The Cookbook Collections contains various cookbooks from many different groups in Waterbury. Some of the cookbooks include Hadassah recipes collected by Jewish women of Waterbury and recipes collected from women attending the Waterbury Hospital School of Nursing. Also included are recipes from World War II as well as the 19th century.
The Kay Sage Collection is composed of three groupings of materials: items created by Sage or collected by Sage during her lifeime, collected material by others after her lifetime, and the Kay Sage estate files. Materials include correspondence to and from Kay Sage, exhibition annoucements and catalogs, personal notebooks, published volumes of poetry, and legal documents regarding the dissolution of her estate. The Mattatuck Museum also has a large collection of Kay Sage artwork and a rare book and surrealist ephemera collection.
This is an artificial collection composed by the archivists at the Mattauck Museum to document the railroad and transportation development in and surrounding Waterbury. The collection is largely paper based, but also includes various tokens used for passage.
This artificial collection largely represents records of public and private schools in Waterbury, CT. In addition to materials about K-12 schools, there is also a small amount of material about the local universities. Document types include: newspaper clippings, yearbooks, programs, early tax records, curriculum, student newspapers, student publications, play bills, and academic brochures.