List of libraries in Connecticut in the 18th century

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This is a list of libraries in 18th-century Connecticut. It includes subscription, rental, church, and academic libraries. In general, it excludes book collections of private individuals.


  1. ^ Alice S. McQuaid (1895). "Sketches of Libraries". Report of the Board of Education of the State of Connecticut ... 1895. Retrieved 2011-01-04. 
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  3. ^ The Courier (Norwich CT); Date: 07-12-1798
  4. ^ A catalogue of books, which belong to the Library of Saybrook, Lime, and Guilford. Connecticut : s.n., 1787?
  5. ^ Record books of the Hadlyme Library, one volume, 1789-1830s. American Antiquarian Society. James Terry Papers, 1733-c. 1910.
  6. ^ Connecticut Courant (Hartford), March 15, 1774
  7. ^ The constitution of the Hartford Library Company; extracts from the by-laws, and a catalogue of the books. Hartford: printed by Hudson & Goodwin, 1797
  8. ^ Record books of the Union Harwinton Library, four volumes, 1798-1850s. American Antiquarian Society. James Terry Papers, 1733-c. 1910.
  9. ^ Martha Williams Hooker. Booklovers of 1738: one of the first libraries in America. Connecticut Magazine 10:4, 1906
  10. ^ Litchfield Monitor; Date: 01-21-1795
  11. ^ Middlesex Gazette (CT), 09-29-1797; Middlesex Gazette, 09-27-1799
  12. ^ Constitution and regulations of the Middletown library. Middletown [Conn.]: : Printed by T. Dunning., 1797.
  13. ^ The constitution and bye-laws of the Mechanic Library Society of New-Haven, with a catalogue of books and list of the proprietors. New Haven: printed by Abel Morse, 1793
  14. ^ Connecticut Journal (New Haven); Date: 12-07-1785;
  15. ^ A catalogue of the library of Yale-College in New-Haven. New London: Printed by T. Green, 1743.
  16. ^ Connecticut Gazette (New London); Date: 04-23-1796
  17. ^ Catalogue of books, belonging to Northington Public Library. Printed at Pittsfield [Mass.]. : s.n., 1798
  18. ^ The constitution of the Franklin Library Company. Also, subscribers names, and catalogue of books. Norwich: printed by John Trumbull, 1794
  19. ^ A catalogue of books belonging to Norwich Library Company: To which are annexed, extracts from the bye-laws of said company. Norwich [Conn.]: Printed at the press of J. Trumbull, for the Company, [1796?]
  20. ^ Norwich Packet; Date: 07-14-1796
  21. ^ Norwich Packet; Date: 05-18-1797
  22. ^ Record books of the Warren library, one volume, 1791-c. 1809. American Antiquarian Society. James Terry Papers, 1733-c. 1910.
  23. ^ Record books of the Friendship Library in West Symsbury, one volume, c. 1793-c. 1805. American Antiquarian Society. James Terry Papers, 1733-c. 1910.
  24. ^ The constitution and by-laws of the Union Library Society of Wethersfield, with a catalogue of books, the property of said society. Hartford: printed at Hudson & Goodwin, 1784
  25. ^ Record books of the Woodbridge, one volume, 1787-1790s. American Antiquarian Society. James Terry Papers, 1733-c. 1910.
  26. ^ United Lyon Library. Records, 1790-1826. American Antiquarian Society.

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