TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Container List

Records 1798, 1935-1978


RG 062:062, Town of Hamden

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: Hamden (Conn.)
Title: Town of Hamden records
Dates: 1798-1978
Dates: bulk 1935-1978
Quantity: 18.75 cubic feet
Abstract: East Plain Society rate book, 1798 and Health Department housing code enforcement files, 1968-1976; welfare files, 1935-1978; and Connecticut Child Study and Treatment Home file, 1955-1962.
Identification: RG062_062
Accession: T000331, 2013-008, and 2013-051
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

The town of Hamden was incorporated in May 1786 and was taken from New Haven.

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Scope and Content

East Plain Society rate book, 1798 and Health Department housing code enforcement files, 1968-1976; welfare files, 1935-1978; and Connecticut Child Study and Treatment Home file, 1955-1962.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Welfare files (Accession 2013-008) are restricted by Connecticut General Statutes §1-210(b)(10), §17b-90, §42-471, and §45a-754. Boxes 3, 4, and 6 are further restricted due to water damage.

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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Index Terms

Subjects:

Child mental health services -- Connecticut
Connecticut Child Study and Treatment Home
High Meadows (Hospital: Hamden, Conn.)
Housing -- Law and legislation -- Connecticut -- Hamden
Local taxation -- Connecticut -- Hamden -- Registers
Property tax -- Connecticut -- Hamden -- Registers
Public welfare -- Connecticut -- Hamden
Tax assessment -- Connecticut -- Hamden -- Registers
Taxation -- Connecticut -- Hamden -- Registers

Places:

Hamden (Conn.) -- Records and correspondence

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Administrative Information

Provenance

The welfare files in accession 2013-008 were transferred to the Connecticut State Library from the Town of Hamden Community Services Department on August 27, 2012.

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Container List

Records, 1798, 1935-1978
Box
Rate book, East Plain Society, 1798, Accession: T000331 1
Housing code enforcement files, Health Department, 1968-1976, Accession: T000331 2-7
Consists of inspection reports and related correspondence. Also includes administrative files.
Enforcement files arranged alphabetically by street name.
Welfare files, 1935-1978, Accession: 2013-008
These files are RESTRICTED. See Restrictions on Access note above.
Case files are arranged numerically by case number.
Case numbers 1601-1700, 2129-2450, and 2785-3840 were not transferred to the Connecticut State Library.
Welfare case files 1200-1334 1
Welfare case files 1335-1399 2
Welfare case files 1400-1600 3
Welfare case files 1701-1741 4
Welfare case files 1748-1901 5
Welfare case files 1902-1949, 1972, 1978, 2101-2128 6
Welfare case files 1950-2100, 2108 7
Welfare case files 2451-2668 8
Welfare case files 2669-2784 9
Welfare case files 3841-4055 10
Welfare case files 4057-4109 11
Out of town inquiries, 1940-1945, 1950-1955
Welfare budget expenditures, 1936-1948 12
First Selectman - Connecticut Child Study and Treatment Home, 1955-1962, Accession: 2013-051, 1 folder Item 1
The Connecticut Child Study and Treatment Home is also known as High Meadows.
The First Selectman served on the Advisory Committee tot the Board of Trustees. The file includes meeting minutes and annual reports.