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Series III: Staten Island Operations, 1757-1972


Scope and Contents

These materials document the operation of the facility on Staten Island. Materials include correspondence, financial materials, inventories, employee information, and library registers and volumes.


  • 1757-1972

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Materials are entirely in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Appointments to examine materials must be made in advance. Please e-mail for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Files containing personal information about residents are restricted for 50 years from the date of death of the individual. If the decease death is unknown, the files are closed for 72 years from the date the record was created.


30 Linear Feet (28 standard document boxes, 43 half-size document boxes, two flat boxes, and 81 volumes.)

Arrangement of Materials

This series is arranged in seven sub-series based on either the office where they originated or their function within the institution.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These records were contained in three large sea chests and on open shelves in the attic store room of the administration building at Staten Island facility. They were deposited at the Stephen B. Luce library in 1976.

Records concerning inmates have been separated and integrated into Series I: Inmates for ease of access.


Repository Details

Part of the Stephen B. Luce Library Repository

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Bronx NY 10465 United States
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