TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Container List

Welfare Department records circa 1917-1997, bulk 1938-1966


RG 062:015, Town of Bridgeport

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2013 by the Connecticut State Library


Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Bridgeport (Conn.)
Title: Town of Bridgeport records
Dates: circa 1917-1997, bulk 1938-1966
Quantity: 306 cubic feet
Abstract: Welfare case files, circa 1917-1997, bulk 1938-1966.
Identification: RG062_015
Accession: 2013-044
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Town established in May 1821, City incorporated May 1836, Parent Towns: Fairfield and Stratford

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Scope and Content

Welfare case files, circa 1938-1997, bulk 1938-1966. insane and tuberculosis case files, circa 1917-1940; case log books, 1942-1997; animal bites log book, 1942-1976; childrens tuberculosis log book, 1972-1977; tuberculosis log book, 1971-1977; salaries and wages log books, 1921-1957.

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Arrangement

The welfare case files are arranged numerically by case number. Boxes 1 and 2 have later files from the 1970s to 1990s with older files mixed in.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Welfare files and log books (Accession 2014-044) are restricted by Connecticut General Statutes §1-210(b)(10), §17b-90, §42-471, and §45a-754. The salaries and wages log books are open.

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:

Public welfare -- Connecticut -- Bridgeport

Places:

Bridgeport (Conn.) -- Records and correspondence

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Administrative Information

Provenance

The welfare files and log books in accession 2014-044 were transferred to the Connecticut State Library from the City of Bridgeport Social Services Department on April 1, 8, 15, 23, 2013.

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Container List

Welfare Department records, circa 1917-1997, bulk 1938-1966, Accession: 2013-044, 306 cubic feet
This entire series is restricted except for the 3 volumes of salaries and wages log books.
Box Item
Welfare case files, circa 1917-1938 1-301
Arranged by case number
Boxes 1 and 2 contain case files that date from the 1970s to 1990s with low-numbered case files. There are older files mixed in. Box 57 was not transferred to the Connecticut State Library. Box 301 contains files that were loose prior to transfer.
Insane and tuberculosis case files, circa 1917-1940 302-304
Tuberculosis cases are contained in Box 304
Case log book, 1942 August 21 - 1958 April 28 305
Lists case numbers and names for cases 61920 to 65500 that date from August 21, 1942 to June 16, 1949. There is a separate listing of numbers 5173 to 7649 that date from March 5, 1957 to April 28, 1958.
Case log book, 1958 April 29 - 1969 March 27 306
Lists case numbers and names for cases 65501 to 71643 that date from April 29, 1958 to March 27, 1969. There is a separate listing of numbers 6750 to 88076 that date from December 8, 1961 to December 17, 1962.
Case log book, 1969 April 1 - 1975 January 14 307
Lists case numbers and names for cases 71655 to 83642.
Case log book, 1975 January 14 - 1980 November 6 308
Lists case numbers and names for cases 83643 to 102223.
Case log book, 1980 November 6 - 1986 March 24 309
Lists case numbers and names for cases 102224 to 122074.
Case log book, 1986 March 24 - 1991 August 26 310
Lists case numbers and names for cases 122075 to 140822.
Case log book, 1992 March 11 - 1997 November 4 311
Lists case numbers and names for cases 143584 to 160325
Animal bites log book, 1952-1976 312
Childrens tuberculosis log book, 1972-1977 313
Tuberculosis log book, 1971-1977 314
Salaries and wages log book, 1921-1929 315
Salaries and wages log book, 1931-1949 316
Salaries and wages log book, 1949-1957 317