Department of Corrections: Pontiac Correctional Center - Record of Movement of Inmate Population, 1939-1951 | Illinois State Archives
Title: Department of Corrections: Pontiac Correctional Center - Record of Movement of Inmate Population, 1939-1951
Extent: 1.0 Volumes
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Scope and Contents: All entries include the inmate's registration number and name, county where his crime was committed, description of the crime, and the sentence term. Escapes include the date and occasionally the place where the escape took place. Returned from escapes include the date returned and remarks (e.g., voluntarily returned, captured, shot while escaping). Released on writs include date released and remarks (e.g., discharged by court, sanity hearing). Returned from writs include the date returned and remarks (e.g., transfer petition, after count). Deaths at the institution include the date and cause of death and the burial number. Deaths on parole include the date paroled and the date of death. Discharges include the dates the prisoner was received and discharged. Discharges from parole include dates paroled and discharged. Paroles include the parole date. Transfers include the transfer date, institution to which transferred, and occasionally the cause of transfer. Parole violations returned include the dates paroled and returned. Medical releases include the name of the person removing the prisoner and the dates taken out and returned. Commutations include the date of commutation.