TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Container List

Minutes 1925-1972

RG 079:026, State Harbor Commissioners for New Haven Harbor

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2008 by the Connecticut State Library



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Connecticut. State Harbor Commissioners for New Haven Harbor
Title: State Harbor Commissioners for New Haven Harbor records
Dates: 1925-1972
Quantity: .5 cubic feet
Abstract: Minutes of the State Harbor Commissioners for New Haven Harbor.
Identification: RG079_026
Accession: 2004-004
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

The State Harbor Commissioners for New Haven Harbor was established in 1872. The Board had responsibility for "the general care and supervision of new Haven harbor and its tide waters, and all of the flats and lands flowed thereby, in order to prevent and remove unauthorized enroachments and causes of every kind which are liable to interfere with the full navigation of said harbor, or in any way injure its channels, or cause any reduction of its tide waters."

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Scope and Content

These records consist solely of meeting minutes. They include the only records of decisions for structures and dredging between the years 1925 and 1957 and the hearing record for changes in 1959 to the U. S. harbor lines at Sandy Point, New Haven Harbor.

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Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

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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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Index Terms

Organizations:

Connecticut. State Harbor Commissioners for New Haven Harbor

Subjects:

Connecticut. State Harbor Commissioners for New Haven Harbor -- Records and correspondence
Harbors -- Connecticut -- New Haven

Document Types:

Minutes

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Administrative Information

Provenance

These records were received from the Department of Environmental Protection Office of Long Island Sound Programs on June 18, 2003.

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Container List

Minutes, 1925-1972
Box
1925 January - 1948 April 21, 1 volume 1
1948 July 19 - 1957 July 15, 1 volume
1959 May 29 - 1972 November 20, 1 binder
Public hearing, 1959 April 6, 1 folder