TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Container List

Accession: 1991-023 1956-1973

Executive Director Samuel Kanell administrative files 1963-1971


RG 089:024, Connecticut Transportation Authority

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2008 by the Connecticut State Library


Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Connecticut. Transportation Authority
Title: Connecticut Transportation Authority records
Dates: 1956-1973
Quantity: 27 cubic feet
Abstract: The Connecticut Transportation Authority was established in 1963, per P.A. 639. In 1969 it merged into the new Department of Transportation, per P.A. 768, sec. 9, and was incorporated into the Bureau of Rail and Motor Carrier Services.
Identification: RG089_024
Accession: 1991-023 and 1992-006
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

The Connecticut Transportation Authority was established in 1963, per P.A. 639, to preserve and improve essential rail services threatened with cessation resulting from the financial problems of the New Haven Railroad. In 1969 it merged into the new Department of Transportation, per P.A. 768, sec. 9, and was incorporated into the Bureau of Rail and Motor Carrier Services.

See also the Connecticut Transportation Authority Agency History.

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Scope and Content

These records consist of two accessions. The first is an unprocessed accession that includes material dating 1956-1973: correspondence, Interstate Commerce Commission dockets, Tri-State Transportation Commission reports, Penn Central Transportation Company material, and New Haven R.R. reorganization material. The second accession is Executive Director Samuel Kannell’s administrative files, 1963-1971 that includes Governor’s Office memoranda and correspondence, and material relating to the Capitol Region Transportation Task Force, Penn Central Transportation Company, Tri-State Transportation Commission, Northeastern Regional Transportation Committee, and New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

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Arrangement

Arranged by accession.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

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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Related Material

RG 089, Dept. of Transportation, 1941-2003, bulk 1973-2003
RG 089:001, State Highway Department, 1894-1975
RG 089:010, State Boundary Line Perambulations, 1965-1997
RG 089:011, Aerial photographs, see the Research Guide to Aerial Photographs at the Connecticut State Library
RG 089:030, State Traffic Commission, 1935-1995
RG 089:031, Connecticut Public Transportation Commission, 1980-2001
RG 089:032, Transportation Accountability Board, 1986-1987
RG 089:037, Commissioners of Steamship Terminals, 1915

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Index Terms

Organizations:

Connecticut. Bureau of Rail and Motor Carrier Services
Connecticut. Dept. of Transportation
Connecticut. Transportation Authority
Tri-State Transportation Commission
United States. Interstate Commerce Commission

Subjects:

New York and New Haven Railroad Company
Penn Central Transportration Company
Railroads -- Connecticut

Document Types:

Correspondence
Dockets
Reports

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Container List

Accession: 1991-023, 1956-1973
This accession is unprocessed. The following is a rough description.
Box
Interstate Commerce Commission dockets, 1965-1967 1
Louis T. Klauder and Associates, Consulting Engineers. Preliminary Specifications for Electric Multiple-Unit Cars for Operation on the New Haven Railroad: A Consultant's Report to the Tri-State Transportation Commission, undated, 27 copies 2
Interstate Commerce Commission dockets, 1962, 1967-1968 3
Tri-State Transportation Commission project reviews, 1969
Interstate Commerce Commission dockets, 1963-1964 4
Correspondence, 1969
Miscellaneous proposals and specifications, 1965-1967 5
Tri-State Transortation Commission studies, 1967-1968 6
Interstate Commerce Commission dockets, 1960-1968, undated 7
Interstate Commerce Commission dockets, 1967 8
Memoranda to Connecticut Transportation Authority members, 1964-1968
Connecticut Transportation Authority meeint notices, agendas, minutes, 1965-1968
Interstate Commerce Commission dockets, 1967 9
Legislative material, 1967-1969
Report of the Year 1964 of the Connecticut Transportation Authority,
Miscellaneous reports, 1969-1972
Interstate Commerce Commission, 1956-1965 10
Contract between State of New Jersey and Pennsylvania Railroad 11
Penn Central Company organization
Reports
Penn Central Company New Haven Region - Meetings with N.H. RR Trustees, Conn., N.Y., R.I., Mass, etc.
Interim operation service, West End Contract between Tri-State Transportation Commissin and New Haven Railroad
Interim operationg agreement compliance with standards of service
Contract negotiations between Pennsylvania and New York Central Railroad Companies
Penn Central Company fare rescheduling
Penn Central Company New Haven region passenger service data
S. Kannell correspondence, 1969
Interstate Commerce Commission dockets, 1963-1965 12
Interstate Commerce Commission dockets, 1959-1968, undated 13
Tri-State Transportation Commission technical reports, 1968-1969
Miscellaneous reports, 1958-1968, undated
Interstate Commerce Commission dockets, 1965-1968 14
Interstate Commerce Commission dockets, 1962-1968 15
Meeting notices and minutes, 1965-1966, 1969
Dept. of Transportation Bureau of Highways - General file, 1967-1969 16
Reorganization of New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad company material, 1963-1968, undated
Dept. of Transportation Bureau of Highways liason meetings,
Dept. of Transportation Bureau of Highways certification, compliance with Special Act No.412,
Railroad passenger facilities statewide,
Correspondence - General files 1 and 2, 1960-1969 17
Correspondence - interoffice, 1963-1967 18
Correspondence - Congressional, 1967-1968
Congressional file, 1965-1966
Myer Feldman, Esq. - Correspondence, memoranda, etc.,
Connecticut Blue Cross, 1965-1967
Connecticut Medical Service (CMS), 1965-1967
Correspondence - General file 3, 1967-1968
Reorganization of New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad company material, 1963-1965, undated
Tri-State Transportation Commission reports, 1965-1966, undated 19
Reports of Trustees to Judge Anderson - New Haven Railroad reorganization, 1962-1966 20
Tax claim, 1969-1973
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit - New Haven Railroad, 1968-1971
New Haven Railroad reorganization, No. 30226, 1970-1971
Special master report - Judge John van Voorhis - New Haven Railroad reorganization, 1968
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1969-1970
Civ. 5200 and 5210, Civ. 11 and 12 (Consolidated actions), 1968-1969
New Haven railroad reorganization - No. 30226, Petition for Order No. 595, 1970
United States Supreme Court, 1969
Nos. 914, 915, 916, 917, 920, 921, 1038 and 1057 New Haven inclusion cases before the Supreme Court of the United States, 1970
Mailing lists, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. District Court, 1966-1967, undated
Correspondence Nos. 778, 778, 830, 831, 832, 833, 834, 835, 836, 1967-1970
New Haven railroad reorganization - No. 30226, Petition for Order No. 595, 1970-1971
New Haven railroad reorganization - No. 30226, Petition for Order No. 595, 1971 21
Correspondence
Historical documents, 3 folders 22
Reports and historical documents - Connecticut Transportation Authority Volume I
Reports and historical documents - Connecticut Transportation Authority Volume II
Interstate Commerce Commission dockets, 1965-1966 23
Executive Director Samuel Kanell administrative files, 1963-1971, Accession: 1992-006
Box
Capitol Region Transportation Task Force, 1971 1
National Transportation Needs Study - Correspondence, 1970 November - 1971 Auguse, 4 folders
Routes & rates, 1970-1971, 2 folders
Reports and manuals, 1966-1971
New Haven Railroad financial statements, 1964-1968
Connecticut Research Commission 2
Department of Community Affairs
Penn Central Transportation Company, 1970-1971, 5 folders
Tri-State Transportation Commission 3
Financial reports, 1964-1969, 2 folders
Meeting agenda & mintues of the Commission, 1967-1969, 2 folders
Monthly and annual reports, 1965-1969
Northeastern Regional Transportation Committee (Northeast Corridor), 1965-1968 4
New York Metropolitan Transportatn Authority, 1965-1968
Governor's Office memoranda and other documents, 1963-1968
Governor's Office corresondence, 1965-1968