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Carl Panzram Papers; Box 1, Virtual Folder 1: Panzram's Autobiographical Manuscript | Special Collections & University Archives

 
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Carl Panzram Papers; Box 1, Virtual Folder 1: Panzram's Autobiographical Manuscript
Date:
1928-1929
Description:
Panzram’s autobiographical manuscript details his various crimes including larceny, robbery, burglary, murder, and sodomy; as well as the abuses he received in reform school, jail, and prison.  He lists the types of torture devices and techniques used in prisons, and writes about various plans he thought of to kill people.  He also often theatrically describes a crime or event, and then provides the reader with information on how to verify its authenticity.  Of particular interest are Panzram's justifications and explanations for his behavior.  He blames his treatment in reform school and prison for his violent actions outside of those institutions.  Since Panzram wrote his autobiography a few pages at a time and gave it to Lesser incrementally, not all pages are numbered consecutively and the exact original order is unknown.
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361 loose leaves of lined paper
ID:
ms-0007.01.01
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Special Collections & University Archives
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