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Combined Arms Research Library

PRISONS IN THE LEAVENWORTH AREA: A Pathfinder


This guide will introduce some of the resources available in the Combined Arms Research Library on PRISONS IN THE LEAVENWORTH AREA. This guide is not a comprehensive listing of sources, but is intended to be a starting point.


There are four prisons in the Leavenworth, Kansas area.  They are the U.S.  Disciplinary Barracks (USDB) at Fort Leavenworth, the U.S. Penitentiary in Leavenworth, the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) in Leavenworth and the Lansing Correctional Facility in Lansing, Kansas.


SUBJECT HEADINGS

Use the following subject headings in the CARL Online Catalog to find books and other materials that the CARL owns on this topic:

  • Correctional Institutions -- United States
  • Prisons -- Kansas
  • Prisons -- United States
  • United States Disciplinary Barracks
  • United States Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kan.

BOOKS

The majority of our resources on this topic are in Special Collections.  The following books are more readily available in our collection.

  • Dictionary of American Penology by Vergil L. Williams, 1996.  365.973 W727d
  • Encyclopedia of American Prisons by Marilyn D. McShane, 1996.  Ref 365.973 E56
  • History of the United States Military Prison by Henry Shindler, 1911.  E004008 1911
  • Hot House: life inside Leavenworth Prison by Pete Earley, 1992.  365.978138 E12hh

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MAGAZINE INDEXES

Several indexes are available to look for articles in CARLs Databases


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