abbreviations and notes on sources
Records and Institutions
Eastern State Penitentiary (esp)
Bertillon Hand Books (bhb)
Convict Description Register (cdr)
Convict Reception Register (crr)
Discharge Descriptive Docket (ddd)
Scrapbook, Vol. 1, 1884–93 (sb1)
Scrapbook, Vol. 2, 1908–25 (sb2)
Warden’s Journals (wj)
House of Refuge (hr)
Philadelphia County Prison (pcp)
Prison Diary, Female (pdf)
Prisoners for Trial Docket (ptd)
Pennsylvania Insane Asylum (pia) (pseudonym)
Admissions Register, Female Patients
Pennsylvania Prison Society Minutes (ppsm)
Pennsylvania State Board of Charities (psbc)
William Dorsey Collection (wdc)
Newspapers
National Police Gazette (npg)
Philadelphia Daily News (pdn)
Philadelphia Evening Bulletin (eb)
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