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Department of Institutions & Agencies (Corrections) - New Jersey State Reformatory for Women at Clinton


The State Reformatory for Women at Clinton (or Clinton Farms) was opened in 1913. It operates today as the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women.


Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Reformatory for Women at Clinton
Minutes of the Board of Managers, 1911-1959
Control #:
SINCL001
Format:
2 c.f. (4 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Minutes for the periods 1913 - June 1920 and July 1940 - March 1953 are missing.

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Reformatory for Women at Clinton
Superintendent's Correspondence, 1910s-1969
Control #:
SINCL002
Format:
16 c.f. (16 boxes)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical within year spans

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Reformatory for Women at Clinton
Inmate Records, 1910s-1970s
Control #:
SINCL003
Format:
2 c.f. (2 boxes)
Notes:
Includes parole files, psychiatric records, medical records, records of children, and inmate reviews.
Restrictions:
Some records may be restricted per NJAC 10A:22-2.2

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Reformatory for Women at Clinton
Annual Reports, 1913-1967
Control #:
SINCL004
Format:
1 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
Date range includes gaps.

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Reformatory for Women at Clinton
Photographs, 1910s-1960s
Control #:
SINCL005
Format:
2 c.f. (4 boxes)

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Reformatory for Women at Clinton
Guest Registers, 1916-1974
Control #:
SINCL006
Format:
0.5 c.f. (2 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Reformatory for Women at Clinton
Newspaper Clippings and Scrapbooks, ca. 1910-ca. 1960
Control #:
SINCL007
Format:
1 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
Includes loose clippings and three scrapbooks.

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Reformatory for Women at Clinton
Desk Calendars and Diaries of Edna Mahan, Superintendent, and Helen Philhower, Secretary, 1932-1968
Control #:
SINCL008
Format:
1.5 c.f. (2 boxes)

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Reformatory for Women at Clinton
Publications, 1920s-1960s
Control #:
SINCL009
Format:
1 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
Includes student/inmate publications, and employee manuals.

Series:
Department of Institutions and Agencies
New Jersey State Reformatory for Women at Clinton
Miscellaneous Records, 1930s-1970s
Control #:
SINCL010
Format:
7 c.f. (7 boxes)
Notes:
Includes subject/miscellaneous files and personal papers of Edna Mahan, Superintendent, as well as reference publications.


Related records:


Series:
Women's Reformatory Commission
Report to the Legislature, 1903
Control #:
SZWOM001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 report)


~ The collections listed on this page represent 34.1 c.f. of paper records ~



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For additional and/or more recent records relating to this topic, contact:


Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women, PO Box 4004, Clinton, NJ 08809, tel. 908-735-7111, website: www.state.nj.us/corrections/cia/emcf.html


This page last updated 05/17/2006