Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut, State

Agency Website

Statutory Authority

Connecticut General Statutes Sec. 24-2

Agency History

1903, June 3, Chapter 133 (Public Acts)

State Geological and Natural History Survey established

1971, Public Acts 71-872

Becomes a part of the new Department of Environmental Protection

Published Histories/Articles

Altamura, Robert J. A History of the State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut. [Hartford, Conn.?] : State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut, Natural Resources Center, Dept. of Environmental Protection. 1969. [CSL Call Number ConnDoc G292 hist]

Agency Documents

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

Biennial Reports are located in:

1903-1971, [CSL Call Number ConnDoc G292r]

State Archives Record Group: Not available

List of Heads

Name

Years of Service

Superintendent  
William North Rice 1903-July 1, 1916
Herbert E. Gregory July 1, 1916-1920
H.H. Robinson 1921-Oct. 1925
W.E. Britton 1925-Feb. 1939
William Lorenzo Slate (Acting) 1939
Edward Leffingwell Troxell 1940-1944
Director  
Edward Leffingwell Troxell 1945-1952
John B. Lucke 1953-1960
Joe Webb Peoples June 1, 1960-1972