TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Container List

Records 1953-1955

RG 057, Governor's Metropolitan Traffic Committee

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2007 by the Connecticut State Library



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Connecticut. Governor's Metropolitan Traffic Committee
Title: Governor's Metropolitan Traffic Committee records
Dates: 1953-1955
Quantity: 1 cubic foot
Abstract: This Committee was appointed by Governor John Davis Lodge to study traffic problems affecting the Hartford area. The Committee held meetings and conferences with town, business and railroad officials, and technical experts.
Identification: RG057
Accession: T002717
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

This seven-member Committee was appointed by Governor John Davis Lodge on February 3, 1954, to study traffic problems affecting the Hartford area and recommend "the solution". Judge William Maltbie was chairman and Norman Hebden, highway engineer from Connecticut Public Expenditure Council, and William Dower, of the Hartford Chamber of Commerce, were the principal staff. The Committee held meetings and conferences with town, business and railroad officials, and technical experts. Its report [call number H53g] was submitted to Governor Ribicoff in 1955.

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Scope and Content

The records include meeting minutes, correspondence, background materials, newspaper clippings, and drafts of the committee’s final report.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

These records are stored at an off-site facility and therefore may not be available on a same-day basis.

See the Rules and Procedures for Researchers Using Archival Records and Secured Collections policy.

Restrictions on Use

See the Reproduction and Publications of State Library Collections policy.

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Related Material

Researchers should consult the clipping files in the Newspaper Room under the topic, "Roads."

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Index Terms

Organizations:

Connecticut. Governor's Metropolitan Traffic Committee

Persons:

Maltbie, William Mills, 1880-

Subjects:

City traffic
Communication and traffic -- Connecticut
Connecticut. Governor's Metropolitan Traffic Committee -- Records and correspondence

Document Types:

Clippings
Correspondence
Minutes
Reports

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Administrative Information

Provenance

These records came to the State Library from the Connecticut Chamber of Commerce on November 6, 1956.

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Container List

Records, 1953-1955
Box
1. Minutes, 1954-1955 1
Two sets: signed official minutes and the stenographer's verbatim transcripts.
Arranged chronologically.
2. Draft material for final report, 1955
3. Correspondence, 1954-1955 2
Includes also drafts, working papers, etc.
Unarranged.
4. "Miscellaneous papers", 1954-1955
Staff papers, reference materials, etc.
Unarranged.
5. Newspaper clippings, 1953-1955, mounted on letter size paper