Historical Commission

Agency Website

Not available

Statutory Authority

Connecticut General Statutes Sec. 10-320b

Agency History 

1955, Public Act 55-330

Historical Commission established

2003, Public Act 03-6

Merged into the new Commission on Arts, Tourism, Culture, History and Film

Published Histories/Articles

Not available

Agency Documents

Check the State Library catalog for availability of publications by the agency:

Connecticut Historical Commission.

Annual Reports are located in:

Digest of Administrative Reports to the Governor [CSL Call Number ConnDoc F40 d]
2002-, online version

State Archives Record Group: RG 024

List of Heads


Years of Service

Whitney L. Brooks 1956-1966
Herbert C. Darbee 1967-1968
William J. Morris 1969-1973
John W. Shannahan (Acting) 1974
John W. Shannahan 1975-2003