Guide to the Eau Claire County (Wis.). Sheriff: Sheriff's Records, 1906-1970

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Summary Information

Title: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Sheriff: Sheriff's Records

Inclusive Dates: 1906-1970

Creator: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Sheriff

Call Number: Eau Claire Series 103

Quantity: 3.0 c.f. (8 volumes)

Repository: Housed at the Area Research Center, William D. McIntyre Library, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society, Library-Archives Division

Archival Locations: UW-Eau Claire McIntyre Library / Eau Claire Area Research Ctr. 

Abstract: Records include prison calendars, 1906-1955, which list the name, residence, age, physical characteristics, charge, jail term, date of the case, and remarks for persons arrested under the sheriff's jurisdiction; a record of sheriff's calls, October 1934-July 1935, stating the reason for the call, a description of the suspect, if any, and a summary of the investigation; a register of juveniles taken into custody, 1954-1968, which includes the date of admission, juvenile's name, residence, sex, and birthdate, parents' names, name of the officer in charge, charges, disposition of the case, and release date; and a jail register, 1955-1970, which lists, for each person jailed, the name, date, residence, age, sex, race, marital status, nativity, parents' nativity, literacy, occupation, charge, arrest officer, details of the arrest, when and how the case was processed, sentence, discharge date, and remarks.

Note: There is a restriction on access to this material; see the Administrative/Restriction Information portion of this finding aid for details.

Language: English

Search Terms/Subject Terms

  • Crime—Wisconsin—Eau Claire County
  • Law enforcement—Wisconsin—Eau Claire County
  • Prisoners—Wisconsin—Eau Claire County

Administrative/Restriction Information

Access Restrictions: Access to Volume 7 is restricted under s 48.396, Wis. Stats.

Contents List

Prison CalendarVolume 11906-1922 Volume 2 1922-1935 Volume 31935-1943Volume 41943-1950Volume 5 1950-1955 Volume 6 Record of Calls, 1934 Oct. - 1935 July Volume 7 Juvenile Register, 1954-1968 Volume 8 Jail Register, 1955-1970