TENNESSEE STATE PRISON RECORDS, 1831-1992

This finding aid focuses on the records of the Tennessee penitentiary system that are contained within the oversized volumes of Record Group 25. These prison records span the years 1831 to 1980, along with two volumes of inmate records from the DeBerry Correctional Institute in Nashville, Tenn. which are from 1977 to 1992. These volumes consist of convict records, indexes, letter books, employee records, financial records, committee minutes and other prison records.