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Hampton Antiquarian and Historical Society Collection

Identifier: 1984-0010

Scope and Content

This broad collection dates from the early nineteenth to the early twentieth century. Featuring Administrative records, awards, books, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, financial records, interviews, legal documents, manuscripts, military records, oral histories, photographs, postcards, posters, publications, realia, and scrapbooks, the collection offers a wide range of sources relevant to the history of Hampton.


  • undated, 1768-1977


Founded in 1968, the Hampton Antiquarian and Historical Society is located at the Burnham-Hibbard House. In 1984, Archives & Special Collections received the Hampton Antiquarian and Historical Society's collections on deposit.


24.2 Linear Feet

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This collection contains the archive of the Hampton Antiquarian and Historical Society. Built on a diverse collection of documents, photographs and artifacts, the collection showcases the history of Hampton from the nineteenth century through early twentieth century.


The collection is arranged by broad category determined by format or subject.

Custodial History

With the exception of the records of the Hampton Antiquarian & Historical Society (Series IV), the materials in the collection were donated over time to the HA&HS located in Hampton, CT, as part of the organization's ongoing mission to document the history of Hampton and its environs.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The entire collection was donated by the officers of the Society in February 2016.

Location of Copies or Alternate Formats

Digital reproductions of materials in this collection may also be found in the Archives & Special Collections digital repository

Separated materials

The following titles associated with this collection have been cataloged: Hampton Gazette Dodd Periodicals Plan of Development Dodd C 11630

Hampton Antiquarian and Historical Society Collection
Archives & Special Collections staff
2014 January
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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