Preserving the Past, Informing the Future
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1937, established per 1937 Cum Suppl. sec. 545d. The Commissioner of Public Works is required to maintain a headquarters for Spanish War Veterans to collect their papers, recollections, histories etc.
1980, ceased to exist, when last veteran, Mr. Charles A. Bunel, died March 27, 1980. All collections transferred to the State Library.
Published Histories/Articles :
Armstead, George B. The State Services of Connecticut. Published under the direction of the Committee on Public Information and the House Committee on Publications of the General Assembly of the State of Connecticut. Hartford?: 1946. p. 228. [CSL Call Number ConnDoc G25 ar]
Connecticut. Auditors of Public Accounts. Report on Department of Connecticut, United Spanish War Veterans, 1974-1980, [CSL Call Number ConnDoc Au24 us]
and Records in the State Library Collections :
Check the State Library catalog, CONSULS, under these author headings for publications by the agency available in the State Library :
Annual Reports are located in :
Digest of Administrative Reports to the Governor. [CSL Call Number ConnDoc Doc F40 d]
State Archives Record Group: RG 081
Years of Service
|Charles P. Dunlay||1946-1956|
|John V. Engstrom||1956-1958|
|Edward J. McBriarty||1958-1963|
|William B. Heald||1963-1972|
|Charles A. Bunel||1973|
|Charles A. Bunel||1976-1980|
Prepared by the Government Information and Reference Services Unit, page revised 8/2008.