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Online Catalogs

HistoryCat Library Catalog
Books, manuscripts, broadsides, maps, serials, newspapers, and audio/visual materials.

Clothing, furniture, weapons, needlework, tools, household objects, photographs, painting, prints, drawings, and more.

CHS Digital Catalog
This catalog, still in its pilot phase, will allow researchers to search all of CHS’s collection from one point of access and provides access to digitized collections. At this time, only a small fraction of the collection is available, but new records are being added all the time. Please let us know what you think!

Connecticut Digital Archive
A statewide, collaborative digital collection of thousands of still and moving images, documents, sound recordings, (including oral histories), maps, books, pamphlets, broadsides, paintings, and three-dimensional artifacts all relating to the history and culture of Connecticut from the 17th to the 21st century.

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