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Connecticut Tercentenary Pamphlet collection

Identifier: RG166_004

Scope and Content

Programs and other ephemera for various town commemorations and celebrations including pageants, concerts, religious services, dinners, parades, dedications, and graduations.


  • 1934-1935

Language of Materials

The records are in English.


.5 cubic feet


Connecticut tercentenary celebrations by the various towns of the state. Includes programs, bulletins, and exhibit catalogs and other ephemera.


Items from the Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut are followed by items from various towns arranged alphabetically.


The records were transferred to the State Archives from the general collection in 2011. Formerly cataloged as 974.6 C763t to.

Related Material

RG 005:025, John H. Trumbull gubernatorial records, Box 348, Connecticut Tercentenary, Connecticut State Library.

RG 005:026, Wilbur L. Cross gubernatorial records, Box 391, Tercentenary Commission (3 folders). Box 400, Tercentenary Celebration, Connecticut State Library.

RG 012, Records of the Connecticut State Library, Box 73, Tercentenary Commission, 1935 - 1936.

RG 033, Records of the Works Progress Administration, Boxes 212-214, New Haven Tercentenary, 62. Pamphlets and related materials, 1938-1939, Connecticut State Library.

RG 056, Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut Records, 1928-1959, bulk 1929-1936, Connecticut State Library.

RG 064, Picture Group 360, Connecticut Tercentenary Celebration, 1935.

RG 169, Clubs and Private Organizations, Accession 2001-077, Wethersfield Tercentenary Committee, 1929-1934.

The book collections contain various materials published by the Commission or by others in connection with the Tercentenary observance. Included are the Report to the Governor, 1936 June 30, and the sixty "Historical Publications Series" pamphlets.

RG 166:004, Connecticut Tercentenary Pamphlet Collection
Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.
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Repository Details

Part of the Connecticut State Library Repository