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Portraits of Connecticut and Massachusetts people, Civil War soldiers. Two-thirds are unidentified. 124 pictures. Click here to see the scanned paper finding aid and container list (pdf).
Record books, none; Probate files, 1756-1891.
Bond record books, 1925-1949; Record books other than bonds, None; Probate files, None.
The Penelope Terry Abbey Chapter of Enfield, CT was organized in 1922. The members named it for Penelope Terry Abbey representing Captain Thomas Abbey, French and Indian War and Revolutionary War officer.
Listed here are two items: a history of the Sabra Trumbull Chapter and a textbook study. Records of the Ruth Wyllys Chapter of Hartford, Conn. and the Penelope Terry Abbey Chapter of Enfield, Conn. are described separately.
The Ruth Wyllys Chapter of Hartford, Connecticut, was organized November 18, 1892, and chartered January 6, 1893. Its members named it for Ruth Wyllys representing George, Samuel, Hezekiah and John Palsgrave Wyllys, statesmen and Revolutionary War officers.
David N. Gaines (1854-1941) served as the town clerk, judge of probate, postmaster, and secretary and treasurer of the First Ecclesiastical Society in Hartland. His genealogical papers consist of notes on old houses, vital statistics, East Hartland Cemetery and various Hartland families.
Established in 1893, the Connecticut Dental Commission regulates the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene including examining and licensing of dentists and dental hygienists. Originally an independent entity, the Commission became part of the Department of Public Health in 1979.
The department’s mission is to foster a healthy economic, environmental and social climate for agriculture by developing, promoting and regulating agricultural businesses; protecting agricultural; enforcing laws pertaining to domestic animals; and promoting an understanding among the state's citizens of the diversity of Connecticut agriculture, its cultural heritage and its contribution to the state's economy.
After a number of Connecticut banks failed during the depression of 1929, in 1935 the General Assembly assigned to the Banking Commissioner the responsibility for liquidating their affairs. These are mainly records from the Liquidation Division. Also included are press releases and Commissioners files.
The United Spanish War Veterans was organized in 1904 by the amalgamation of a number of veterans organizations, including the National Army and Navy Spanish War Veterans, the National Association Spanish-American War Veterans, the Service Men of the Spanish War.
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.
Air, Waste and Water records include: Deputy Commissioner; Planning and Standards; Bureau of Water Management; Bureau of Air Management; Inland Water Resources.
Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation records include: Law Enforcement; Deputy Commissioner; Parks and Recreation; Water and Related Resources.
Central Office includes: Commissioner; Staff Services; Bureau of Administration; Hearings; Tri-State Regional Planning Administration; Internal Affairs; General Counsel; Interagency files; Communications and Education; Affirmative Action; Human Resources.
Town planning maps created through HUD's 701 Planning and Management Assistance Program.
The Department of Housing handled all matters relating to housing and community development, including policy, development, redevelopment, preservation, maintenance and improvement of housing and neighborhoods.
The Department of Labor (DOL) assists workers with income support between jobs, protection on the job, training programs, assistance in searching for jobs and information on the economy, wages, and the workplace. DOL provides employers with workplace data and labor market information, recruitment assistance and programs to help maintain employee skills.
The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) promotes and administers comprehensive, recovery-oriented services in the areas of mental health treatment and substance abuse prevention and treatment throughout Connecticut.
The Motor Vehicle Department was established by legislative act in 1917 to protect life and property by the administration of motor vehicle laws, to regulate, discipline, and educate motor vehicle operators, and to provide revenue through licensing for the construction and maintenance of state highways.
The Department of Public Health is the State's lead agency in public health policy and advocacy.
Materials in the collection include architectural plans and specifications for for State Captiol maintenance and repair projects, photographs of various Public Works projects, groundbreaking and dedication programs, and files documenting the Home Ownership Program.
The Department of Social Services provides a broad range of services to the elderly, persons with disabilities, families, and individuals who need assistance in maintaining or achieving their full potential for self-direction, self-reliance and independent living.
The Department of Transportation was created in 1969 per P.A. 768, sec. 3, with the merger for four agencies: State Highway Department, Department of Aeronautics, Connecticut Transportation Authority, and the Commissioners of Steamship Terminals.
The Department of Veterans' Affairs assists the State's veterans in obtaining benefits or privileges entitled to them under state and federal law. This record group includes records of the Fitch's Home for Soldiers and the Veterans Home and Hospital in Rocky Hill.
This record group consists primarily records of the Mansfield Training School that are described in a separate finding aid. Also included here are Commissioner's legal records from the lawsuit CARC v. Thorne, that resulted in the closing of Mansfield Training School, and a small quantity from the Community Services Division and Mystic Oral School Task Force.
- 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 651
- Undetermined 31
- Governor. [O'Neill, William A.] 1
- Judicial Department. 1
- Wyllys, Samuel 1