Collections / Services for Historians, Genealogists

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Historical newspaper database covering over 400 cities and towns from the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. dating back as far as the 1700's. More details in the library catalog.

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The primary research site of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. It offers online newsletters, access to databases, and other resources.  Please ask a librarian for login assistance.

 

 

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Biographies, Events, Primary Sources, Timelines, Images, Maps and Charts, Tribes and Culture Areas. More details in the library catalog.

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Digitized images of over 1,100 American magazines and journals that began publication between 1740 and 1900. More details in the library catalog.

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Genealogical databases, articles, and full-text books. Coverage: International, with focus on North America.
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The Connecticut State Library Collections in Ancestry.com include the following:

 

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Directory of repositories and collections of primary source material housed across the United States. Formerly known as "Archives USA." More details in the library catalog.

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Searchable archive of more than 2,900 full-text articles published in the journal Avotaynu from 1985-2011. The scope of the articles cover many aspects of Jewish family history research.  Available at the Reference Desk only.  Please ask a Librarian for assistance.

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Publisher's blurb: "Enables users to locate biographical entries contained in more than 1,000 volumes and editions of important current and retrospective biographical reference sources. This index contains citations that point to over 15 million biographies on nearly 5 million people, living and deceased, from all time periods, geographical locations, and fields of endeavor."

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Collections

The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital...

 

The Hale Collection includes Connecticut Cemetery Inscriptions, Newspaper Marriage and Death...

The Church Records Abstracts were...

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The Connecticut State Library will be closed on Tuesday, November 11th, in observation of Veterans Day.

Connecticut Lore by Zachary Lamothe StLib Stacks F94.6 .L36 2013 LIB USE ONLY

Connecticut, proclaimed often by visitors as solely a rest stop along the highway from New York to Boston, is known primarily for its bedroom towns, cows, and strip malls, but it is so much more than that.