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Hartford Stock Exchange Records

Identifier: 1998-0376

Scope and Content

The records consist of the Hartford Stock Exchange's official quotations book for the years 1918 to 1925. The large ledger contains the daily stock prices from businesses in the Hartford, Connecticut, area. Included are insurance companies, manufacturing companies, and financial companies. The businesses listed are companies that the exchange traded stock in.


  • 1918-1925


The collection is open and available for research.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.


The Hartford Stock Exchange operated throughout the late nineteenth century, and by the early twentieth century traded stock in local railroad companies; local banks and trust companies; fire, life, and other indemnity insurance companies; local public utilities and manufacturing companies; American Brass Company, American Thread Company, and American Hardware Company; and numerous other companies throughout the state. The exchange ceased to exist by 1935 as AT&T's introduction of long distance telephone lines in the United States in 1933 dissolved the need for a seperate exchange in Hartford. Additionally, the establishment of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 1934, and the commission's subsequent investigation into trading practices, may also have caused the Hartford Stock Exhange to dissolve.


0.25 Linear Feet

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Official quotation book of stock prices from companies in the Hartford, Connecticut, area that the Hartford Stock Exchange traded in. The ledger contains stock prices for the years 1918 to 1925.


Series I: Records (1918-1925) contains the official quotations of stock prices from businesses in the Hartford, Connecticut, area in one volume.

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Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection of Connecticut business records. For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the Reading Room desk.

Hartford Stock Exchange Records
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2005 March
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

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