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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Board of Railroad Commissioners records

 Collection
Identifier: RG041_001
Abstract

The Board of Railroad Commissioners came into existence on July 1, 1853. On September 9, 1911 it was succeeded by the Public Utilities Commission.

Dates: circa 1848-1912, bulk 1854-1911

Coit family collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG074_064
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.

Dates: 1861-1913

Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company records

 Collection
Identifier: RG103
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.

Dates: 1810-1980

Commission for Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition records

 Collection
Identifier: RG080
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.

Dates: 1905-1908

Company K Veteran Corps records

 Collection
Identifier: RG173_001
Abstract

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.

Dates: circa 1878-1948

Connecticut Forest and Park Association records

 Collection
Identifier: RG169_007
Abstract The Connecticut Forest and Park Association (CFPA) was founded on December 30, 1895, in Weatogue, Connecticut, at the home of Reverend Horace Winslow, as the Connecticut Forestry Association. In 1928, the Connecticut Forestry Association changed its name to the Connecticut Forest and Park Association. The name change reflected the association’s interest in recreation and leisure. Records include administrative files, minutes, correspondence, financial records, subject files, committee files,...
Dates: 1883-2018

Connecticut Library Association records

 Collection
Identifier: RG127
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1891-1995

Connecticut State Dental Association records

 Collection
Identifier: RG140
Abstract

The Connecticut State Dental Association is a statewide, professional membership organization representing Connecticut licensed dentists. It was established in 1864, and incorporated in 1876.

Dates: 1864-1965

Connecticut Woman Suffrage Association records

 Collection
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 Agriculture records

 Collection
Identifier: RG098
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1866-1978

Department of Connecticut United Spanish War Veterans records

 Collection
Identifier: RG081
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1898-1973

Department of Labor records

 Collection
Identifier: RG020
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1902-1988

Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services records

 Collection
Identifier: RG021
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1866-1996

Department of Motor Vehicles records

 Collection
Identifier: RG117
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1903-1972

Department of Public Health records

 Collection
Identifier: RG016
Abstract

The Department of Public Health is the State's lead agency in public health policy and advocacy.

Dates: 1799-2014; Majority of material found within , 1877-2014

Ex Libris Club records

 Collection
Identifier: RG128_001
Abstract

Formed in 1912, the Ex Libris Club was a social organization of employees of the State Library and the Supreme Court. The Club held parties and picnics, sent cards and flowers, attended weddings and christenings, published an internal newsletter entitled the State Library Echo, and kept scrapbooks of members and activities. In 1951 employees disbanded the club and formed the State Library and Supreme Court Club, 1951-1986.

Dates: 1912-1951

Flora E. Shirah genealogical papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG074_056
Abstract

Includes a booklet titled "A Man of Courage" compiled by Flora E. Shirah to tell stories about the life of her son, Wingate Hulbert Royce, to his children. Also includes family group sheets and a family album that contains family history of Flora Shirah, various family genealogy information, and family group sheets.

Dates: 1946-1981

Genealogical and historical notes

 Collection
Identifier: RG074_020
Abstract

New clippings from the New York Main and Express.

Dates: circa 1895-1902

General Federation of Women's Clubs of Connecticut records

 Collection
Identifier: RG142
Abstract The Connecticut State Federation of Women's Clubs was founded on April 20, 1897 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The purpose of the federation was to bring women's clubs from around the state into greater communication with one another to increase their members' participation in social, intellectual, and civic activities. From its beginnings, the federation demonstrated a wide breadth of interests, including home economics, literacy, environmental conservation, and the rights and well-being of...
Dates: 1896-2012

George Washington Bicentennial Commission records

 Collection
Identifier: RG055
Abstract

The Commission planned, sponsored, or encouraged a variety of activities in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of George Washington. The records consist of minutes, correspondence, general files, press files, children's contest entries, photographs, History of the George Washington Bicentennial Celebration: Programs of Participation in Connecticut, scrapbooks, and artifacts.

Dates: 1931-1933

Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Connecticut records

 Collection
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

International Order of the King’s Daughters and Sons, Connecticut Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: RG111
Abstract

The International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons was an “international, interdenominational, inter-racial [sic] organization for development of spiritual life and stimulation of Christian activities,” the Connecticut Branch is composed of a number of local “circles” which met periodically.

Dates: 1892-1968

James L. McConaughy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG069_146
Abstract

James L. McConaughy was President of Wesleyan University, 1925-1943, and Governor of the State of Connectuct, 1947 until his death on March 7, 1948. Included in his papers are correspondence, speeches, photographs, and the scrapbook he kept while attending Yale from 1905-1909.

Dates: 1888-1966, bulk 1888-1948

James Willoughby Hill genealogical papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG074_041
Abstract

Included are genealogical notes, forms, correspondence, photographs, and scrapbook of genealogical notes on the Blin family.

Dates: 1910-1924, undated

League of Women Voters of Connecticut records

 Collection
Identifier: RG106
Abstract The Connecticut League of Women Voters (CLWV) was founded at New Haven, Connecticut on January 18, 1921. The league was formed as the initiative of the Connecticut Woman Suffrage Association (CWSA) came to an end with ratification of the 19th amendment to the United States Constitution giving women the right to vote. The non-partisan league was organized to educate newly enfranchised women voters and in turn use the voting power of members to press for legislative reforms. The league spent...
Dates: 1918-1957

Marilyn P.A. Seichter collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG069_133
Abstract

Marilyn P.A. Seichter (1945-2002), the first woman to graduate from the University of Connecticut School of Law, specialized in the fields of women's rights and family law. She served as the first women president of the Connecticut Bar Association among other posts.

Dates: 1945-2002,; Majority of material found within 1959-1994

Middletown Library Service Center scrapbook.

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2021-002
Dates: 1955-1959

Military Census Bureau records

 Collection
Identifier: RG029
Abstract

Includes correspondence, administrative papers, schedules, questionnaires, punched cards, tabulations, summaries, related materials on Conn. residents, industry, agriculture, and files of Charles A. Goodwin, head of the military census bureau, and Frank D. Cheney, director of the industrial survey.

Dates: 1917-1920

National Society, United States Daughters of 1812 records

 Collection
Identifier: RG120
Abstract

The National Society, United States Daughters of 1812, was organized January 8, 1892. To become eligible for membership, a prospective member was required to trace her genealogy directly to an ancestor who had served in the United States military or civil service between 1784 and 1815. Chief among the Society's purposes was the dissemination of knowledge of American history. The Connecticut Society was organized March 2, 1906.

Dates: 1769-2003

Order of the Founders and Patriots of America, Connecticut Society records

 Collection
Identifier: RG130
Abstract

The Order of the Founders and Patriots of America was incorporated in New York on March 18, 1896. The terms of eligibility require that every member must be descended in the male line of father or mother, from an ancestor who settled in one of the original thirteen colonies within fifty years from the settlement of Jamestown, VA, May 13, 1607.

Dates: 1896-1914