TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Container List

Records circa 1878-1948


RG 173:001, Company K Veteran Corps

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2009 by the Connecticut State Library


Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Company K Veteran Corps (Hartford, Conn.)
Title: Company K Veteran Corps records
Dates: circa 1878-1948
Quantity: 2.25 cubic feet
Abstract: The Company K Veterans Corps of Hartford was founded in 1879 "to promote the interests and welfare of the active Company and preserve and continue the recollection of the service in the National Guard." All past members of Company K, First Regiment Infantry, Connecticut National Guard who had received an honorable discharge were eligible for election into this corps.
Identification: RG173_001
Accession: 1989-029
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

The Company K Veterans Corps of Hartford was founded in 1879 "to promote the interests and welfare of the active Company and preserve and continue the recollection of the service in the National Guard." All past members of Company K, First Regiment Infantry, Connecticut National Guard who had received an honorable discharge were eligible for election into this corps.

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Scope and Content

Contains organizational histories, minutes of meetings, newspaper clippings, speeches, programs, scrapbooks and photographs.

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Arrangement

This collection is unprocessed. This is a preliminary container list.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

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:

Company K Veteran Corps (Hartford, Conn.)

Subjects:

Soldiers -- Connecticut
Veterans -- Connecticut

Document Types:

Clippings
Minutes
Photographs
Scrapbooks

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Donated by Rev. Richard Y. Yerrington on July 19, 1989.

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Container List

Records, circa 1878-1948
Box
Organizational histories and correspondence relating to previous donations to Connecticut State Library, circa 1948 1 Envelope 1
Orders to assemble for annual memorial service and roster of deceased members, 1914-1936 Envelope 2
Minutes, 1936-1940 Folder 3
Poem, "Co. K 'Scrap'" written by Corpl (sic) Solon P. Davis, 1884 Folder 4
Program for a production of Bronson Howard's comedy/drama "Shenandoah," performed by Co. K, First Regiment, Connecticut National Guard, 1898 Item 5
Newspaper clippings Folder 6
Addresses (speeches), 1890-1929 Folder 7
Souvenirs - Programs for annual meetings, 1893-1929 Folder 8
Bylaws and rosters, 1878-1888 Folder 9
Correspondence, 1882 Folder 10
History of Co. K Veterans Corps, 1901 Item 11
Memorial Committee, Co. K Veterans Association, 1931 Item 12
U.S. Army recruiting book, 1926 Item 13
Memorial Committee scrapbook, 1925-1932 Item 14
Record book, Co. K, 1886-1935 Item 15
Scrapbooks compiled by William A. Williard, historian, 1916-1929 Folder 16
Scrapbook, 1929-1935 Item 17
Scrapbook for the dedication of Soldiers Field, Northwood Cemetery, circa 1932 Item 18
Record book, Co. B Item 19
Photographs 2
Various photographs both identified and unidentified of participants at the Corps annual meetings.
Parade and review at Camp Roberts, Niantic, Conn., 1905, oversize Item 3
Co. K at Camp Roberts, Niantic, Conn., 1905, oversize Item 4