Series AR1122/4 - Life in the Prisons

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Life in the Prisons


  • 1913-10-21 to 1988 (Creation)

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Material concerning Wandsworth, Warwick, Wormwood Scrubs and Dartmoor Convicts Prison. Includes photographs, programmes for internally planned events and diary entries. Also includes papers about the history of the prisons, including newspaper cuttings and a Tourist brochure from the 1980s.

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