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WestConn Serials and Publications

Identifier: RG 8.1

Scope and Content Note

While it is difficult to determine if this collection includes all the catalogs, yearbooks and other related University publications of this kind, it provides a fairly comprehensive assemblage. Issues of the yearbook that the archive does not own are indicated in the scope note for that series.


  • Creation: 1904-2008


Access Restrictions

Open for research without restrictions.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the:
Ruth A. Haas Library
Archives and Special Collections
181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810
Phone: 203-837-8992

Historical/Biographical Note

Western Connecticut State University is a public state university in Danbury, Connecticut. It was founded in 1903 as the Danbury Normal School and is known as WestConn, Western and WCSU. It began as a teacher's college and has evolved to include arts and sciences, business, nursing, music performance, and social work.


50 Linear Feet (Inlcudes boxed publications and loose bound volumes.)

Language of Materials



This collection is an inventory of the yearbooks, course catalogs (with related supplements), academic journals, alumni newsletters, view books, registration booklets and other miscellany published by WestConn.


The files are grouped into 6 series:

Missing Title

  1. Unbound Course Catalogs
  2. Bound sets and single volumes of Course Catalogs
  3. Registration Booklets
  4. Course Offerings - Oversize circulars
  5. Western Matters
  6. Yearbooks


Most yearbooks and catalogs were maintained as serials in the catalog.

General Physical Description note

15 linear feet

WestConn Serials and Publications Catalogs, Yearbooks, View Books, Registration Booklets and Academic Journals
Unverified Full Draft
Mary Rieke and Jamie Cantoni and Archives staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
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Language of description note
Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Western Connecticut State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Haas Library
181 White St
Danbury 06810 USA US
203.837.8322 (Fax)