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Prisons -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Allinson family scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-001
Overview The Allinson family scrapbook is largely comprised of clippings on poetry, temperance, prison reform, reform for juvenile delinquents, and anti-slavery. Many of the anti-slavery clippings discuss the possibility of using Jamaica as a "home for colored emigrants." The end of the volume includes 12 pages of signatures. The volume also includes an obituary for Samuel Allinson.
Dates: 1829-1870

Joshua L. and Theodate L. Baily diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-006
Overview The diaries span the majority of Baily's adult life. As a young man, Baily was very involved in the Philadelphia community, and many of his early entries are related to the Philadelphia Historical Society, the Eromathean society, the Pennsylvania Prison Society, which advocated for the health and safety of prisoner and prison reform, The Philadelphia Society for Employment and Instruction of the Poor, and the Moyamensing House of Industry. In later entries, Baily is largely concerned with...
Dates: 1845-1916

Carter Nash correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-134
Overview This collection contains the letters of Carter Nash, a Quaker inmate of a federal correctional institution in Texarkana, Texas, to Special Collections at Haverford College, regarding his religious beliefs and requests for books. This correspondence took place from 1999 to 2000. Eventually, this correspondence led to his publication of a September 2000 column in the publication Quaker Life. A copy of the column is also included.
Dates: 1999-2000

Elizabeth and Leon Stern papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1282
Overview Elizabeth Gertrude Stern (1889-1954) was an author, educator, and social worker. Leon Thomas Stern (1887-1980) was a noted penologist and prison reformer. Materials in the collection reflect their careers and interests.
Dates: 1920-1968