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Pardon and parole files

Creator: Governor's Office. Pardon and Extradition Attorney

Date: 1863 - 1983

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 193659

Restrictions: Portions restricted per KSA 45-221(a)(29) and KSA 22-4701 to KSA 22-4712. See AG Opinion 79-204.

Restrictions: Per KSA 75-104, as of 1991, records of former governors who are still alive are closed until their deaths, unless the governor orders that the records be opened. Certain records may still remain closed due to falling under KSA 45-221, the Open Records Act, or under other such statutes that generally or specifically affect the openness of public records. For more information regarding access to these records, contact reference staff.

Space Required/Quantity: 214.77 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Pardon and parole files

Scope and Content

Scope and content: The pardon and parole files are arranged alphabetically by the last name of the inmate. They include records for inmates at Kansas correctional facilities, including: Kansas State Penitentiary, Kansas State Industrial Reformatory (approx. 1927-1945), and the Kansas State Industrial Farm for Women (approx. 1921-1962). (Also parole certificates issued by the Coffeyville City Court.) The files can include correspondence, petitions, and testimonials on behalf of the inmate; prisoner interview records, parole reports, and other related materials.

Oversize Folder 1 contains map: [Plat of sections 16, 22, 23, and part of 26 in township 3 south, range 33 west of the sixth P.M., Rawlins County, Kansas, as it appeared in 1889 & 1890], by S.C. Gaunt, 1894 Mar. 10; 58 x 43 cm. Diagram shows location of farm & buildings near residence of applicant, but applicant's name or other information is unknown.

Specific Contents Identified:

Headings or descriptors assigned to subsections of the material, for example labels on a particular box or group of boxes.

  • Closed files for approximately 1956 - 1983; Includes a Joan Finney pardon from 1993
  • Files for approximately 1934-1957, in alphabetical order
  • Files for approximately 1957-1960
  • Original Dalton brothers files have been removed from subseries I, box 30.
  • Oversize folder 1: Map; Plat of Rawlins County
  • Series I and series II prisoner files (1863-1960); box 30 includes copies of Dalton brothers' files

Index Terms

Subjects

    Kansas. Governor -- Records and correspondence
    Kansas. State Industrial Reformatory, Hutchinson.
    Kansas Industrial Farm for Women
    Kansas State Penitentiary
    Criminal justice, Administration of -- Kansas
    Criminals -- Kansas
    Municipal courts -- Kansas -- Coffeyville
    Pardon -- Kansas
    Parole -- Kansas

Creators and Contributors


Agency Classification:

    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Anthony, George Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Allen, Henry Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Bailey, Willis Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Capper, Arthur Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Carney, Thomas Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Crawford, Samuel J. Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Davis, J M Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Glick, George Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Green, Nehemiah Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Harvey, James Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Hoch, Edward Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Hodges, George Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Humphrey, Lyman Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Leedy, John Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Lewelling, Lorenzo Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Martin, John Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Morrill, Edmund Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Osborn, Thomas Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Robinson, Charles Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. St. John, John Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Stanley, William Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Stubbs, Walter Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Hall, Fred, Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Avery, William Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Bennett, Robert Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Paulen, Ben Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Ratner, Payne Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Reed, Clyde Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Huxman, Walter Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Landon, Alfred Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Anderson, John A., Jr., Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Arn, Edward Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Carlin, John Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Carlson, Frank Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Docking, Robert Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Hayden, Mike Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Woodring, Harry Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Schoeppel, Andrew Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Docking, George, Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Hagaman, Frank L., Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Main Office. Pardon Attorney.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Main Office. Pardon and Extradition Attorney.

Additional Information for Researchers

Restrictions: Portions restricted per KSA 45-221(a)(29) and KSA 22-4701 to KSA 22-4712. See AG Opinion 79-204.

Restrictions: Per KSA 75-104, as of 1991, records of former governors who are still alive are closed until their deaths, unless the governor orders that the records be opened. Certain records may still remain closed due to falling under KSA 45-221, the Open Records Act, or under other such statutes that generally or specifically affect the openness of public records. For more information regarding access to these records, contact reference staff.