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New Haven and Connecticut History: Home


Welcome to the New Haven and Connecticut research guide. These pages cover key resources for research in the history of New Haven and Connecticut. In this guide, you will find information on:

  • Historical newspapers and magazines
  • City directories
  • Archival materials drawn from Yale's special collections and beyond
  • Census data
  • Legal records

Whether you are working on a senior essay, research paper for a seminar or lecture class, dissertation, or any other project, this guide provides a starting point for finding materials in all formats, both at Yale and elsewhere, to support your research.

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