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Date added: 2020-06-29
1787-1883
Creator:
Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons.
Extent: 0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons (later the Pennsylvania Prison Society) was formed in 1787 to correct the issues of the city jail where prisoners were held together with little to no regard for age, gender, or nature of crime. This collection includes the Society's administrative records, case reports, and visiting reports.
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Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons records
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Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 741
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1787-1883
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The Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons (later the Pennsylvania Prison Society) was formed in 1787 to correct the issues of the city jail where prisoners were held together with little to no regard for age, gender, or nature of crime. This collection includes the Society's administrative records, case reports, and visiting reports.
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English
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Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons.
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Account books Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Minute books Receipts (financial records) Reports Scrapbooks