Resources for people doing historical and genealogical research.
MyHeritage Library Edition from EBSCO is an internationally diverse genealogy database that includes billions of historical documents from over 48 countries in 40 languages, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and more. The data repository includes birth, death and marriage records, the complete US and UK censuses, immigration, military and tombstone records and more than 1.5 billion family tree profiles.
Note: CT State Library has trial access to MyHeritage Library Edition through January 31, 2015.
Historical New York Times with Index.
Coverage: Full-text: 1851-2009. Index: 1851-1993.
Full text of the New York Times newspaper, 1980 to current. The complete text of recent articles is provided in the ASCII format. The New York Times Book Review and Sunday Magazine are provided in PDF format. Access provided by iCONN.
AGS "was founded in 1977 for the purpose of furthering the study and preservation of gravestones."
Irish genealogy is included as a topic. The website has information about census records, passenger lists, family names and more.
CGN "is dedicated to protecting Connecticut's old burying grounds and preserving their historic significance."
Located at Central Connecticut State University the Archives collections include newspapers, manuscripts, business records, photographs and other materials helpful in researching Polish history and genealogy.
Most Connecticut vital records to about 1900, and Connecticut land, church, and probate records, and some of the municipal court, county court, and court of common pleas naturalization records have been microfilmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, which is affiliated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons).
"The vital records registrar in each town is responsible for maintaining the original certificate for all births, marriages, civil unions, deaths and fetal deaths that occur within its town."
Contains links to pages about different calendars in use today and in history.
An amazing free family history website! Their "records span billions of names across hundreds of collections--including birth, marriage, death, probate, land, military, IGI extracted, and more." You can also find a local Family History Center and search the Family History Library catalog.
Contains over 13,500 images documenting the sculpture on more than 9,000 gravestones, most of which were made prior to 1800, in the Northeastern part of the United States.
Manuscript collections include letters, diaries, account books, minutes of organizations' meetings, and genealogies, and cover subjects in Connecticut history: politics; military, economic, industrial, religious, social, maritime and naval history; Native American Indians; women; education...
Probate records contain information about family relationships, property holdings and values, and land and building descriptions and descriptions. Documents in probate records include wills; petitions for probate or administration; bonds, inventories and accounts; receipts from heirs and/or...