The Texas Department of Corrections Ephemera collection (1881-2013; one box) contains newspaper clippings and booklets concerning the state prisons of Texas. The collection’s main focus is the Texas Department of Corrections. The newspaper clippings in the collection come from the Huntsville Item newspaper and various other Texas publications. The booklets in the collection are primarily informational materials printed and distributed by the Texas Department of Corrections. The collection materials concern many Texas prison subjects including: prison personnel, prison administration, facilities, inmates, death row, and prison industry.
View a detailed finding aid of this collection at Sam Houston State University’s Finding Aids Online page and see just what materials are in the collection.