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Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Container List


RG 089:037, Commissioners of Steamship Terminals

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2012 by the Connecticut State Library


Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Connecticut. Commissioners of Steamship Terminals
Title: Commissioner of Steamship Terminals records
Dates: 1915
Quantity: 1 folder
Abstract: The Commissioners of Steamship Terminals were empowered, in addition to general liaison assistance in the promotion of water transportation and port development throughout the state, specifically to acquire, own, construct, maintain and operate docks, piers, terminals, equipment, warehouses, etc. "or any other appropriate harbor facilities" in New London, Waterford, Groton, Stonington, Ledyard, Preston, Montville and Norwich.
Identification: RG089_037
Accession: 2002-007
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

In 1909 the Connecticut Rivers and Harbors Commission was appointed per resolution passed by the General Assembly on July 26. In 1911 the Rivers, Harbors and Bridges Commission was established per P.A. chpt. 105. The name was changed in 1939 to Commissioners of Steamship Terminals per 1939 Supp. to the General Statutes s.1059e. The Commissioners were empowered, in addition to general liaison assistance in the promotion of water transportation and port development throughout the state, specifically to acquire, own, construct, maintain and operate docks, piers, terminals, equipment, warehouses, etc. "or any other appropriate harbor facilities" in New London, Waterford, Groton, Stonington, Ledyard, Preston, Montville and Norwich. In October 1969 it merged into the new Department of Transportation becoming the Bureau of Waterways.

See also the Commissioners of Steamship Terminals Agency History.

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Scope and Content

Consists of one publication, Connecticut Shipping Terminal at New London (1915) from the time of the Rivers, Harbors and Bridges Commission and seven photographs showing the progress of hydraulic work from August to October 1915.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

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

None.

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Index Terms

Organizations:

Connecticut. Commissioners of Steamship Terminals
Connecticut. Rivers, Harbors and Bridges Commission

Subjects:

Harbors -- Connecticut -- New London
Shipping -- Connecticut -- New London

Document Types:

Photographs

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Container List

Connecticut shipping terminal at New London / by W. E. Clark, Resident Engineer, 1915, 1 item + 7 photographs (1 folder)
Includes transmittal letter, W.E. Clark to Assistant State Comptroller Bissel, 1915 December 21.
Photographs show progress of hydraulic work from August to October 1915.
Transferred to Archives from general collection. Formerly catalogued as 974.62 N46393c