TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Container List

Records 1818-1856, 1934-1940

RG 105, Windham County Historical Society

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: Windham County Historical Society (Conn.)
Title: Windham County Historical Society records
Dates: 1818-1940
Dates: bulk 1934-1940
Quantity: 0.5 cubic feet
Abstract: The Windham County Historical Society was founded in July 1935 at Mortlake, the summer home of Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt in Brooklyn, Connecticut. Its purpose was to encourage the study and collection of all types of material and information of historical value to Windham County.
Identification: RG105
Accession: T001472
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

The Windham County Historical Society was founded in July 1935 at Mortlake, the summer home of Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt in Brooklyn, Connecticut. Its purpose was to encourage the study and collection of all types of material and information of historical value to Windham County.

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Scope and Content

The collection contains materials that document the early formation of the Historical Society, including meeting minutes, correspondence, membership lists, newspaper clippings, publications, and ten copies of Green’s Connecticut Annual Register and United States Calendar between the years 1818 and 1856.

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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:

Windham County Historical Society (Conn.)

Subjects:

Windham County (Conn.) -- History -- Societies, etc.
Windham County Historical Society (Conn.) -- Records and correspondence

Document Types:

Clippings
Correspondence
Membership lists
Minutes

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Administrative Information

Provenance

The majority of the collection came to the Connecticut State Library in 1937 via Dr. William Lonsdale Taylor.

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Container List

Records, 1818-1856, 1934-1940
Box
1. Minutes and letters to members, 1935-1939, 1 folder 1
2. Membership lists, 1935-1939, 1 folder
3. Miscellaneous correspondence, 1934-1940, 1 folder
4. Papers read at meetings and elsewhere, 1935-1937, 1 folder
5. Clippings and publications, 1935-1937, 1 scrapbook + 1 folder
6. Green's Connecticut Annual Register and United States Calendar, 1818, 1820, 1827, 1834, 1835, 1838, 1840, 1842, 1847, 1856, 10 small books