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Appropriations Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: RG002_025_APP
Abstract

Appropriations Committee meeting files and block grant material.

Dates: 1901-2005

Army and Navy Club records

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Identifier: RG119
Abstract

The club was formed on November 27, 1879, composed of any soldier or sailor honorably discharged and sponsored by a member, and seems to have limited itself to Civil War veterans. Annual dinner meetings were held, usually in Hartford. It disbanded in 1936.

Dates: 1892-1936

Arts and Crafts Club of Hartford records

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Identifier: RG108
Abstract

The Club was organized prior to 1909 with the purpose “to associate those actively or otherwise interested in the various branches of the arts and crafts for mutual benefit; to foster and promote interest in the handicrafts. . . and to encourage and stimulate. . . wider participation in and appreciation of good craftwork in all its branches.”

Dates: 1909-1951

Civil War Centennial Commission records

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Identifier: RG052
Abstract

In 1959, the General Assembly created the Civil War Centennial Commission to promote and publicize the history of Connecticut’s participation in the Civil War. The Commission consisted of twenty-five appointed members and had an office in the State Library.

Dates: 1959-1965

Commerce and Exportation Committee records

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Identifier: RG002_025_COMEXP
Abstract

Contains a list of Committee members, 1991-1992; minutes, April-May, 1991 and February, 1992; and 1991 Joint Favorable List.

Dates: 1991-1992

Commission on Mandates to Cities and Towns records

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Identifier: RG002_025_MANDATES
Abstract The Commission was established by Special Act 81-72 to address the ongoing concerns of cities and towns regarding state mandated programs and regulations. The legislature charged the Commission with identifying and cataloguing existing state mandates as well as studying the fiscal impact on local governments. The Interim Study Committee on State Mandates was established by Public Act 83-12. The records consist of memorandums, correspondence, notices of meetings, meeting minutes of both the...
Dates: 1974, 1980-1984; Majority of material found within 1980-1984

Committee on Human Services records

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Identifier: RG002_025_HUM
Abstract

Human Services Committee meeting material.

Dates: 1987-1997

Connecticut 375 Commission records

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Identifier: RG166_005
Abstract

The 375 Commission was established by Executive Order 37 signed by Governor M. Jodi Rell on January 20, 2010. The Commission raised funds and developed events and festivities during the year long anniversary.

Dates: 1961-2010; 2010

Connecticut Optometric Society records

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Identifier: RG139
Abstract

The Connecticut Optometric Society, formerly known as the Connecticut State Optical Society, was organized July 29, 1908. The records include minutes of meetings, correspondence, reports, membership lists, and general records of the society.

Dates: 1908-1942

Connecticut Woman Suffrage Association records

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Identifier: RG101
Abstract The Connecticut Woman Suffrage Association was organized at a meeting in Roberts’ Opera House, Hartford, October 28-29, 1869. The Association carried on a spirited and energetic campaign to obtain the vote for women, first in school and local elections and then on a state and national level, working in collaboration with many other equal rights, equal franchise, and constitutional union groups. Its primary aim having been achieved with the ratification by Connecticut of the 19th Amendment on...
Dates: 1869-1921

Department of Economic and Community Development records

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Identifier: RG022
Abstract

The Department of Economic and Community Development is the state's agency for the development and implementation of policies, strategies and programs all of which are designed to enhance Connecticut's communities and business and housing environments.

Dates: 1925-1997

Education Committee records

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Identifier: RG002_025_EDU
Abstract

Subjects covered include adult literacy, bilingual education, higher education, school construction, school integration, school equalization, special education, teacher and school administrator shortage.

Dates: 1972-2007

Emerson College Alumni Association, Connecticut records

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Identifier: RG149
Abstract

Emerson College, located in Boston, was founded in 1880 as a small school of oratory and has evolved into the only comprehensive college or university in the country dedicated exclusively to communication and the arts. The Alumni Association fosters and maintains the spirit and devotion of the alumni in an effort to promote growth and the reputation of the College as a leader in communication and arts education.

Dates: 1946-1966, 1973

Environment Committee Task Forces records

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Identifier: RG002_029_ENV
Abstract

Records from various task forces of the Environment Committee.

Dates: 1979-2004

Executive and Legislative Nominations Committee records

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Identifier: RG002_025_NOM
Abstract

Executive and Legislative Nominations Committee meeting and nomination files.

Dates: 1985-2005

Government Administration and Elections Committee records

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Identifier: RG002_025_GAE
Abstract

Government Administration and Elections Committee meeting and investigation files.

Dates: 1978-2006

Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Connecticut records

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Identifier: RG113
Abstract

The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) was established in 1866 by a former Army surgeon and held its first national meeting that same year. Its membership consisted of Union veterans of the Civil War. The GAR was concerned with veteran benefits and was actively involved in establishing soldiers’ homes, making provisions for soldiers’ graves, and lobbying for pension benefits. It proved to be an effective pressure group and exerted significant influence in the political arena.

Dates: 1862-1938

Hartford City Guard records

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Identifier: RG124
Abstract The Hartford City Guard was an Independent Company from January 8 to September 11, 1861. It then became Artillery Company A, 1st Regiment, Connecticut Militia, organizing under the captaincy of Charles H. Prentice. In 1863 it became an infantry company. Some Hartford City Guard officers joined the volunteer forces in the Civil War. The company was designated Company A, 4th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers on May 16, 1861. Afterwards, it changed to First Connecticut Heavy Artillery, which was...
Dates: 1861-1917

Judiciary Committee records

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Identifier: RG002_025_JUD
Abstract

Judiciary Committee meeting files.

Dates: 1981-2006

Municipal Art Society of Hartford records

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Identifier: RG132
Abstract

The Municipal Art Society of Hartford was organized on June 14, 1904 in the studio of Charles Noel Flagg. Its aim was to “be of service in preserving and enhancing the beauty of our magnificent city.”

Dates: 1903-1940

Northwest Child Welfare Club records

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Identifier: RG115
Abstract

Originally organized as the Mothers Neighborhood Circle, it became the Northwest Child Welfare Club in 1936. The Club attempted to “promote child welfare in home, school, church and community . . . raise standards of home life. . . secure adequate laws for the care and protection of women and children.”

Dates: 1914-1959

Plainfield Historical Society records

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Identifier: RG112
Abstract

The Plainfield Historical Society was established in a meeting held January 8, 1916 in the Town Clerk’s Office, Central Village. Judge John E. Prior was chosen chairman. The date of its last meeting was November 10, 1917.

Dates: 1820-1932

Prudence Crandall Statue Committee records

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Identifier: RG002_025_PCSC
Abstract

On July 1, 2001, House Bill 6568 provided for the establishment of a committee to recommend to the Joint Committee on Legislative Management an artist to sculpt a statue of Prudence Crandall, the state heroine, for the State Capitol Building, and a location in the building for the placement of the statue.

Dates: 1961-2010; Majority of material found within 2000-2002

Public Health Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: RG002_025_PUBHEALTH
Abstract

Public Health Committee records consist of agendas, attendance sheets, bill books, bills, bulletin notices, hearing transcripts, Joint Favorable lists, membership lists, memorandum, minutes, notes, sign in sheets, subject files, and transcript sheets.

Dates: 1983-2010

Second Church of Christ, Scientist records

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Identifier: RG070_081
Abstract

The Second Church of Christ Scientist Hartford, was organized in 1907 by 11 members of The Mother Church. The first service was held on an upper floor at 64 Pearl Street, and as the congregation grew, services were moved twice to other sites. The church building at the corner of Lafayette and Russ Streets held its first service January 4, 1925. A diminished membership prompted the congregation to sell the church building to the State of Connecticut in 2008.

Dates: 1912-2002

Select Committee of Inquiry records

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Identifier: RG002_025_SCOI
Abstract

On January 26, 2004, House Resolution 702 formally established the Select Committee of Inquiry to determine whether sufficient grounds existed to impeach Governor John G. Rowland. Speaker of the House Moira K. Lyons (D-Stamford) appointed Arthur J. O'Neill (R-Southbury) and John Wayne Fox (D-Stamford) as co-chairmen.

Dates: 1978-2004; Majority of material found within 1995-2004; 2004

Selective Service System State Headquarters records

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Identifier: RG093
Abstract President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 (Public Law 783), which created the country’s first peacetime draft and formally established the Selective Service System as an independent Federal agency. From 1948 until 1973, during both peacetime and periods of conflict, men were drafted to fill vacancies in the armed forces that could not be filled through voluntary means. In 1973, the draft ended and the United States converted to an all-volunteer...
Dates: 1940-1975

Stark Family Association records

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Identifier: RG074_076
Abstract

The Stark Family Association devoted to the descendants of Aaron Stark (c. 1618-1685) was founded in 1895 and dissolved in 1954 after the deaths of its founding members and a decline in interest by those of later generations. The records consists of correspondence, family papers, business records, and printed works.

Dates: 1843-1985

State Salvage Committee records

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Identifier: RG034
Abstract

The State Salvage Committee informed the public of the need for conserving scarce materials and assisted in collecting and utilizing salvage during World War II.

Dates: 1941-1945

Tyler Kindred of America genealogical records

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Identifier: RG074_006
Abstract

The Tyler Kindred of America held its first reunion in 1921. This organization is a successor to the Tyler Family Association and was formed by members of the "Branford line" and the "Wallingford line".

Dates: 1811-1947; Majority of material found within 1892-1947