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Register of the San Quentin & Folsom Prison Index, 1910
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: San Quentin & Folsom Prison Index,
    Date (inclusive): 1910
    Collection number: Mss269
    Creator: Michael J. Canlis
    Extent: 0.5 linear ft.
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
    Stockton, CA 95211
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], San Quentin & Folsom Prison Index, Mss269, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library


    San Quentin is the oldest (1852) and largest prsion in the California state system. Located on the Bay north of San Francisco, the prison held both men and women before 1927. It is the only prison in the state with a gas chamber and all prisoners convicted of first degree murder were formerly sent there. Folsom Prison (1880) is located in northeastern Sacramento County.

    Scope and Content

    This index volume lists names and numbers of all inmates in San Quentin & Folsom prisons (1910).