Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Abele vs. Markle records
Abstract The records consist of legal documents, exhibits, correspondence, subject files, legislative files, press files, and publications. The New Haven women's liberation activist group with 858 plaintiffs' on March 2, 1971 filed a lawsuit against the state of Connecticut challenging the anti-abortion law. The case was heard by a three-judge District Court panel. On April 18, 1972 the court ruled 2-1 that Connecticut's anti-abortion law was unconstitutional. Governor Thomas J. Meskill in May 1972...
Dates: 1947-1981; Majority of material found within 1970-1975
Found in: Connecticut State Library / Abele vs. Markle records
Connecticut Forest and Park Association records
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,...
Connecticut vs. Massachusetts records
Abstract The records consist of transcripts of testimony with indexes, exhibits, reports, engineering studies, War Department materials, correspondence, subject files, legislative files, press files, printed documents, invoices, and maps. The state of Connecticut on December 22, 1927 requested an injunction fromm the United States Supreme Court to prohibit the diversion of water from the tributaries of the Connecticut River by Massachusetts. The case was heard by a special master appointed by the...
Dates: 1890-1932; Majority of material found within 1928-1932
Francis A. Pallotti vs. William J. Cox records
Abstract The records consist of transcripts of witness testimony. Attorney General Francis A. Pallotti charged Connecticut State Highway Department Commissioner William J. Cox on February 4, 1942 for misconduct and material neglect of duty or incompetence in the conduct of office. Commissioner Cox was suspended with pay on February 5, 1942. The case focused on the commissioner's oversight of employees and the procedures used in bidding for highway projects. Governor Robert A. Hurley found...
General Federation of Women's Clubs of Connecticut records
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...
Indian Litigation files
Abstract The Office of the Attorney General, Special Litigation Department represents the interests of people of Connecticut in matters related to federal tribal recognition and in litigation involving land claims brought by groups claiming Indian ancestry. Indian Litigation files include: Attorney General; Bureau of Indian Affairs; Eastern Pequot; Golden Hill Paugussetts; Mashantucket Pequot; Mohegan; Nipmuc; Schaghticoke; Webster/Dudley Band of Chaubunagungamaug Nipmuck Indians; National Archives...
Dates: 1666-2008; Majority of material found within 1965-2008
Found in: Connecticut State Library / Indian Litigation files
Mathias Spiess papers
The papers consist of material pertaining to Mathias Spiess who was an amateur historian with an interest in Connecticut Indians and the town of Manchester. Spiess in 1936 served as a Republican selectman and in 1937 and 1938 was a police commissioner for the town of Manchester. Included in the papers are correspondence, subject files, writings, and maps.
Found in: Connecticut State Library / Mathias Spiess papers