Classification in the Texas Prison System
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Published by The University in [Austin, Tex.] .
Written in English



  • Texas.


  • Crime and criminals -- Classification.,
  • Prisons -- Texas.

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Edition Notes

Describes the work and program of the Bureau of Classification, which began its work as a University of Texas project on March 2, 1936, and continued until August 31, 1937, when the project was taken over by the Texas Prison System as a regular department.

Statementby Carl Basland. Bureau of Research in the Social Sciences.
SeriesThe University of Texas Publication., no.3847: December 15, 1938
LC ClassificationsHV8763 .B3
The Physical Object
Pagination55, [1] p.
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6393847M
LC Control Number39028231

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