From Newgate to Dannemora; the rise of the penitentiary in New York, 1796-1848, by W. David Lewis.


Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University Press [1965] .

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Subjects New York (State)
Prisons -- New York (State) -- History.
Prisons.
Description x, 311 pages illustrations, plans, portraits 24 cm
Copyright Date [1965]
Notes "A critical essay on sources": pages 286-300.
Contents Preface -- The heritage -- The first experiment -- The setting for a new order -- The Auburn system and its champions -- Portrait of an institution -- The house of fear -- The ordeal of the unredeemables -- Prisons, profits, and protests -- A new outlook -- Radicalism and reaction -- Ebb tide -- Change and continuity -- A critical essay on sources.
Genre History.
Geographic Area New York (State)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)265296
(OCoLC)ocm00265296
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WorldCat Identities Lewis, W. David 1931-
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