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Staff in the archives were kind and helpful. They provided lockers for my stuff while I was there. I was able to view original records from the Civil War period. They offered any help they could provide and it made for a short but productive...More
Ct State Archives is an Excellent resource for finding out information about your Family History. The Staff is very friendly and helpful as they assist you in navigating the Archive Records and using the microfilm and newspapers. They have a large card catalog of The...More
Came here to do some genealogy research on some of my CT roots. Mel, the librarian, was extremely helpful and forthcoming with suggestions for searches. He walked us around the library to show us the locations of the various collections. He showed us how to...More
We walked in here only because we couldn't get in to the State Capitol right away (the fire alarm had gone off, so everyone was outside) and saw the building across the way. However, it was really interesting to walk around and see the exhibits,...More
I have visited the State Library several times over the last year conducting family research. The staff is always helpful - especially when one has not use a microfilm machine in a while.
In addition the museum had several interesting displays focusing on the history...More
The amount of CT genealogy resources on hand is incredible. Additionally the staff are very helpful and willing to assist. It's a no frills location, however, the amount of information available offsets this altogether. Don't hesitate to ask for help. One other suggestion - before...More
I hadn’t expected to find two modest coin cabinets in Memorial Hall. Some fluorescent bulbs were burned out and I didn’t notice any signage outside the cases. Expecting a modest display of grandpa’s box of funny money, imagine my shock at seeing, first thing, a...More
I had traveled to Connecticut to do genealogical research and the Library offered so much that could not be found elsewhere. The staff was beyond helpful. Loved the card files and actually found a death record that I had been searching for, for over 13...More
I spent a couple of hours here on a Saturday morning. Street parking on Saturdays is free and they open a parking lot that is usually for staff. The building is relatively deserted and you have to find the correct doorway to enter, but if...More