Founded in 1990 and based in Washington, D.C., the Death Penalty Information Center is a national non-profit organization serving the media and public with analysis and information on issues concerning capital punishment. In addition to the day-to-day resources it provides, the Center releases an annual report on the death penalty, highlighting significant developments and featuring the latest statistics.
This collection contains handwritten notes, some news clips, audio cassettes, and over 200 video cassettes. The cassettes contain media coverage related to capital punishment, including documentaries about the death penalty; news about executions, clemency, victims, innocence, race, mental health, Death Row interviews, and more.
The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.
All items in this collection were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives by Anne Holsinger in 2017.
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Published: 2018-03-06 06:15:13 -0500
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Preferred citation for this material is as follows: Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Death Penalty Information Center Records, 1991-2014. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Death Penalty Information Center Records).