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  Connecticut

  Middletown

  Davison Art Center

  301 High Street

  Wesleyan University

  Middletown   CT  06459    

  Phone   860 685-2500

  Web Site  www.wesleyan.edu/dac/home.html

  Description  historic house on campus holds prints, photos & drawings

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Era  1830

  New or Updated:  2/2/2005

 

  New Haven

  Invertebrate Paleontology Image Gallery

  Yale University

  170 Whitney Avenue

  New Haven  CT     06520    

  Web Site  http://www.yale.edu/ypmip/mainpage.html

  E-mail  mailto:peabody.webmaster@yale.edu

  Description  online images from the Invertebrate Paleontology collection at the Peabody museum

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Fossils

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  New or Updated:              3/2/2005

Connecticut
Newtown
Newtown Historical Society
44 Main Street
Newtown CT 06470
Phone
203 426-5937
Web Site http://www.newtownhistorical.b3.nu/
Description local historical society located in Matthew Curtiss Jr House with period furniture and local memorabilia
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Historical Society
Collection N-Z Photographs
Research /Reading Library
Era 1750
Last changed: 03/19/2003
 

  CT

  Ridgefield

  Keeler Tavern Museum

  132 Main Street

  PO Box 204

  Ridgefield  CT   06877    

  Phone  203 438-5485

  Web Site  http://www.keelertavernmuseum.org/

  Description  one time  stage coach stop, hotel, and even home of architect

                    Cass Gilbert now exhibits period furniture and exhibits described by

                    costumed guides

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Building Type  Tavern

  Collection A-F  Costumes

  Collection G-M   Furniture

  Collection N-Z   Photography

  Research   Archives

  Owner/Operator:  Keeler Tavern Preservation Society

  New or Updated:  7/4/2007


Stamford
Stamford Historical Society History Center of Stamford
1508 High Ridge Road
Stamford CT  06903
Phone 203 329-1183
Web Site www.stamfordhistory.org/
E-mail  shsadmin@flvax.ferg.lib.ct.us
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Collection N-Z Photography
Research/Reading Library
 

  CT

  Stratford

  National Helicopter Museum

  2480 Main Street

  PO Box 775

  Stratford  CT   06615     

  Phone 203 375-5766

  Alt Phone  203 767-1123

  Web Site http://www.nationalhelicoptermuseum.org/

  Description  chronicles the development of the helicopter & life of Igor Sikorsky,

                    Russian helicopter pioneer - photos, models, mockups of helicopters

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  Building Type  Depot

  Collection G-M  Helicopters

  Collection N-Z   Photography

  New or Updated:  12/31/2006

 

DC
Washington
African American Civil War Memorial Museum
1200 U Street NW
Washington DC 20001
Phone 202 667-2667
Web Site http://www.afroamcivilwar.org/museum.html
Description commemorates 209,145 United States Colored Troops - two blocks from the memorial itself
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Collection N-Z Photography
Research/Reading Library
 

  DC

  Washington

  Archives of American Art

  750 9th Street NW

  Suite 2200

  Washington DC  20560    

  Phone   202 275-2156

  Web Site  http://www.aaa.si.edu/

  Description  documentation sources for the visual arts in America.  Research centers

                     around the country, 16 million items

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Field of Study/Science Facility Oral History

  Collection  Photography

  Research  Archives

  Owner/Operator:  Smithsonian

  New or Updated:  3/4/2006

  DC

  Washington

  National Museum of American Jewish Military History

  1811 R Street NW

  Washington  DC  20009    

  Phone   202 265-6280

  Web Site  http://www.nmajmh.org/
 
Description  bulk of collection relates to WW II, largely document oriented collection

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Group Identity   Jewish

  Research /Reading  Archives

  New or Updated:   1/16/2006

  DE

  Dover

  Delaware State Archives

  121 Duke of York Street

  Dover DE   19901    

  Phone  302 744-5000

  Web Site http://www.archives.lib.de.us/

  E-mail  http://www.state.de.us/sos/dpa/help.htm

  Description  state archives, has digitized part of 500,000 item photo collection

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Research   Archives

  New or Updated:  12/12/2006
 

  DE

  New Castle

  Old Library Museum

  40 E Third St

  New Castle  DE  19720    

  Phone  302 322-2794

  Web Site  http://www.newcastlehistory.org/houses/library.html

  Alt Web  http://www.newcastlecity.org/visitors/bldgs.html - Library%20Museum

  Description  located in 1892 Victorian building, houses changing exhibits

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type Library

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Collection G-M  Manuscripts

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  New or Updated:  1/17/2007

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