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Access Archives & Secured Collections

This guide provides information about using archival records at the Connecticut State Library.


The Archives/Secured Collections Research Area (ARA) is open Tuesday through Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., and most Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Before requesting materials, you must read the Rules and Procedures and obtain an Archives Pass.

Archives Reading Area Entrance

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