The Cheshire Historical Society Archives collects, processes, and preserves documents, letters, journals, maps, postcards, and other archival artifacts for those interested in the history of the Town of Cheshire in New Haven County, Connecticut. Karen Gionet Zentek, archivist.
Danbury Railway Museum
120 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810, USA
Included in the collection are artifacts, books, timetables, documents, photographs, maps, and periodicals, most of which are related to railroad history throughout the greater New England region.
70 Main ST
105 Pinnacle Rd
Ellington, CT 06029, United States
A collection from the late 1700s to current times of documents related to the history of Ellington CT. The collection consists of several diaries of Ellington Residents from 1862-1981. The collection includes photographs, documents and books. Items have been donated by Ellington CT residents.
Hartford International University Library
77 Sherman St.
Hartford, CT 06105-6203, United States
The Hartford International University Archives contains the institutional records of Hartford International dating back to 1834 as well as the correspondence and papers of faculty, alumni, and others associated with the institution. Many of these items (letters, sermons, lectures, journals, and more) date back to the 1700s. Some of the materials deal with the social and political life of 18th and 19th century New England. Mission reports and field work letters from various parts of the world provide similar historical data from the respective countries.
Housatonic Community College Archive
Housatonic Community College
900 Lafayette Blvd.
Bridgeport, CT 06604, USA
The Housatonic Community College Archive contains approximately 71.5 cubic feet of material and occupies 450 sq. ft. of space at HCC in Bridgeport, Ct. The Archive collects material relative to the development of the college dating from its inception in 1966. The mission of the HCC Archive is to collect and catalog historically significant material relevant to the college and its purpose and that contributes to the understanding and evolution of the institution. Archive material is available for research and may be copied. State governing system material relative to the college is included. Extensive records including catalogs, press, etc. of the Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA), its directors, collection information, and exhibitions are a significant part of the Archive. The HMA is a member of the Conn. Art Trail and its collection is widely recognized as significant. Material in the Archive is cataloged under the HCC Library catalog system.
Ethnic Heritage Center
270 Fitch St.
Post Office Box 3251
New Haven, CT 06515, United States
The Jewish Historical Society of Greater New Haven (JHSGNH) is a member organization of the Ethnic Heritage Center at Southern Connecticut State University. Our archive includes synagogue, cemetery, and organizational records, photographs, original documents, genealogies, diaries, newspaper articles, scrapbooks, and noteworthy events. A major strength of our holdings is audiovisual materials, including over 400 audio/video tapes that preserve the society’s programs, meetings, and events, interviews, and more than 300 oral histories about Jewish New Haven. We also have a large object collection and an extensive library of 1500 volumes.
Lyme Public Library
Local History Archives
482 Hamburg Road
Lyme, CT 06371, USA
The Lyme Public Hall & Local History Archives (LPHLHA) is a non-profit, membership organization dedicated to the appreciation of Lyme’s history, culture, and community. The Lyme Public Hall, originally built in 1887, is a community gathering place. With the help of community participation, the LPHLHA puts on events and programs throughout the year including suppers, lectures, musical programs, historical programs and exhibits, walks, workshops, and more. These events and programs are open to everyone, members and non-members, locals and visitors alike. The archives section of the LPHLHA, located in the Lyme Public Library, collects and preserves historical materials about the town of Lyme, its history, culture, life-ways, institutions, and people. The archives holds historical documentary and cultural heritage materials dating from the 17th century to the present. Collections include genealogical materials, family and personal papers, institutional records, manuscripts, newspapers and clippings, books, photographs, artwork, artifacts, maps, and exhibit records from LPHLHA programs and events.
Thomas J. Meskill Law Library
39 Elizabeth St.
Hartford, CT 06105, USA
The University of Connecticut School of Law Library's Archives and Special Collections contains historical information on the Law School, select manuscript collections related to the legal profession and court cases, faculty publications, historical and/or rare Connecticut legal materials, and items deemed to be of unique value in relation to the institution.
181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810, USA
The Archives maintains the historical records of Western Connecticut State University dating back to its founding in 1903 as the Danbury Normal School and is a significant repository for collections related to local history. Collections include personal papers, local government and organizational records, visual materials, maps, journals, various media, art and artifacts.
783 Main Street
P.O. Box 131
South Windsor, CT 06074, USA
The Wood’s archival collections focus on the history of South Windsor, CT, its residents and the surrounding region. Our collections include, but are not limited to, personal and professional papers and correspondence, business records, family collections, town records, oral histories, journals and diaries, genealogical records, photographs, prints, postcards, maps, architectural drawings, school yearbooks, audio or video recordings, unpublished writings, rare books and special collections, and historical objects and artifacts.