Title: Texas Department of Criminal Justice records
Description: These records consist of minutes from the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and its predecessors, scattered administrative correspondence of the director, outgoing correspondence from the prison administration during the 1880s, monthly reports from the early 1880s, policy files and manuals, training materials, files from the Ruiz litigation, reports from the Research and Development Division, records of guards and other employees from the early 20th century, convict ledgers, conduct registers, other ledgers containing statistical data by classes of convicts, escape records, photographs, materials from the Texas Prison Rodeo, a few legal documents, scattered maps and blueprints, audio recordings from the Carrasco hostage incident, and copies of The Echo, the prison newspaper. Dates covered are 1849-2004.
Citation information: (Identify the item and cite the series), Records, Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Copyright information: Most records created by Texas state agencies are not copyrighted and may be freely used in any way. State records also include materials received by, not created by, state agencies. Copyright remains with the creator. The researcher is responsible for complying with U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.).