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Abstract Probate record books, 1829-2007, bulk 1829-1972 (includes certificates of elections and oaths of office of judge of probate, 1910-2007); Probate files, 1829-1912.
Dates: 1829-2007; bulk 1829-1972
Abstract Gov. Chester Bowles' subject files.
Abstract Meeting transcript and sign-up sheet for October 3, 1984 meeting.
Abstract The State Library houses originals or copies of early records of several hundred Connecticut churches and ecclesiastical societies. These contain minutes; membership lists; vital records; financial records; correspondence; and papers of missions, conferences, committees, and clubs. About a quarter of the church vital records have been indexed and included in the library’s Church Records Index, and much of the material has been microfilmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah and is available for...
Abstract The Civil Service Commission made rules, created classified job titles and tests, administered the tests and perepared eligibility lists, answered correspondence, and sought information about exempted or unclassified employees in State departments.
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.
Abstract Battle sites at Antietam and Gettysburg, campsites and forts, monuments, the South, Connecticut troops, Andersonville and Libby Prisons, portraits of military officers and noted people of the period. 450 photographs, prints, glass negatives. Click here to see the scanned paper finding aid and container list (pdf).
Abstract A collection of coat of arms that include drawings, photostats and paintings.
Dates: 1904-1936, undated
Abstract Includes a scrapbook of a European trip, 1861; Memoir of Joshua Coit (1800-1881), 1913; and a letter from Joshua Coit to an unnamed niece, 1877.
Abstract Record books, 1741-1976; Probate files, 1721-1920
Abstract The club was organized at a “mass meeting and rally of college women,” in Hartford on February 11, 1905, with its object “mainly social, philanthropic, or literary.” Among its activities, the Club took a leading role in the establishment of the Spruce Street Settlement, later known as Mitchell House.
Dates: 1905-1944, 1993-2006
Abstract Snapshots of demolitions of Hartford buildings between 1958 and 1965. Also, effects of 1930s floods at Colt’s Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing company. circa 500 photographs in 4 albums. Click here to see the scanned paper finding aid and container list (pdf).
Dates: 1936 - 1965
Abstract The collection consists primarily of photographs depicting company administrators and employees, the Colt's armory in Hartford and other Colt-related properties, events, promotional material, and firearms.
Dates: circa 1864-1961
Abstract The records of Colt’s Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company document gun manufacturing at the armory and the company’s subsidiaries, together with outside contracting activities.
Abstract Rev. Comfort Williams was a pastor of Wethersfield and Rocky Hill, Connecticut and Rochester, New York. Letters between Williams and his cousin, Lucy Williams, whom he married in 1811, with a few sermons and three diaries of Lucy. Click here to see the scanned paper finding aid and container list (pdf).
Abstract Contains a list of Committee members, 1991-1992; minutes, April-May, 1991 and February, 1992; and 1991 Joint Favorable List.
Abstract The Commerce Committee has cognizance of all matters relating to the Department of Economic and Community Development, the Connecticut Development Authority and Connecticut Innovations, Incorporated. Consists of meeting documents including notices, agendas, minutes, attendance, and roll calls; bill books, and correspondence.
Abstract The Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition was held in Hampton Roads, Virginia, April 29 to November 30, 1907, to celebrate the three hundredth anniversary of the first English-speaking colony.
Abstract The Commission was appointed under a 1903 special act to plan and direct Connecticut's participation in the Exposition in St. Louis.
Abstract Established in 1949 and abolished in 1975, the Commission on Forfeited Rights was charged with the responsibility of reviewing and acting upon petitions to restore forfeited electoral rights for those who had been released from prison.
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 full...
Dates: 1974, 1980-1984; Majority of material found within 1980-1984
Abstract The Commission used nineteen survey units to study various aspects of state government and make organizational recommendations.
Dates: circa 1940-1950
Abstract The Commission was responsible for encouraging “participation in, and promotion, development, acceptance and appreciation of” the cultural resources of the state. Its work fell generally into five categories: Programs, Program Development, Information Services, Technical Assistance and Grants. The seven main areas of work are in: Community Development, Dance, Education, Literature, Music, Theatre and Visual Arts.
Abstract The Commission made recommendations and proposed legislation to streamline State government that at the time consisted of 160 agencies among the three branches.
Commission on the Treatment and Care of People Afflicted with Physical or Mental Disabilities records
Abstract In 1939, the General Assembly enacted House Bill 1650 that established a five-member commission appointed by the Governor to study the problems associated with physical and mental diseases in Connecticut, delivery of services by state facilities and expenditures made by them and those that the state should make. Originally called the Commission on the Treatment and Care of People Afflicted with Physical or Mental Disabilities and sometimes known as the Barker Commission, the group was better...
Abstract The Commission studied ways to reorganize state government into fewer cabinet level agencies and emphasized implementation rather than investigation.
Abstract The Commission was created in 1919 "to investigate and report on a civil administration code." It collected data on state government organization and expenditures, took testimony from government officials and others, held public hearings between April and May 1920, and drafted its final report.
Commission to Investigate the Advisability of Consolidating Certain State Boards and Commissions and to Investigate the Public Health Laws records
Abstract The Commission studied the reorganization and consolidation of boards and commissions and revision of the public health laws.
Commission to Make Repairs to Capitol and to Procure Site for New Building for State Officials records
Abstract The Commission was established by the General Assembly in 1903 to make repairs to the State Capitol and to “investigate and ascertain the necessity of erecting an additional building.”
Abstract The 1973 session of the Connecticut General Assembly created this Commission to draft legislation to be presented to the 1974 session of the General Assembly.
Dates: 1958-1978, bulk 1974-1975; 1974-1975
- Correspondence 242
- Reports 146
- Minutes 132
- Photographs 87
- Clippings 78
- Connecticut -- Genealogy 52
- Genealogies 49
- Scrapbooks 41
- Financial records 34
- Membership lists 33
- Press releases 30
- Pamphlets 29
- Hartford (Conn.) 27
- Connecticut -- History -- Sources 25
- Publications 23
- Transcripts 22
- Agendas 19
- Account books 18
- Connecticut 18
- Notebooks 18 ∧ less
- English 650
- Undetermined 31
- Governor. [O'Neill, William A.] 1
- Judicial Department. 1
- Wyllys, Samuel 1