TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Container List

Records 1805-1976


RG 062:163, Town of Windham

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: Windham (Conn.)
Title: Town of Windham records
Dates: 1805-1976
Quantity: 60.5 cubic feet
Abstract: School, tax and welfare records for the town of Windham.
Identification: RG062_163
Accession: Multiple
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

The town of Windham was incorporated in May 1692. The City of Willimantic was incorporated in January 1893. The Town of Windham and City of Willimantic consolidated on July 1, 1983.

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Scope and Content

School, tax and welfare records for the town of Windham.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Welfare files (Accessions 1986-067) are restricted by Connecticut General Statutes §1-210(b)(10), §17b-90, §42-471, and §45a-754.

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 -- Windham -- Registers
Property tax -- Connecticut -- Windham -- Registers
Public welfare -- Connecticut -- Windham
School enrollment -- Connecticut -- Windham -- Statistics
Tax assessment -- Connecticut -- Windham -- Registers
Taxation -- Connecticut -- Windham -- Registers

Places:

Windham (Conn.) -- Records and correspondence
Windham (Conn.) -- Statistics, Vital

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Container List

Records, 1805-1976
Accession: T000655
Rate bills, 1805-1830 Box 1
Sixth School District register, 1875-1876
Tax abstracts
1820, 1821, 1822, 1823, 1824, 1825, 1826, 1830, 1834, 1835 Box 2
There is one undated volume in this box, noted as "Possibly c.1829".
1844, 1845, 1846, 1847, 1850, 1852, 1853, 1854, 1855, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1859 Box 3
1860, 1861, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1866, 1867, 1868 Box 4
Accession: 1986-045
Abatement list, 1918, 1 bundle Box 1
Includes uncollected taxes, 1916.
Assessor's reports, 1919-1927, 1 bundle
Includes taxes paid, 1913.
Board of Engineers of the Fire Department rosters, 1899-1909, 1 bundle
Board of Relief assessments, 1918-1929, 2 bundles
Certified election returns, 1916 November 7, 1 bundle
Collector's reports to treasurer, 1910-1912, 1 bundle
Collector's statements, 1913-1914, 1 bundle
Conditional Bill of Sales and various other legal documents registered with town clerk, 1921-1922, 1 bundle
Elector applications, 1912, 1927-1930, 2 bundles
Electors registering in other towns, 1934, 1 bundle
Military exemptions, 1895-1912, 1 bundle
Includes notices, 1931.
Miscellaneous documents, 1899, 1904, 1919-1928, 1965-1967, 1 bundle
Contains military and commercial business matters and lists of names.
School accounts, 1930-1932, 1937, 3 bundles
Sworn statement about wagons owned, 1903, 1 bundle
Town meetings, 1897, 1916 October 2, 2 bundles
Voting and election miscellaneous documents, 1895-1896, 1903-1928, 2 bundles
Sexton's files, 1892-1923 Boxes 2-3
Unarranged.
Accession: 1986-067
These files are RESTRICTED. See Restrictions on Access note above.
Town welfare case files, 1930-1976 Boxes 1-77
Town welfare disbursements, 1930-1976 Boxes 78-97
Administrative files, 1930-1976 Boxes 98-106
Town welfare grocery accounts, 1930-1976 Boxes 107-109