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Caroline M. Hewins Holiday Card Collection

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Identifier: MS-Hewins
Abstract Holiday card collection created by Hartford Public Library's Caroline M. Hewins.
Dates: ca. 1912-1915

Gwen Reed Collection

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Identifier: MS-Reed
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...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1936 - 1974

Hartford City Parks Collection

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Identifier: MS-1845-CityParks
Abstract The City Parks Collection documents Hartford's pioneering effort to establish and maintain a viable system of municipal parks, connected by a system of parkways.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1845-1967

Hartford Public Library Scrapbook Collection

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Identifier: MS -Scrapbooks
Abstract Scrapbooks containing newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, and printed ephemera relating to Hartford history.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1850 - 1998

Veteran City Guard of Hartford Collection

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Identifier: MS-Veteran
Abstract Records, photographs, and artifacts relating to the Veteran City Guard of Hartford
Dates: 1861-1946