 20: State Penitentiary Administration Building Photograph, undatedAdd to your cart.
Huntsville, Texas
Folder 21: Prison Facility Drawing, undatedAdd to your cart.
Large drawing of a prison facility
Folder 22: Community Corrections Act, circa 1978Add to your cart.
Technical assistance manual
Folder 23: Management by Objectives: A Corrections Perspective, 1979Add to your cart.
United States Department of Justice
Folder 24: 108th Congress of Correction Annual Report, 1978 AugustAdd to your cart.
American Correctional Association
Folder 25: National Directory of Correctional Education State Administrators, 1978Add to your cart.
Correctional Education Association
Folder 26: Careers in Corrections, 1980 June 12Add to your cart.
American Correctional Association pamphlet
Folder 27: The Establishment of the Prison in Huntsville, 1836 - 1986; no dateAdd to your cart.
Includes court records, diagrams, and articles on the establishment of the prison in Huntsville, TX

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