TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Container List

Records 1822-1965

RG 062:089, Town of New Britain

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2007 by the Connecticut State Library



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: New Britain (Conn.)
Title: Town of New Britain records
Dates: 1822-1965
Quantity: 58.5 cubic feet
Abstract: Tax, election, school and town welfare records for the town of New Britain.
Identification: RG062_089
Accession: Multiple
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

The town of New Britain was incorporated in May 1850 and was taken from Berlin. The city was incorporated in 1871. The town and city consolidated in April 1905.

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Scope and Content

Tax, election, school and town welfare records for the town of New Britain.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Some of 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:

Local taxation -- Connecticut -- New Britain -- Registers
Property tax -- Connecticut -- New Britain -- Registers
Public welfare -- Connecticut -- New Britain
School enrollment -- Connecticut -- New Britain -- Statistics
Tax assessment -- Connecticut -- New Britain -- Registers
Taxation -- Connecticut -- New Britain -- Registers
Voting registers -- Connecticut -- New Britain

Places:

New Britain (Conn.) -- Records and correspondence

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Container List

Records, 1822-1965
Accession: T000942
Town welfare records, circa 1926-1965 Boxes 1-100
The first nine boxes is a card index to the files.
Accession: 1988-025
Record of standing, 1891-1901, 1 volume
Class record book, 1901-1910, 1 volume
Recitations and deportments, 1855-1866, 3 volumes Box 1
Grade book of M.G. McAuley, 1914-1916, 1 volume Box 2
McAuley was a history teacher.
Journal of accounts (Orders drawn on funds of the Consolidated School District), 1892-1897, 1 volume
Reports of schools, 1853-1854, 1 volume
Reports of schools, 1880-1891, 1 volume
Accession: T000225
Tax abstracts
1822, 1825, 1826, 1827, 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833, 1834, 1835, 1839, 1840 Box 1
School District No. 3 tax abstract, 1855-1865
1843, 1844, 1845, 1846, 1847, 1852, 1854, 1855 Box 2
1857, 1859, 1860, 1861 Box 3
1862, 1864, 1865, 1866 Box 4
1867, 1868, 1869 Box 5
1870, 1872, 1873, 1874 Box 6
1875, 1876, 1877 Box 7
1878, 1879 Box 8
Accession: T003297
Lists of electors, 1917 Map drawer 4