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RG 080, Commission for Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition
Inventory of Records
Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.
Copyright © 2008 by the Connecticut State Library
The Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition was held in Hampton Roads, Virginia, April 29 to November 30, 1907, to celebrate the three hundredth anniversary of the first English-speaking colony. A Connecticut General Assembly resolution provided for representation and authorized the Governor to appoint a three-member commission. Commission members included Samuel A. Eddy, William J. Barber and Thomas Hamilton, and Mrs. John M. Holcombe, Frank L. Wilcox and Samuel Hart served as an advisory committee with George D. Curtis as manager. The Commission oversaw the construction and furnishing of the Connecticut building and the State’s exhibit hall at the Exposition.
The records consist of correspondence, shipping costs, scrapbooks, and the register of visitors from the Exposition Hall.
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PG120, Connecticut Photograph Exhibit for the Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition, 1907.
Connecticut. Commission, Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition (1907)
Curtis, George D
Eddy, Samuel A
Connecticut. Commission, Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition (1907) -- Records and correspondence
Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition (1907) -- Connecticut