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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1843-1857
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 volume and 1 folder)
This scrapbook of newspaper clippings relating to prison reform dates from the mid 19th century. Clippings address the treatment of the insane in prison, prison disciplinary systems, case studies and reports on various prisons, primarily in Pennsylvania and New York. It also contains extensive material on the Eastern State Penitentiary.
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Prison reform scrapbook
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1178
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 volume and 1 folder)
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1843-1857
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This scrapbook of newspaper clippings relating to prison reform dates from the mid 19th century. Clippings address the treatment of the insane in prison, prison disciplinary systems, case studies and reports on various prisons, primarily in Pennsylvania and New York. It also contains extensive material on the Eastern State Penitentiary.
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1840s 1850s
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English
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Eastern State Penitentiary of Pennsylvania.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Scrapbooks