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The Commission studied the State's judicial system with regards to methods of appointment of judges and their tenure in office and salaries.
The Commission conducted a comprehensive study of state government and made cost cutting and revenue enhancement recommendations for agencies.
The Commissioners of Steamship Terminals were empowered, in addition to general liaison assistance in the promotion of water transportation and port development throughout the state, specifically to acquire, own, construct, maintain and operate docks, piers, terminals, equipment, warehouses, etc. "or any other appropriate harbor facilities" in New London, Waterford, Groton, Stonington, Ledyard, Preston, Montville and Norwich.
Meeting minutes, transcripts, and report related to Gloria Bogen, Republican Candidate for office of State Representative in the 73rd Assembly District, challenge of the results of the November 6, 1984 election and the recanvas thereof.
Human Services Committee meeting material.
Governor John Dempsey appointed a nine-member committee in December 1963 to recommend action to improve library services to the state of Connecticut.
The Committee studied the overall functions of state government and its agencies as well as their relationships with commissions and committees.
The Company K Veterans Corps of Hartford was founded in 1879 "to promote the interests and welfare of the active Company and preserve and continue the recollection of the service in the National Guard." All past members of Company K, First Regiment Infantry, Connecticut National Guard who had received an honorable discharge were eligible for election into this corps.
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.
The Connecticut Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission was created to commemorate the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth by encouraging educational, historical and other organizations to develop Lincoln-related programs and events throughout the state from 2008 to February 12, 2010.
Papers and correspondence of the General Assembly, the Governor and Council, and other colony or state officials.
The Council advises the Departments of Children and Families, and Mental Health and Addiction Services, and Social Services on the planning and implementation of the statutory Behavioral Health Partnership (BHP). Records are comprised of meeting summaries of the Council and its subcommittees.
Early deeds, land records, turnpike records.
Genealogical records copied from different sources by members of DAR chapters in Connecticut.
Scenic views, points of interest, roads, waterways, cities and towns, state government buildings, institutions and parks. 750 photographs. Click here to see the scanned paper finding aid and container list (pdf).
Following the disastrous flood of August 19, 1955, called the "worst flood in the history of eastern United States," Governor Abraham Ribicoff appointed a twenty-member committee to study the immediate problems to be faced and to recommend a program of rehabilitation.
Individual and group portraits, albums and autographs of legislators and other state officials. circa 1,650 photographs. Click here to see the scanned paper finding aid and container list (pdf).
Includes Executive Clerk, proclamations, correspondence, bond registers, applications, miscellaneous reports, commitment papers, appointment registers, Commissioner of Deeds, Lt. Governor, requisitions and waivers of extradition, and records of individual administrations beginning with Frank B. Weeks, 1909-1911.
This collection contains over 100 group portraits of local and state officials, governors & their staff, Connecticut lawyers and members of local organizaitions.
The Connecticut Historical Commission performed a variety of functions having to do with the preservation of historic sites and structures and other historical resources.
The Connecticut Library Association (CLA) was organized in 1891 in New Haven to promote library interests by discussion and interchange of ideas and methods, and not to “trench upon the province of the American Library Association.” The original aims of the CLA have grown to include standards for librarianship, advancing types of library services, and providing opportunities for action upon mutual problems by trustees, librarians, and others interested in library affairs.
The Connecticut Medical Society was incorporated in 1792. From its inception, until 1893, the Society was responsible for licensing physicians. Now known as the Connecticut State Medical Society, it exists as a voluntary non-profit organization for scientific and educational purposes.
This collection combines both group and individual portraits of Connecticut soldiers and veterans. A number of Connecticut National Guard, Putnam Phalanx, New Haven Grays and World War II portraits are included in the Collection, but Civil War veterans predominate.
In August 1941, the Federal government set up the Office of Price Administration in order to stabilize prices, obtain optimum production of essential war materials and prevent a post-war price collapse.
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.