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Map Collection Master Index, 1829-2000

12 lf ; 1 Map Cabinet
Abstract Or Scope
This index lists the 170+ maps in the Marian Hunter History Room of the Avon Free Public Library. The maps cover the years 1625 until the early 2000's. The maps were created between 1829 to the early 2000's.
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Floods and Hurricanes in Connecticut collection, 1936-2011, bulk bulk 1936-1955

10 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Hurricanes and Nor'easters can cause major flooding of the Connecticut River and its tributaries. Three of the more impressive include floods in March 1936, September, 1938 and August 1955.
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Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company collection, circa 1864-1961

5.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
The collection consists primarily of photographs depicting company administrators and employees, the Colt's armory in Hartford and other Colt-related properties, events, promotional material, and firearms.
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Administrators Box 1, Folder 1-3

Employees Box 1, Folder 4-9

Other Individuals Box 1, Folder 10-11

Connecticut group portraits collection, 1864-2007

3.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
This collection contains over 100 group portraits of local and state officials, governors & their staff, Connecticut lawyers and members of local organizaitions.
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Connecticut military portrait collection, circa 1860-1959

5.75 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
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.

Connecticut Colonial Land Records, 1640-1846

6 Volumes
Abstract Or Scope
Early deeds, land records, turnpike records.

Connecticut Archives, 1629-1856, bulk 1629-1820

303 volumes, 66 boxes, and 55 index volumes
Abstract Or Scope
Papers and correspondence of the General Assembly, the Governor and Council, and other colony or state officials.
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General Assembly papers, 1871-2010, 1871-2010

948.75 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
The General Assembly Papers begin in the year 1803 and continue through 2010. The papers described here cover the years 1871-2010. They consist of official papers that document the activities of the General Assembly such as petitions, appointments, proclamations, resolutions, amendments, committee reports, Public and Special Acts, rejected bills, and unfinished business.
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Engrossed bills, 1859-1994

78 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
This subgroup is comprised of volumes of Engrossed Bills. Engrossed Bills are those legislative acts and resolutions that having been passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate are appropriately signed by the Engrossing Committee, Clerk of the Senate, President of the Senate, Clerk of the House, Speaker of the House, and the Governor.

Joint Standing Committee on Agriculture records, 1916-1941, bulk 1940, 1940-1941

1 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Records from the Committee's study to determine whether the various agricultural departments of the state should be consolidated.
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Appropriations Committee records, 1901-2005

32.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Appropriations Committee meeting files and block grant material.

Banks Committee records, 1980-1997

1.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
The Banks Committee has cognizance of all matters relating to banks, savings banks, bank and trust companies, savings and loan associations, credit unions, the supervision of the sale of securities, fraternal benefit societies and all legislation dealing with secured and unsecured lending. Consists of meeting documents including notices, agendas, minutes, attendance, and roll calls; bill books, and correspondence.
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Bank Holding Companies Study Commission records, 1979-1982

.75 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
The Commission was established by Public Act 79-563 to inquire into, study and report on the desirability of legislation to limit the extent to which a bank holding company, whether organized under the laws of Connecticut or any other state, may maintain an office or conduct any business in Connecticut through a subsidiary of such holding company.
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Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership Oversight Council records, 2005-2009

2 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
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.
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Select Committee on Children records, 1988-2000, bulk 1993-1994, 1993-2000

1.25 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
The Select Committee on Children was created in 1992 and began meeting in January 1993. Its purpose is to provide both greater focus and priority to such issues as child abuse, poverty, hunger, and adoption.
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Commerce Committee records, 1993-1997

.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
The Commerce Committee has cognizance of all matters relating to the Department of Economic and Community Development, the Connecticut Development Authority and Connecticut Innovations, Incorporated. Consists of meeting documents including notices, agendas, minutes, attendance, and roll calls; bill books, and correspondence.
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Education Committee records, 1972-2007

22 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Subjects covered include adult literacy, bilingual education, higher education, school construction, school integration, school equalization, special education, teacher and school administrator shortage.

Government Administration and Elections Committee records, 1978-2006

4.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Government Administration and Elections Committee meeting and investigation files.

Select Committee of Inquiry records, 1978-2004, 2004, bulk bulk 1995-2004

210 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
On January 26, 2004, House Resolution 702 formally established the Select Committee of Inquiry to determine whether sufficient grounds existed to impeach Governor John G. Rowland. Speaker of the House Moira K. Lyons (D-Stamford) appointed Arthur J. O'Neill (R-Southbury) and John Wayne Fox (D-Stamford) as co-chairmen.

Judiciary Committee records, 1981-2006

7.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Judiciary Committee meeting files.

Executive and Legislative Nominations Committee records, 1985-2005

3.75 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Executive and Legislative Nominations Committee meeting and nomination files.
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Prudence Crandall Statue Committee records, 1961-2010, bulk bulk 2000-2002

1 cubic foot
Abstract Or Scope
On July 1, 2001, House Bill 6568 provided for the establishment of a committee to recommend to the Joint Committee on Legislative Management an artist to sculpt a statue of Prudence Crandall, the state heroine, for the State Capitol Building, and a location in the building for the placement of the statue.

Select Committee of Inquiry records, 1978-2004, 2004, bulk bulk 1995-2004

Abstract Or Scope
On January 26, 2004, House Resolution 702 formally established the Select Committee of Inquiry to determine whether sufficient grounds existed to impeach Governor John G. Rowland. Speaker of the House Moira K. Lyons (D-Stamford) appointed Arthur J. O'Neill (R-Southbury) and John Wayne Fox (D-Stamford) as co-chairmen.

Connecticut Stadium Committee records, 1993-1994

.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Connecticut Stadium Committee legislation, resolutions, site plan, testimony, transcripts, and reports.
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Environment Committee Task Forces records, 1979-2004

19.25 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Records from various task forces of the Environment Committee.

Hartford Housing Authority investigation records, circa 1940-1951

3.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
In the summer of 1951, State Supreme Justice William Mills Maltbie conducted a one-man grand jury investigation of the Hartford Housing Authority.
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Litchfield County, County Court files, 1751-1855

173.25 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Files hold the most detailed information available on a particular case. Files usually contain a summons or writ, a document that contains a variety of other useful information, and often one or more additional documents, such as a debt by note, debt by bond, a list of book debts, depositions and/or testimony of witnesses, pleadings by lawyers, power of attorney, an accounting of court costs, and occasionally summonses for witnesses and a copy of the jury verdict.
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Litchfield County Court minorities collection, 1753-1854

1.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
The Litchfield County Court Minorities Collection is an artificial collection consisting of photocopies of cases involving African Americans and Native Americans from the Files and Papers by Subject series of Litchfield County Court records. All originals have been retired and second copies have been inserted in the places where the originals were once located.
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Litchfield County, County Court papers by subject, 1750-1855

19.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Papers by Subject is an artificial collection consisting of materials removed from Litchfield County Court Files series by State Library staff after the records were received from the Litchfield court. Subjects include: Admissions to the Bar; Appointment of Officers; Confiscated Estates and Loyalists; Conservators and Guardians; Costs; Court Expenses; Executions; Indians; Inquests; Insolvents; Jurors; Licenses; Meeting House; Militia; Miscellaneous; Naturalization; Partition of Land; Travel: Taverns; Travel: Bridges; Travel: Turnpikes; Travel: Highways.
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New London County Court African Americans and people of color collection, 1701-1854

6.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
The New London County Court African Americans and People of Color Collection is an artificial grouping of records consisting of photocopies of cases involving people of color from the Files and Papers by Subject series of the records of New London County Court for the period between 1701 and 1854. All original documents have been retired and second copies have been inserted in the places where the originals were once located.
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New London County, County Court files, 1691-1855

217.25 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Files hold the most detailed information available on a particular case. Files usually contain a summons or writ, a document that contains a variety of other useful information, and often one or more additional documents, such as a debt by note, debt by bond, a list of book debts, depositions and/or testimony of witnesses, pleadings by lawyers, power of attorney, an accounting of court costs, and occasionally summonses for witnesses and a copy of the jury verdict.
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New London County Court Native Americans collection, 1698-1855

2 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
The New London County Court Native Americans Collection is an artificial compilation of photocopies of cases involving Native Americans from the Files and Papers by Subject series of New London County Court records from the end of the seventeenth century to 1855. All originals have been retired and second photocopies have been inserted in the places where the originals were once located.
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New London County, County Court papers by subject, 1685-1856

52 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Papers by Subject is an artificial collection consisting of materials removed from New London County Court Files series by State Library staff after the records were received from the New London court. Subjects include: Admissions to the Bar; Appointment of Officers; Confiscated Estates and Loyalists; Conservators and Guardians; Costs; Court Expenses; Executions; Inquests; Insolvents; Jurors; Licenses; Meeting House; Militia; Miscellaneous; Partition of Lands; Pensions, Revolutionary War; Summons for Evidence; Travel.
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Andover Probate Court records, 1787-1946

31.75 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Probate record books, 1849-1941; Probate files, 1787-1946.
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Ashford Probate Court records, 1865-1944

Abstract Or Scope
Probate record books, None; Probate files, 1865-1944.
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Avon Probate Court records, 1844-1905

2.25 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Probate record books, None; Probate files, 1844-1905.
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Barkhamsted Probate Court records, 1825-1977

16 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Probate record books, 1825-1977; Probate files, 1834-1906.
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Bethany Probate Court records, 1833-1976

20.50 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Probate record books, 1854-1958; Probate files, 1833-1976.
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Bethel Probate Court records, 1859-1976

26.75 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Probate record books, 1859-1976; Probate files, 1859-1929.
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Bozrah Probate Court records, 1843-1976

7.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Probate record books, None; Probate files, 1843-1976.
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Bridgeport Probate Court records, 1790-1963

310 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Probate record books, 1840-1955; Probate files, 1790-1963, bulk 1833-1963.

Brooklyn Probate Court records, 1833-circa 1976

18.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Probate record books, None; Probate files, 1833-circa 1976.
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Burlington Probate Court records, 1834-1973

11.75 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Probate record books, None; Probate files, 1834-1973.
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Canaan Probate Court records, 1844-1927

16.25 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Probate record books, 1847-1927; Probate files, 1844-1912.
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Canterbury Probate Court records, circa 1790-1944

5.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Probate record books, none; Probate files, 1878-1944.
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Canton Probate Court records, 1841-1976

47.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Probate record books, 1841-1940; Probate files, 1841-1976.
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Chaplin Probate Court records, 1850-1950

6.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Probate record books, 1850-1950; Probate files, 1850-1926.
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Cheshire Probate Court records, 1829-2007, bulk 1829-1972

47.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Probate record books, 1829-2007, bulk 1829-1972 (includes certificates of elections and oaths of office of judge of probate, 1910-2007); Probate files, 1829-1912.
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Saybrook Probate Court records, 1780-1940

23.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Probate record books, None; Probate files, 1780-1940
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Colchester Probate Court records, 1721-1976

45.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1741-1976; Probate files, 1721-1920
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Danbury Probate Court records, 1756-1891

21 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, none; Probate files, 1756-1891.
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Darien Probate Court records, 1925-1949

1 cubic foot
Abstract Or Scope
Bond record books, 1925-1949; Record books other than bonds, None; Probate files, None.
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Derby Probate Court records, 1858-1900

21.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, None; Probate files, 1858-1900.

East Haddam Probate Court records, 1826-2009

36.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1832-1945; Probate files, 1905-1981; Wills, 1826-2009, bulk 1920-2009.
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East Hampton Probate Court records, 1824-1976

39 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1832-1933; Probate files, 1882-1976, bulk 1915-1976.
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East Lyme Probate Court records, 1843-1976

37.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1843-1976; Probate files, 1843-1943.
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Easton Probate Court records, 1789-1884

7 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1832-1878; Probate files, 1789-1884
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East Windsor Probate Court records, 1782-1976

84.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1782-1923; Probate files, 1782-1976.
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Ellington Probate Court records, 1826-1924

16 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, None; Probate files, 1826-1924.
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Enfield Probate Court records, 1831-1971, bulk 1831-1922

26.75 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1831-1922, 1962-1971; Probate files, 1831-1898.
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Fairfield Probate Court records, 1648-1911

35.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1648-1755; Probate files, 1649-1911.
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Farmington Probate Court records, 1769-1987

41.25 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, None; Probate files, 1769-1987.
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Granby Probate Court records, 1807-1975

32 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1807-1924; Probate files, 1807-1975.
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Greenwich Probate Court records, 1853-1939, 1962-2002

32.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1853-1939, 1962-2002; Probate files, 1853-1900.
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Groton Probate Court records, 1839-2004, bulk 1839-1976

74 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1832-1941; Probate files, 1865-2004, bulk 1865-1976.
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Guilford Probate Court records, 1719-1900

29.25 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, None; Probate files, 1719-1900.
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Haddam Probate Court records, 1830-1962

16 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, None; Probate files, 1830-1962.
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Hampton Probate Court records, 1836-1988

8.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1836-1988; Probate files, 1836-1936.
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Hartland Probate Court records, 1836-1967

9 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1836-1967; Probate files, 1836-1921.
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Harwinton Probate Court records, 1830-2010

22 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1835-1947; Probate files, 1835-1976; Wills, circa 1830-2010.
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Hebron Probate Court records, 1784-1975, 1998

24.25 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1784-1976; Probate files, 1833, 1851-1975, 1998.
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Kent Probate Court records, 1831-1928

7 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, None; Probate files, 1831-1928.
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Killingly Probate Court records, circa 1845-1914

12 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, None; Probate files, circa 1845-1914.
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Lebanon Probate Court records, 1826-1943

14.25 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1826-1943; Probate files, 1826-1922.
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Ledyard Probate Court records, 1837-1934

25.25 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1837-1957; Probate files, 1837-1972.
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Index cards Box 1

Index cards .5 cubic feet

Litchfield Probate Court records, 1743-2010

31.25 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, None; Probate files, 1743-1924; Wills, circa 1830-2010.
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Lyme Probate Court records, 1869-1976

25.5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1869-1976; Probate files, 1869-1976.
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Madison Probate Court records, circa 1834-1975

38 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, None; Probate files, circa 1834-1975.
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Mansfield Probate Court records, 1831-1953

5 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, None; Probate files, 1831-1953.
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Marlborough Probate Court records, 1846-1945

4.25 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1846-1945; Files, 1846-1938.
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Middletown Probate Court records, 1752-1936

52.75 cubic feet
Abstract Or Scope
Record books, 1752-1759; Probate files, 1752-1932. Index to and applications for commitments, 1870-1936.
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