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San Quentin Prisoners Descriptive Registers
BANC MSS 79/18 c  
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Description
Seventeen volumes of descriptive registers for prisoners entering San Quentin prison between 1851 and 1940. Registers include name of prisoner, commitment number, and date of arrival; information on nationality, crime, length of sentence, occupation, physical description, etc.; and information on discharge, parole, transfer, pardon, etc.
Extent
8 linear feet (15 volumes, 4 oversize boxes)
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Collection is open for research.