"Do you have anything about..."

A specific person or collector? 

A Hartford organization?

Hartford events or data?

Hartford government?

Hartford places?

Hartford schools?

If the focus of your research is included in these lists, yes, we do have material on the topic. These lists are not exhaustive; please contact us if your topic is not included. We may have material, or be able to suggest where you might find it.

Property deed

Finding Aids

Our finding aids, or collection guides, are designed to give you an idea where in a collection it might be best to begin your research; not every item is listed. Additionally, this is only a portion of our holdings; we continue to make finding aids available as time allows. Please email or call us (860.695.6297) for help locating material.

Click here for a list of all collections with finding aids. To search across all the finding aids, for names, subjects, places, etc., click here for our ArchivesSpace landing page.

Subject Guides

Below are guides to some of the popular subjects in our collections, including our Changemakers series. Please email or call us (860.695.6297) for help locating material.


Subject Guides

The guides listed here are a compilation of resources (both published and non-published) pertaining to some of our popular research topics. 

Caribbean Heritage

Hartford Changemakers

Hartford Housing

Hartford Poetry

Indigenous Peoples

Puerto Rican/Hispanic Genealogy

Women's History

Women's Suffrage


List of Hartford Newspapers

List of Archived Hartford Web Pages


Hartford Sanborn Maps (Library of Congress)

Hartford maps from our collections