San Quentin execution register

Title
San Quentin execution register, 1897-1937.
Author
California State Prison at San Quentin.

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Vol/DateFormatAccessStatusCall NumberLocation
volume 1Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 18376 volume 1Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
volume 2Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 18376 volume 2Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

Details

Additional Authors
Patricia Cornwell collection.
Description
.33 linear foot (2 volumes)
Genre/Form
  • Photograph albums.
  • Registers.
Access (note)
  • Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Patricia Cornwell collection.
Call Number
MssCol 18376
OCLC
682666681
Author
California State Prison at San Quentin.
Title
San Quentin execution register, 1897-1937.
Restricted Access
Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Summary
Volumes record 141 capital commissions with captioned photographs of each inmate executed. Entries include annotations by prison staff recording execution number, name, height, weight, build, nationality, date executed, distance of drop for hanging, whether the execution was successful on first attempt, and a brief description of the crime committed. First volume is stamped 1893-1923, but pages from 1893-1902 are missing.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Patricia Cornwell collection.
Added Author
Patricia Cornwell collection.
Research Call Number
MssCol 18376
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