Danbury (Conn.) -- History.
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Danbury (City of) Records
This is fairly small collection of Danbury city records. Includes city clerk correspondence and City Council minutes from the early establishment of the City of Danbury. Also includes: Tax anticipation ledgers.
Danbury - Downtown Redevelopment
Danbury Hatters Project Papers
Collection of biographical sketches derived from primary sources by WCSU undergraduates for Dr. Herbert Janick's Historical Research course.
Danbury Industrial Corporation Records
The Danbury Industrial Corporation was established between 1916-1918 to promote the City of Danbury as an attractive location for business and industry initially through the purchase of land for industrial development. The collection includes the D.I.C. records, clippings, correspondence, legal documents and most notably a three volume Danbury Industrial Survey which contains comprehensive descriptions and statistical analyses of Danbury's business and industrial community from 1918.
This collection includes various Danbury municipal records including military service lists, voting lists, real estate transactions, public utilities expenditures mainly from the early 20th century.
Danbury Miscellanea Collection
Comprised of maps, photographs and miscellanea collected by the University Archives since the 1980s.
Danbury Preservation Trust Records
Danbury Remembers, Conversations With a Community : Danbury History Project Oral Histories.
Oral histories from the Danbury Remembers project. The goal of the project was to record a series of oral history interviews with various present and past residents of Danbury.
Danbury Scott Fanton Museum & Historical Society, Inc.
Danbury (Town of) Records
Danbury's Third Century Research Collection
Research materials for Herb Janick and William Devlin's book, Danbury's Third Century. Includes a running summary of Danbury events taken from the News-Times, interviews, student theses, and published materials for the period of ~1870-2012.
George B. Hawley Collection
The collection contains the World War I letters, photographs and miscellanea of George Hawley, a Danbury native who was in Company B of the 307th Infantry of the American Expeditionary Force. Hawley died of disease just before the end of the War in October of 1918.
Greater Danbury Intercultural Association
This collection contains many clippings, administrative materials, and materials related to the different international pavillions. The collection also contains 60 tapes and supporting materials of interviews conducted through by Greater Danbury Intercultural Association to document the contituent groups that make up the greater Danbury area.
Holidays - Regional
James E. Dyer Papers
Lewis Zurlo Associates Architecture & Interior Design Collection
Lewis Zurlo spent 32 years designing buildings in and around the western Connecticut area and was a member of the Danbury Preservation Trust. The collection includes personal and architectural materials Zurlo collected over his professional career and significant architectural information on a number of buildings in and around Danbury for which Zurlo and his firm's services were retained.
Pinkerton's National Detective Agency - Danbury "Firebug" Investigation Collection
The Pinkerton Detective Agency was hired by the City of Danbury to help solve a rash of arson cases that had begun in 1888. There are 18 written reports from the Pinkerton Operative and statements the were taken by the operative from firemen, citizens, witnesses and suspects.
Series II: Manuscript
Series III: Personal Papers
Stephen R. Bartlett Collection
A collection of deeds and miscellany handed down from the Pickett Family which owned land in Danbury, CT among other places. The collection also contains a letter that describes the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
Still River Channel Construction Plans
One set of construction plans for the Still River CT channel contruction of 1974