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Guide to the Charles Richmond Henderson Papers 1902-1910

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Henderson, Charles Richmond. Papers

Dates:

1902-1910

Size:

3.5 linear ft. (7 boxes)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Charles Richmond Henderson (1848-1915), Baptist Minister, sociologist. The Charles Richmond Henderson Papers contain correspondence, lectures notes, student term papers, and research materials relating to prisons in Europe and Mexico, including International Prison Commission Congress (1910) and prison reform.

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Biographical Note

Charles Richmond Henderson (1848-1915), Baptist clergyman and sociologist, was educated at the old University of Chicago (A.B. in 1870, A.M. in 1873) and at the Baptists Union Theological Seminary (B.D. in 1873, D.D. in 1883). He received his Ph.D. from the University of Leipzig in 1901. In 1892, Henderson joined the University of Chicago faculty. During his career at the University, he held the following academic and administrative positions: University Chaplain, a position which he retained until his death; professor of sociology, becoming chairman of the department of Ecclesiastical Sociology in the Divinity School in 1904; and university recorder. One of his chief interests was prison reform and he was president of the National Prison Association in 1901 and 1902. He succeeded Samuel Barrows as International Prison Commissioner for the United States in 1909.

Scope Note

The Charles Richmond Henderson Papers contain correspondence, lectures notes, student term papers, and research materials relating to prisons in Europe and Mexico, including International Prison Commission Congress (1910) and prison reform.

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Box 1    Folder 1

Correspondence, 1909-1910, A-Barn

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Box 1    Folder 2

Correspondence, 1909-1910, Barrows, I.C.

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Box 1    Folder 3

Correspondence, 1909-1910, Barrows, I.C.

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Box 1    Folder 4

Correspondence, 1909-1910, Barrows, N.-Bau

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Box 1    Folder 5

Correspondence, 1909-1910, Be-Bi

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Box 1    Folder 6

Correspondence, 1909-1910, Bo

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Box 1    Folder 7

Correspondence, 1909-1910, Bra-Bri

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Box 1    Folder 8

Correspondence, 1909-1910, Bro

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Box 1    Folder 9

Correspondence, 1909-1910, Bun-Bur

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Box 1    Folder 10

Correspondence, 1909-1910, Butler, A.W.

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Box 1    Folder 11

Correspondence, 1909-1910, Butler, A.W.

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Box 1    Folder 12

Correspondence, 1909-1910, Butler, A.W.

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Box 1    Folder 13

Correspondence, 1909-1910, Byers, J.P.

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Box 2   Folder 1

Correspondence, 1909-1910, Byers, J.P.

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Box 2   Folder 2

Correspondence, 1909-1910, C

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Box 2   Folder 3

Correspondence, 1909-1910, Da

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Box 2   Folder 4

Correspondence, 1909-1910, De-Du

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Box 2   Folder 5

Correspondence, 1909-1910, E-K

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Box 2   Folder 6

Correspondence in re Chicago visit of foreign delegates to the International Prison Commission Congress, 1910

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Box 2   Folder 7

Chicago visit, continued

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Box 2   Folder 8

Miscellaneous correspondence, 1907-1908

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Box 2   Folder 9

Constitution of the National or American Prison Association

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Box 2   Folder 10

Articles for the Daily Bulletin of the International Prison Congress

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Box 2   Folder 11

Preliminary plan for the International Prison Congress, 1910

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Box 2   Folder 12

Reprints of resumes (in English) of papers presented to the Congress

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Box 3   Folder 1

"The Indeterminate Sentence"

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Box 3   Folder 2

"Sentences Pronounced by Foreign Tribunals"

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Box 3   Folder 3

"Accomplices in Crime"

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Box 3   Folder 4

"Classification of Criminals"

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Box 3   Folder 5

"Conditional Liberation"

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Box 3   Folder 6

"Prison Labor"

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Box 3   Folder 7

"Conditional Sentences"

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Box 3   Folder 8

"Vagrants and Beggars"

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Box 3   Folder 9

"Families of Prisoners"

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Box 3   Folder 10

"Intemperate Criminals"

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Box 3   Folder 11

"Juvenile Delinquents"

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Box 3   Folder 12

"Institutions for Abnormal Children"

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Box 3   Folder 13

"Juvenile Idleness and Vagabondage"

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Box 3   Folder 14

"Illegitimate Children"

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Box 3   Folder 15

"The Care of Juveniles"

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Box 3   Folder 16

"The Death Penalty"

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Box 3   Folder 17

Miscellaneous documents, articles, memos

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Box 3   Folder 18

Miscellaneous documents, articles, memos

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Box 3   Folder 19

Material concerning Japanese Prisons

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Box 4    Folder 1

Lecture notes (typewritten), "History of Philanthropy" course, Mediaeval Poor Relief (590-1517)

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Box 4    Folder 2

Lecture notes (handwritten) History of Philanthropy in Germany, Reformation to the Present

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Box 4    Folder 3

Lecture notes, 19th century

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Box 4    Folder 4

Source material (in German) for Philanthropy course, handwritten and photographic reproductions

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Source material, continued

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Box 4    Folder 6

Source material, continued

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Box 4    Folder 7

Manuscript, or lecture notes, on Development of Poor Relief in Northern Europe, predominantly Teutonic and Protestant

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Box 4    Folder 8

Lecture notes on the anti-slavery movement

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Box 4    Folder 9

Bibliographies

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Box 4    Folder 10

Miscellaneous notes and documents

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Box 5   Folder 1

Student term papers

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Student term papers

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Student term papers

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Student term papers

Box 5   Folder 5

Student term papers

Box 5   Folder 6

Student term papers

Box 5   Folder 7

Miscellaneous correspondence 1902

Box 5   Folder 8

Penal Decrees and Regulations of the Federal District, Mexico, 1900

Box 5   Folder 9

Notes on French prison system

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Notes on Elmira Reformatory Rules and Regulations, 1902

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Notes on Rules and Principles of Administration in German Prisons

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Regulations for Bavarian prisons (carbon) 1883

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House Regulations of Penitentiaries, Stuttgart, 1899 (carbon)

Box 5   Folder 15

Prison Ordinances for Berlin, Prussia, 1898 (carbon)

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Studies in German Prison Administration, 1901

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Notes on German Prison administration (carbon)

Box 5   Folder 18

Notes and clippings (in German) on prison administration

Box 5   Folder 19

1902 correspondence.

  • Carl P. Gerell, Deputy Consul General, Stockholm to CRH. 1902, September 20 A.L.S. 1 p.
  • C. G. Lagergren, Dean Swedish Theological Seminary to CRH. 1902 October 7 A.L.S. 1 p.
Box 6    Folder 1

Charles R. Henderson. Modern Methods of Charity (Plate proofs, Sept. -Oct. 1904) one volume.

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Box 6    Folder 2

Charles R. Henderson. Modern Methods of Charity (Plate proofs, Nov. 1904) two volumes. Both volumes have the Preface bound into them.

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Box 7   Folder 1

Charles R. Henderson. An Introduction to the Study of Dependent, Defective, and Delinquent Classes (Boston, 1893), one volume.

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Box 7   Folder 2

Minutes of the Industrial Insurance Commission, 1906.

Box 7   Folder 3

Bibliography and biographical essay on C. R. Henderson