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Storrs Congregational Church Records

Identifier: 2006-0256

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the administrative records of the Storrs Congregational Church, including committee minutes and reports, financial records, and church membership information. It also contains pamphlets, periodicals, books, speeches, and original documents related to the church's history and development.


  • undated, 1737-1972


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 Second Ecclesiastical Society, creator of the Storrs Congregational Church, was authorized by the Connecticut General Assembly in 1737. Its parent church was the First Congregational Church of Mansfield Center. The first meeting house was built in 1745-1746 on the site of the current church, the present corner of North Eagleville Road and CT Route 195. Situated adjacent to the campus of the University of Connecticut, the church has served the town and the university jointly since the creation of the Storrs Agricultural School in 1881.


1.5 Linear Feet

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The collection contains administrative records and historical documents of the Storrs (Connecticut) Congregational Church.


The collection is arranged topically.

Series I: Administrative Records (undated, 1737-1972)

Series II: Historical Documents (undated, 1744-1945)

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated by the church historian in 2006.

Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection of materials pertaining to various aspects of Connecticut history and the University, its history, administration, faculty, staff and students. For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the Reading Room desk.

Separated Material

The following materials have been separated from the collection and cataloged:

Storrs Congregational Church 2006-0256.dvd1

Storrs Congregational Church Records
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2008 May
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Repository Details

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

University of Connecticut Library
405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205
Storrs Connecticut 06269-1205 USA US