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Clemency files

Creator: Governor's Office. Pardon and Extradition Attorney

Date: c1969 - 1995

Level of Description: Series

Material Type:

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 219607

Restrictions: Restricted KSA 45-221(a)(14)(25)(29). Per KSA 75-104, as of 1991, records of former governors who are still alive are closed until their deaths, unless the governor orders that the records be opened. Certain records may still remain closed due to falling under KSA 45-221, the Open Records Act, or under other such statutes that generally or specifically affect the openness of public records. For more information regarding access to these records, contact reference staff.

Space Required/Quantity:

  • 62.25 Cubic foot box(es)

Title (Main title): Clemency files

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Records related to clemency awarded by the governor of Kansas. Majority of series consists of applications for clemency, which can include correspondence (including with inmate), forms, reports, recommendations from the governor's pardon and extradition attorney and from the Parole Board or Department of Corrections, inmate prison records, and other such documents. The application files are typically organized in alphabetical order by inmate surname, in multiple runs. Also in the series are other records generally related to clemency, not necessarily to specific individual inmates, such as reports, statistical and aggregate information, etc.

Locators:

Locator Contents
119-03-03-10 to 119-03-03-16  Clemency applications Ir-Ki, Nic-Z c1985-1996 
119-03-03-17  Clemency reports, 1980-1988 
128-14-04-20 to 128-14-05-01  Inactive files, c1971-1983 (contains box contents list); deceased and miscellaneous materials, 1980-1988 
128-14-05-03  Application files, Wilzon-Zamora, c1989-1994 
128-14-05-05  Executive clemency notifcation letters, 1975-1984 
128-14-05-08 to 128-14-05-20  Clemency applications, C-Z, c1964-1989: missing E-G, S 
128-15-01-06 to 128-15-01-08  Executive clemency applications, A-Cooper, c1987-1997 
128-15-01-11 to 128-15-01-12  Executive clemency application files, Copeland-D, c1973-1994 
128-15-01-13  Clemency reports/notifications, 1990-1994 
128-15-01-14 to 128-15-01-16  Executive clemency application files, L-R, c1975-1995 
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Index Terms

Creators and Contributors


Agency Classification:

    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Docking, Robert Administration. Pardon and Extradition Attorney.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Bennett And Carlin Administrations.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Main Office. Pardon and Extradition Attorney.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Bennett, Robert Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Carlin, John Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Hayden, Mike Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Finney, Joan Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Graves, William, Administration.

Additional Information for Researchers

Restrictions: Restricted KSA 45-221(a)(14)(25)(29). Per KSA 75-104, as of 1991, records of former governors who are still alive are closed until their deaths, unless the governor orders that the records be opened. Certain records may still remain closed due to falling under KSA 45-221, the Open Records Act, or under other such statutes that generally or specifically affect the openness of public records. For more information regarding access to these records, contact reference staff.