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Identifier: MS -Business Ephemera
Overview The collection includes billheads, letterheads, calendars, paper bags and boxes, trade cards and other forms of printed matter documenting Hartford businesses, including banks, insurance companies, and stores, from the mid-nineteenth century through the present day.
Overview The collection provides an overview of the life’s work of the Hartford sculptor Elbert Weinberg.
Scope and Content Papers of Gwen Reed, a Hartford tobacco worker turned actress, educator, and community worker. Included are papers from her involvement with Community Players, Hartford Stage Company, and Playtime for Tots. Theater programs and scripts constitute about a third of the collection. A valuable source of information is Reed's scrapbook from her time with the Charles Gilpin Players (1936-1939), a beneficiary of the Federal Theater Project. Reed is also well known for having portrayed Aunt...
Identifier: MS HPL 1
Overview Collection comprises the published annual reports for what is now the Hartford Public Library, from 1840 to the present (2 copies of each year when possible).
Overview Voter Registration Records document voting in Hartford from the 1840s onward and include important genealogical information as well as reflecting changing demographics in the city.
Overview Maps tracing the development of the city of Hartford from the 1600s to the 2000s.
Identifier: MS -Pinnell
Overview Correspondence and documentation relating to urban renewal, transportation, and parking in downtown Hartford at the end of the twentieth century.
Overview Drawings and prints of Hartford by artist Richard Welling
Overview Photographs of historic buildings in Hartford renovated by Smith Edwards Architects between the 1970s and 1990s.