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Rhode Island State Institutions Records

Arrangement

The records are organized into four series, as follows.

  • Series 1: Records of commitment, workhouse building, 1871-1936
  • Series 2: Intake / release ledgers, workhouse building, 1895-1968
  • Series 3: Miscellaneous, workhouse building, 1885-1929
  • Series 4: State Prison and County Jail, 1839-1943