About the Digital Collections
The following 6 collections may be
searched individually, or together by clicking on the link below that
reads, "Search All Collections at Once." You may also use the "Find
Articles" search box on the iCONN search page to find items from these
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Connecticut State University's
(CCSU) Digital Collections
contains more than 4500 digital
objects including oral histories,
rare publications and archives
materials, Polish posters and
publications, student publications,
theses and dissertations.
Connecticut History Online (CHO)
is a collection of over 20,000
digital primary sources, together
with associated interpretive and
educational material. CHO is a statewide repository of
photographs, maps, broadsides, oral
histories, manuscripts, paintings
and more from the collections of
eighteen museums, libraries and
archives. These resources document
events, people, and places that are
part of the fabric of Connecticut
and American social, business,
political, educational, cultural,
and civic life.
Connecticut State Library's Digital Collections
materials come from the Connecticut State Library, and the State
Archives, and include court documents, law and legal materials,
photographs of buildings and structures, farms, roads and bridges, and
more. The documents and photographs are representative of the history
and genealogy of Connecticut, and the business of state government and
range from 1631 to the present day.
Newspapers of Connecticut is a sample
collection of approximately 80 historical newspaper titles covering the various regions,
perspectives and topics of the Civil War era in Connecticut. Included in this collection is the Connecticut War Record from 1863-1865.
Connecticut State University's (SCSU)
include antique library postcards,
student publications, the newsletter
of the Connecticut Library
Association, and the Mayor John
DeStefano Jr. papers. SCSU has
also partnered with the Connecticut
Women's Hall of Fame to digitize
materials from their collection.
Highlights of that collection
include awards and citations that
were granted to the late Governor
Treasures of Connecticut Libraries is a joint project of the Connecticut State Library and the Library Connection Inc. network.
The collection includes more than 1700 items from Connecticut libraries and their
partnering institutions. Items include Civil War letters, historical
photographs, postcards, pamphlets, films and more. New items from CT
libraries are added on an ongoing basis.