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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1261.AM:  Nebraska Prison Association



Treasurer’s book:  1902-1922

Size:  One 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