From research with our Lewis Lawes Papers
From research with the Marvin Frankel Papers
From research with several of our Special Collections
Fesperman, Dan (2016) The Letter Writer: A Novel. Knopf.
Cole, Dan. (2009). Suspect Identities: A History of Fingerprinting and Criminal Identification
From research with our collections on the NYPD
Darien, Andrew T (2013) Becoming New York's finest; Race, gender, and the integration of the NYPD, 1935-1980. Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan - This book is available as an e-book to CUNY users (log in required)
From research in our Fraud and Swindles Collection
Arnsdorf, Isaac (2011) Ponzi’s Best Publicist: The Expose of Charles Ponzi and the Contest for the Soul of the Middle Class. Unpublished Undergraduate Thesis, Yale University.
Reading, Amy. (2013) The Mark Inside, A Perfect A Perfect Swindle, a Cunning Revenge, and a Small History of the Big Con. Knopf.
From Research in our Normal Johnston Collection of Prison Plans
Gracenea. Iñaki. (2015) SELFCODE
From research in our Shibels Family Papers
From research in our Burton Turkus Papers.
Clark, Neil G (2017) Dock Boss: Eddie McGrath and The West Side Waterfront. Barricade Books - Stacks HV6248.M46537 C53 2017
Whalen, Robert (2016) Murder Inc. and the Moral Life: Gangsters and Gangbusters in LaGuardia’s New York. Fordham University Press
From research in our Papers of Lewis Lawes, Warden of Sing Sing 1920-1941
(2013). A Portal to the Outside World: Motion Pictures in the Penitentiary. Film History, 25(4), 1-35. doi:10.2979/filmhistory.25.4.1
(2016). Carceral Fantasies: Cinema and Prison in Early Twentieth-Century America. Columbia University Press. Stacks - HV8860 .G85 2016
Bernstein, L. (2013).
The Hudson River School of Incarceration: Sing Sing Prison in Antebellum New York. American Nineteenth Century History, 14(3), 261-282. doi:10.1080/14664658.2013.822145
Blumenthal, Ralph (2004)
Miracle at Sing Sing: How one man transformed the lives of America's most dangerous criminals. (New York: St. Martins Press) Stacks - HV9470 .B58 2004
Goewey, David (2005)
Crash out : the true tale of a Hell's Kitchen kid and the bloodiest escape in Sing Sing history. (New York: Crown) Reserve - HV8658 .R56 G64 2005
For more works written from research with our transcript collection, see this page
Donovan, Brian. (2016). Respectability on Trial: Sex Crimes in New York City, 1900-1918. SUNY Press
Livingston, J. D. (2010).
Arsenic and clam chowder: murder in gilded age New York. Albany, NY: Excelsior Editions, State University of New York Press. Stacks - HV6534 .N5 L58 2010
Recounts the sensational 1896 Manhattan murder trial [our Criminal Trial Transcript #70] of Mary Alice Livingston Fleming.
Murphy, Caite. (2010)
Scoundrels in law: The trials of Howe and Hummel, lawyers to the gangsters, cops,
starlets, and rakes who made the Gilded Age. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian. Stacks - KF355 .N4 M87 2010
Based in part on many cases in our Criminal Trial Transcript Collection which record the courtroom drama in the Court of General Sessions, New York County, a story of the most colorful and notorious law firm in American history.
From research in our Flora Rheta Screiber Papers
Borch-Jacobsen, M. (2000)
Folies à plusieurs:de l'hystérie à la dépression. Paris: Empecheurs de Penser en Rond. Stacks -BF173 .B67 2002
Nathan, D. (2011)
Sybil Exposed: the extraordinary story behind the famous multiple personality case. (New York: Free Press). Stacks- RC569.5 .M8 N38 2011
Rieber, R. W. (2006)
Suraci, Patrick (2011)
Sybil In Her Own Words: The Untold Story of Shirley Mason, Her Multiple Personalities and Paintings. (New York: Privately published) special collections room- RC569.5 .M8 S87 2011
From research in our Theatre for the Forgotten Collection
Bernstein, Lee (2010)
Tocci, Laurence (2007)
The proscenium cage: critical case studies in U.S. prison theatre programs. Youngstown, N.Y. : Cambria Press. Stacks - HV8861 .T63 2007
From research in the Robert Martinson Papers in our Records for Knowledge in Criminal Justice Planning:
Brown, Michelle (2009)