Connecticut History Digital Collections
Search individually, or as a combined search, the digital collections of the Connecticut State Library, Connecticut History Online, Newspapers of Connecticut and Treasures of Connecticut Libraries.
Stories about the people, traditions, innovations, and events that make up the rich history of the Nutmeg State.
Hartford Courant Historical (1764-1922)
Search the earliest years of the Courant for articles and images that relate Connecticut and national history.
Search U.S. federal censuses, family and local histories, and primary-source documents such as tax lists, city directories, and probate records. Materials date back to the 1700s. A CT State Library card is currently needed to access this database. To obtain a CT State Library card, please visit the CT State Library homepage. Any CT state resident is eligible for a CT State Library card.