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History & Genealogy: Reference

About the History & Genealogy Unit

Thousands of researchers visit our busy department each year in search of information about our state and its diverse population. Our reference staff assists a steady stream of genealogists, historians, students, state employees, attorneys, environmental researchers, and others in search of historical information about our state and the people who have lived in it.

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History and Genealogy Reference Unit


Directory of History & Genealogy Subject Guides

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History News & Fun Stuff

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Learn about an exciting project involving New Haven County Court Records at the CT State Archives! See the link below.

compassAlso be sure to check the Nutmeg Navigator for news from the Reference Units at the CT State Library (History & Genealogy, Law, & Government Information).

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