Found in 242 Collections and/or Records:
Leila M. Church collection
Leila M. Church (1879-1932) was a writer, composer and director of plays and historical pageants primarily in Connecticut. The collection includes scripts, stories, essays, personal papers, scores and correspondence in reference to her professional artistic work.
Leland family genealogical collection
Correspondence, genealogical notes, news clippings, and photographs.
Letters and Other Submissions to The Newtown Bee in Response to the Sandy Hook Shootings collection
On the morning of December 14, 2012, a lone gunman shot his way into the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and then shot and killed 26 people, 20 of whom were children. The newspaper covered the story - in both print and web format - from the moment the first responders were called to the school. People from around the world responded to this coverage by writing to the paper. The collection contains letters, poetry, and artwork.
Lewis family collection (Lewisiana)
Includes genealogy notes, correspondence, documents, photographs, cuts, news clippings and a card index file.
Lewis Mills Norton genealogical papers
Genealogies of George and John Norton, correspondence, and genealogical notes.
Liquor Control Commission records
The Liquor Control Commission's purpose was to study modifications in governmental control of alcoholic beverages.
Long Lane School records
The Connecticut Industrial School for Girls was established in 1868 as a private institution for delinquent girls. In 1917 the State took control of the school and renamed it Long Lane Farm which changed to Long Lane School in 1943. Items in this collection include documents about staff and student life, photographs, paintings and artifacts.
Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. records
Gov. Weicker's constituent correspondence, legal office files, press files, official statements, invitations accepted and regretted, subject files, and photographs.
Major Edward V. Preston papers
The collection contains documents kept by Major Edward V. Preston, who was a quartermaster and then a paymaster in the United States Army during the Civil War. Included in the papers are muster rolls, officer pay vouchers, discharge papers, hospital notices, returns, receipts, requisitions, books, and personal papers.
Mansfield Training School records
The Mansfield Training School opened on July 1, 1917 as a home for persons with mental retardation. It closed in 1993.
Marilyn P.A. Seichter collection
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission records
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.
McLean Family papers
Correspondence and a notebook of the Francis McLean family of Vernon, Conn.
Metropolitan District records
The Commission was chartered by the Connecticut General Assembly in 1929 to provide portable water and sewage services on a regional basis.
Military Census Bureau records
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.
Monday Afternoon Club records
The Monday Afternoon Club was organized on January 4, 1886. The main objective of the society was “the study of history-not general nor in consecutive course, but the selection of certain periods determined by vote of members.”
Municipal Art Society of Hartford records
The Municipal Art Society of Hartford was organized on June 14, 1904 in the studio of Charles Noel Flagg. Its aim was to “be of service in preserving and enhancing the beauty of our magnificent city.”
National Society, United States Daughters of 1812 records
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.
Newtown 12/14 Condolence letters
On the morning of December 14, 2012, a lone gunman shot his way into the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and then shot and killed 26 people, 20 of whom were children. The collection documents material sent to the community of Newtown in the nine and a half months following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings. The collection includes poems, letters, sympathy cards, mass cards, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material.
Northwest Child Welfare Club records
Originally organized as the Mothers Neighborhood Circle, it became the Northwest Child Welfare Club in 1936. The Club attempted to “promote child welfare in home, school, church and community . . . raise standards of home life. . . secure adequate laws for the care and protection of women and children.”
Office of Family Support records
The Office of Family Support was established by Governor Rowland after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. It assisted families of the victims in locating financial, legal, and emotional assistance.
Office of Health Care Access records
The Office of Health Care Access was established in 1994 to ensure that the citizens of Connecticut have access to a quality health care delivery system.
Office of Indian Affairs' records
The Office of Indian Affairs works with the Connecticut Indian Affairs Council (CIAC) and coordinates activities relating to the state's American Indian population and state Indian reservations. The CIAC's responsibility is to advise the Dept. of Environmental Protection Commissioner on matters relating to Connecticut's five tribes.
Office of Policy & Management records
The Office of Policy and Management is the Connecticut governor's staff agency. It provides information and analysis that the Governor uses to formulate public policy goals for the State and assist State agencies and municipalities in implementing policy decisions on behalf of the people of Connecticut.
Oliver and Theodore Blackman papers
The papers consist of material that pertains to Oliver Blackman,Theodore Blackman, and the Blackman family. Oliver Blackman served in Company D of the 23rd Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. Theodore Blackman served in the Union Navy. Included in the papers are correspondence, diaries, personal papers, publications, photographs, and artifcats.
Order of the Founders and Patriots of America, Connecticut Society records
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.
Orville H. Platt papers
Orville Hitchcock Platt was a teacher, lawyer, newspaper editor, probate judge (1853-1856), clerk of the State senate (1855-1856), secretary of State of Connecticut (1857), Connecticut legislator (1861-1862, 1864, 1869), state's attorney for New Haven County (1877-1879), and United States Senator (1879-1905) from Meriden, Connecticut. Included in his papers are correspondence, writings, reports, speeches, scrapbooks, memorials, and photographs.
Patricia M. Flowers genealogical papers
Contains notes, correspondence, photocopies of genealogical works, and miscellaneous genealogical research on the Flowers and Moulton families and related lines.
People for Question #1 records
People for Question #1 was a "Political Committee" registered with the office of the Secretary of State. Its purpose was to promote passage by the voters of the State Constitutional Amendment prohibiting discrimination on account of sex. The State Chairperson was Helen Z. Pearl.