Fear, Force, and Leather: The Texas Prison System's First Hundred Years 1848-1948
 

 

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Online Finding Aids

The following links enable you to explore some of the holdings at the Texas State Library and Archives related to this exhibit. Links to more finding aids will be added as they become available.

Texas Department of Criminal Justice, 1849-2004 (overview finding aid)

An Inventory of Records Relating to the Penitentiary, 1846-1921, undated

Dr. Robert P. Pierce Collection: An Inventory of Death Row Files and Assorted Prison Records and Papers, 1877, 1963, 1978-1979, 1982-1995, undated

Texas State Penitentiary, Board of Commissioners: An Inventory of Penitentiary Board Monthly Reports, 1881-1883

Texas Department of Criminal Justice: An Inventory of Board of Criminal Justice Minutes and Meeting Files, 1881-1885, 1900-2008

Texas State Penitentiary, Board of Commissioners: An Inventory of Penitentiary Board Outgoing Letters, 1883-1889

Texas Department of Corrections: An Inventory of Department of Corrections Photographs, about 1911-about 1985, undated, bulk about 1965-about 1980

Texas Prison Board: An Inventory of Records of the Texas Prison System, 1913-1933, 1943, undated

Texas Prison Centralization Commission: An Inventory of Prison Centralization Commission Enabling Legislation and Report, 1929

Texas Department of Criminal Justice: An Inventory of Texas Prison Rodeo Records, 1931-1986, undated (bulk 1973-1980)

Texas Department of Corrections: An Inventory of Department of Corrections Administrative Correspondence and Subject Files, 1961-1962, 1967-1969, 1974-1976

The Ruiz Case Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Office of the General Counsel: A Folder Inventory of the General Counsel's Office Ruiz litigation Case Files, 1964, 1971-2001, undated, bulk 1981-1989, 1996-1999

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Texas Department of Criminal Justice: An Inventory of Ruiz Litigation Administrative Files and Court Records, 1966, 1978-1987, undated (bulk 1981-1983)

Texas Department of Corrections: An Inventory of Department of Corrections Research and Development Division Administrative Reports, 1972-1976, 1978

Texas Department of Criminal Justice: An Inventory of the Carrasco Tapes, 1974

Texas. Department of Corrections: An Inventory of Department of Corrections In-service Training Materials, about 1975

Texas Department of Criminal Justice: An Inventory of Department of Criminal Justice Building Construction Project files, 1982-1995, bulk 1983-1992

Texas Department of Criminal Justice: An Inventory of Department of Criminal Justice Executive Office Speeches and Presentations, 1984, 1992-2003

Unpublished and unprocessed records

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