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13 Document(s) [ Subject: Rusk State Penitentiary ]

Committee: House Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit State Prisons at Huntsville and Rusk
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Visit Penitentiary
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate education | Prison labor | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 35th Leg., R.S. 884 (1917)
Session: 35th R.S. (1917)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 111 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. To visit the penitentiary and State farms of this State where the State prisoners are confined and worked, for the purpose of inquiring into the treatment, management, and control of such prisoners and the penal institutions of this State and to make a report of the same back to the House.
Committee: House Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit Penitentiaries
Title: Minority Report
Library Catalog Title: Minority reports
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Organized labor | Prison labor | Prison officials | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 34th Leg., R.S. 447 (1915)
Session: 34th R.S. (1915)
Online version: View report [2 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit penitentiaries at Huntsville and Rusk to investigate and provide information prior to considering a pending bill to create a new penitentiary system. *
Committee: House Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit Penitentiaries
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Visit Penitentiaries.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Organized labor | Prison labor | Prison officials | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 34th Leg., R.S. 439 (1915)
Session: 34th R.S. (1915)
Online version: View report [9 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit penitentiaries at Huntsville and Rusk to investigate and provide information prior to considering a pending bill to create a new penitentiary system. *
Committee: Senate Penitentiary Investigating Committee
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Senate committee investigating the affairs of the Prison System of Texas under simple resolutions nos. 39 and 41 of the Senate, First called session of the Thirty-fourth Legislature.
Subjects: Good-conduct time | Gubernatorial pardons | Huntsville State Prison | Parole | Penalties and sentences (Criminal justice) | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison officials | Prison population | Prison violence | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: L1836.34 P938
Session: 34th R.S. (1915)
Online version: View report [23 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate business, financial, and commercial transactions of the Penitentiary system from January 1, 1913 to date.
Committee: House Penitentiaries
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Visit Penitentiaries.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate health | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 33rd Leg., R.S. 1001 (1913)
Session: 33rd R.S. (1913)
Online version: View report [28 pages  File size: 1,904 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the state penal institutions and investigate their conditions, management and operations. *
Committee: House Appropriations Subcommittee on the State Penitentiaries and State Farms
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Visit the State Penitentiaries.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate health | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 32nd Leg., R.S. 538 (1911)
Session: 32nd R.S. (1911)
Online version: View report [8 pages  File size: 456 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate the physical condition of the State's penal institutions, State farms, contract farms and share farms.
Committee: House Appropriations Subcommittee on the State Penitentiary at Rusk
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Sub-committee to Visit the State Penitentiary at Rusk.
Subjects: Mining | Prison labor | Rusk State Penitentiary | Texas State Railroad |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 31st Leg., R.S. 569 (1909)
Session: 31st R.S. (1909)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 177 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit and inspect the State penitentiary at Rusk.
Committee: Joint Penitentiaries Investigating
Title: Part I: Final Report; Proceedings; and Audit, Examination and Methods Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Penitentiary Investigating Committee including all exhibits and testimony taken by the Committee.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate health | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison violence | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: L1836.31 P378P
Session: 31st R.S. (1909)
Online version: View report [157 pages  File size: 7,691 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Visit the Huntsville and Rusk penitentiaries and all other places as in their judgment may be necessary.
2. Make a thorough and complete examination of the financial conditions of the penitentiary system, employing such help as may be deemed necessary to the end that a full, fair, complete and exhaustive examination be made of the entire penitentiary system covering a period from January 1, 1907, or prior to that time if deemed necessary by the committee, to the present time.
3. Make an investigation of the iron industry at Rusk and make recommendations as to the future operation of such iron industry as they believe would best subserve the State's interests, and recommend whether or not such industry should be abandoned or its operation continued by the State.
4. Investigate the conditions of the penitentiary at Rusk and of all farms, camps and trains where convicts are worked or kept, as to the food, clothing, health and treatment of the convicts, and all matters pertaining to their discipline, safe keeping and reformation.
Committee: Joint Penitentiaries Investigating
Title: Part II: Stenographer's Report of Evidence
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Penitentiary Investigating Committee including all exhibits and testimony taken by the Committee.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate health | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison violence | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: L1836.31 P378P
Session: 31st R.S. (1909)
Online version: View report [530 pages  File size: 28,891 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Visit the Huntsville and Rusk penitentiaries and all other places as in their judgment may be necessary.
2. Make a thorough and complete examination of the financial conditions of the penitentiary system, employing such help as may be deemed necessary to the end that a full, fair, complete and exhaustive examination be made of the entire penitentiary system covering a period from January 1, 1907, or prior to that time if deemed necessary by the committee, to the present time.
3. Make an investigation of the iron industry at Rusk and make recommendations as to the future operation of such iron industry as they believe would best subserve the State's interests, and recommend whether or not such industry should be abandoned or its operation continued by the State.
4. Investigate the conditions of the penitentiary at Rusk and of all farms, camps and trains where convicts are worked or kept, as to the food, clothing, health and treatment of the convicts, and all matters pertaining to their discipline, safe keeping and reformation.
Committee: Joint Penitentiaries Investigating
Title: Part III: Subcommittee and Full Committee Reports; Index
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Penitentiary Investigating Committee including all exhibits and testimony taken by the Committee.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate health | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison violence | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: L1836.31 P378P
Session: 31st R.S. (1909)
Online version: View report [352 pages  File size: 21,182 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Visit the Huntsville and Rusk penitentiaries and all other places as in their judgment may be necessary.
2. Make a thorough and complete examination of the financial conditions of the penitentiary system, employing such help as may be deemed necessary to the end that a full, fair, complete and exhaustive examination be made of the entire penitentiary system covering a period from January 1, 1907, or prior to that time if deemed necessary by the committee, to the present time.
3. Make an investigation of the iron industry at Rusk and make recommendations as to the future operation of such iron industry as they believe would best subserve the State's interests, and recommend whether or not such industry should be abandoned or its operation continued by the State.
4. Investigate the conditions of the penitentiary at Rusk and of all farms, camps and trains where convicts are worked or kept, as to the food, clothing, health and treatment of the convicts, and all matters pertaining to their discipline, safe keeping and reformation.
Committee: House Appropriations Subcommittee on the State Penitentiary at Rusk and North Texas Lunatic Aslyum at Terrell
Title: Report on the State Penitentiary at Rusk, Texas
Library Catalog Title: Report of visiting committee
Subjects: Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary | Terrell State Hospital |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 30th Leg., R.S. 573 (1907)
Session: 30th R.S. (1907)
Online version: View report [3 pages  File size: 109 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the institutions and examine into their present condition and their needs for the next two fiscal years.
Committee: House Appropriations Subcommittee on the State Penitentiary at Rusk and North Texas Lunatic Aslyum at Terrell
Title: Report on the North Texas Hospital for the Insane
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Visit North Texas Hospital for the Insane.
Subjects: Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary | Terrell State Hospital |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 30th Leg., R.S. 643 (1907)
Session: 30th R.S. (1907)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 117 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the institutions and examine into their present condition and their needs for the next two fiscal years.
Committee: House Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit Penitentiaries
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Special Committee.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 30th Leg., R.S. 1355 (1907)
Session: 30th R.S. (1907)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 194 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the State penitentiaries at Huntsville and at Rusk, all farms, State or otherwise, where State convicts are held and worked, the State reformatory at Gatesville, and the camp or detention farm for female convicts near Huntsville, Texas; the duty of said sub-committee shall be to diligently inquire into the methods of handling and treatment of convicts in all such institutions, the condition of State properties in connection therewith and all such other matters pertaining to same as may be deemed proper, and make report to this House with their recommendations upon informaiton obtained.

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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