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South Dakota Board of Charities and Corrections

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Administrative Files, 1979 - 1986

 Series — Box 2283 A
Identifier: ACC 93-025:
Scope and Contents This series consists of reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, and special incident reports documenting the activities of the Office of Correctional Services. Folder 1: Inspections, 1979-1980 Folder 2: Standards, 1979-1981 Folder 3: Meeting Minutes of the Board of Charities and Corrections, FY84 (July 1983-June 1984 Folder 4: Meeting Minutes of...
Dates: 1979 - 1986

Charities and Corrections, Board of

 Record Group
Identifier: BCC
Scope and Contents

This record group contains records created and maintained by the Board of Charities and Corrections and the institutions it governed. Records include: correspondence, reports, parole lists, commitment and incarceration records, meeting minutes, architectural drawings, financial records, employee training audio tapes, and construction project manuals.

Dates: 1878 - 1987

Employee Training Audio Tapes, 1970 - 1974

 Series — Box 4085
Identifier: ACC 89-034:
Scope and Contents

Consists of 18 reel-to-reel audio tapes, which appear to contain recordings of presentations by Penitentiary staff on prison programs, training sessions, or meetings, although container labels are not clear.

Dates: 1970 - 1974

Institutional Correspondence (RESTRICTED), 1974 - 1979

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ACC 87-110:
Scope and Contents

This series consists of correspondence, reports, studies, and minutes relating to the physical facilities, operations, personnel, and population of the institutions governed by the Board. Institutions include the State Penitentiary, Custer State Hospital, Redfield State Hospital, State Veterans’ Home, State Training School, Yankton State Hospital/Human Services Center, Youth Forestry Camp, and Women’s Correctional Facility.

Dates: 1974 - 1979

Legislative Joint Committee Records - Investigation of Financial Irregularities at State Institutions, 1901

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ACC H75-375-GOV
Scope and Contents This series contains six ledgers of records created by a joint legislative committee organized in February 1901 to investigate Governor Andrew E. Lee's charges "against the former management of the Hospital for the Insane in Yankton, the Penitentiary at Sioux Falls, and the Reform School at Plankinton." The governor's annual message to the legislature had alleged "theft, embezzlement, and robbery, etc." on the heads of those institutions. The committee gathered documents and heard testimony...
Dates: 1901

Pamphlet - "Interesting Facts Concerning South Dakota Penitentiary", 1928 - 1928

 Series — Box 2283 B
Identifier: ACC 87-094:
Scope and Contents Single pamphlet (apparently authored by Warden G.T. Jameson) takes the reader on an imaginary tour of the prison. “Visitors” are shown officers’ dining room, print shop, cells, inmates’ dining room, kitchen, recreation yard, twine plant, green house and the chapel. Also contains narrative on activities in the prison such as the education program, the library and farm and garden and statistical data on wages paid to prisoners, number of prisoners paroled, population, age and cost per...
Dates: 1928 - 1928