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Jul 17

Publications by and about the Kansas State Penitentiary

Posted on July 17, 2017 at 10:52 AM by Bill Sowers

The State Library’s KGI Online Library has built up a small collection of scanned documents by or about the State Penitentiary (some scanned from the Kansas Historical Society’s duplicates collection)

 Publications by the Lansing Correctional Facility / Kansas State Penitentiary
General Publications
Kansas State Penitentiary Annual and Biennial Reports (1861-1972, Incomplete)
Concept Magazine (1975-1979) and The Stretch (newsletter) (1961)

Publications about the Prison by other agencies
Report of the Joint Committee Appointed to Investigate the Affairs of the State Penitentiary, appointed under authority of Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 2. [1889?]

Contract convict labor and prison reform. [1894]

Report of the committee appointed by Governor Stubbs to examine the conditions and management of the Kansas State Penitentiary [1911?]

The official report by the State Accountant relating to the State Penitentiary : covering efficiency, finance, prisoners' account and twine plant : from June 30, 1914 to July 1, 1916.

Report on State penitentiary. Preliminary information. [1935]

Industries at the Kansas State Penitentiary, fiscal years, 1911-1917  [published 1938]

Report of inspection : Kansas State Penitentiary coal mine, Lansing, Leavenworth County, Kansas [1938]

The Prison Labor Problem in Kansas [1938] (full document) (summary report)