Nebraska Prison Association [RG1261.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1261.AM:  Nebraska Prison Association

Treasurer’s book:  1902-1922
Size:  1 volume

BACKGROUND NOTE

The Nebraska Prison Association (also known as the Prison Aid Association) was formed in September of 1901.  Prominent founders of the organization included Rev. George W. Martin, Hon. M.B. Reese, and Lincoln Chief of Police, H.V. Hoagland.  Membership in the organization was made up of private citizens interested in assisting discharged convicts leaving the Nebraska State Penitentiary.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of one volume, the treasurer’s book of the Nebraska Prison Association.  The volume contains financial records of the Nebraska Prison Association dating from 1902-1922.

INVENTORY

Treasurer’s book, 1902-1922

 

Subject headings:

Nebraska Prison Association
Nebraska State Penitentiary
Nebraska State Prison
Prison Aid Association
Prisoners -- Nebraska
Prisons -- Nebraska

 

DAB/HEK/sw       07-13-1966
Revised TMM     03-19-2018

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