Browse Collections (56 total)

Chief Big Eagle Collection

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Campus Activism collection

Connecticut Woman Suffrage Association


This collection contains scans of materials from the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives related to the work of the Connecticut…

Photography for Time Capsule Project


Sound Recordings for Time Capsule Project

Union Station


Union station was built in 1877 when the New London and New Haven rail companies merged, and needed a new station building, making it the sixth rail…

Contributors: Marian Hancock-Cerutti

New London City Hall

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New London‘s City Hall, on State Street, was originally constructed in 1856 in the Italianate style. This building then had a more residential…

Captain Scott's Lobster Dock

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Information from Susan Tierney, co-owner:
Captain Scott's Lobster Dock was started in 1996 in its current location. My brothers, Tom and Scott…

New London County Jail

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The structure on the corner of Franklin and Hempstead Street operated as the jail for the city of New London from 1845 to 1962. Reports from 1873…

Contributors: Caitlin Teare

Fort Trumbull Area


The eastern corner of New London comprises a peninsula commonly referred to as the Fort Trumbell area. This peninsula became extremely relevant to the…

Contributors: Caitlin Teare