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History Resource Connecticut - DC

 
  History Resource Pages: Int'l-CA, CA, CA-CO, CT-DC, DC-FL, FL-ID, IL-INKS-KYLA-MA, MD-MEMI-MN, MO-NV, NY, OH-OR, PAQB-TX, UT-WA, WV-WY, ZZ 1, ZZ 2, ZZ 3, ZZ 4  
  Connecticut
UConn Storrs Center for Oral History
Address
Storrs CT
Phone
Web Site www.oralhistory.uconn.edu/
Description
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Field of Study Science Facility Oral History

 

  CT

  East Haddam

  Connecticut Society of  the Sons of the American Revolution

  PO Box 411

  East Haddam  CT   06423    

  Web Site  http://www.ctssar.org/articles/index.htm

  E-mail  mailto:info@ctssar.org

  Description  group's web site has articles, a partially-completed timeline, and a list

                    of Connecticut sites associated with the Revolution

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  New or Updated:  5/18/2006

 

  CT

  Farmington

  Lewis Walpole Library

  154 Main Street

  Farmington   CT       06032    

  Phone   860 677-2140

  Web Site  http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/

  E-mail  mailto:walpole@yale.edu

  Alt Web  http://www.library.yale.edu/Walpole/BAC/THOF_home.htm

  Description  research library for English 18th century history, centered on collection of letters & works of Horace Walpole, online art gallery

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Nature of Group   Online Museum

  Research /Reading  Library

  Era  18th

  New or Updated:             8/15/2005

 

 

  CT

  Hartford

  Connecticut State  Library - Archives

  231 Capitol Avenue

  Hartford  CT   06106    

  Phone   860 757-6595

  Web   http://www.cslib.org/archives.htm

  Description  reference & public access through history & genealogy unit (Alt Phone#)

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Research   Archives

  New or Updated                     2/7/2006
 

  CT

  Hartford

  Connecticut  Commission on Culture & Tourism

  One Financial Plaza

  755 Main St

  Hartford                       CT           08103    

  Phone   860 256-2800

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

  Description  state agency on arts tourism, historic preservation & museums, film - operates 6  museums

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  New or Updated:             7/30/2005
 

  CT

  Hartford

  Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

  77 Forest Street

  Hartford  CT    06105    

  Phone   860 522-9258

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

  Alt Web  www.hartnet.org/~stowe/

  Description  home of abolitionist author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, 3 buildings, library

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:  10/25/2005
 

  CT

  Hartford

  Miscellany of Hartford History

  Address

  Hartford   CT

  Phone

  Web Site  http://www.hartfordhistory.net/aboutthissite.html

  E-mail  mailto:kevin@hartfordhistory.net

  Description  personal web site with good information and pertinent links on Hartford's history and  visiting Hartford

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Kind of Activity   Link List

  Nature of Group or Site  Web Site

  New or Updated:           11/20/2005

 
   
  Connecticut
New Haven
Jewish Historical Society Greater New Haven
Southern CT SU, 270 Fitch Street
PO Box 3251
New Haven CT 06515
Phone 203 392-6125
Alt Phone  203 392-5860
Fax 203 392-6126
Web Site http://pages.cthome.net/hirsch/
E-mail mailto:whirsch@snet.net
Description primarily archives, with displays of documents, photos & memorabilia
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Group Identity Jewish
Research or Reading Archives

  CT
 
New Haven
 
Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut
 
48 Whitney Avenue
 
New Haven  CT  06510   
 
Web Site  http://www.colonialwarsct.org/index.htm
 
E-mail  mailto:info@colonialwarsct.org
 
Description  good bibliography and search information
 
Type of Resource   History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  History Resource
 
Nature of Group or Site  Association
 
Era  17th & 18th
 
New or Updated:  5/15/2005

 
   
  New Haven
The Avalon Project at Yale Law School
Lillian Goldman Law Library
127 Wall Street
New Haven CT   06520
Phone
Web Site www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/avalon.htm
E-mail mailto:william.fray@yale.edu
Description online document in law, history & diplomacy
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Web Site
Research or Reading Library
 
  Connecticut
Storrs
Thomas Dodd Research Center - Uconn Libraries
405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205
Storrs CT
Phone 860 486-2524
Web Site http://www.lib.uconn.edu/DoddCenter/ASC/
E-mail mailto:Rutherford.Witthus@uconn.edu
Description holds archives, special collections on Connecticut history & preservation, oral history program
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Research or Reading Archives
 
  U Conn Center for Oral History
Thomas J Dodd Center
405 Babbage Road, Unit 1205
Storrs CT 06269
Phone 860 486-5245
Fax 860 486-4582
Web Site http://www.ucc.uconn.edu/~cohadm01/
Description catalog of interviews -- mostly CT related
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Web Site
Field of Study Science Facility Oral History
Research or Reading Library
 
  DC
Washington
A Guide to the Museums of Washington
Address ******
Washington DC
Phone
Web Site http://gwis2.circ.gwu.edu/~hannigan/guidetowashington/index.html
E-mail mailto:hannigan@gwu.edu?subject=From A Guide to the Museums of Washington
Description college student reviews and critiques local museums, offers reading suggestions -- site may have ceased updating in 1999
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus:  History Resource
Nature of Group or Site Web Site

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  DC
Washington
African American History and Culture - LOC Guide
Library of Congress
Manuscripts
Washington DC
Phone
Web Site www.loc.gov/rr/mss/guide/african.html
Description Online guide from the Library of Congress
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Web Site
Group Identity African American
 

  DC

  Washington

  American Folklife Center

  Library of Congress

  101 Independence Ave SE

  Washington  DC         20540    

  Phone   202 707-5510

  Web Site  www.lcweb.loc.gov/folklife

  E-mail  mailto:folklife@loc.gov

  Description  Archive of folk culture, educational resources, Veterans History Project, Save Our Sounds, StoryCorps

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Folk Life

  New or Updated:           12/22/2005


DC
Washington
History & Heritage Comm, Am Soc Civil Engineers
1012 15th Street NW
Suite 600
Washington DC 20005
Phone
Web Site http://www.asce.org/
E-mail mailto:cehistory@asce.org
Description 150 years of civil engineers and landmarks
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus History Resource
Nature of Group or Site Association
New or Updated: 04/23/2003
  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, 14 million items
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Field of Study Science Facility Oral History
Collection N-Z Photography
Research or Reading Archives
 
  DC
Washington
Defense Intelligence Agency History
Address
Washington DC
Phone 703 695-0071
Fax 703 614-3692
Web Site http://www.dia.mil/History/index.html
E-mail mailto: AFdiapa@dia.osis.gov
Description intelligence agency has history and 1000 piece commissioned art collection
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Nature of Group or Site Government
 
  DC
Washington
Federal Library and Information Center Committee
Federal Library and Information Center Network, Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave SE, Adams Bldg Room 217
Washington DC 20540
Phone
202 707-4800
Fax
202 707-4818
Web Site http://lcweb.loc.gov/flicc/
E-mail mailto:lcweb@loc.gov
Description mostly just for the federal libraries, it does contain a link list with most of the federal libraries and information centers listed in the "forum" section
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Nature of Group or Site Government
Research or Reading Library
 
  DC
Washington
Joint Chiefs of Staff History Office
OCJCS Public Affairs
9999 Joint Staff, Room 2D844
Washington DC 20318
Phone 703 697-4272
Web Site http://www.dtic.mil/jcs/
Description mostly pdf documents on members of the joint chiefs and organizational history
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Nature of Group or Site Government
 
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