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From: "Carolyn Feroben" <>
Subject: Re: Folsom Prison Records??
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2000 07:00:08 -0700


Yes Folsom available- the State Archives is a great resource--check it out-
they are fast, courteous, and costs are reasonable!!
http://www.ss.ca.gov/archives/archives_e.htm#family


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COLLECTIONS

The California State Archives collections document the
broad scope of California government and its impact on
the
people of the state. Over 65,000 cubic feet of records
of
all types are represented including millions of
documents
and bound volumes, 20,000 maps and architectural
drawings, 250,000 photographs, 7,500 video and audio
tapes, as well as hundreds of artifacts.

California Constitutions
Spanish and Mexican Land Grants
Family History Resources
Legislative Materials
Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Investigation
California Governors
Supreme and Appellate Courts
Elections and Political Campaigns
State Agencies and Constitutional Officers
Oral Histories
Photographs

California Constitutions - The original 1849 and 1879
State Constitutions are housed in the Archives along
with
constitution convention working papers.

Spanish and Mexican Land Grants - Official state
copies
of land grants from the Spanish and Mexican periods
include transcripts of official correspondence and
maps
(disenos).

Family History Resources - Records of the California
National Guard (1849-1942), professional and
vocational
licensing boards (1885-1968), Folsom and San Quentin
Prisons (1850-1945), and 27 counties (including
probate,
deeds, naturalization, etc.) are all useful for the
family
historian. Also housed at the Archives is the
genealogy
library of the Root Cellar-Sacramento Genealogical
Society
which is open to the public and staffed by volunteers
several days each week.

Best, Carolyn

-----Original Message-----
From: <>
To: <>
Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2000 3:10 AM
Subject: Folsom Prison Records??


>What about Folsom prison records? Are they available at Sacramento, same
>as those of S.Q.?
>Thanks..
>Jackie (from state of Washington)
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